The last public practice of Bengals training camp on Thursday saw A.J. Green and Andy Dalton connect for some fireworks . . .Tyler Eifert's leaping try for a pass provided a scare . . .Russell Bodine assures snaps won't be a problem when it counts . . .
Two plays. They are as much about coaching as well as playing and provide a snapshot of what makes the Bengals a contender. They show the trust Adam Jones has developed with coaches on the field and in the weight room.
Wide receiver Marvin Jones, the X factor in offensive coordinator Hue Jackson’s formula, had the best day of his comeback from last year’s foot miseries that cost him all of the 2014 season when he and the Bengals operated in high gear Wednesday during the final joint practice with the Giants.
The rock star screams were reserved for Giants quarterback Eli Manning and his prized wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., the NFL’s current highlights hero. But what about Beckham’s LSU buddy, close friend and last year’s fellow NFL Rookie of the Year finalist Jeremy Hill, the Bengals’ bell cow running back? As balletic as Beckham was down the stretch, Hill was as brutish in leading the NFL in rushing the last nine weeks of the season.
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On Tuesday, Marvin Lewis won’t have to beat Giants head coach Tom “If You’re On Time You’re Late,” Coughlin to the Paul Brown Stadium practice fields. Everyone knows the joint workouts begin at 3 p.m. Lewis has to smile. When he was the Ravens defensive coordinator and Coughlin was the head coach of the Jags, Lewis would try to beat the eternally early Coughlin to the next school during scouting season.