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Week In Review: Expanded Roles

Cincinnati Bengals
28 Nov 2020, 20:58 GMT+10

Michael LaPlaca

Week In Review: Expanded Roles

Jessie Bates III, the Bengals' Pro Bowl safety candidate, knows he has an even more important role these days. Always the good student, he's been taking notes of locker-room leaders that have come before and after him.


'I Know That He's Going To Get Us To A Super Bowl'

Tyler Boyd's main man surfaced at Paul Brown Stadium Monday morning and when he saw rookie franchise quarterback Joe Burrow coping with his season-ending injury it made him feel glad and bad.


Taylor-Made Takes: 'We Have A Lot Of Guys We Can Turn To'

In their weekly discussion, head coach Zac Taylor talks with senior writer Geoff Hobson filling the void left by the injury to Burrow, the challenges of getting a back-up quarterback ready in the age of COVID and the emergence of a defense getting in sync after the bye.


Willie Anderson Is One Of 25 On List Of Hall Of Fame Semifinalists

Former Bengal Willie Anderson, the greatest right tackle of his era, became a Pro Football Hall of Fame semifinalist for the first time Tuesday when the Canton, Ohio shrine released the list of 25 names from the Modern Era.


Bengals Notebook: Gio's Road Map For Burrow

Every injury is different. Every knee, every surgery, every rehab, every person is different. But Giovani Bernard's road map is not unlike the path Burrow is going to follow.


Taylor Yet To Name Starting QB Vs. Giants

For the first time in recent memory the Bengals didn't name a starting quarterback the Wednesday before a game when head coach Zac Taylor wouldn't confirm reports that he has turned to Brandon Allen for Sunday's game at Paul Brown Stadium against the Giants.


After Rookie Of Year Season Detoured, Burrow Eyes Comeback

After his Rookie of the Year season was detoured, Burrow is already looking at his comeback and his teammates have taken notice. Wide receiver A.J. Green, who has gone through his own grueling rehabs, knows the Bengals will have the right mindset to keep attacking and keep getting better.


Other Noteworthy Items

Game preview as the Bengals host the Giants in Week 12. During the month of November, the Bengals highlight the Salute to Service campaign with a Thanksgiving surprise. 2020 Week 12 NFL Capsule | Giants at Bengals. Bengals made mid-week roster moves putting Auden Tate and B.J. Finney on the Reserve/COVID-19 list.

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