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5 Biggest Rumors Surrounding Cincinnati Bengals in Week 1

Cincinnati Bengals: 5 Biggest Week 1 Rumors

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Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis will put all rumors to rest about his defense when his team faces off against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 1 NFL action.

5. Darqueze Dennard Too Limited to Play

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5. Darqueze Dennard Too Limited to Play

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Cincinnati Bengals first-round pick Darqueze Dennard may miss the Week 1 clash with the Baltimore Ravens due to a hip injury that sidelined him for most of the preseason.

4. Vontaze Burfict Expected to be Full Speed

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4. Vontaze Burfict Expected to be Full Speed

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NFL tackles leader Vontaze Burfict will be full speed for Week 1 action between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Baltimore Ravens.

3. Tyler Eifert Still Vital to Offense

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3. Tyler Eifert Still Vital to Offense

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A re-aggravated shoulder injury could make Cincinnati Bengals TE Tyler Eifert week-to-week all season, but the gifted receiver is expected to be a vital part of the Hue Jackson offense unveiled in Week 1 against the Baltimore Ravens.

2. Mohamed Sanu Top Receiving Target

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2. Mohamed Sanu Top Receiving Target

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No. 2 wideout Mohamed Sanu will be the wild card in Week 1 action between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Baltimore Ravens, as the Bengals' new offense under coordinator Hue Jackson plans to unleash Sanu as the top receiving target for Week 1.

1. Andre Smith Expected to Start at Right Tackle

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1. Andre Smith Expected to Start at Right Tackle

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Concussion symptoms have kept Cincinnati Bengals' giant right tackle Andre Smith from preseason game action, but Smith is expected to start in Week 1 between the Bengals and the Baltimore Ravens.