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Bengals Lift Restriction on local Media


Jul 25, 2013; Cincinnati, OH, USA;Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Leon Hall (29) brings in a pass against outside linebacker Vontaze Burfict (55) and running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis (42) during training camp at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: David Kohl-USA TODAY Sports

It appeared as though the Cincinnati Bengals were set to initiate a media boycott today in order to limit the amount of media members  that could be on the sideline during practice.

They’ve restricted the local media to two corners on the practice field, which was highlighted by the Cincinnati Enquirer’s Jeff Swinger:

This led to a media boycott of the first hour of Bengals practice:

Apparently, it has since ended, at least to a degree:

But why did they do this in the first place? Between A.J. Green’s injury and today’s events, this certainly isn’t how the Bengals wanted to open camp.

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