Bengals News Roundup: Joe Burrow ranking, starting lineup, key matchup

: Joe Burrow #9 of the Cincinnati Bengals - (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)
: Joe Burrow #9 of the Cincinnati Bengals - (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images) /

With the 2021 NFL Draft in the rearview mirror, it doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty of Cincinnati Bengals news.

This past week, ESPN came out with their fantasy quarterback rankings for the upcoming season. It was a little hard to estimate where Joe Burrow may fall this season considering he missed a good chunk of 2020 but his ranking should encourage Bengals’ fans.

As the off-season volunteer workouts start to play out, it is fun to consider what the starting lineups may be this year. Leigh Oleszczak gave us a glimpse into what the immediate future of the Bengals’ starting lineup might look like.

Who wouldn’t want to watch the aerial show that will the Bengals versus the Chiefs in week 17? If both Joe Burrow and Patrick Mahomes are healthy, this might be one of the most exciting games all year, especially if there are playoff implications. In fact, that tilt with Mahomes and the Chiefs is just one of several games on the schedule that fans can look forward to, even if just for the great quarterback matchups that are lining up for Burrow and the Bengals.


Chris Evans is turning heads during the Bengals’ rookie minicamp – James Rapien, – If Chris Evans can step up and add depth to the Bengals running attack, it could take pressure off Joe Mixon and Joe Burrows. Add in undrafted free agent Pooka Williams to the mix, and maybe the two rookies can push each other enough at least one makes the roster and an impact on the running game this season.

A rally is planned to build support for former Bengals to be selected for the Pro Football Hall of Fame – Dadio Makdook, Who can’t get behind the idea that there are several deserving former Bengals who have qualifying resumes?

How about an early look at this year’s Cincinnati Bengals? Chris Rolling, from has some fun, early images of the 2021 Bengals from mini-camp.

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