Bengals: 3 sleepers who can make a difference in 2021

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The Cincinnati Bengals have some holes on their roster, but some of these holes might be able to be filled with sleeper players already on the team.

Cincinnati has likely made the majority of moves for the offseason and is moving forward into the preseason. With OTA and minicamp on the schedule, the Bengals are by and large going to live with their current roster. If Cincinnati is going to compete, there are a few players that will need to step up and perform to their highest level.

With a roster filled primarily with players early in their career, the Bengals have many players that should take a step forward. While some are high-profile and expected to perform to high levels (Joe Burrow, Ja’Marr Chase) there are other players that have not been talked about this offseason.

These are the players that will likely make the biggest difference for the Bengals. If the Bengals can develop their high talent and have one under-the-radar player turn into a star this team could become dangerous.

With plenty of candidates, here are the top three players to keep an eye on this season to see if they can step up and be the difference-maker for the Bengals.