Bengals offensive line will get together for workouts
We’ve heard about mini-passing camps popping up around the country, glorified flag football sessions that in the grand scheme of the NFL don’t mean a whole lot.
The Cincinnati Bengals are going to embark on something with a fresh twist next week. Offensive tackle Andrew Whitworth, who is the team’s player rep to the trade association known as the NFLPA, will get the linemen together for some workouts.
Whitworth is hosting about 20 players in West Monroe, La., for a golf outing this weekend benefitting the Big Whit 77 Foundation, and he and the linemen will get to work next week, according to Joe Reedy of the Cincinnati Enquirer.
He picked up a copy of the new playbook when the lockout was lifted for a day last month, so they can go over some of the new terminology in Jay Gruden’s scheme.
“It’s going to be different in terms of terminology and the plays are called differently but I really it,” Whitworth said. “Guys are going to have to get into it. I like Jay (Gruden) mostly because of his attitude and how he seems to go about things. After a season like we had we want to kind of avenge it.”
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