2020 Week 16 NFL Capsule | Bengals at Texans
Dec 23, 2020 at 09:43 AM
The first time new Bengals left tackle Orlando Brown Jr. lines up next to new Bengals tight end Irv Smith Jr. against, say, Cleveland sack ace Myles Garrett, it won't be all that new. Irv Smith Sr., who advised his son to sign with the Bengals this week, lived it nearly 25 years ago. It was his last year in the NFL and he was with the 1999 expansion Browns playing tight end and his right tackle was Orlando "Zeus" Brown Sr.
PHOENIX, Ariz. _ On Monday, Bengals head coach Zac Taylor called his tight ends coach the best in the league. By the end of the day James Casey received what looks to be his new Opening Day starter when multiple reports said the Bengals agreed to a one-year deal with the Vikings' Irv Smith Jr.