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Bengals Booth Podcast: A Change Will Do You Good

It's the "A Change Would Do You Good" edition of the Bengals Booth Podcast as we visit with two people who have changed teams this year: Offensive lineman Xavier Su'a-Filo and linebackers coach Al Golden.

Podcast highlights include:

  • 1:49 – Hoard begins the podcast speaking with Su'a-Filo talking about the free agent process.
  • 4:00 – How Su'a-Filo looks to fit in and lead the offensive linemen. 
  • 5:23 – What the challenges are for Su'a-Filo switching from left guard to right guard.
  • 6:48 – Su'a-Filo explains what the Bengals are getting in defensive tackle D.J. Reader.
  • 12:25 – Su'a-Filo talks about his family and how they have been adjusting to life during the pandemic.
  • 14:30 – Golden talks about the connections he has with the Bengals coaches from previous stops.
  • 16:34 – A discussion about the personnel starting with veteran linebacker Josh Bynes.
  • 19:20 – Golden breaks down the three linebackers the Bengals took during the 2020 NFL Draft.
  • 25:20 – How head coach Zac Taylor helped Golden adjust and evaluate the linebackers during the offseason.

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View images of the newest Bengals offensive lineman Xavier Su'a-Filo in action.