It's the "Block Party" edition of the Bengals Booth Podcast as broadcasters Dan Hoard and Dave Lapham go in-depth with offensive line coach Jim Turner about the return of Jonah Williams, the addition of Xavier Su'a-Filo, the status of Billy Price, and more.
Podcast highlights include:
- 1:48 – Podcast begins with how Turner adapted and adjusted the offensive line play in the second half of the 2019 season.
- 5:06 - How Turner envisions the running game being able to execute with Joe Burrow at quarterback.
- 10:15 – The traits Turner looks for in evaluating an offensive lineman.
- 14:18 – What Williams brings to the table and how his return will elevate the Bengals offensive line.
- 17:12 – Turner talks about the progress offensive tackle Fred Johnson made joining the team in mid-season.
- 21:10 – How players like center Trey Hopkins and offensive tackle Bobby Hart maximize their football intelligence to help the offensive line's performance.
- 22:51 – Evaluating rookie Hakeem Adeniji and why Turner graded him as a second-round pick.
- 27:45 – How the Bengals have worked through the challenges of having only a virtual offseason.
- 31:26 – Turner explains how the offensive line will handle the high expectations of the 2020 season.
- 36:25 – Where interior lineman Billy Price fits in this season either at center or guard.
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