It's the "Time Has Come Today" edition of the Bengals Booth Podcast as the team practices in full pads for the first time. Dave Lapham shares his observations and then Dan Hoard visits with Robert Weintraub from Football Outsiders and Cincinnati Magazine.
Podcast highlights include:
- 2:19 – Podcast begins with Lapham discussing the impact of Hall of Famer Anthony Munoz addressing the Bengals offensive line on day six of training camp.
- 4:29 - Why the defense has looked ahead of the offense in the early days of training camp.
- 10:37 - Breaking down the kicking competition between rookie Evan McPherson and veteran Austin Seibert.
- 15:25 - Interview begins with Weintraub expressing his optimism for the 2021 season.
- 26:18 - Why Weintraub thinks Bengals defense could be a Top 5 defense after looking at the analytics from last year.
- 35:33 - Why the return of running back Joe Mixon could be the key to the Bengals enjoying unprecedented success on offense.
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