Opening hits: Hue hears Dalton; Guenther rotates D; Fisher on move; Munoz heard

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The Bengals opened their voluntary on-field sessions Tuesday at Paul Brown Stadium and it wasn't so much what offensive coordinator Hue Jackson saw from quarterback Andy Dalton but what he heard from him that pleased the demanding Jackson. Dalton met with the offense twice before it went on the field and Jackson said that was something he didn't have to do last year.

"That's because I was doing it all," said Jackson of his first season at the helm. "He's doing it now. That's his job…He has an expectation for this offense and (he knows) it starts with him." …

Last year's crush of injuries proved to defensive coordinator Paul Guenther that he needs to give everyone as many reps as he can, no matter where they are on the depth chart. So he says this spring there will be no first, second or third units. The linebackers have been told they'll play everywhere and veteran free-agent pickup A.J. Hawk lined up at both outside spots Tuesday. Vincent Rey started at middle linebacker because Rey Maualuga was working on the rehab field, but Maualuga said he'll be back Wednesday. Guenther also had the cornerbacks rotating with Leon Hall, Adam Jones, Drew Kirkpatrick and Darqueze Dennard getting first dibs…

Wide receiver Marvin Jones, who missed all last season with two separate foot problems, was on the rehab field Tuesday, but he said he'll be back Wednesday. He said he tweaked his hamstring last week and missed the OTA physicals and wasn't able to get cleared until after Tuesday's practice…

Tight end Tyler Eifert, who missed all but one quarter last season with a dislocated elbow and separated shoulder, didn't work in 11-on-11, but did go in 7-on-7. He has been cleared, but he's taking it slowly...

Eric Winston worked at right tackle in place of Andre Smith as Smith rehabs torn triceps. Second-round pick Jake Fisher backed up left tackle, but he'll play another position Wednesday…

Safety Shawn Williams played in place of starting safety George Iloka. Iloka says he's got a minor tweak and it's not major….

How about four-time Pro Bowl wide receiver A.J. Green's diving catch on a short route from Dalton? Here's a guy heading into the last year of his deal going all out, leaving his feet, and stretching out with no pads on the first day of spring ball? That's the kind of leadership Jackson seeks... 

Pro Football Hall of Famer Anthony Munoz gave some words of advice to the Bengals before OTAs. "Get better at something every day." ...

Cincinnati Bengals host OTA's at Paul Brown Stadium practice fields 05/26/2015

Pro Bowl WILL backer Vontaze Burifct was on the rehab field as he comes back from microfracture knee surgery. No surprise there or that head coach Marvin Lewis said he'll rehab all summer. The question is how far into camp will he rehab and if he'll be back in time for the regular season. All Lewis said is he has a long way to go. Again, no surprise, so no one still has any answers. He looked OK running through the ladders, but he's just starting the process...

Also on the rehab field was fellow linebacker Sean Porter, coming back from an ACL...

Not on the field was backup defensive end Margus Hunt and it's believed he has suffered some kind of injury that could take him out of all of the spring drills. In his absence, second-year player Will Clarke took a bunch of snaps at right end. Hunt's status for training camp is unclear…

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