Found July 29, 2013 on Fox Sports Ohio:
CINCINNATI Theres not a lot of oooing and ahhhhing that comes from watching the defensive line of a football team practice. Receivers get to make diving catches from quarterbacks who throw the ball 40 yards downfield. Defensive backs can make interceptions and running back get to show off their speed and power. Defensive linemen? Theyre not allowed to hit the quarterback and its hard to fully simulate the play-by-play grinding and shoulder pad smacking that goes on in the trenches. Its tough to get a full appreciation for this Bengals position group but watch them everyday going through their drills helps give one a sense of how good they are. They are methodical, attentive and diligent about their work whether anyone is watching or not. Its the best in the NFL, said offensive tackle Anthony Collins. Hes admittedly biased toward his teammates from the opposite side of the ball but theyve earned their way to at least be part of the argument. Three years ago the combination of ta...
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