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Kyle Cook offered stability when he was promoted as the team's starting center, replacing the departed (and depressingly ineffective) Eric Ghiaciuc in 2009. As a result Cook helped the Cincinnati Bengals become a top-ten rushing offense, which, along with a top-five defense, swept the division and earned Cincinnati an unexpected Pro Bowl berth.</p>
Every year since becoming the team's starting center, Cook has generated a positive run blocking score according to <em>Pro <a href="http://www.bet365sportsbookonline.com/football">Football</a> Focus</em>. And though he's "struggled" more as a pass blocker, he's only allowed five quarterback sacks during 1,883 passing plays.</p>
And perhaps the greatest compliment of them all, Bengals offensive line coach Paul Alexander compared Cook's intelligence to the "gold standard" of all modern Bengals centers, Richie Braham.</p>
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