Bengal bites: buzz is building for Burfict and his buds; football is just days away

Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict laid the wood to Eagles running back Trey Burton last December in Paul Brown Stadium. He'll get back to the business of football with his teammates on July 28, when training camp opens at 3 p.m. on the fields west of the stadium.

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Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict laid the wood to Eagles running back Trey Burton last December in Paul Brown Stadium. He'll get back to the business of football with his teammates on July 28, when training camp opens at 3 p.m. on the fields west of the stadium.

If this doesn’t get your blood going, then you may be dead -- or not a Bengals fan.

Training camp is 11 days away, and the Bengals are not vacationing in their final days of 2017 without football. Look at the way linebacker Vontaze Burfict, tight end Tyler Eifert and running back Giovanni Bernard are going at it in the weight room!

There's plenty of chatter emerging about the Bengals, like this suggestion by SB Nation that they have the second-best chance to win the AFC North, behind the stinking Steelers:

Whatever.

It's better to stick with real news, like the SB Nation story from last week that says Burfict can flat-out ball:

Or, how about the musings of Fansided and the Rocky Top Insider, respectively, that the additions of John Ross (first round, University of Washington) and Jose Malone (fourth round, Tennessee) ought to spark talk that Cincinnati may soon have one of the top wide receiver corps in the NFL. Let's not leave out offense.

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