Bengals 53-man roster projections heading into Week 2 of the preseason
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By Chris Roling

As expected, the Cincinnati Bengals face some brutally difficult cut-day decisions in  August.

Going into Week 2 of the preseason and a game against the Dallas Cowboys, several Bengals players have made headway on end-of-roster battles — others, not so much.

As the team starts prepping for the Saturday game, let’s project the 53-man roster based on what we know so far.

 

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Based on the first week of the preseason, there is no excuse to keep Matt Barkley over Driskel.

While Barkley still has plenty of time to get better acclimated and show what he’s got, Driskel already knows the system and has the trust of coaches — he also put on a show while leading the team to a win.

Knowing the Bengals only like to keep two quarterbacks, Driskel gets the nod.



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