Bengals safety Jessie Bates needs to watch more film.
Long before the Instagram live streams, the property listing and snapshots of depth charts, a flashpoint in the relationship between the Cincinnati Bengals and defensive end Carlos Dunlap occurred in front of the entire team. In a team meeting on Sept. Dunlap and coach Zac Taylor got into a heated exchange four days after the Week 2 loss to the Cleveland Browns, according to sources who witnessed the event.
"For a guy that didn't lift from January to August because of a shoulder injury, he's started to get all his strength back," Taylor said. "That was something as he was going into the season. He was just getting back, just getting into the weight room.