This time last year, Cedric Benson was a forgotten man. Another former first-round draft pick with a bust label, and little more value than last week's garbage.
Cut by the Chicago Bears, Benson was unemployed for four weeks before being signed by Cincinnati. The Bengals had no illusions about the kind of player they picked up. They weren't looking for a Pro Bowler. They were simply desperate for a warm bodied running back.
Benson gave the Bengals that much-needed depth at running back and by the end of the season proved to be more than just a warm body. By training camp, the Bengals felt like they had a legitimate weapon.
On Sunday, Benson showed why Cincinnati was so high on their reclamation project. The former Texas Longhorn was simply dominate, ripping ...
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