Sam Hubbard

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  1. Don Wassall

    Don Wassall Administrator Staff Member

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    Sam Hubbard was named starting right defensive end on the Bengals' first training camp depth chart, a not unexpected development given how well he played as a rookie last year as a rotational player. Now that Marvin X is finally gone, maybe Alex Erickson will also get some significant playing time, as mentioned recently in the Erickson thread in the Bengals forum.

    I expect Hubbard to get lots of tackles and a fair amount of sacks as well. Justin Smith might be a good comparison.

    Bengals release first depth chart

    Sam Hubbard is in line to start at defensive end in Year 2.

    https://www.cincyjungle.com/2019/8/5/20755045/bengals-depth-chart-2019
     
  2. Bucky

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    Good news for Hubbard! Was a beast as a Buckeye and had a great rookie season. Don't expect a Sophomore Slump from him.

    New staff seems to recognize Erickson's talent, plus AJ Green is injured for next 2 months. Again should see more targets.
     
  3. Freethinker

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    Hope springs eternal, or maybe it’s summer hope in the Caste NFL. It certainly seems like the new regime with be better for Whites but who knows; they could still be worse.

    Marvin X softened his “no Whites” stance in his later years. He often fielded all White or majority White offensive lines. Always had a White QB and TE and had players like Vigil, Hunt, Hubbard, Burkhead, Erickson, Nelson, Fedejelem and others I’m forgetting. Overall not bad but the problem was many of these got buried on the depth chart with little chance of moving up.

    I guess time will tell if the Bengals go in the right direction or down the Caste hole.
     

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