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The Cincinnati Bengals have a lackluster set of backup quarterbacks.
John Skelton comes to Cincinnati with a handful of wins under his belt, while Josh Johnson banks on his prior experience in Jay Gruden's system.
The fact is, neither will provide us with much hope if Andy Dalton goes down injured.
Perhaps JaMarcus Russell won't, either. But isn't it worth a gamble?
Gambling on a backup QB who will likely never play beyond preseason isn't really much of a risk. So why not throw some incentives at Russell and see what he brings to the backup battle in training camp?
There's no risk of drama, either. Dalton is 100 percent the starting QB of this team. Bringing in Russell for training camp won't have the slightest effect on Dalton's standing.
The former Oakland Raider has undergone a dramatic transformation this offseason, and it'll be interesting to see if he can produce on the field.
It would certainly make for good watching on Hard Knocks.