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Odom will miss playing alongside Haynesworth

The Bengals have high hopes for free-agent signee Antwan Odom, but there's reason to believe the talented defensive end won't make as many plays as he did in Tennessee.

Originally Published: April 3, 2008
By Aaron Schatz | Football Outsiders.com

In 2007, the Cincinnati Bengals sacked opposing quarterbacks only 22 times, the lowest total in the NFL. To make things worse, the Bengals went into the offseason knowing that their best pass-rusher, Justin Smith, was a free agent who wanted to get out of town as quickly as possible.

Cincinnati's biggest need was crystal clear: somebody to get to the quarterback.

The Bengals hope former Tennessee defensive end Antwan Odom can be that somebody. Cincinnati gave Odom ...

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