Bengals trying to go fast when they have the ball

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Associated Press

Posted on June 11, 2014 at 12:06 AM

Updated Wednesday, Jun 11 at 12:06 AM

CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton kept the offense in the huddle for more than a few seconds.

Coordinator Hue Jackson wasn't happy.

"C'mon guys, get 'em in and out!" Jackson yelled from the sideline, his arms crossed in a show of disapproval. "Let's go!"

The Bengals' offense has a few new features this season under Jackson, and the most noticeable involves speed. Cincinnati no longer has a low gear when it comes to getting lined up and snapping the ball.

There's only fast and faster.

The up-tempo approach was on display Tuesday during the first workout of minicamp. Jackson, who took over as offensive coordinator when Jay Gruden was hired as Washington's head coach, wants to see the Bengals develop a more consistent running game. He's added a few new touches, such as more shifting before plays.

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