It is not easy being a rookie in the NFL.

05/18/2015 07:30 AM

Being a rookie in the NFL can be glamorous, with the potential fame and fortune. However it is also a lot of hard work. The Cincinnati Bengals have been holding rookie camp, to give their newest players a chance to adjust to life in the National Football League.

The players not only learn to practice and act like an NFLer, they must also learn to study like a professional. That can mean page, after page, after page of memorizing play after play after play.

In this clip, Bengals Head Coach Marvin Lewis talks about what he expects from his players during these practice sessions, while rookies Matt Lengel (Former EKU Tight End) and Mario Alford (Former West Virginia WR) tell us about learning a new way of life, professionally.

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