Sunday, August 8, 2004

Meet the Bengals: Elton Patterson

By Mark Curnutte
Enquirer staff writer

Who: Elton Patterson

Position: Defensive end

Height: 6 feet 2

Weight: 271

College: Central Florida

Background: The Bengals' seventh-round pick in 2003 was on the 53-man roster as a rookie but inactive for every game. He is competing for a spot in the rotation at end. He had 30 1/2 sacks in college.

Favorite movie: Tommy Boy

Why: "It seemed like (late star Chris Farley) was loving life and having fun when he was doing that movie. It's a lesson to live every day to the fullest."

Favorite TV show: The Suze Orman Show

Why: "I've got to watch that to keep in touch with mortgages and money and things like that."

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