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|Cincinnati Bengal Players Emotional Following Death of Teammate Henry
|CINCINNATI (AP) -- Teary Cincinnati Bengals players held a somber practice and dedicated the rest of their season to receiver Chris Henry after hearing that he'd died a day after falling out of the back of a pickup truck during a domestic dispute.
Receiver Chad Ochocinco sniffled and blinked back tears, saying he didn't see how "Chris was supposed to go already." Henry died early Thursday at a hospital in Charlotte, N.C.
Ochocinco wore Henry's white No. 15 practice jersey to an afternoon workout that was subdued - no joking, no laughing. The Bengals (9-4) can clinch the AFC North title with a victory on Sunday in San Diego.
Quarterback Carson Palmer says the team should dedicate the season to Henry and defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer's wife, who died in October.
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