Andy Dalton hooked up with Green for a 9-yard gain on the first play from scrimmage. Four plays later, Green hauled in a 53-yard bomb, which set up a field goal on the opening drive. He finished with two catches for 62 yards.
"If you're a great athlete, I feel like you'll think you always left something [on the table]," Green said. "I feel like I still haven't reached my peak yet."
Green had 98 catches for 1,426 yards and 11 touchdowns in 2013. If he has yet to reach his peak then the rest of the league could be in trouble this year.
Green expects new offensive coordinator Hue Jackson to push him to new heights this season.
"He's never satisfied with where I am," Green said of Jackson. "That's one thing about him. No matter what I do or what I've accomplished these first three years, there's always more I can do. I remember when the [NFL Network's] Top 100 came out and I was the No. 2 receiver, he said, 'OK, let's go be No. 1.'"
Green said he's built chemistry with Dalton in their three years together.
"He feels confident that whether I'm double covered, triple covered, it don't matter I'm going to come down with the ball," Green said. "And I feel like we've grown over these last three years and I feel like this year is going to be another key year for us."
The 6-4 Green set career highs with 98 catches for 1,426 yards last season and matched his career best with 11 touchdowns.
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