This is the April 30, 2013 news archive. View today's Bengals rumors and news.
Undrafted but undauntedUpdated Apr 30 Share TweetThe Bengals released the names of most of their college free agents Tuesday, that NFL sub-species of player nobody takes seriously until they crawl out from the bottom of the roster when the lights come on and start playing snaps that matter.Source: bengals.comShare TweetThe Bengals became the latest team to announce a group of undrafted free agent signings when they added nine players to their offseason roster on Tuesday. One player on the list is linebacker Jayson DiManche, who played at Southern Illinois and told Kev…Source: profootballtalk.com
Nine CFAs inked with more expectedUpdated Apr 30 Share TweetThe Bengals announced the signing of nine college free agents Tuesday and a few more are expected when the contracts return signed.Source: bengals.comShare TweetThe Bengals won't go after Tim Tebow. They probably shouldn't. But it is not nuts to suggest they consider it. How many other QBs on their roster have won a playoff game? Who else might be capable of executing the read option?Share TweetBengals quarterback Andy Dalton expects Cincinnati to "take the next step" after his team drafted a tight end with sure hands and a running back that can catch passes, giving the offense what it's lacked most.Source: ESPN.com
Breaking down the Andre Smith contractUpdated Apr 30 Share TweetHere is the breakdown of Andre Smith's 3-year, $18 million contract. Of that $18 million, $5 million is guaranteed ($2 million roster bonus, $3 million signing bonus).