This is the March 7, 2013 news archive. View today's Bengals rumors and news.
With less than a week until the start of free agency, the Bengals have re-signed running back Cedric Peerman while extending tenders to linebacker Vincent Rey, wide receiver Andrew Hawkins and safety Jeromy Miles.
Peerman's resolve pays offUpdated Mar 7 Share TweetBengals running back Cedric Peerman, who has emerged to quietly fill Reggie Kelly's role as the club's locker room spiritual leader, doesn't have much time to savor his contract extension.Source: bengals.com
Top free agents in the division: No. 5Updated Mar 7 Share TweetFree agency officially begins Tuesday, so the AFC North blog is counting down the 20 best free agents (unrestricted and restricted) from the teams in the division. Let's continue with No. 5 ... MICHAEL JOHNSON Bengals defensive end Status: Franchise tag…Source: ESPN.comShare TweetOn Thursday, the San Diego Chargers announced that they released Takeo Spikes, making him a free agent. So if he follows through with his intention to play in 2013, it will have to be with another team. That team should be the Cincinnati Bengals. Spikes…Source: whodeyfans.com
Plenty of options at right tackle for BengalsUpdated Mar 7 Share TweetMaybe one reason the Cincinnati Bengals didn't place the franchise tag on Andre Smith is because of all of the options available at right tackle this offseason. Even though Smith is considered the top right tackle available, the Bengals may see better v…Source: ESPN.com
Inside the Huddle: Tight Ends, Tackles and Franchise TagsMar 7John Clayton provides his inside scoops on Jared Cook's challenge of the Titans franchise tag, the options opened by the Chiefs franchising of tackle Brandon Albert, the market for right tackles, and Cowboys Spencer and Ware going to DE in the new 4-
The Sports Guy: GM-apaloozaMar 7It didn't get much attention, but Bill Simmons moderated the first-annual Atrocious GM Summit.