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Bengals' Vontaze Burfict gets rewarded

Bengals' Vontaze Burfict gets rewarded

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com yahoo.com Updated Mar 13, 2013
Last year at this time, linebacker Vontaze Burfict was getting beaten up by draft evaluators for his poor workouts and questionable attitude. Now, he's cashing in after proving everyone wrong. Burfict earned a league-best $299,465 in the NFL's performan…
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  • Lawson to Bills, Gradkowski to Steelers

    Lawson to Bills, Gradkowski to Steelers

    cincinnati.com Mar 13, 2013
    The Bengals suffered their first two losses of free agency as linebacker Manny Lawson has agreed to terms with Buffalo and quarterback Bruce Gradkowski is headed to Pittsburgh.
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  • Re-signing Smith remains Bengals' main focus

    Re-signing Smith remains Bengals' main focus

    cincinnati.com Mar 13, 2013
    Now that the nucleus of their defensive line is back under contract, the Bengals' next priority is to get right tackle Andre Smith locked up with a long-term deal.
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  • Bengals keep eye on Smith

    Bengals keep eye on Smith

    bengals.com Mar 13, 2013
    Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis indicated his club would like to get a deal with right tackle Andre Smith within the week and he thinks now is a good time since three major tackles have signed in free agency.
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  • Wednesday's free agency quick hits

    Wednesday's free agency quick hits

    ESPN.com Mar 13, 2013
    Here are some news and notes from around the division: RAVENS: The $1 million roster bonus for receiver-returner Jacoby Jones is expected to be picked up this week, according to The Baltimore Sun. BENGALS: The Bengals need to find a new backup quarterba…
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  • Bengals free agency: Day 2 preview

    Bengals free agency: Day 2 preview

    cincinnati.com Mar 13, 2013
    According to Yahoo's! Michael Silver, Arizona's Beanie Wells was in town on Tuesday and Oakland's Mike Goodson will arrive today.
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  • Bengals' Hayes pleased about defensive line continuity

    Bengals' Hayes pleased about defensive line continuity

    cincinnati.com Mar 13, 2013
    Jay Hayes received some good news on Tuesday while he was on the road evaluating draft prospects. The Bengals defensive line coach heard that defensive end Robert Geathers had signed a three-year extension to remain with the club.
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Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Pats failure to keep Welker must be crushing blow to Brady

    Mar 13
    It is highly unlikely that Wes Welker signing in Denver for a relative pittance is what Tom Brady had in mind when he gave the Patriots $15 million in cap relief two weeks ago.
  • Don Banks: Not just leverage: Welker spurns Patriots, signs with Broncos

    Mar 13
    He wears, at times, the unflattering tag of "system'' receiver, but I guess we're about to find out if Wes Welker can live with being known as a multiple-system receiver. Because the newest Broncos play-maker just left his comfort zone in New Engla…
  • Buffalo Bills, Oakland Raiders, Carolina Panthers save money under cap

    Mar 13
    The Buffalo Bills, Carolina Panthers and Oakland Raiders used the 'June 1" cut designation on three players released Tuesday in order to save room under this year's salary cap.
  • NFL - Day 1 winners and losers in free agency

    Mar 13
    Jeffri Chadiha says the Dolphins and Chiefs are the clear winners after the first day of free agency but the Ravens and Steelers are left hurting.