This is the March 13, 2013 news archive. View today's Bengals rumors and news.
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…
Share TweetThe 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.
Re-signing Smith remains Bengals' main focusUpdated Mar 13 Share TweetNow 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.Share TweetBengals 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.Source: bengals.com
Wednesday's free agency quick hitsUpdated Mar 13 Share TweetHere 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…Source: ESPN.comShare TweetAccording to Yahoo's! Michael Silver, Arizona's Beanie Wells was in town on Tuesday and Oakland's Mike Goodson will arrive today.Share TweetJay 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.
Peter King: Pats failure to keep Welker must be crushing blow to BradyMar 13It 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 BroncosMar 13He 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 capMar 13The 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 agencyMar 13Jeffri 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.