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Bengals, seventh-rounder agree to termsWith rookie minicamp starting on Friday, the Bengals are starting the process of getting their 10 draft picks under contract. The team has agreed to terms with center T.J. Johnson, who was taken in the seventh round.Share Tweetbengals.com May 8, 2013Rex Burkhead, whose old position coach says is "arguably the most popular player ever at Nebraska," has his own favorite Cornhusker.Share Tweet
Bengals reach deal with rookie center T.J. Johnsonprofootballtalk.com May 8, 2013The Bengals have signed center T.J. Johnson, a seventh-round pick from South Carolina, Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reported Wednesday. Johnson (6-4, 310) started all 53 games in his collegiate career, playing right guard as a freshman in 2009 and …Share TweetCNNSI.com May 8, 2013PHILADELPHIA -- The rising use of analytics in the NFL has prompted a new respect for the power and relevance of statistical data, but there's one set of recent numbers that can't be sliced or interpreted in any way but the obvious: In a league where mi…Share TweetMLB.com May 8, 2013The Braves will fly to San Francisco for a four-game series with the Giants after Wednesday's series finale against the Reds. Jason Heyward, meanwhile, will fly to Atlanta.Share Tweet
Cueto set to start rehab assignment ThursdayMLB.com May 8, 2013Reds ace Johnny Cueto will begin a rehab assignment Thursday with Class A Dayton, pitching a home game against Lansing. Cueto threw 25 pitches in the bullpen on Monday and felt no ill-effects in his oblique area.Share Tweet
The Juice: Cincinnati Reds home runs stun Atlanta’s Craig Kimbrel in ninth-inning comebackyahoo.com May 8, 2013Your browser does not support iframes. The Juice returns for season No. 6! It's almost eligible for free-agency! Stop by daily for news from the action, along with great photos, stats, video highlights and more. One strike away from his 100th career sav…Share TweetBesides the draft picks and undrafted free agents, the Bengals will have a number of players working out on a tryout basis when rookie minicamp starts on Friday. Nine of those players set to participate have local or regional ties.Share Tweet
Estimating Bengals' rookie salariesVia league sources, The Enquirer has obtained a copy of the rookie compensation pool numbers for the Bengals. Under the league's formula for determining salaries, the Bengals will have a rookie allocation of $6,322,645 for their 10 draft picks.Share Tweet
Dan Uggla Homers Twice In Braves WinMay 8Dan Uggla had two home runs and scored three times, helping the Braves defeat the Reds.
James Harrison brings bite to BengalsMay 8Jamie Dukes says recent comments from Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis about linebacker James Harrison mean the former Steeler will bring some toughness to the Bengals' defense.