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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2019, file photo, Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green practices before an NFL football game against the New York Jets in Cincinnati. The Bengals used their franchise tag on A.J. Green, giving them time to try to work out a long-term deal with the star who is one of the most accomplished receivers in franchise history and would be a vital part of breaking in a new quarterback.(AP Photo/Frank Victores, File)

Taylor encouraged by free agent haul as Bengals rebuild

Apr. 8, 2020 5:25 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati had a list of top targets heading into free agency, and coach Zac Taylor says the Bengals got the players they wanted. The Bengals announced Wednesday they had reached agreements with eight unrestricted free agents since the new league year started March 18, though all eight...

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2019, file photo, Ohio State defensive end Chase Young plays against Michigan in the first half of an NCAA college football game, in Ann Arbor, Mich. Record-setting defensive end Chase Young is leaving Ohio State early to enter the NFL draft, a widely expected move. The junior Heisman Trophy finalist made the announcement Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, on Twitter. He says he looks forward to

Redskins weigh drafting Chase Young vs. trading No. 2 pick

Apr. 7, 2020 10:02 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — It has long seemed like a virtual certainty that the Redskins will take Chase Young with the second pick in the NFL draft. If the Cincinnati Bengals select LSU quarterback Joe Burrow first overall as expected, the Ohio State pass-rusher and Heisman Trophy finalist would fall into...

FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2019, file photo, Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick stands on the field during warmups before an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Seattle. The Bengals released starting cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, another move to overhaul their secondary after a 2-14 season. Kirkpatrick was a first-round pick in 2012 and started 67 games in eight seasons. He missed 10 games last season with a knee injury. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear, File)

Bengals release Dre Kirkpatrick in defensive overhaul

Mar. 31, 2020 3:30 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals released starting cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick on Tuesday, another move to overhaul their secondary after a 2-14 season. Kirkpatrick was a first-round pick in 2012 and started 67 games in eight seasons. He missed 10 games last season with a knee injury. Kirkpatrick was involved...

FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2014, file photo, football fans cheer during the first half of an NFL football game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Baltimore Ravens in Baltimore. At a time when America is trying to cope with the financial fallout created by the deadly coronavirus, the renewal of NFL season tickets is not exactly a high priority in the midst of soaring unemployment, business closures and a volatile stock market. Most teams understand this, and have acted accordingly. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)

Most NFL teams extend ticket payment deadlines due to virus

Mar. 31, 2020 1:08 PM EDT

At a time when America is trying to cope with the financial fallout created by the deadly coronavirus, the renewal of NFL season tickets is not exactly a high priority. Not in the midst of soaring unemployment, business closures and a volatile stock market. Most teams understand this, and have acted accordingly....

AP Source: Chargers agree to 1-year deal with LB Nick Vigil

Mar. 24, 2020 7:01 PM EDT

The Los Angeles Chargers have agreed to a one-year contract with free agent linebacker Nick Vigil. A person familiar with the deal says it was finalized Tuesday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team hasn't announced the move since it is pending a physical. Vigil has...

FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2019, file photo, Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Laquon Treadwell warms up before an NFL preseason football game against the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, N.Y. A person familiar with the deals says the Atlanta Falcons have reached agreements with wide receiver Laquon Treadwell, a former first-round pick of the Minnesota Vikings, and guard Justin McCray.
The person told the Associated Press about the agreements on Monday, March 23, 2020, on condition of anonymity because the deals will not be official until Treadwell and McCray pass physicals.  (AP Photo/David Dermer, File)

Falcons agree to deal with former Bengals LB LaRoy Reynolds

Mar. 24, 2020 5:35 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to a contract with free-agent linebacker LaRoy Reynolds, who played in 15 games with Cincinnati in 2019. The 29-year-old Reynolds has played with five NFL teams in seven NFL seasons, including 2016-17 with the Falcons. He is expected to add depth...

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2019, file photo, Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Nick Foles walks along the bench area as he looks up at the scoreboard during the first half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, in Jacksonville, Fla. A person familiar with the trade says the Jacksonville Jaguars have agreed to send quarterback Nick Foles to the Chicago Bears for a compensatory fourth-round draft pick. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because trades don't become official until the league year begins later Wednesday, March 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File)

The Latest: Cowboys reunite Ha Ha Clinton-Dix with McCarthy

Mar. 20, 2020 2:12 AM EDT

The Latest on NFL free agency. The NFL's spending in free agency continues Thursday. All times EDT: ___ 2:05 a.m. The Dallas Cowboys have agreed to a deal with safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, adding a familiar name for new coach Mike McCarthy. Clinton-Dix’s representatives, SportsTrust Advisors, announced the...

FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018 file photo, Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Andrew Billings, left, sacks Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson in the second half of an NFL football game in Baltimore. Cleveland added depth to its line by agreeing to a one-year deal contract with former Cincinnati Bengals tackle Andrew Billings, Thursday, March 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Gail Burton, File)

Browns stay busy, agree to contracts with 3 more free agents

Mar. 19, 2020 8:34 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns stayed inside their division — and state borders — to add some defensive line help. Cleveland beefed up its front by agreeing to a one-year contract with free agent Andrew Billings, who spent the past three seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals. His agency,...

The Latest: Giants giving season ticket holders pay options

Mar. 18, 2020 9:16 PM EDT

The Latest on NFL free agency. Teams can begin making agreements with free agents official as the league's business season begins Wednesday. All times EDT: ___ 8:40 p.m. The Giants sent, or are in the process of sending, a letter to their season ticket holders regarding payment for season tickets. There are two...

Cincinnati Bengals head coach Zac Taylor speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Bengals release guard John Miller as line shuffle continues

Mar. 18, 2020 5:47 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals released right guard John Miller on Wednesday, their latest move to overhaul an offensive line that's been a critical weakness the past two years. The move came five days after the Bengals released left tackle Cordy Glenn, who missed 10 games last season with a concussion and...