Thomas Howard Tweets That Manny Lawson Is Returning To The Bengals

CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 13: Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers gets sacked by Manny Lawson #99 and Domata Peko #94 of the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on November 13, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Steelers won 24-17. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Earlier Tuesday afternoon Aaron Wilson reported that, even though a deal still isn't completed, outside linebacker Manny Lawson will be returning to the Cincinnati Bengals for the 2012 season. Joe Reedy with the Cincinnati Enquirer largely echoed that, saying that the Bengals could re-sign Lawson within "the next 24-48 hours", save for any major development. And if you need more confirmation, just ask outside linebacker Thomas Howard.

According to his personal twitter account, Lawson told Howard that he's returning next season to Cincinnati.

I just talk to Manny Lawson and he's coming back to be a Bengal Next Year! #WhoDEY 20 minutes ago via UberSocial for BlackBerry · Reply · Retweet · Favorite · powered by @socialditto

If Lawson does sign, he'll be the sixth unrestricted free agent to return with the Bengals in 2012, joining safety Reggie Nelson, cornerback Adam Jones, defensive tackle Pat Sims, offensive tackle Anthony Collins and Mike Nugent (who was actually franchises and had no choice to return).

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