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Bengals add receiver to get roster to 90 - Cincinnati Bengals Blog - ESPN
The Cincinnati Bengals claimed receiver Jasper Collins off waivers from Pittsburgh on Thursday, pushing their roster up to the NFL's pre-training camp limit of 90.

Cincinnati Bengals Offseason Report Card | Audibles -

The Cincinnati Bengals’ front office operates almost more like an NCAA team than an NFL organization. When a player’s time is up in Cincinnati, there are no tears shed, no bemoaning the franchise’s frugal financial plan. Rather, the Bengals “recruit” a replacement via the draft and move on with their business.

Bengals factoid: Disrupted dropbacks - Cincinnati Bengals Blog - ESPN

We spent part of Wednesday discussing the Cincinnati Bengals' cornerback situation and whether the position was an area of weakness. We're still debating that in the poll that's in the link, but the following is evidence that the Bengals' corners and safeties actually did fairly well last season.

Update: How will Kaepernick contract affect Andy Dalton?

The latest bombshell of quarterback money dropped Wednesday afternoon. San Francisco signed a six-year extension paying Colin Kaepernick a reported $61 million guaranteed and up to $126 million according to multiple reports. The deal could be worth as much as $21 million per year and the guaranteed money would be the highest on record for any NFL player.

Radio City out as draft host, Chicago or L.A. are possible | ProFootballTalk

The 2015 NFL draft will not be at Radio City Music Hall. It might be in Chicago or Los Angeles. The NFL sent letters today to potential draft hosts in Chicago, Los Angeles and New York City today to request more information about their specific plans, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network.

Cleveland Browns' Justin Gilbert would rather cover Josh Gordon right now than little dynamo Andrew Hawkins |

Browns' first-round pick Justin Gilbert paid receiver Andrew Hawkins the ultimate compliment after organized team activities this week. "I'd rather guard (Josh) Gordon than him,'' the No. 8 overall pick said. "He's so little and quick. Those guys are hard to get a handle on. He's out there making plays every day.''