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NFL Free Agency: Pro Football Focus grades for Bengals set to hit market

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The Bengals aren't expecting to lose any game-changing players in free agency.

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As of now the Bengals are looking pretty good in terms of the players who are set to become free agents. That's because the only starters set to hit unrestricted free agency are Rey Maualuga, Terence Newman, Clint Boling and Jermaine Gresham.

In the event none of them are re-signed, Cincinnati already has replacements in place for each. Mike Pollak has already filled in for Boling, while the Bengals are more high on Tyler Eifert and Ryan Hewitt as their future tight ends/h-backs than Gresham.

Newman may retire, but even if he does, Darqueze Dennard and Dre Kirkpatrick were both drafted in the first round in two of the past three drafts. As for Maualuga, Vincent Rey can move back to the middle once Vontaze Burfict returns next season.

That said, here's Pro Football Focus' chart of the Bengals' free agents and their respective grades and snaps played this season.

Name Age Pos 2014 Team 2015 Team Rating Snaps
Clint Boling 26 G CIN UFA 5.8 1090
Brandon Tate 27 WR CIN UFA 1.2 505
Eric Winston 31 OT CIN UFA 0.7 180
Alex Smith 33 TE CIN UFA 0.3 16
Rey Maualuga 28 LB CIN UFA -0.1 452
Taylor Mays 27 S CIN UFA -0.2 61
Cedric Peerman 28 HB CIN UFA -0.7 44
Mike Nugent 33 K CIN UFA -1.5 153
Jason Campbell 33 QB CIN UFA -1.9 33
Terence Newman 36 CB CIN UFA -2 883
Jermaine Gresham 27 TE CIN UFA -3.5 900
Dane Sanzenbacher 26 WR CIN UFA -7.4 201
Devon Still 26 DI CIN RFA -7.4 237
Marshall Newhouse 26 OT CIN UFA -11.6 374
Emmanuel Lamur 26 LB CIN RFA -12.5 905

The only other key free agents are Emmanuel Lamur and Mike Nugent. Lamur is restricted though, so he should be brought back. Depending on what Nugent is seeking, he too should be able to be re-signed.