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Marvin Lewis says that Terence Newman wants to play next season

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Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis said that Terence Newman wants to play in 2015. Where he plays is up for discussion. Newman is entering free agency as an unrestricted free agent.

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After leaving Paul Brown Stadium last month, Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Terence Newman had begun to contemplate retirement. When asked by the media if he planned on returning next season, Newman responded with "I don't even know if I want to keep playing." Now Newman wants to return for his 13th-season... at least that's what Marvin Lewis said on Thursday in Indianapolis.

Newman, who turns 37-years-old this September, will become an unrestricted free agent in March. There's no guarantee that the marriage between Newman and Cincinnati will continue. The Bengals may advance their plan to go younger with Dre Kirkpatrick and/or Darqueze Dennard, while Newman could follow Mike Zimmer, where Newman had his best years, to Minnesota.

After a strong start in 2014,many believed Newman could still play at a high level. But, he gave up a handful of big plays down the stretch and was eventually benched against Denver and sat against Pittsburgh with an illness.