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Bengals Bites (3/4) - Bernard Scott, Eh?

Former Bengals running back, Bernard Scott, signs with the Toronto Argnauts. The Bengals still looking at free agents. Mike Zimmer making one more pitch to Adrian Peterson.

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The Toronto Argonauts Football Club is pleased to announce that international RB Bernard Scott has signed with the Club.  Scott most recently played for the Baltimore Ravens and Cincinnati Bengals. Over five NFL seasons he dressed in 49 regular season games, carried the ball 259 times for 1,049 yards and 4 touchdowns, made 31 catches for 175 yards, and returned 73 kickoff for 1,787 yards and 1 touchdown. He was named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week after taking a kickoff return back 96 yards for a touchdown during a game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2009.

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Cincinnati Bengals' Top Free-Agent Targets | Bleacher Report
Once again, the Cincinnati Bengals hit NFL free agency with some of the most cap space in the league.  Once again, the team doesn't figure to pursue that high-profile player who commands a large chunk of said cap space. Marvin Lewis and the front office in the Queen City have plenty of cap space, a whopping $39,883,842, per's Coley Harvey. Not only did the releases of defensive end Robert Geathers and wideout Greg Little free up more space, keep in mind the team rolled over $8.7 million from last year.

Vikings flying to Houston to meet with Adrian Peterson
Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer is finally going to get a chance to make his pitch to Adrian Peterson in person. Zimmer is scheduled to fly to Houston for a Wednesday meeting with Peterson to discuss the embattled superstar's future with the team, two people with knowledge of the plan told USA TODAY Sports.

Report: Bills Will Trade Kiko Alonso To Eagles For LeSean McCoy
From Adam Schefter, here's an unexpected swap: The Bills will trade linebacker Kiko Alonso to the Eagles for running back LeSean McCoy. Damn.

NFL Rumors - Cincinnati Bengals Interested in Signing A.J. Hawk | Sportige
The Green Bay Packers have once again released A.J. Hawk. possibly parting ways with the veteran linebacker for good this time. The Cincinnati Bengals, in need of someone at his position, might be the first to offer him a job. A released player doesn’t need to wait until March 10 to sign with a team. Because the Packers cut him, Hawk, who has been in the NFL since 2006, winning a Super Bowl with the Packers and playing just for them, can talk and sign with whoever he wants when he wants.

Bengals Offseason Outlook: DL
Bengals columnist Paul Dehner Jr. begins previewing the status of every position as the team heads into the beginning of the new league year and free agency on March 10. Gain a deeper perspective of the coach's thoughts on personnel, the draft prospects, free agency as well as salary cap ramifications going forward.

Cincinnati Bengals earning reputation for drafting undervalued WRs - ESPN
In recent years, the Cincinnati Bengals have developed a reputation for drafting receivers who were overshadowed in their draft classes. Sure, there was that draft four years ago when they took a future Pro Bowl wideout from the SEC with the fourth overall pick. But since selecting A.J. Green in 2011, the receivers the Bengals have landed have routinely been under-the-radar prospects who -- mostly -- have eventually made an impact.