Behind the scenes of Bengals free agency
On the eve of free agency, The Enquirer reported that the Cincinnati Bengals were going to allot nearly $15 million in available cap space to the re-signing of their core free agents. As a whole, there was a group of 14 players that were set to hit the market but the team had three primary targets to re-sign: Wide receiver Marvin Jones, strong safety George Iloka and cornerback Adam Jones.
Rey soaks in validation with contract
The lights flipped on and Vinny Rey nestled into a seat at the table front and center of the news conference room. The spot normally is reserved for Marvin Lewis, Andy Dalton, early-round draft picks. Oh, and Terrell Owens for one year. That seat isn’t typically reserved for undrafted free agent linebackers from Duke. Rey felt so out of place he even stopped to consider how he should sit at the microphone. Should he lean forward? Lean back? What does Dalton do?
What's next in free agency with Rey in fold and Marv, Mo gone
With Pro Bowl cornerback Adam Jones and starting safety George Iloka already in the fold, the Bengals made the second day of free agency a defensive hat trick with linebacker Vincent Rey signing what has been reported as a three-year, $11.5 million deal. Iloka and Rey signed their deals Thursday and appeared at Paul Brown Stadium news conferences. Jones is expected to follow suit Friday.
George Iloka on re-signing with Bengals
Enquirer beat writer Paul Dehner Jr. wraps up free agency signing with Cincinnati Bengals safety George Iloka.
Minnesota Vikings visiting with tackle Andre Smith
The Minnesota Vikings aren’t done shopping for upgrades to their offensive line. After signing free-agent guard Alex Boone (San Francisco) and re-signing guard/tackle Mike Harris, the Vikings are scheduled to visit with free-agent tackle Andre Smith today, according to Yahoo! Sports and several other media reports.
Bengals Free Agency Recap
The Bengals have agreed to re-sign safety George Iloka, while wide receiver Marvin Jones is Detroit bound. Where do the Bengals go from here? Joe Goodberry joined me to talk about it.
57 percent of Ohioans think Ohio State would beat the Browns
There are few worse insults a professional sports team can endure than the accusation that they would lose to a college team. So it says a lot about the Cleveland Browns that 57 percent of people in their home state don’t think they could beat Ohio State, according to Public Policy Polling.
Oregon State trumpet player shows off dance moves at Pac-12 Tournament
During Oregon State's win over Arizona State in the opening round of the Pac-12 Tournament, a trumpet player showed off his dance moves.
Should Browns include Joe Thomas in trade talks for Colin Kaepernick?
The "Free Agency Frenzy" crew debates the scenario of the Cleveland Browns trading left tackle Joe Thomas for San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
Miami Dolphins ink C.J. Anderson to offer sheet; Denver Broncos can match
The Miami Dolphins have signed Denver Broncos restricted free-agent running back C.J. Anderson to an offer sheet, the team announced Thursday. Terms of the offer sheet were four years and $18 million, including $10 million guaranteed, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
Denver Broncos, New York Jets, Cleveland Browns eye Kaepernick
The Denver Broncos, New York Jets and Cleveland Browns each have expressed interest to the San Francisco 49ers about a trade for Colin Kaepernick, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Oakland Raiders' Expectations for 2016 Now Sky-High After Early Free-Agency Haul
The rest of the AFC should be worried, because the Oakland Raiders are lurking. The organization once led by the great Al Davis made massive improvements through the first two days of free agency.
NFL Free Agents 2016: Best Players Available at Each Position After Day 2
Day 2 of NFL free agency wrapped up on Thursday as the 2016 offseason continues. Several of the biggest names struck gold as they found a new team to call their own. We have you covered as to who the best players available left at each position after two days of action.