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Bengals Bytes (3/21): Tracked down

Which draft-eligible linebackers will make the biggest impact in the NFL? The Steelers signed a cornerback, but it wasn’t the one Pittsburgh fans were hoping for. The FBI found Tom Brady’s missing Super Bowl jersey.

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Bengals Beat Podcast: Signings and player tweets

Paul Dehner Jr. and Jim Owczarski react to a week where the #Bengals entered the fray of free agency with two signings. Also, they analyze the departures of Rex Burkhead and Connor Barwin before diving into what Carlos Dunlap's questioning tweets means in the big picture. Plus, we are both happy and mad about the NCAA as well as no barking from the dog and no smog.

Which college LBs can thrive at the next level?

NFL Network's analytics expert Cynthia Frelund goes to the tape to tell you which NFL players compare best to some of the top linebackers in the 2017 draft class.

AFC North Bytes

Former Ravens RB Ray Rice feeling as if NFL has frozen him out

Despite having spent three seasons out of the NFL, former Ravens running back Ray Rice refused to give up the hope that he'll play again.

Browns sign kicker Brett Maher

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Browns Executive Vice President of Player Personnel Sashi Brown says he wants to create competition at every position, including, it appears, at kicker. The Browns signed kicker Brett Maher, the team announced on Monday. Maher, still officially in his first season in the NFL, was originally signed by the Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2013.

Steelers make key depth acquisition by signing CB Coty Sensabaugh to 2-year deal

The Pittsburgh Steelers have gone from sellers, to buyers, and all it took was the official day of spring to make it happen. After only signing one outside the organization free agent, wide receiver Justin Hunter, the team signed former Kansas City Chiefs running back Knile Davis to a new one-year deal, and followed that up by signing former New York Giants, Los Angeles Rams and Tennessee Titans cornerback Coty Sensabaugh to a new two-year contract.

Random Bytes

Free agency: Who was damaged, who was helped?

A room filled with heroes – Dan Hanzus, Marc Sessler, Chris Wesseling & Gregg Rosenthal – recap all the latest news from around the NFL including the discovery of what happened to Tom Brady’s missing Super Bowl jersey, and the Raiders signing quarterback EJ Manuel. Then, the heroes break down which players benefited, and which were hurt by free agency this offseason.

Tom Brady's Missing Super Bowl 51 Jersey Located by FBI, NFL Security

The mystery of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl 51 jersey has been solved, the NFL announced on Monday morning.

Donald Trump calls out Colin Kaepernick, again

As free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick continues to wait for the phone to ring, his ears may have been burning. Speaking at a rally in Louisville on Monday night, President Donald Trump took a shot at Kaepernick, who became a polarizing figure last year for not standing for the National Anthem.

See Rob Gronkowski movie before it's too late

While Tom Brady aggressively efforts to expand his health and fitness empire, Rob Gronkowski just keeps saying yes to stuff. At some point in the last year or so, an individual -- think a family acquaintance, energy drink business partner, your general friend of a friend of a friend -- approached the Patriots tight end about appearing in an independent movie. "Gronk, this flick will have it all," this individual might have pitched. "Hot chicks, violence, booze and Emmy Award winning character actor Armand Assante. Also, hot chicks!"