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Cincinnati Bengals free agency rumor tracker

Here’s all the rumors and reports about the Bengals leading up to the start of NFL free agency on March 9 at 4:00 p.m. ET.

The free agency legal tampering period begins on Tuesday, March 7 at 12:00 p.m. ET and runs through the official start of free agency on Thursday, March 9 at 4:00 p.m. ET.

Rumors have already started to emerge on free agents, but more and more will come to light as we near the start of the new league year on Thursday.

The Bengals’ free agents are: left tackle Andrew Whitworth, defensive tackle Domata Peko, wide receiver Brandon LaFell, cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick, linebacker Karlos Dansby, right guard Kevin Zeitler, offensive tackle Eric Winston, running back Cedric Peerman, defensive end Margus Hunt, defensive end Wallace Gilberry, cornerback Chykie Brown, running back Rex Burkhead and center/guard T.J. Johnson (restricted free agent).

Here’s our collection and tracker of Bengals free agency rumors. Be sure to bookmark or refresh this page for new updates.

2016 Bengals player signings

Bengals re-sign Wallace Gilberry

Bengals re-sign Cedric Peerman to one-year deal

Bengals bring back Andre Smith

Rex Burkhead signs with Patriots

Margus Hunt signs two-year deal with Colts

Domata Peko signs two-year deal with Broncos

Bengals re-sign Eric Winston to 1-year deal

Bengals re-sign Dre Kirkpatrick to 5-year deal

Bengals re-sign Brandon LaFell to 2-year deal

Andrew Whitworth signs three-year deal with Rams

Karlos Dansby signs one-year deal with Cardinals

Kevin Zeitler signs five-year deal with Browns

Bengals tampering period news:

Zeitler choosing between Saints and Browns

49ers, Eagles, Vikings interested in Domata Peko

Zeitler drawing interest from Colts, Browns, Jaguars and “EVERY TEAM”

Jaguars interested in Kevin Zeitler

Steelers fans want Dre Kirkpatrick in Pittsburgh

Bengals extend RFA tender to T.J. Johnson

Bengals may keep Domata Peko to mentor Andrew Billings

Pre-tampering period Bengals rumors:

Steelers and Titans interested in Bengals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick

NFL Noteworthy Cuts

  • 49ers release wide receiver Torrey Smith.
  • Bills cut kicker Dan Carpenter, corner Nickell Robey-Coleman, safety Phillip Thomas, tight end Gerald Christian and long snapper Garrison Sanborn.
  • Chargers cut offensive lineman D.J. Fluker, cornerback Brandon Flowers and wide receiver Stevie Johnson.
  • Ravens released cornerback Shareece Wright and safety Kendrick Lewis.
  • 49ers cut center Marcus Martin.
  • Ravens released five-time Pro Bowl linebacker Elvis Dumervil.

NFL news and signings

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Giants sign Brandon Marshall to two-year, $12 million deal

49ers, Pierre Garcon nearing deal that could pay $16 million in first year