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Bengals Bytes (4/3): Sacking in the offseason

Wallace Gilberry may have been involved in kicking Deshaun Watson out of an Alabama bar. Jimmy Johnson says this Browns regime needs time to turn it around. Rob Gronkowski makes an appearance at wrestle mania, and he doesn’t disappoint.

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Bengals player may have been involved in kicking Deshaun Watson out of bar

If Deshaun Watson somehow gets drafted by the Bengals this year, things might get a little awkward in Cincinnati’s locker room. That’s because a Bengals player might have played a part in Watson being kicked out of a bar on Friday.

Former Bengals linebacker Rey Maualuga visits Chiefs, leaves without deal

Free-agent inside linebacker Rey Maualuga visited the Chiefs this week but left without a deal, a source with knowledge of the visit told The Kansas City Star.

AFC North Bytes

Jimmy Johnson: Browns should have three years to rebuild, or else

The Browns have more picks in the next few drafts than anyone in the league. But they also have a timetable. In his piece on Browns chief strategy officer Paul DePodesta, Peter King of links Cleveland’s current plan to the vision of former Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson, who accumulated draft picks as part of his rebuild that led to Super Bowls.

Terrance West sits atop Baltimore Ravens' RB depth chart (for now)

Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh confirmed what many presumed about how the team's running backs stacked up. "Terrance is the No. 1 guy on the depth chart," Harbaugh said at this week's owners meetings. "But you got to have more than one back."

Emergence of Jesse James gives the Steelers options at tight end

The Steelers knew they needed to find a starting tight end after Heath Miller retired following the 2015 season. They just didn’t figure that player would be Jesse James. The first season without Miller was not a disaster though it might have been if not for the emergence of James, a second-year player who was selected in the fifth round of the ‘15 draft after he left Penn State with a year of eligibility remaining.

Random Bytes

NFL1000: Where Does Jabrill Peppers Fit in the NFL?

Michigan's Jabrill Peppers is a value pack of football talent. He can do more at more positions than any other prospect in the 2017 NFL draft class, and that's both a good and bad thing when it comes to his evaluation. In 2016, having switched from safety to linebacker to help his defense at an undermanned position, Peppers had 46 solo tackles, including 13 for loss, and three sacks.

Rob Gronkowski Interferes in Andre the Giant Battle Royal at WWE WrestleMania 33

Jinder Mahal learned the hard way not to insult New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski. Gronkowski, a friend of WWE star Mojo Rawley, interfered in the Andre the Giant Battle Royal at WrestleMania 33 on Sunday after Mahal threw a drink at him outside the ring. WWE shared a replay of Gronkowski shoulder-blocking Mahal

Adrian Peterson to visit with New England Patriots

Adrian Peterson is set to meet with New England on Monday, a source informed of his plans told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. It's the veteran running back's second free-agent visit of the offseason, as he met with the Seahawks in mid-March.

Chiefs president: Kansas City 'serious' about hosting NFL Draft

The league's recent foray into hosting the NFL Draft in cities other than New York has one Midwestern metropolis getting its hopes up. Kansas City Chiefs president Mark Donovan told the Kansas City Star that the organization is "serious" about hosting the draft in the near future. The annual event, which was once held exclusively in New York from 1965 to 2014, moved to Chicago in 2015 and 2016 and will be held in Philadelphia later this month.