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Cincinnati Bengals free agency 2018: Rumor and news tracker

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Everything you need to know about free agency as it happens.

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It’s free agency season in the NFL and while we wait for the Bengals to make moves, rumors are heating up across the league. Keep track here for all the latest developments relating to the Bengals and AFC North.

Bengals rumors:

  • The Patriots could reportedly be interested in AJ McCarron at the right price.
  • Broncos may target Bengals free agent QB AJ McCarron if Kirk Cousins doesn’t sign with Denver.

Bengals news:

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Bengals free agents 2018

Player Position Age 2017 Team 2018 Team 2018 Contract
Player Position Age 2017 Team 2018 Team 2018 Contract
Kevin Minter ILB 27 Bengals
Andre Smith G 30 Bengals Cardinals 2 years, $8 million with an additional $2.2 million in incentives
Kevin Huber P 32 Bengals Bengals 3-years, $7.95 million with incentives up to $8.75 million
Tyler Eifert TE 27 Bengals Bengals 1-year, up to $8 million
Cedric Peerman RB 31 Bengals
Eric Winston RT 34 Bengals
Pat Sims DT 32 Bengals
Jeremy Hill RB 25 Bengals Patriots 1-year, $1.5 million with only $150,000 guaranteed
Russell Bodine C 25 Bengals Bills 2-years, $10 million
Chris Smith DE 26 Bengals Browns 3 years, $12,000,000
AJ McCarron QB 27 Bengals Bills 2-years, $10 million with an additional $6.5 million in incentives
Adam Jones CB 34 Bengals

AFC North news:

Steelers cut William Gay

Steelers place second round tender on Chris Boswell

Ravens parting ways with Lardarius Webb

Ravens re-signed OL James Hurst

The Ravens also cut Danny Woodhead after one -- not great -- season with the team.

Browns make ALL THE TRADES

  • WR Jarvis Landry to the Browns (from Dolphins)
  • QB Tyrod Taylor to the Browns (from Bills)
  • CB Damarious Randall to the Browns (and QB DeShone Kizer to the Packers)
  • Browns DT Danny Shelton to the New England Patriots.

The Browns are signing former Steelers tackle Chris Hubbard to a five-year deal.

Other free agency rumors:

Pretty much everyone is interested in the best free agent left tackle on the market, Nate Solder.

Another lineman is expected to be off-the-market quickly:

One almost free agent tight end won’t hit the market in Cameron Brate:

Even backup tight ends are about to make bank. So, consider what’s going to happen to Tyler Eifert.

NFL cuts

  • Chiefs cut Tamba Hali
  • Dolphins cut Lawrence Timmons
  • Giants cut Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie
  • Rams cut RB Lance Dunbar
  • Seahawks cut DB Richard Sherman
  • Seahawks cut DB Jeremy Lane
  • Patriots cut WR Bernard Reedy
  • Panthers cut DB Teddy Williams
  • Cowboys cut DE Benson Mayowa
  • Cowboys cut DT Joe Vellano
  • Patriots cut TE Martellus Bennett

March 13 updates

Meanwhile, on McCarron watch....

Major news: The Packers are cutting Jordy Nelson after signing Jimmy Graham.

And another tight end is off the market as Derek Carrier is signing with the Raiders.


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