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Bengals News (3/14): Preston Brown gets to stay home

Preston Brown grew up rooting for the Bengals, and now he gets to try and turn their new era into a successful one.

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Brown Comes Home for Comeback
No doubt coordinator Lou Anarumo has more on his plate than that as he re-tools the linebackers corps. With the status of some of the backers up in the air as the staff puts together primarily a 4-3 scheme, it’s a big box that had to be checked. Similar things were at play on the other side of the ball in the re-signing of tight end C.J. Uzomah. They’re two young vets, both 26, well regarded among their mates.

Preston Brown Re-Signs With Bengals
Brown joined the Bengals last offseason as an unrestricted free agent, after spending his first four seasons (2014-17) with the Buffalo Bills. In his first year in Cincinnati, he served as the team’s No. 1 MLB and recorded 42 tackles and two INTs, despite being limited by ankle and knee injuries to just seven games (all starts).

Report: Bengals hosting free-agent CB Brian Poole
Poole is a former undrafted player out of Florida who spent the last three seasons with the Atlanta Falcons, carving out a reputation for himself as a solid starting slot corner who can dabble at safety.

Jim Turner, Jimbo Fisher fingerprints on Bengals’ Bobby Hart decision
The move, which should go official over the next few days, was ripped far and wide given Hart’s struggles last year and the sheer amount of money being thrown down on the transaction.

Zac Taylor at Oklahoma pro day featuring Kyler Murray, Cody Ford
But it is something fans will get excited about — which they need given the team’s lackluster start to free agency. And speculation is bound to run rampant due to the Bengals holding a top-11 pick and boasting plenty of assets to move up.

Darqueze Dennard hangs in balance as new NFL year begins for Cincinnati Bengals

Their most prominent player on the market, cornerback Darqueze Dennard, remains unsigned. Meanwhile, Cincinnati made the contract with Preston Brown official along with Bobby Hart. C.J. Uzomah arrives on Wednesday night to sign his deal. A portion of the pie has already gone in three different directions.

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