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Bengals News (3/5): Tem Lukabu’s journey to become Cincinnati’s linebackers coach

Tem Lukabu has had quite the life to end up as the Bengals’ line backers coach.

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Lukabu's Journey Arrives In Front Of His Own Room
Bengals linebackers coach Tem Lukabu, the son of the Congo’s first U.N. ambassador who grew up to be a two-time Patriot League Defensive Player of the Year, is about as fast as this year’s crop of backers he just viewed at the NFL scouting combine. Like much of new head coach Zac Taylor’s staff, Lukabu hasn’t lived very long, but he’s lived a lot.

Cincinnati Bengals mock draft: Who will be the team's pick?
With the Combine wrapping up and free agency less than two weeks away, here's a mock draft taking a closer look at what the Bengals could see happen in front of them during April's first round of the NFL Draft, and the players they will be considering when they go on the clock.

Should Bengals consider signing Ravens’ C.J. Mosley?
Although Mosley is three shy of 600 combined tackles for his career, the most impressive stat he brings to the table is he’s missed just three games over the past five seasons, less than Vontaze Burfict has missed due to suspension alone.

NFL Trade Rumors: A.J. Green Deal to Jets 'Highly, Highly Unlikely'
"I was told by a league source it is 'highly, highly unlikely' Cincinnati moves the playmaking wideout, who's in the final year of a four-year, $60 million contract signed in 2015. Bengals owner Mike Brown loves Green, and if it's up to him, he'll retire a Bengal. Green is also incredibly loyal, a source said. He has no desire to leave Cincinnati."

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Sunday Combine Notebook: It's Officially a 4-Man Race to Be the No. 1 Pick
This edition of the combine notebook breaks down the prospects at the top of the leaderboard and tries to figure out just who will be drafted first overall. Plus:

Giants unlikely to tag safety Landon Collins
If the Giants do not tag Collins by Tuesday's 4 p.m. deadline, as is expected now, he will enter free agency as one of the top safeties available, along with Earl Thomas, Tyrann Mathieu and Lamarcus Joyner.

Chiefs put franchise tag on pass rusher Dee Ford
That is unless Kansas City moves Ford. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the Chiefs are open to dealing Ford to a team with a better scheme fit for the right price. The Chiefs are switching from a 3-4 to a 4-3 defense under new defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo.

Cowboys franchise tag DE DeMarcus Lawrence
The news comes one day before the deadline to franchise-tag players and mere hours after the Houston Texans tagged their star pass rusher, Jadeveon Clowney.