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Bengals News (3/8): Calm before the storm

Free agency is but a handful of days away, and the Bengals remain ambiguous with how they plan to attack it.

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A.J. Green and the Bengals should talk extension, but how much is enough?
The Bengals and star wide receiver A.J. Green should talk extension, but how much is too much for one of the league's top-five receivers?

Taylor Completes Staff With Familiar Face
When Brian Simmons found out that his first NFL linebackers coach was coming back to the Bengals, he texted Mark Duffner, “Congratulations. You landed on your feet like all cats do.” That about says it all on a day Zac Taylor completed his first Bengals staff with the addition of Duffner as senior defensive assistant and Tennessee State special teams coordinator and ends/outside backers coach Gerald Chatman as a defensive assistant.

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Injuries riddled the Bengals at linebacker, offensive line and tight end, all spots where more high-end talent and depth are needed.

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Around the League

Broncos agree to trade QB Case Keenum to Redskins -
The Redskins and Broncos have agreed to terms on a trade for quarterback Case Keenum, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source informed.

Kyler Murray to run 40, throw at March 13 pro day -
As expected, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray will run the 40 at his pro day on March 13th, along with a regular passing workout, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.

Steelers lock up Maurkice Pouncey, Ramon Foster -
Pittsburgh signed Maurkice Pouncey to an extension through 2021 making him the highest-paid center in the NFL while also signing guard Ramon Foster to a two-year, $8.25 million deal.

Sources - Teams discuss trade for Bears' Howard
Bears running back Jordan Howard, who rushed for 935 yards and scored nine TDs on 250 carries last season, has drawn trade interest from several teams, sources told ESPN.

Video: Cowboys' David Irving Says He Quits NFL While Appearing to Smoke Weed | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights
Dallas Cowboys defensive end David Irving appears to be walking away from football as he takes a stand against the NFL 's anti-marijuana rules...

ESPN says no more 'Booger mobile' for 'MNF' broadcasts
According to a report, ESPN is not bringing back Booger McFarland's "Booger mobile" for a second season on "Monday Night Football."