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Bengals News (5/8): Top undrafted free agents in Cincinnati’s history

The Bengals have had some pretty useful undrafted free agents during their time.

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Jackson Seeks Stability And Health As Best Options
The Bengals showed their hand in the William Jackson III stakes last month when they exercised his fifth-year option for 2020. Wide receiver Tyler Boyd, who regularly tangles with Jackson in training camp and other practice scrums, believes their vision is 2020.

Bengals Acquire Darrin Hall on Waivers
Hall (5-11, 225), a rookie out of out of the University of Pittsburgh, had signed as a college free agent with the Browns on May 3 and was waived yesterday. In four seasons at Pitt (2015-18), he rushed 381 times for 2189 yards and 21 touchdowns, and caught 38 passes for 267 yards and one touchdown.

Through the Years: Top Bengals Undrafted Free Agents
Take a look at some of the top undrafted free agents in the Bengals history. Players listed in alphabetical order.

A.J. Green sounds unsure about his future with Bengals as he heads into final year of contract
One team that hasn't really had to deal with any receiver drama, despite having one of the most talented players in the league, would be the Cincinnati Bengals. With the fourth-overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, the Bengals selected A.J. Green, and ever since then, all he's done is put up huge numbers.

Report: Bengals eyed Cody Ford or Chris Lindstrom as backup plans
From the sounds of it, offensive line was always the plan and Jonah Williams was always the man — which means the Pittsburgh Steelers did the Bengals a big favor by hopping in front of them and selecting Michigan’s Devin Bush at No. 10.

NFL free agency deadline could mean Bengals jump back into open market
As ESPN’s Field Yates pointed out, today’s 4 p.m. ET deadline for NFL free agency creates the possibility. Starting today, free agents signed off the street no longer weigh on the compensatory draft process.

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Jason Pierre-Paul to get several opinions on neck
Pierre-Paul was treated and then released from a hospital following the incident Thursday morning in Broward County (South Florida). However, the Buccaneers medical staff grew concerned when they received Pierre-Paul's medical scans and deemed the defensive lineman's injury something "more serious," specifically fractured vertabrae in his neck that could require surgery, Pelissero reported.

Telvin Smith on trade rumors: 'I'm never leaving Duval'
"Understand this, I never left Duval," Smith said in the video clip, via Demetrius Harvey of LockOnJaguars. "I'm never leaving Duval; it's Duval til we die. You understand me? Y'all seen trade rumors and stuff. Y'all seen me go anywhere? Exactly. Y'all seen the rumors go somewhere, but y'all ain't seen me go nowhere cause I ain't going nowhere. You understand me?

Broncos' Sanders: 'Still got it' after running full speed
"We'll see," he said. "You know how the trainers are. We're not going to put a date on anything. We're just going to take it one day at a time. Hopefully I'm back out there by then, but if I'm not, I'm not going to rush it. I'm going to take my time and make sure I'm 100 percent by the time I get on the field."

Eric Ebron eyes TE TD record entering contract year
That's the mentality that Eric Ebron is taking into his second year with the Indianapolis Colts after tallying 13 receiving TDs in 2018, which was good for second-most in the league and most among tight ends. Thirteen scores is apparently not enough for Ebron, who wants to chase the recently retired Rob Gronkowski's tight-end record of 17 touchdowns.

Jamal Adams: Jets embracing 'win-now' type mentality
Since entering the league in 2017 as the sixth overall pick of the draft, Adams has endured being part of the Jets' 9-23 record. But he believes the approach to altering the team's course starts during the offseason workout program.