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Bengals News (2/10): Moving on

The Bengals could be moving on from a couple huge names that have been foundational pieces over the past decade.

Dallas Cowboys v Cincinnati Bengals Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images 2021 Media Mock Draft, Penei Sewell, Paulson Adebo
He had to go when he was sleeping because Terez would have talked them out of it if they had come calling in the press box or anywhere else. The passion to live and work football would have spilled all over and when Paylor told them they didn't have the juice to take him, they would have moved on.

Will A.J. Green and Geno Atkins be latest to go in Bengals' 'changing of the guard?'
The former Cincinnati Bengals defensive end's frustration with his role peaked after a Week 7 home loss to the Cleveland Browns. Minutes after the game, Dunlap tweeted out a sale listing for his property in Cincinnati, the team that drafted him back in 2010. A couple of days later, he was traded to the Seattle Seahawks.

NFL waiver wire resumes with Bengals in premium spot
According to ESPN’s Field Yates, the waiver wire resumed this week and will again follow the draft order, meaning the Jacksonville Jaguars hold this year’s top spot after the Bengals did so this time last year.

Cincinnati Bengals Rookie Breakdown: A Look Back at Khalid Kareem, Hakeem Adeniji and Markus Bailey's First Season
When the Bengals selected defensive end Khalid Kareem, many were left confused as to why they wouldn’t address the line on the other side of the ball. After the smoke cleared, many fans came to realize Kareem was a pretty solid pick. He had good production during his time at Notre Dame, and was projected by some to go a lot earlier in the draft.

Cincinnati Bengals S Jessie Bates was top 25 NFL player in 2020 at PFF
It’s incredible to see Bates grade higher than players like Chris Jones, the superstar defensive lineman for the Kansas City Chiefs who just played in the Super Bowl.

Bengals 2021 offseason player profile/projection: C Trey Hopkins
This offseason will be an important one for the Bengals as they try to build the roster following a fifth straight losing season. With the free agency signing period set to begin on March 17, is going to take a daily look at a player on the roster leading up to that date, where they stand contractually heading into the 2021 season and where they may fit on the 2021 roster

2021 NFL schedule: Key offseason dates, events for Bengals
The Bengals could have a tough call to make with tags this offseason. Corner William Jackson and edge Carl Lawson are guys they would probably like to keep. If they get the sense that won’t happen, they will certainly have the cap space to apply a tag using the updated figures.

Around the league

NFL Power Rankings: Buccaneers reign over Chiefs! Where do Saints, Steelers go from here?
The Bucs won their final eight games of the season and went on a steady climb on our board, reaching the No. 1 spot for the first time following their dominant Super Bowl win. Tampa was a team that rose as high as No. 3 in our rankings back in Weeks 8 and 9, before dropping as low as 12 after Week 14. Then came the ferocious close to the regular season and a barnstorming playoff run. This was a team that peaked twice, including when it mattered most.

Justin Herbert plans to pick Drew Brees' brain on new OC Joe Lombardi's offense
Offensive Rookie of the Year Justin Herbert sails into his offseason, preparing to run a new offense in his second NFL season. At some point during the coming months, the L.A. Chargers signal-caller will reach out to Drew Brees to pick the 42-year-old's brain about new offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi's scheme.

Chiefs place OLB coach Britt Reid on administrative leave
"Outside linebackers coach Britt Reid has been placed on administrative leave following last Thursday's multi-vehicle accident. We remain in the process of gathering information on the incident, and we will continue to assist local authorities as requested," the statement read. "Our focus remains on Ariel Young and her family. We have reached out to the family to offer our support and resources to them during this difficult time, and we will continue to pray for her recovery."

Raiders receiving legit trade interest in QB Marcus Mariota
As the quarterback carousel has already begun spinning with the Detroit Lions-Los Angeles Rams' impending swap of Matthew Stafford and Jared Goff, Rapoport reported Sunday that teams were of the belief that the Raiders were open to trading Carr or Mariota.