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Bengals News (3/15): Get in line

The Bengals listed as a team to be lining up for Patriots guard Joe Thuney.

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Designer Creates Amazing Cincinnati Bengals Concept Jerseys Featuring Leaping Tiger Logo
Dalton Signature created a jersey that had the same stripes at the Bengals helmet, along with the classic leaping tiger logo. They also include Paul Brown's signature on the front of the jerseys. Check out the design below.

Reporter suggests Bengals as one of the teams ‘lining up’ for Joe Thuney
Thuney is the best guard on the market, if not the best guard in the league. He was the franchise player in New England last year for good reason and would be a superb upgrade for the Cincinnati line in front of Joe Burrow.

New England Patriots Hoping to Sign Joe Thuney to Long-Term Contract
Plenty of Bengals fans are hoping the team can land star guard Joe Thuney in free agency. The 28-year-old is considered the top interior offensive lineman on the market. Thuney has spent the first five seasons of his career in New England. The Patriots are hoping to keep him according to Sports Illustrated's Albert Breer.

Cincinnati Bengals 2021 free agents overview, keep or let go verdicts
Technically, legal tampering begins Monday, so the Bengals have a little bit of time left to wrap guys up before the market opens on Wednesday. Here’s a look at the full class and verdicts on each.

Bengals mock offseason: Projecting free agency, the draft and more
The Bengals have one of the highest cap spaces in the NFL and should have plenty of ammo to make moves for some of the biggest players on the market. Add in the fact that many other franchises find themselves in a financial bind, and the club is even better positioned. Whether they actually take advantage of the situation is another question, but at least they have the capital if they want to use it.

Will the Cincinnati Bengals Aggressively Address Their Biggest Weaknesses in Free Agency?
They've won just six games over the past two years, but there are plenty of reasons for optimism. Second-year quarterback Joe Burrow has a chance to be a star in the NFL. This team has other quality pieces like Jessie Bates, Joe Mixon, Tyler Boyd and Tee Higgins.

Former New York Giants Guard Kevin Zeitler Signs With Baltimore Ravens
Kevin Zeitler isn't returning to the Bengals. The Ravens signed the 31-year-old has to a three-year, $22.5 million contract with $16 million guaranteed according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. Cincinnati was reportedly interested in reuniting with their former right guard. Instead, he'll come back to the AFC North, where he spent eight of his first 10 NFL seasons.

Around the league

Saints great Drew Brees officially joins NBC Sports as broadcaster
"I'm part of the team now, a new team," Brees said. "I'm excited about that journey. I'm excited to stay very closely connected with the game of football, it's been such an important part of my life.

Ravens, guard Kevin Zeitler agree to three-year, $22 million deal
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported the Baltimore Ravens agreed to terms with the former New York Giants guard on a three-year deal worth $22 million, including $16 million fully guaranteed, per a source informed of the pact.

Carson Wentz working out with Colts WRs Michael Pittman Jr., Dezmon Patmon
Pittman should have a significant role in the Colts offense as he enters his second season. Patmon, who appeared in just one game last season, also has a chance to increase his role in Year 2. The two wideouts previously worked out with Indy backup signal-caller Jacob Eason earlier this offseason.

Patriots agree to trade OT Marcus Cannon to Texans
The New England Patriots are trading right tackle Marcus Cannon to the Texans, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. The trade also includes "swapping picks," Rapoport added. The deal involves some "old friends," as noted by Rapoport with first-year Texans general manager Nick Caserio working with his old team, the Patriots, and head coach Bill Belichick.