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Bengals News (4/16): Comeback time for Trae Waynes

Cincinnati’s $42 million man from last free agency is ready to become a No. 1 cornerback this season.

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NFL: AUG 14 Vikings Training Camp

Bengals cornerback Trae Waynes is 100 percent and ready for the 2021 season
Trae Waynes still remembers the rep. He still remembers the set. He still remembers the weight. He still can’t believe his shoulder exploded, blowing up his season with surgery that wiped out his 2020 season before it even began.

2021 NFL Draft: Cincinnati Bengals can make themselves the most improved team by not taking Penei Sewell | NFL Draft | PFF
The Cincinnati Bengals have a decision to make at No. 5 overall in the 2021 NFL Draft, and PFF's Anthony Treash thinks it's best that they go with Wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase over tackle Penei Sewell.

LSU Coach Mickey Joseph Loves Thaddeus Moss' Fit with Joe Burrow and the Cincinnati Bengals - Sports Illustrated Cincinnati Bengals News, Analysis and More
LSU Coach Mickey Joseph Loves Thaddeus Moss' Fit with Joe Burrow and the Cincinnati Bengals

Tee Higgins shuts down speculation: He’s keeping ’85’ with Bengals
Tee Higgins says he won't be changing his number with the Cincinnati Bengals.

Around the League

NFL announces tri-exclusive official sports betting partners
The National Football League today announced its first-ever U.S. sportsbook partnerships as Caesars Entertainment, DraftKings and FanDuel have reached agreements to become Official Sports Betting Partners of the NFL.

Washington Football Team owner Daniel Snyder files motion against former team president Bruce Allen
Washington Football Team Owner Daniel Snyder has filed a motion against former team president Bruce Allen in a federal court to explore communications that may have led to negative press for Snyder and the organization.

Broncos' surplus at receiver makes DaeSean Hamilton possible trade candidate
With a loaded, healthy wide receiving corps on hand, the Denver Broncos may be shopping DaeSean Hamilton as the 2021 NFL Draft approaches, according to NFL Network's Mike Garafolo.

Pass-rusher Aldon Smith signs with Seattle Seahawks
Defensive end Aldon Smith has signed with the Seahawks on what a source tells ESPN is a one-year deal. After an indefinite suspension from 2016 to 2019 for multiple off-field incidents, he joined the Cowboys last season.

Atlanta Falcons sign all-purpose player Cordarrelle Patterson
The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms with running back/wide receiver/kick returner Cordarrelle Patterson on Thursday, a source told ESPN.