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Bengals News (8/31): Michael Jordan on Trade Block?

The Bengals already traded one interior lineman, but could they deal a second one?

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One last look at the Bengals roster before the final cuts
Beyond the scrums at wide receiver, running back and now defensive tackle, what's always interesting on a day like this one is the battle between youth and experience and the continuity from one season to the next. Once the dust clears, Taylor could very well have more than 40 players that he's brought in since he arrived in 2019.

Bengals trade former first round pick Billy Price to the New York Giants for B.J. Hill
The Bengals did what they don't normally do Monday and pulled off a straight player-for-player trade when they dealt back-up center Billy Price to the Giants for back-up three technique B.J. Hill.

Cincinnati Bengals analyst Dave Lapham Weighs in on Ja'Marr Chase's Drop Issues Ahead of Regular Season Opener - Sports Illustrated Cincinnati Bengals News, Analysis and More
When the Bengals took Ja'Marr Chase with the fifth pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, they thought they were adding a dynamic playmaker to an offense that already had Tee Higgins, Tyler Boyd and Joe Mixon on the roster.

Evan McPherson could help the entire Bengals offense
A fifth-round pick is a significant resource to invest in a kicker. There is no way the Bengals can make that investment, watch McPherson have a perfect preseason kicking field goals including two from 50+ yards, and not make him the guy. Seibert kicked well in the preseason, spent time with the Bengals last year, and could very well be kicking elsewhere in the NFL this year.

Cincinnati Bengals: 9 hardest cuts for final projected 53-man roster
With the preseason over, the Cincinnati Bengals now turn attention to trimming the roster to 53 players before the regular season starts.

Giants-Bengals trade grades: New York gives up position of strength to add depth at weak spot
With the 53-man roster cutdown looming, the New York Giants and Cincinnati Bengals got ahead of the game by engaging in a trade designed to ensure they got their preferred target and did not have to subject themselves to the waiver process. The trade involved New York sending defensive tackle B.J. Hill and a conditional seventh-round draft pick to Cincinnati in exchange for offensive lineman Billy Price.

Cincinnati Bengals Have Had Trade Discussions Involving Michael Jordan
The Bengals traded former first round pick Billy Price on Monday and they may not be done remaking the roster with cutdown day looming. They've had trade discussions centered around Michael Jordan according to Sports Illustrated's Albert Breer.

Around the league

Dwayne Haskins expected to make Steelers' initial 53-man roster
In Pittsburgh, coach Mike Tomlin has preached patience with Haskins. The coach noted early after signing Haskins that he wanted the young QB to focus first and foremost on the off-field aspect of being a professional before worrying about playing.

2021 NFL roster bubble: Notable players who could be traded or cut
This change allows for more time to make trades before the roster-cut deadline -- and during the elongated buildup to Week 1. The Patriots and Rams got the fun started with Wednesday's Sony Michel deal; look for a bevy of positional logjams to get settled in low-stakes veteran trades for late-round conditional picks. A Sam Bradford-type headline trade before Week 1 is always possible, too.

Cardinals CB Malcolm Butler considering retirement due to personal situation
Veteran Cardinals cornerback Malcolm Butler is dealing with a personal situation and is mulling retirement, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported on Monday's NFL Total Access. Butler has been away from the Cardinals' team facility within the last week as he's still trying to work through his personal issue, Garafolo added. The Cardinals had no comment.

Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury empathetic on cut-down day: 'I was cut seven or eight times, and you remember that'
Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury knows the process well. After being selected by the New England Patriots in the sixth round of the 2003 NFL Draft, Kingsbury bounced around the NFL, often only participating in the offseason work, before a stint in the CFL preluded his move into coaching. Kingsbury said the coaches who took a moment to share a positive comment while firing him were the ones he remembers even today.