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Bengals 2016 Free Agency Rumors and News

Everything to know about Bengals free agency from rumors to news and everything in between.

Bengals News (2/28): Dream scenario for Joe Burrow

Hard to argue.

Bengals’ 3 best and 3 worst free agency moves from 2016

With how many free agents the Bengals had to deal with in 2016, they were bound to lose some key players. But, which moves worked out, and which hurt the team in the long run?

Making sense of Bengals’ bye week roster moves

The Bengals made an odd decision to part ways with Chris Lewis-Harris instead of Chykie Brown. Is there a bigger plan in place?

Bengals workout Wallace Gilberry and more free agents

Could the Bengals be reuniting with Gilberry?

Patriots sign Matt Lengel off Bengals practice squad

The Bengals lost a tight end from their practice squad, which may explain why they’re working out free agent tight ends and fullbacks.

Fullback Marcel Reece worked out for Bengals on Wednesday

Even though the Bengals are heading into their bye week, the team is looking to add possible depth to their roster. Cincinnati recently worked out a versatile veteran for the offense.

Bengals working out free agent kickers during bye week

This is what the Bengals should be doing this week, yet, it’s still (happily) pretty surprising that they are evaluating their options at the kicker position.

Best NFL free agent kickers for Bengals to consider

It’s time for the Bengals to at least considering finding a new kicker. Then again, the cupboard is pretty bare if they want to do so.

Report: WR David Nelson turned down offer from Bengals

It looks like the Bengals were an option for David Nelson at one point this year. How much interest remains to be seen.

Top NFL free agent kickers

If the Bengals add some additional competition at kicker to put pressure on Mike Nugent, these are their best options... And the options aren’t great.

Best NFL free agent cornerbacks available

Cornerback has become a position of great concern for the Bengals going into the regular season. If they want to add another free agent corner, their best option might be Antonio Cromartie.

Giants sign former Bengals cornerback Leon Hall

If the Bengals wanted to bring back Leon Hall, they lost their chance as he’s now a New York Giant.

Leon Hall visiting Giants, Bengals still interested

The Giants probably need Hall more than the Bengals. So, what will Hall choose to do?

Mailbag: Late free agency moves and villains

This week, we were asked questions ranging from the dark chapters of the Bengals' history, as well as some more light-hearted queries, not entirely Bengals related.

Dansby attempting to recruit Whitner to Bengals

New Bengals linebacker Karlos Dansby made some interesting comments during a Wednesday interview. He's apparently trying to recruit Donte Whitner to join him in the Bengals' pursuit of a Super Bowl.

Leon Hall and Bengals still talking about return

There is no question that Leon Hall will go down as one of the greatest defensive backs to ever don Bengals stripes. The question is if he'll do it for one more season with the team relatively full at cornerback.

Top 15 WRs left on free agent market

With NFL training camps opening soon, there are still some notable free agent receivers up for grabs that may be able to help the Bengals. That's why we decided to look at the top receivers still on the market.

Best NFL free agent tight ends on the market

With Tyler Eifert possibly missing the start of the 2016 season, the Bengals could be kicking the tires on several free agent tight ends in the coming weeks. Here's a look at the best ones on the market.

Dwight Freeney leaving Cincinnati; will visit ATL

The Bengals brought in the veteran defensive end for a workout and physical, but it appears he'll be leaving town without a deal to weigh all of his options.

Dwight Freeney visiting Bengals

As the 2016 NFL season inches closer, the Bengals are still rather thin at defensive end. That explains why the team is working out free agent Dwight Freeney, according to a report from ESPN.

Bengals should sign Anquan Boldin

The Bengals need help at wide receiver, but the market is pretty barren heading into the summer. One name still waiting to be signed in free agency possess exactly what the Bengals need on their offense.

Is Williams' new deal a smart move by the Bengals?

The Bengals signed another young player who they believe is part of their future core of players. While it was a surprise, should it be deemed a pleasant one? We weigh the pros and cons.

Will the Bengals sign a free agent defensive end?

There are only a few intriguing players left on the market after the majority of free agency has passed, and the Bengals still haven't replaced Wallace Gilberry with a veteran. Could they still look to do that?

Report: Dolphins still interested in CB Leon Hall

The former Bengals veteran cornerback is receiving some post-draft buzz from a team that was linked to him earlier this offseason.

Nelson's agent was "problematic" in negotiations

The Bengals and veteran safety Reggie Nelson have parted ways, but it seems there was a bit more underneath the surface as the team's went back and forth in negotiations this offseason.

Mays talks championship and new role with Bengals

The Bengals finally announced a new deal for old friend Taylor Mays on Friday and the veteran defender is excited to be re-joining many of his old teammates.

Taylor Mays is back -- officially

The Bengals have finally announced the signing of Taylor Mays, even though the deal was pretty much done for the past few weeks. He rejoins the team who he's had his best NFL success with after a failed stint with the Raiders.

Brandon LaFell compares Patriots to Bengals

Brandon LaFell has been one of the most talked about outside free agent signings for the Bengals this offseason, and probably for good reason. Given the hype and expectations, will he be able to quickly gel with his new team?

Hall back surgery? Nelson offered deal Iloka got?

Dave Lapham revealed several big stories in a recent interview, including Leon Hall's offseason surgery, retirement possibility, the deal Reggie Nelson was offered and Jake Fisher possibly having a future at guard.

Have the Bengals gotten better this offseason?

The Bengals lost several key players this offseason, but they were able to retain a few guys and bring in a few role players, as well. Are they better now than when they ended the 2015 season?

Low-risk high-ceiling signing in LaFell for Cincy

LaFell won't blow you away after struggling mightly in 2015 with New England, but he has some skills that could help replace the losses of Marvin Jones and Mohamed Sanu. Can he still recover his form of previous years?

Should Bengals be interested in Donte Whitner?

With Reggie Nelson gone, the Bengals have a pretty big hole to fill at safety. Should the recently released Donte Whitner be on their radar?

Reggie signing with Raiders; impact on Bengals

Reggie Nelson was a very productive player for the Bengals over the past six seasons, but he's moved on to the Raiders to finish up his NFL career. What is the impact on the team with his departure and what did they tell us by letting him leave?

Could the Dolphins be eyeing Leon Hall?

The Bengals have still yet to re-sign veteran cornerback Leon Hall, so could the Dolphins be interested in snatching him away?

Former Giants WR Hakeem Nicks works out for Cincy

The Bengals are continuing to work out veteran wide receivers ahead of the 2016 NFL Draft. While it remains to be seen if any of these guys will sign, it's safe to say the Bengals are keeping their options open.

Reggie Nelson expected to sign with Raiders today

Not many people expected it would take former Bengals safety Reggie Nelson this long to sign a deal in free agency, but today, he's about to exit the free agent market, according to Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle.