"We've got a great young team and I wanted to be a part of that," Nelson said Sunday after he had agreed to a deal that keeps him one of the Bengals starters. "I never wanted to leave, but when we went on the market I had to keep my options open. But I'm comfortable being with the Bengals and these guys. It's where I want to be."Reggie Nelson on returning to the Cincinnati Bengals
Top WRs left in FA:
1) Manningham 2) Braylon Edwards 3) Early Doucet 4) Ted Ginn 5) Plax 6) Roscoe Parrish 7) Jerome Simpson 8) Cotchery.
Interesting info on how the new TV money in 2013/2014 is influencing the 2011 free agency.
Which one is better? PFF gave Benson a 4.5 on 591 snaps, Green-Ellis a 13.5 on 405 snaps, Bush an 11.1 on 741 snaps and Tolbert a 6.4 on 495 snaps. Benson is the oldest (29) followed by Bush (27) and Green-Ellis and Tolbert (both 26).
Allen, 29, can also play both cornerback and safety. If free agent Reggie Nelson doesn’t return, it’s possible Allen would compete for the Bengals’ starting free safety job in training camp.PFT: Jason Allen can play safety if the Bengals can't re-sign Reggie Nelson.
#bengals are definitely in play on re-signing Nelson. Things have picked up the past couple daysJoe Reedy on the Bengals chances of re-signing Reggie Nelson.
Evan Mathis signed with the Eagles, again leaving the Ravens in desperate search of a guard after they gave him a solid offer. I thought the picture was funny because despite being on the Eagles for a year and re-signing with them, he is still wearing a Bengals jersey in the shot.
SB Nation's Arizona Cardinals site, Revenge of the Birds, wondering if the Cardinals should pursue Jerome Simpson.