Found July 15, 2013 on Fox Sports Ohio:
CINCINNATI Monday was all about the future for the Bengals. The team first wrapped up dealings with its rookie draft class when it signed first-round tight end Tyler Eifert to a four-year contract. Later in afternoon, shortly after the NFL deadline to sign franchise player Michael Johnson to a long-term deal passed, they reportedly came to terms with fellow defensive end Carlos Dunlap on a six-year extension. Training camp begins one week from Thursday at Paul Brown Stadium. At that point all attention will be on the present, but Monday was another example of the Bengals setting themselves up for future success through the business side of their operations. Yes, you can re-read that last sentence again, out loud if you want. The franchise that used to be scoffed at for its spendthrift ways has repeatedly shoved that reputation aside the past half-dozen years with smart, calculated moves. The Bengals were able to identify and re-sign 14 of 23 players from last years team who...
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