The Cincinnati Bengals re-signed running back Cedric Peerman Thursday to what is believed to be a two-year deal. While re-signing Peerman, the Bengals extended tender offers to three other players, including wide receiver Andrew Hawkins.
Peerman is a fourth-year pro from Virginia and he posted his career-best offensive numbers last season, while establishing himself as a solid special teams player. Peerman posted a 7.2-yard rushing average last season, and on 36 carries, he registered 258 yards.
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The 5-10, 211-pound back also had nine receptions for 85 yards and finished fourth on the special teams in tackles (nine). Peerman’s prior contract was set to expire Monday.
Safety Jeromy Miles was issued a tender that, barring a new agreement with Cincinnati, will make him a restricted free agent when the 2013 NFL Free Agency whirlwind begins Tuesday.
He finished second on the special teams in tackles (12) last season, and he had a career-best 15 tackles on def...