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The Cincinnati Bengals started the 2013 Free Agency period with the most money under the salary cap. They have spent some of that money in re-signing their own players. On Saturday, Ian Rapoport reported that the Bengals will re-sign CB Terence Newman this week. The deal is reportedly a two-year contract worth $5 million. Newman took to Twitter to announce his decision. “After much time and thought, I’m heading back to Cincy. And for those of you who thought it was about the money, the Raiders offered more.” Newman cited that his decision was based on the fact that he enjoyed playing for defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer. He also thanked Raiders Nation for showing him love while he was meeting with the team. He will be entering his 11th season in the league in 2013 and spent his first 10 seasons with the Dallas Cowboys. For his career, Newman has 34 interceptions, eight forced fumbles and 617 tackles. He is expected to battle Dre Kirkpatrick for a starting job, but will provide the ...

Bengals re-sign Terence Newman

Free agent cornerback Terence Newman announced on Twitter that he’s decided to re-sign with the Cincinnati Bengals, rather than sign with the Raiders. After much time and thought, I’m heading back to Cincy.And for those of you who think it was about money, the Raiders offered more. — terence newman (@terencenewman) March 30, 2013 I came in with Mike Zimmer and feel its only...

Bengals Re-Sign Terence Newman To One Year Deal

After tweeting out that he was having a difficult time finding his agent the other day, Terence Newman with the help of his agent I assume has signed a one year deal to remain in Cincinnati. Pro Football Talk is reporting that Newman chose the Bengals over the Raiders in what seemed to be a difficult decision. “After much time and thought, I’m heading back to Cincy. And for those...

Bengals bring back Terence Newman

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“Door Is Open” For OT Andre Smith To Leave Cincinnati

Joe Reedy of the Cincinnati Enquirer reported over the weekend that “indications are” the Bengals are ”not close” to reaching an agreement with free agent OT Andre Smith. Peter King of mentions that the Smith’s agents have made it “very clear” that the Bengals’ current offer “stinks.” King adds that the “door is open” for Smith to sign elsewhere. Smith...

Report: Bengals not close to re-signing Andre Smith

According to the Cincinnati Inquirer, the Bengals and free agent offensive tackle Andre Smith aren’t close to hammering out a new contract. The last major hurdle on the Bengals re-signing and retaining tour is offensive tackle Andre Smith, but indications are the two sides are not close at the moment. Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document...

Terence Newman opts to stay in Cincinnati

Corneback Terence Newman says he was offered a better deal by the Oakland Raiders, but decided to re-sign with the Cinciannti Bengals, citing comfort with the Bengals defensive system under coordinator Mike Zimmer. Newman signed with the Bengals last season, starting in 15 games.

Bengals rumors: Cincinnati, Andre Smith ‘not close’

The Cincinnati Bengals are attempting to re-sign offensive lineman Andre Smith, but indications are that the two sides are not close to an agreement at the moment, according to Joe Reedy of The Cincinnati Enquirer. Entering the free agency period, there were reports that Smith was seeking a deal that averaged $9 million per year. That won’t happen – according to Reedy –...

Bucs sign running back Brian Leonard

The Bucs signed a potential replacement to running back LeGarrette Blount. Per his agent Mike McCartney, Tampa Bay signed former Bengals’ running back Brian Leonard. Excited for @brian40leonard to re-join Greg Schiano on a 1 year deal with the @tbbuccaneers — Mike McCartney (@MikeMcCartney7) April 1, 2013 Leonard, 29, played for Bucs’ head coach Greg Schiano at Rutgers. There...

Thursday Raiders free agency news & notes

There’s not too much happening in Oakland’s free agency world today, but here are a couple of noteworthy items. ESPN’s Bill Williamson reports the Raiders met with free agent cornerback Terence Newman on Thursday.  Newman is in his mid 30s, but had a solid season last year in Cincinnati.  He would be an instant starter in Oakland, but likely only on a one or two year deal...
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