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Russell Wilson returning to birth city of Cincinnati this Sunday

It's been a long time since Russell Wilson has been back to the city of his birth, but he's hoping for a happy homecoming this Sunday.Wilson, who moved from Cincinnati to Richmond, Va. shortly after he was born, told reporters in a Wednesday conference call that he visited many times as a youngster but that it's been a while since he's been back.“Anthony Munoz played there, right...
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October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

REPORT: The Cincinnati Bengals retain two former first-round picks

The Cincinnati Bengals have decided to pick up the fifth-year option on both of their first-round picks from the 2012 NFL Draft. The Bengals drafted former Alabama cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick with the 17th pick of the first round and ten picks later they selected Kevin Zeitler out of the University of Wisconsin. Zeitler has had an immediate impact as an offensive guard for the Bengals...
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April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Bengals pick up contract options for Kirkpatrick, Zeitler

CINCINNATI (AP) The Bengals picked up the options for cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick and guard Kevin Zeitler on Tuesday, leaving them under contract through 2016. Both players were first-round draft picks in 2012. They had four-year deals with fifth-year options. Kirkpatrick tied for the team lead with three interceptions last season. He could receive a bigger role this season with...
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April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Bengals Pick Up CB Dre Kirkpatrick & G Kevin Zeitler’s Fifth-Year Options

Albert Breer of NFL Media reports that the Bengals have exercised CB Dre Kirkpatrick and G Kevin Zeitler‘s fifth-year options on Tuesday. There was talk recently that the Bengals would like to sign both players to a contract extensions, but picking up their options will not prevent them from reaching an agreement on a long-term deal with either ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Bengals Working On Extensions For CB Dre Kirkpatrick & G Kevin Zeitler

According to Geoff Hobson, the Bengals are currently focused on signing CB Dre Kirkpatrick and G Kevin Zeitler before May 4. At that point, the Bengals will need to make decisions regarding each player’s fifth-year option. Cincinnati would have to pay Kirkpatrick $8 million and Zeitler $6 million for the 2016 season if they’re unable to reach agreements on long-term ......
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April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bengals, Chiefs, Patriots, Saints, & Texans

Bengals Coley Harvey considers G Kevin Zeitler to be a lock to have his fifth-year option picked up. Harvey mentions that it could still make sense for the Bengals to exercise CB Dre Kirkpatrick‘s option in the event he puts together a solid 2015 season. Harvey points out that QB Andy Dalton‘s contract becomes more manageable each year after ... The post NFL Notes: Bengals...
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April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

No Green but Bengals expect Zeitler back for Colts

CINCINNATI -- Wide receiver A.J. Green is expected to miss his second straight game because of a toe injury this Sunday when the Bengals travel to Indianapolis to play the Colts but one starter on offense is expected back. Right guard Kevin Zeitler, who suffered a calf injury against Atlanta on Sept. 14 and has missed the last three games, has had full participation in practice this...
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October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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