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6-9-1, 3rd in AFC North

Katherine Terrell ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bengals have released linebacker Rey Maualuga, the team announced. Maualuga has been a long time starter in the middle for Cincinnati, however, the writing was on the wall due to Maualuga's decreased use last year in certain games, his salary cap number and the addition of Kevin Minter.

Katherine Terrell ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bengals are re-signing defensive lineman Wallace Gilberry, his agents announced today. Gilberry rejoined the team late in the season.

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3dKatherine Terrell

Bengals could carry three QBs again in 2017

The Bengals, who are content with their depth at quarterback, say it would take an impressive trade offer to pry away backup AJ McCarron.

Katherine Terrell ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bengals are re-signing RB Cedric Peerman, a source confirmed. Peerman is an important piece on their special teams units. He made the 2015 Pro Bowl for his special teams play but spent half of 2016 on injured reserve. Zac Jackson (@akronjackson) first reported the news.

Katherine Terrell ESPN Staff Writer 

Adam Jones could still face discipline from the league. According to NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy: "Our review continues under the personal conduct policy, which states that a player may still be subject to potential discipline even if the conduct does not result in a criminal conviction."

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5dKatherine Terrell

Felony charge against Bengals' Jones dropped

Bengals CB Adam Jones will plead not guilty to misdemeanor charges after prosecutors dropped a felony charge stemming from his Jan. 3 arrest.

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5dMel Kiper Jr.

Mock Draft 3.0: Bengals bolster pass rush

Cincinnati would love to complement Carlos Dunlap with one of the most explosive edge rushers available this year.

Katherine Terrell ESPN Staff Writer 

Felony charges of harassment with a bodily substance against Bengals CB Adam Jones have been dropped, according to Cincinnati prosecutor Joe Deters. Jones still has pending misdemeanor charges of assault, disorderly conduct and obstructing official business pending. He will plead not guilty according to his attorney.

Katherine Terrell ESPN Staff Writer 

Contract details for Bengals LB Kevin Minter: One year, $4.25 million. He will make a base salary of $800K with a $2.1 million signing bonus. He has a $1.1 million workout bonus and a per-game roster bonus worth up to $250K.

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6dMike Sando

Rival exec: Bengals just do their own thing

Cincinnati lost LT Andrew Whitworth to free agency, but that's in line with how the team does things, according to a rival NFL executive. The Bengals are disciplined and spend money only where they see fit.

Katherine Terrell ESPN Staff Writer 

Bengals make it official, announce that Kevin Minter has been signed to a one-year deal. According to the Bengals website, Minter met Marvin Lewis in Arizona and was convinced go sign. He could play middle or weakside linebacker.

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Katherine Terrell ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bengals have signed RFA OL T.J Johnson to a two-year contract. Johnson is expected to contend for a starting spot at guard this season.

Katherine Terrell ESPN Staff Writer 

Bengals OT/G Andre Smith's contract numbers: One year, up to $3.25 million with a $1.55 million signing bonus. He has a $15,526 per-game roster for each game he is active (up to $250,000). He also has a $200K workout bonus. He will count $3,062,500 against the cap. Only the signing bonus is guaranteed.

Team Stats

Passing Yards246.415th
Rushing Yards110.613th
Points For20.224th
Points Against19.78th