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Bengals Acquire Shaun Rogers From Detroit

The Detroit Lions have dealt Shaun Rogers to the Bengals in exchange for a third and fifth round draft picks.

The Bengals also signed linebacker Dhani Jones to a three-year deal.

Via ESPN


Madieu Williams Leaves Cincy For Minnesota With $33 Million Deal

Madieu Williams has agreed to a six-year, $33 million with the Minnesota Vikings, making him one of the highest paid safeties in the NFL, according to ESPN.

Williams was a hard-hitting member of the Cincinnati Bengals.

Via ESPN


Bengals Franchise Lineman Andrews

The Cincinnati Bengals placed the franchise tag on guard Stacy Andrews on Monday, making him the third player to receive the tag this offseason, according to ESPN.com.

The Bengals gave Andrews a one-year $7.5 million deal to play in Cincinnati this season.

Last week, the Eagles franchised L.J. Smith, and the Cardinals did the same with Karlos Dansby.

Via ESPN


Lewis: We're Not Trading Chad

Bengals' head coach Marvin Lewis said Wednesday that the team will not trade Chad Johnson and has never discussed it.

"They can stop the presses, quit killing trees and move on to other things," Lewis said, defending Johnson despite the wide receiver's critical comments about the team. "There is, at no point, anyone in the Bengals organization who has ever uttered anything about trading Chad Johnson. Nor will he be traded."

Via ESPN


Redskins Downplay Johnson Rumors

A Redskins' source downplayed the seriousness of a report that indicated the franchise is interested in trading for Chad Johnson.

The source, however, didn't rule out the possibility.

Via Washington Times


Bengals Feb 2008 Archive

  • Sources: Redskins Want Chad

    Numerous league sources have confirmed to the Washington Post that the Redskins would like to trade for Chad Johnson.

  • Chad's Agent: No Plan For Holdout

    Drew Rosenhaus, the agent for Chad Johnson, partially denied reports that Johnson has threatened to sit next season if the Bengals don't trade him away from Cincinnati on Sunday night, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.

  • Source: Bengals' Johnson Feels Betrayed By Lewis, May Sit Out 2008

    Bengals' WR Chad Johnson feels betrayed by Coach Marvin Lewis and is privately threatening to sit out the 2008 season if he isn't traded, according to a source.