A.J. Hawk wasn’t unemployed long.
The former Packers linebacker reached a quick deal with his hometown team, agreeing to a two-year contract with the Bengals, according to his agent Mike McCartney.
The Packers let him go after nine seasons, and Hawk’s also coming off surgery to remove bone spurs from his ankle.
But the Bengals added him to a solid group, after extending linebacker Ray Maualuga and putting the second-round RFA tender on Emmanuel Lamur.
But with Vontzae Burfict coming off microfracture surgery, Hawk gives them some insurance at the position.