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Who are the NFL’s best receivers?

We’re always looking for ideas for the patent-pending PFT Live draft. On Wednesday, Browns receiver Jarvis Landry handed us one. He said he’s the best receiver in the NFL. Many disagreed. So Simms and I decided to settle it by making the question the subject of Thursday’s three-round draft. I won the toss and deferred. [more]

Carlos Dunlap opts to not attend Bengals OTAs

Bengals defensive end Carlos Dunlap is willing to lose $300,000, so he must be hoping for an even bigger payday. According to Jim Owczarski of the Cincinnati Enquirer, Dunlap has continued his absence from Bengals workouts this offseason, by not volunteering for the first day of voluntary OTAs. The 29-year-old Dunlap is entering the final year [more]

Bengals sign Billy Price

The Bengals have signed their first-round pick from this year’s draft. Center Billy Price came off the board with the 21st overall pick and the Bengals announced his signing on Monday. Price signed a four-year deal with a team option for a fifth season, which is the standard contract for first-round picks under the current [more]

Only 76 draft picks remain unsigned three weeks after draft

The days of lengthy training camp holdouts for draft picks has long since passed (unless you’re Joey Bosa) given the current rookie contract slotting system in place with the current Collective Bargaining Agreement. Just three weeks since the NFL Draft came to an end, the vast majority of draft picks have already signed their rookie [more]

John Ross: It’s all growth and progression from here

Bengals wide receiver John Ross‘ rookie season got off to a bad start when he fumbled on his first NFL touch and it didn’t get much better from there. Ross missed time in the offseason as he recovered from shoulder surgery, hurt his knee once he did get on the field in August and then [more]

Adam Jones says he’s 100 percent after groin surgery

Cornerback Adam Jones became a free agent in March when the Bengals opted against picking up his $5.5 million option for the 2018 season, but his market has been quiet due to the groin surgery he had shortly after the end of Cincinnati’s season. According to Jones, things are starting to pick up. Jones said [more]

Malik Jefferson ignored advisory committee’s recommendation to return to school

The College Advisory Committee recommended Malik Jefferson return to the University of Texas. He threw away the papers. “It’s not really good feedback,” Jefferson said, via Max Olson of The Athletic. “If a guy wants to come out early, they have to make a decision on their own. Really, if you’re not like a top-10 [more]

Bengals sign seventh-rounder Auden Tate, three tryout players

The Bengals held their rookie minicamp over the weekend and three of the tryout players who took part will be sticking around for a while. Safety Tyrice Beverette, center Brad Lundblade and defensive tackle Chris Okoye have all signed contracts with the team. The Bengals also announced that seventh-round wide receiver Auden Tate has signed [more]

Giants sign Chris Lewis-Harris

The Giants signed veteran cornerback Chris Lewis-Harris after he tried out during the team’s rookie minicamp, his agency announced on social media. Lewis-Harris, 29, did not find a job last season after the Broncos cut him during the preseason. In 2016, Lewis-Harris made five tackles, an interception and two pass breakups while playing seven games [more]

Bengals sign three more draft choices, leaving four unsigned

The Bengals signed three draft picks Saturday, leaving only four unsigned. Second-round safety Jessie Bates, fourth-round halfback Mark Walton and fifth-round cornerback Darius Phillips now are under contract with four-year deals. Of the Bengals’ 11 draft choices, only first-round center Billy Price, third-round defensive end Sam Hubbard, third-round linebacker Malik Jefferson and seventh-round receiver Auden [more]

Bengals sign four picks, 10 undrafted free agents

The Bengals got four of their 11 draft picks under contract on Friday. The team announced that they have signed two of their three fifth-round picks. Cornerback Davonte Harris had four interceptions over 49 games at Illinois State while defensive tackle Andrew Brown left Virginia with 26.5 tackles for loss in 41 appearances. Cincinnati also [more]

Bengals receiver A.J. Green says John Ross has his confidence back

It’s safe to say that John Ross‘ rookie year didn’t go the way he, or the Cincinnati Bengals, had envisioned when he was selected with the ninth overall pick in last year’s NFL Draft. Ross appeared in just three games and didn’t make a single catch last season for the Bengals as injuries played a [more]

Bengals claim WR Ka’Raun White

The Seahawks waived wide receiver Ka'Raun White on Monday after having a look at him during their rookie minicamp, but he didn’t have to wait long for another chance at finding a home in the NFL. The Bengals claimed White off of waivers on Tuesday. He joins a receiver group led by A.J. Green and [more]

Patriots talked to Bengals about third-round trade

The Patriots drafted Duke Dawson with the 56th overall pick. They didn’t select again until choice No. 143. New England, though, tried to trade into the third round. The Patriots, who sent their third-round pick to the 49ers in the Trent Brown trade, called the Bengals as Cincinnati was getting ready to use the 78th [more]

NFLPA pursuing two challenges to NFL’s anthem policy and practices

Many have wondered why the NFL Players Association hasn’t taken an aggressive stand against the league in connection with the application (i.e., misapplication) of its anthem policy by multiple teams. That’s about to change. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the NFL will be pursuing a pair of grievances arising from the anthem [more]

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