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Cincy Jungle Jul 27, 2015

Extension between Bengals and A.J. Green may come during training camp, per report

A new deal for A.J. Green in 2015 now appears to be in the realm of possibility. After it looked as though A.J. Green and the Bengals may not get a deal done this year, talk among the media has quickly blown up and opinions from so called experts have ranged from saying Green will play through the season without a new deal to we should expect Green to sign an extension before the pre-season. A big reason why negotiations between Green and Cincinnati were coming along slowly was due to the ongoing discussions between fellow NFL receivers Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas with their...
Cincy Jungle Jul 27, 2015

Bold 2015 Bengals Predictions: Marvin Jones will outperform A.J. Green

The first in a series of Bold Predictions for the Bengals upcoming season, we look at the case for why Marvin Jones could outperform AJ Green. Sure, it sounds absurd on the surface – and maybe it is. But if it’s not a bit outlandish, then it’s not really a "bold" prediction. Ever since entering the league in 2011, A.J. Green has been sliding past opposing cornerbacks and making amazing catches. He has become one of the elite wide receivers in the NFL. Head-to-head, Green has easily outperformed Marvin Jones. In fact, the fewest receiving yards Green has ever recorded in a season...
Cincy Jungle Jul 26, 2015

A.J. Green on contract: 'My time is coming'

No new contract? No problem for A.J. Green. A.J. Green isn't fretting over not having a long-term contract completed as he enters his fifth training camp as an NFL player with the Cincinnati Bengals. He's not like some of his NFL peers who have gone to great lengths to voice their displeasure with not having a long-term contract done as they enter the upcoming season. Green is simply letting his play do the talking and hoping the rest works itself out. "All that contract stuff really doesn't bother me, because when you put in the work, the body of work I've put in, it speaks for...
Cincy Jungle Jul 17, 2015

A.J. Green thanks Demaryius Thomas for getting new contract

Did Demaryius Thomas' deal help with A.J. Green's negotiations with the Bengals? As A.J. Green waits for his first big NFL contract extension, two of his NFL brethren got their new deals done this week. The Denver Broncos and Dallas Cowboys both gave five-year, $70-million extensions to receivers Demaryius Thoms and Dez Bryant respectively. Bryant signed a deal with $45 million in guaranteed money while Thomas got $43.5 million in guarantees. This, while Green is set to play out the final year of his rookie contract in 2015 with the franchise tag coming in 2016 if an extension doesn't...
Cincy Jungle Jul 17, 2015

A.J. Green the AFC North MVP in 2015?

Will A.J. Green be the Bengals MVP this season? How about MVP for the entire AFC North? It's no secret the AFC North is one of the best divisions in football. The division is home to several players within the top five of their respective positions, including Steelers WR Antonio Brown, Ravens OLB Elvis Dumervil, and Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell. But is Bengals WR A.J. Green among the division's best? More so, is he capable of having enough of an impact to be the division MVP this year? ESPN's Jeremy Fowler thinks so. In a roundtable debating the AFC North MVP in 2015, Fowler picked Green to be...
Bengals Gab Jul 15, 2015

Report: Green and Bengals Could Have Long Term Deal Done by Start of Season

The future for A.J. Green is going to be an ongoing issue for the Bengals going forward, as his deal is set to expire at the end of 2015. Michael Silver of Sports Illustrated gives Bengals fans some good news – stating that a deal may get done before the start of the season. Its […]
Cincy Jungle Jul 14, 2015

A.J. Green playing out final year of contract, per report

This isn't a real surprise given A.J. Green has mentioned not being in a rush to sign an extension. It looks as though a long-term deal may not come this year for Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, Green is set to play out the final year of his rookie contract before becoming a free agent in 2016: While long-term contract deadlines loom for tagged WRs Demaryius Thomas & Dez Bryant, #Bengals WR AJ Green will play out his final year — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 14, 2015 #Bengals WR AJ Green is a top contract priority for Cincy,...
Cincy Jungle Jul 13, 2015

CJ Briefing: Recap from last week and looking forward

We take a look at the stories that mattered last week, as well as prepare you for the week ahead. + Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green isn't concerned about a contract extension, telling reporters that "I'm not here for money. I'm not broke." The story also emphasized that Green will look to sign a new deal by season's end. Green is signed through 2015; most expect him to be tendered with the franchise tag. In other relatable, NFL news, the NFLPA is looking into allegations against Denver and Dallas over collusion claims regarding long-term negotiations regarding...
Cincy Jungle Jul 11, 2015

Bengals Bites (7/11) - Re-Sign Green

As the focus around the league is signing big name receivers to new deals, speculation about A.J. Green's future with the Bengals is running wild. The Steelers look to replace a legend. Cincinnati Bengals Must Re-Sign A.J. Green at Any CostThe Cincinnati Bengals are entering the most important season in franchise history. Not only is Cincinnati attempting to build upon four straight postseason appearances, but it’s searching for its first win in the NFL Playoffs since 1988. The quiet, but imposing reality: the Bengals are also entering what could be their last season with A.J....
Cincy Jungle Jul 9, 2015

Bengals A.J. Green isn't worried about an extension

"You know I watch ESPN all the time, and that's all they talk about," Green said via ESPN. "But like I say, I'm just here to play football. My body of work will speak for itself." Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green is entering the final year of his rookie deal with a $10.176 million price tag; it was originally a four-year deal but a fifth-year option was built-in because he was a former first-round pick. Fear not, my orange-hued brothers and sisters. It's extremely unlikely Green would leave after this season, considering the franchise tag would be a suitable option in 2016 with...
Bengals Gab Jul 9, 2015

Bengals WR A.J. Green Not Worried Right Now About Deal for 2016

Star wide out A.J. Green of the Bengals is done with his contract next Summer unless he and the Bengals come to a deal before then. Coley Harvey of ESPN wrote today about the situation. “You know I watch ESPN all the time, and that’s all they talk about,” Green said Thursday during his camp […]
Cincy Jungle Jul 7, 2015

Best Wide Receiver in AFC North

The AFC North lost a few good receivers this season in Josh Gordon and Torrey Smith. Who is the top pass catcher now in the division? A.J. Green? Coley Harvey at ESPN asked a question today to the other beat writers in the division: Is A.J. Green the best wide receiver in the AFC North? For me, this is a two horse race between Green and Antonio Brown of the Steelers. When you compare the stats for each player's career, you see they are both similar in their production. One key thing to remember is Green has one fewer season than Brown for his...

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