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CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Bengals have released eight-year veteran linebacker Rey Maualuga, saying they were moving to a younger group at the position.
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Bengals retained their best special teams player on Wednesday, signing unrestricted free agent Cedric Peerman to a one-year deal.
Marcus Stroman took a no-hitter into the seventh inning, Ian Kinsler slugged a two-run homer and the United States routed Puerto Rico 8-0 to win its first World Baseball Classic in four tries. Puerto Rico lost for the first time in eight games after outscoring the opposition 55-26. The U.S. territory finished runner-up for the second time, having lost to the Dominican Republic in the 2013 final.
A felony charge against Bengals CB Adam Jones was dropped. The worst of the charges against Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam Jones was dropped, according to a report. Katherine Terrell of ESPN.com reported that Cincinnati prosecutor Joe Deters said a felony charge of harassment with a bodily substance was dropped.
Connor Barwin had several options for the next stop in his NFL career after he couldn't work out a way to stay with the Philadelphia Eagles. Barwin signed with the Los Angeles Rams last week, agreeing to a one-year-deal. The move reunites him with defensive coordinator Wade Phillips, whose signature 3-4 defense set up Barwin to become a star with the Houston Texans.
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Bengals signed linebacker Kevin Minter to a one-year deal on Monday, filling the opening from Karlos Dansby's departure for Arizona as a free agent.
The Arizona Cardinals have re-signed Frostee Rucker to a one-year contract, retaining a veteran presence on the defensive line after losing Calais Campbell in free agency. The 6-foot-3, 280-pound Rucker has played 10 NFL seasons, the first six with the Cincinnati Bengals and the last four with Arizona after signing as a free agent with the Cardinals in 2013. The 33-year-old defensive tackle appeared in 13 games last season with 25 tackles and a forced fumble.
The Patriots have signed free agent running back Rex Burkhead. Burkhead, 26, comes from Cincinnati, where he has spent all four years of his NFL career since being drafted in the sixth round out of Nebraska in 2013. Burkhead is expected to be used primarily on special teams for the Patriots and could be a replacement for Brandon Bolden, who is an unrestricted free agent.
Domata Peko was drawn to Denver by family and familiarity. Broncos coach Vance Joseph was on Marvin Lewis' staff in Cincinnati, where Peko spent his first 11 seasons ''and he and I had a really good relationship,'' Peko said Monday after signing his two-year, $7.5 million contract. Peko also is reuniting with his cousin, Kyle Peko, a second-year nose tackle, in Denver.
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Cincinnati Bengals have retained offensive tackle Eric Winston for their beleaguered line, signing him Monday to a one-year contract.