After weeks of negotiating the Bengals and Andre Smith agreed to a contract extension.
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The Cincinnati Bengals hope to have Andre Smith signed before the NFL draft, but they're not to blindly sign the starting right tackle without an "out" in case old Smith returns.
Bengals offensive tackle remains unsigned with a week remaining until the NFL draft. Cincinnati will have the option to move on at that point.
The offseason continues to look bleak for Andre Smith. Cincinnati may be giving up on re-signing him.
The Bengals continue to bring in prospective players for one-on-one visits at their facilities. The latest is OSU tackle Reid Fragel, who will visit the team sometime before the draft.
Though we don't have numbers right now, Andre Smith isn't happy about what the Bengals have on the table.
In the wake of the re-signing of CB Terence Newman, only RT Andre Smith remains as a major free agency priority. But according to recent reports from Joe Reedy, the two sides are still far apart on a new deal.
In Pete Prisco's latest mock draft, the Bengals select offensive tackle Menelik Watson to replace Andre Smith. Which leaves me scratching my head in frustrated bemusement.
The Eagles are looking to upgrade their offensive line, and are said to be interested in right tackles Sebastian Vollmer and Andre Smith.
In last year's NFL Fall Meeting, the league agreed to adopt a three-day "tampering" window prior to free agency. This means that teams and agents have three days to begin negotiating, reducing the overall urgency of the new league year.