Cincinnati Bengals: No to T.O, Yes to Antonio Bryant

March 11, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Cincinnati Bengals needed a wide receiver desperately, and their needle looked to be pointing in Terrell Owens direction. Chad Ochocinco openly campaigned for the 14-year veteran to join the Bengals ever since the Pro Bowl. But alas, they decided that the former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Antonio Bryant was the better fit.
The deal is worth $28 million over four years, and he can gain an extra million through incentives, reports the Cincinnati Enquirer's Joe Reedy. Official word from the team isn't expected until tomorrow. Everyone knew the Bengals needed a deep threat at receiver after the Chris Henry tragedy, and Bryant and Owens had emerged as the top two candidates.
Bryant made a visit to the Bengals team facilities on Tuesday, but left town without a deal. Rumors surfaced that the Miami Dolphins and Washington Redskins were also interested.
The contract is very similar to the one given to Laveranues Coles last year. We all know how that on...

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