QB Palmer still the Bengals' choice
The Cincinnati Bengals might now be confronted by a scenario they had hoped to avoid.
Cincy still wants Heisman Trophy winner Carson Palmer, but the Bengals are hung up over differences involving the so-called "backside" issues of a contract, those elements that dramatically inflate the value of a deal if the prospect reaches predetermined performance benchmarks.
And Cincinnati is heading into the final days preceding the draft without an agreement in place with the first overall selection. ...
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