Joseph optimistic about contract talks

Updated: June 15, 2010, 2:41 PM ET
By James Walker | ESPN.com

CINCINNATI -- The Cincinnati Bengals have quietly opened negotiations with one of their biggest pending free agents of 2011.

Cincinnati has reached out to starting cornerback Johnathan Joseph and his representation in an effort to reach a long-term extension. According to Joseph, who is in the final year of his rookie contract, the Bengals have made two proposals in the past week.

Joseph, 26, is one of the NFL's top young cornerbacks and could be a hot commodity next offseason ...

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