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Skins offer '08 first-rounder, '09 pick for Johnson; Cincy says no

Updated: April 23, 2008, 7:20 PM ET
By Chris Mortensen | ESPN.com

How serious are the Cincinnati Bengals about not giving in to Chad Johnson's trade demands?

Serious enough to swat away an offer from the Washington Redskins that could have netted the Bengals two first-round draft picks, team and league sources said.

Bengals coach Marvin Lewis, who initially denied the team had received offers for Johnson during a Tuesday news conference, confirmed to ESPN that Cincinnati turned down Washington's offer of two picks over the weekend.

"Once ...

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