The Bengals have a chance to start building for the future now, but to begin the process, they must come to grips with trading Carson Palmer.
Michael Vick's former position coach takes a new job with the Bengals.
Troy Polamalu was a big-play maker for the Steelers' No. 2-ranked defense, and his strong play helped Pittsburgh reach the Super Bowl for the third time in six years.
The Falcons hired former Bengals offensive coordinator Bob Bratkowski to be the team's new quarterbacks coach, replacing Bill Musgrave.
The Jaguars will hire Bengals WR coach Mike Sheppard as their QB coach, the NFL Network, The Cincinnati Enquirer and The Florida Times-Union reported Saturday.
Former Colts CB David Pender has been signed by the Bengals.
The Cardinals have hired former Bengals assistant Louie Cioffi as an assistant secondary coach, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.
The Bengals have hired Jay Gruden as the team's new offensive coordinator. Gruden replaces Bob Bratkowski, who was fired on Monday.
The Bengals have fired offensive coordinator Bob Bratkowski, who had been in that position since 2001.
Bengals DE Carlos Dunlap is in line for a bigger role next season, and DL coach Jay Hayes wants to see how he'll handle the increased responsibility.
Chan Gailey and Marvin Lewis and their staffs might have a lot more work to do this week than some of the other NFL teams, but they also get a head start on scouting the best seniors.
Bengals owner Mike Brown says he's not willing to trade QB Carson Palmer despite a report that Palmer may retire if he's not dealt.
QB Carson Palmer will demand a trade from the Bengals, and is willing to "play the retirement card," according to ESPN's Chris Mortensen.
A reunion in Oakland between Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco and new Raiders head coach Hue Jackson isn't far-fetched, according to AFC West Whispers.
The direction and composition of the Bengals' offense are questions that have yet to be answered.