Pacman, Bengals OK 3-year deal

Published 2:32 am Wednesday, March 16, 2016

CINCINNATI )AP) — The Bengals signed Adam “Pacman” Jones to a three-year deal on Tuesday, keeping their top cornerback in an offseason of transition.

Jones was Cincinnati’s top cornerback in a 12-4 season which ended with a playoff loss to Pittsburgh. Jones’ personal foul for bumping an official helped set up the Steelers’ winning field goal in the closing seconds.

The secondary is one of Cincinnati’s main concerns. The Bengals signed starting safety George Iloka to a five-year, $30 million deal last week, their first significant move in free agency. Cornerback Leon Hall and starting safety Reggie Nelson remain free agents. Cincinnati’s defense allowed the second-fewest points in the league.

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They also have signed deals with linebacker Vincent Rey and offensive tackle Eric Winston, who were among their 13 unrestricted free agents.