The Bengals have a multitude of players that are set to become free agents, but the team shouldn’t allow them to test the market.
Bringing back established veterans is great for the Bengals organization for two reasons.
For one, most are experienced players who can provide veteran leadership for one of the youngest teams in the league.
Secondly, retaining an organization’s own free agents provides consistency through the years, as the players already know the system. Familiarity across the board will allow the team to grow together and be even more successful in upcoming years.
Players that don’t make this list are ones the Bengals should let go entirely. They have either worn out their welcome, or there are better options on the roster already. Allowing some players to walk will give the Bengals the opportunity to bring in some new faces from the free-agent market.
Here are 15 Bengals set to become free agents that Cincinnati must retain.