After placing the franchise tag on defensive end Michael Johnson, the Bengals are left with $46 million in cap room. Most Bengals fans would like to see one major signing outside of their own core of players with this amount of money to work with.
So, who should the Bengals actually target while maintaining this high amount of cap space?
However, it still leaves this organization with enough room to make a splash in free agency.
One thing to keep in mind is that the Bengals should be targeting these players that will be mentioned shortly. This does not mean that they will sign all of them, as there is not any NFL team that would have the potential to do so.
Let's take a look at some free-agent targets for the Cincinnati Bengals.