Things are going from bad to worse for the Cincinnati Bengals.
On the heels of a first-to-worst 4-12 season, Carson Palmer is seriously talking about retiring rather than taking another snap for the Bengals.
If that wasn’t bad enough, Palmer’s trade demands come right as the uncertainty surrounding the NFL’s expiring collective bargaining agreement (CBA) is coming to a head. That takes away a lot of leverage.
But assuming we get through that messy situation, the question remains—do you bet on the Bengals or the field?
Sadly enough, Carmelo Anthony’s situation makes it clear that players are starting to become more proactive in engineering trades.
In honor of his uniform number, here are nine teams who might be seeing No. 9 in their future.