Veteran cornerback Patrick Peterson had expressed interest in playing for the Cincinnati Bengals, but he announced on his “All Things Covered” podcast He is signing with the AFC North rival Pittsburgh Steelers.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Monday via Twitter Peterson, who spent the last two seasons with the Minnesota Vikings after playing his first 10 seasons with the Arizona Cardinals, is signing a two-year contract with Pittsburgh.
The Inquirer Kelsey Conway Reported earlier on Monday via Twitter It will be interesting to see if the Bengals would like to add Peterson via free agency after Peterson told Schefter that he wants to play for a team like Cincinnati that gives him a chance to win a Super Bowl ring.
Peterson stated on his podcast that he wanted to re-sign with the Vikings, but the two sides could not reach an agreement.
Conway told Monday the Bengals are losing safety Von Bell for the Carolina Panthers and safety Jesse Bates III for the Atlanta Falcons,
Mike Hilton of the Bengals tweeted on free-agent safety CJ Gardner-Johnson on Monday:
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