News

Print
RSS

Agent: Waiting on Bobbie deal

Posted Apr 3, 2010


Bobbie Williams

The agent for Bobbie Williams said Saturday he has yet to finish a deal with the Bengals. Citing reports of a contract, Tony Agnone said he is still talking to the club about a deal that would bring Williams back for a seventh season at right guard.

Part of the holdup is that Williams is on Easter vacation and the sides are apparently waiting for him to get back so he can be updated on the negotiations. It is a deal that has been expected since free agency opened, when head coach Marvin Lewis said he was confident that a deal would get done because of the mutual enthusiasm for the return of one of the club's offensive captains from the last several years.

The Bengals head into their second week of offseason workouts. Williams is expected back in town early next week since he makes his offseason home in Cincinnati. Talks heated up last week when the Baltimore-based Agnone visited with Bengals vice president Troy Blackburn at Paul Brown Stadium, but slowed over the holiday.

Still, it was a deal his teammates figured was coming when they reported last week.

"I told him I'm never going to speak to him again if he doesn't come back," said left tackle Andrew Whitworth with a smile. "He's obviously one of our big guns, a great guy that all the young guys can look to. It's not so much that he's a vocal leader, but that he's always there no matter what."

 

 

 

Recent Articles

  • Hobson's Choice: D-line nostalgia from 2012-13

    By Geoff Hobson - Posted 12 hours ago

    Views: 1,086
  • No surprise: P.B. still strong

    By Geoff Hobson - Posted Jun 29, 2015

    Views: 4,409
  • Timeout, courtesy of MJ

    By Geoff Hobson - Posted Jun 26, 2015

    Now a timeout from all the hate and the madness. Time for a few snaps of charity and a couple of downs of hope from Bengals right end Michael Johnson as he continues his rush to make a difference. So step right into the Michael D. Johnson Technology Center in his hometown of Selma, Ala.

    Views: 6,121
  • Numbers game marks the spot

    By Geoff Hobson - Posted Jun 25, 2015

    From 1 to slightly more than 1,000 in a numbers game gone wild as we offer Bengaldom a rash of digits to peruse for the upcoming season. Andy Dalton eyes Johnny Unitas, A.J. Green chases down Isaac Curtis, Leon Hall tries to jump over Leapin’ Lemar Parrish, and Andrew Whitworth and Domata Peko (above) close in on the ironmen.

    Views: 9,032
  • Notes: Bengals looking to develop new QB Wenning; Pipeline to pros

    By Geoff Hobson - Posted Jun 24, 2015

    The Bengals signed former Ravens QB Keith Wenning Wednesday in an effort to find a young, developmental quarterback...William and Mary is an unlikely NFL pipeline, but the Bengals have two of the school's 10 NFL coaches and scouts on staff...

    Views: 11,291

Recent Videos