By May 3, the Bengals inevitably will exercise the fifth-year option on receiver A.J. Green’s contract. The bigger question is whether the Bengals will be extending Green’s contract by more than a year.
Per a source with knowledge of the situation, talks on an extension for Green have not yet begun. The fourth overall pick in 2011, Green has a strong argument that he deserves the contract now that he didn’t get three years ago under a rookie wage scale aimed at preventing busts from sucking millions out of the system.
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