Report: Bengals adding one of NFL’s sack leaders

Credit: Butch Dill

Credit: Butch Dill

The Cincinnati Bengals are adding one of NFL leaders in sacks from last season.

The team and former Saints defensive end Trey Hendrickson have agreed on a four-year deal, according to Ian Rapoport of

The deal is worth $60 million, according to National Sports Agency.

Hendrickson, 26, had 13.5 sacks last season, tied for second-most in the NFL with the Rams’ Aaron Donald. The Steelers’ T.J. Watt led the league with 15.

The Bengals needed pass-rush help on the edge after losing one of their own players on Monday. Free agent Carl Lawson agreed to a three-year deal with the Jets.

The NFL’s legal tampering period between teams and free agents began Monday. Free agency begins officially on Wednesday.

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