Bengals pick up $10.176 million fifth-year option for A.J. Green

The Cincinnati Bengals have picked up the 2015 fifth-year option for Pro Bowl wide receiver A.J. Green, at a cost of $10.176 million.

A three-time Pro Bowl selection, Green made $3.06 million in 2014.

Green caught 98 passes for 1,426 yards and 11 touchdowns.

The Bengals intend to sign Green to a long-term contract extension at some point.

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Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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