Bengals DE Trey Hendrickson requests trade

Wed Apr 24 8:56pm ET
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Cincinnati Bengals Pro Bowl defensive end Trey Hendrickson requested a trade on Wednesday, according to reports from ESPN and NFL Network.

Hendrickson signed a one-year, $21 million extension that included an $8 million signing bonus last year, but now he is looking for a long-term contract outside of Cincinnati. However, the Bengals do not want to deal him to another team, per the reports.

In 17 games (all starts) last season, Hendrickson tied for second in the NFL with 17.5 sacks. He recorded 43 tackles and also forced three fumbles.

A Pro Bowler in each of the past three seasons, Hendrickson, 29, has amassed 59.5 sacks, 174 tackles, 12 forced fumbles and 119 quarterback hits in 93 career games (64 starts) with the New Orleans Saints (2017-20) and Bengals (2021-23).

New Orleans selected Hendrickson in the third round (103rd overall) of the 2017 draft.

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