Originally Posted by RiverRat13
If it ends up being an either/or proposition, it feels like Joseph vs. Hall part II... one guy being more talented but the other had a better track record of staying on the field. However, if John Clayton's cap numbers are right, it really shouldn't be either/or and the Bengals should be able to keep both Dunlap and Johnson.
Cap number will get awfully muddled when you look at extending Johnson, Smith, Adkins, Green, Dalton, Zeitler, etc. With 4 year rookie contracts and not being able to extend a player until after 3, you have to think a couple of years out when extending someone.