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The Cincinnati Bengals plan to tag on wide receiver A.J. Green, sources told ESPN’s Dan Graziano and Jeremy Fowler.

The Bengals need Green in Cincinnati in 2020 regardless, either through the tag or a more extended arrangement, the sources said.

The tag is evaluated to be worth around $18.5 million, as indicated by overthecap.com. The different sides have until July 15 to arrive at a long haul bargain.

Green, has been one of the NFL’s most productive receiver since the Bengals drafted him in 2011. As indicated by ESPN Stats and Information, Green’s 8,907 accepting yards rank fourth since he entered the association. He is second in Cincinnati history in absolute gatherings (602), accepting yards (8,907) and getting touchdowns (63).

Dealings between the sides with respect to a long term bargain in the long run slowed down at the finish of his four-year, $60 million agreement. At the NFL exploring join a week ago, Bengals director of player personnel Duke Tobin said the team viewed Green in its future for 2020.