Payments common supervisor Brandon Beane was fast to throw the Bengals underneath the bus following Buffalo’s 27-10 playoff loss to the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.
In a media session two days after lacking out on the AFC Championship recreation, Beane made his opinions recognized in response to a query concerning the Bengal’s strengths and if there’s any development to adapt to based mostly off their play.
“They’ve a superb group. They, proper now, are on the benefit of a rookie quarterback contract,” Beane mentioned. “That they had some lean years and, with out getting an excessive amount of into their construct, I don’t need to suck dangerous sufficient to need to get Ja’Marr Chase. He’s a heck of a expertise, I’d like to have him. However you’ve obtained to undergo some lean years to do this.”
Beane has held the GM place in Buffalo since 2017 and was beforehand with Carolina Panthers for 19 years, holding positions of personnel assistant, director of soccer operations, and assistant common supervisor.
Beane elaborated on the “constraints of the cap,” because the Payments are paying quarterback Josh Allen and extensive receiver Stefon Diggs extra senior-level contracts for round $350 million mixed. As compared, Bengals’ quarterback Joe Burrow and Chase are signed on rookie offers for a mixed $66 million.
“They’ve obtained some good younger gamers,” Beane mentioned. “We’re gonna attempt to get as many good gamers as we are able to by way of the draft and thru free company. However, once more, our cap scenario is a little bit completely different by whoever is underneath the ebook.”
Beane has Allen for six extra years following this season and Diggs will stay in Buffalo by way of 2027.