Report: Joe Mixon, Bengals agree to 4-year contract extension

The Bengals just checked a massive item off the 2020 to-do list — extending star running back Joe Mixon. After vague tweets and a mysterious absence from training camp practices, Mixon went live on Twitter with a photo of him with the Blackburns, essentially confirming an extension. ESPN’s Adam Schefter confirmed it’s a four-year extension. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported the extension money checks in at $48 million. Mixon really broke out as a sophomore in 2018 when giving a bigger role, rushing for 1,168 yards and eight scores on a 4.9 average. He followed up last season with 1,137, five and 4.1