Running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis has reached an agreement to with the Cincinnati Bengals, according to ESPN.
RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis reached agreement on a three-year deal with the Bengals.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 21, 2012
Green-Ellis, 26, led the New England Patriots in rushing with 667 yards and 11 touchdowns last season. The year prior he had 1008 rushing yard and 13 touchdowns.
Cedric Benson was the Bengals’ leading rusher in 2011 with 1067 yards and six touchdowns. It is not believed Benson will re-sign with the team. The Bengals finished 9-7 last season under first-year quarterback Andy Dalton and rookie wide receiver A.J. Green.