TRADE: Bengals Trading QB Ryan Finley To Texans

Ian Rapoport reports that the Bengals are trading QB Ryan Finley to the Texans on Friday. 

Ryan Finley

This comes after Cincinnati was reportedly set to release Finley in order to free up cap space. Instead, they were able to strike a deal with Houston.  

Texans get:

  • QB Ryan Finley
  • 2021 7th-rd pick

Bengals get:

  • 2021 6th-rd pick

Finley, 26, is a former fourth-round pick of the Bengals back in 2019. He’s currently in the third year of his four-year, $3,306,649 contract that included a $786,649 signing bonus.

According to, trading Finley will free up $652,586 of available cap space while creating $394,828 in dead money. 

In 2020, Finley appeared in five games for the Bengals and completed 53.1 percent of his pass attempts for 164 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions. He has also rushed for 66 yards and a touchdown. 

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