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Green met with reporters Thursday for the first time after TV cameras during Sunday’s loss to the Baltimore Ravens appeared to catch Green telling a staffer that he should be traded if the team couldn’t use him effectively. Green denied that characterization but expressed his frustration with the season during his news conference ahead of this weekend’s game against the Indianapolis Colts.
He also said he wants to be with the Bengals through the upcoming trade deadline on Nov. 3.
“I think we’re building something special here, and I just want to be a part of the team and help us win,” Green said.
Green left Sunday’s game after he said he suffered a hamstring injury. He said the hamstring feels much better after treatment earlier this week, and he is slated to play against Indianapolis.
The seven-time Pro Bowler missed the entire 2019 season with an ankle injury. He and the team failed to reach an agreement on a long-term deal this offseason, and Green was given a one-year franchise tag worth