The Facts: The Detroit Lions and Cincinnati Bengals have shown early interest in Ward, according to a source.
Diehards Line:According to SportingNews.com's Albert Breer, the Lions interest is to pair Ward with Kevin Smith, while the Bengals' pursuit could be contingent on ongoing negotiations in Cincinnati to keep Cedric Benson in the fold. Breer added the Rams, Buccaneers and Broncos -- all rumored to be interested -- have not been in the mix. ... Yet.