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James Harrison's talks with Bengals 'not going well'

Pump the brakes on the love-fest between free-agent linebacker James Harrison and the Cincinnati Bengals.

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Harrison met with the Bengals on Monday to hammer out a contract, but talks have hit a snag. "It's not going well," a source informed of the process told NFL.com's Ian Rapoport. Asked by Rapoport to characterize the most recent discussions, the source added, "Doesn't look real good."

Contract talks ebb and flow. Harrison's representatives still are waiting for another response from the Bengals. It no longer seems inevitable, though, that Harrison will have the chance to take out his hatred on the Pittsburgh Steelers as a Bengal in 2013.

If Harrison's demands are too high, the Bengals could opt for Plan B. Former Miami Dolphins linebacker Karlos Dansby still is available after visiting the Bengals last week.

Follow Chris Wesseling on Twitter @ChrisWesseling.

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