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Joe Burrow shows support for Tee Higgins and Trey Hendrickson amid trade requests

Things get tricky when teams try to keep a close-knit group of players, all of whom deserve to be paid at a high level together.

The Cincinnati Bengals are facing that situation right now with Trey Hendrickson and Tee Higgins both looking for a new deal, watching the team make their quarterback the highest-paid player in the NFL the offseason prior.

Burrow’s $275 million extension made him the highest-paid player in the NFL, and while he deserves that deal, things like that take up cap and paying Higgins and Hendrickson comes a more difficult situation.