Source: Bengals wanted Bennett

Updated: October 22, 2009, 4:10 PM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones turned down a trade offer for one of his young players before Tuesday's trade deadline.

Jones, who didn't name any team or player involved, spoke directly to a club regarding a potential transaction.

"We had a significant offer for a key player that we turned down, and turned down in getting in more extended dialogue for," Jones said before Wednesday's practice. "So we did have that kind of activity . . . but ...

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