"I don't get into all the 'I need a contract' stuff," he said. "I'm not here for money. I'm not broke. So I'm fine. I can wait until the end of the year to get a contract, but I know that time is coming."
If Green doesn't receive a long-term contract at some point, then the Bengals could use the franchise tag on him in March.
Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant and Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas have yet to sign long-term deals after having their respective clubs use the franchise tag on them. Green is monitoring their situations, but he believes it won't affect him.
"It doesn't say anything about me," Green said. "They're three different teams. Three different people. You don't know what their situation is. All I can do is control what I can do, and that's play football. Everything after that takes care of itself."
Green, who is entering a contract season, wants to focus on the upcoming season, not money.
"I handle the part of playing. I'm not hurting for money," said Green. "I got my option. That's enough for now. I'm just focused on football. Next year will take care of itself."
Green is expected to earn $10.176 million in 2015. He also noted he wasn't healthy for much of the 2014 season.
"I was not out there like I need to. I was never 100 percent. I felt like I never played like I should have," Green said. "Yeah, I'm a 100 percent."
Green had 69 catches for 1,041 yards and six touchdowns in 13 games in 2014.
"It's a difficult test for us, but we do have the fallback if we need to of using the franchise tag," Brown said. "So, that's one option."
Brown added that it will be expensive to retain Green using the tag and they will have other potential free agents to lock up as well.
"We don't know yet where we are going to end up but we have tried to prepare ourselves for it some by holding back on cap expenditures this year which can be rolled over into next year," he said. "That will give us a little bit more potential to make deals."
With those key targets out, quarterback Andy Dalton figures to rely on running backs Jeremy Hill and Giovani Bernard and wideout Mohamed Sanu.
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Cincy is a 3.5-point underdog as Dalton looks for his first playoff win in four tries.
Green played in 13 games for Cincinnati during the regular season, totaling 69 catches for 1,041 yards and six touchdowns. The Bengals will down to wide receivers Mohamed Sanu, Brandon Tate, Greg Little and Cobi Hamilton for their matchup with the Colts.
The Bengals are currently 3 1/2-point underdogs against the Colts Sunday.
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