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Chandler Burden
G #79
Height:
6-4
Weight:
300
College:
Kentucky
Hometown:
Cincinnati, OH
Experience:
1

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      First-year pro, a Cincinnati native, looks for a foothold on the Bengals’ roster after signing as a free agent ... Spent 2012 on the Miami practice squad and was on the Kansas City practice squad for most of the season’s second half in ’13 ... Opened ’14 with Kansas City before being waived in May ... Opened his college career at Kentucky as a defensive lineman before being switched to offense as a junior.
    First-year pro, a Cincinnati native, looks for a foothold on the Bengals’ roster after signing as a free agent ... Spent 2012 on the Miami practice squad and was on the Kansas City practice squad for most of the season’s second half in ’13 ... Opened ’14 with Kansas City before being waived in May ... Opened his college career at Kentucky as a defensive lineman before being switched to offense as a junior.

   Career transactions: Signed with Tennessee as college free agent on 5-3-12 ... Waived by Titans on 7-25-12 ... Signed with Miami on 8-1-12 ... Waived by Dolphins on 8-31-12 ... Signed to Dolphins practice squad on 9-2-12 ... Signed to Dolphins roster on 1-3-13 ... Waived by Dolphins on 8-26-13 ... Signed to Kansas City practice squad on 10-2-13 ... Released from Chiefs practice squad on 11-12-13 ... Signed to Chiefs practice squad on 11-19-13 ... Signed to Chiefs roster on 1-6-14 ... Waived by Chiefs on 5-27-14 ... Signed with Cincinnati as free agent on 6-3-14.

    2013: Signed to Miami offseason roster for start of new league year and played in first three Dolphins preseason games before being waived ... On Kansas City practice squad for Games 5-8 and 10-16.

    2012: Entered NFL in May as college free agent signee with Tennessee ... Waived by Titans in July, he was signed by Miami and played in all four Dolphins preseason games, including a start at LG in finale Aug. 29 at Dallas ... Spent full regular season on Dolphins practice squad.

    College: Lettered four seasons (2008-11) at Kentucky, playing 43 games with 26 starts ... Helped Wildcats reach BBVA Compass Bowl as a junior, leading line that finished second in Southeastern Conference in fewest sacks allowed, but missed the bowl game vs. Pittsburgh due to shoulder injury ... Played 13 games at DE, with three starts, as a sophomore.

    Personal: Hometown is Cincinnati ... Attended La Salle High School, where he was a two-way lineman ... Also as a prep athlete, won state championships as a senior in shot put and discus, competing in Ohio’s big-school classification ... History major at Kentucky.

    NOTE ABOUT NFL EXPERIENCE: Burden did not earn an accrued year of experience toward NFL free agency in 2012 or ’13 because he was not on a 53-player roster, a Reserve/Injured list or a Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list for the required minimum of six games in either of those seasons.
 

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