A first-year NFL player for 2014, King was on Bengals practice squad for most of 2013 and has opened ’14 on practice squad ... Entered NFL in ’13 as seventh-round draft choice of Philadelphia.
Career transactions: Selected by Philadelphia in seventh round of 2013 NFL Draft (239th overall) ... Signed with Eagles on 5-10-13 ... Waived by Eagles on 8-30-13 ... Signed to Cincinnati practice squad on 10-22-13 ... Signed to Bengals roster on 1-6-14 ... Waived by Bengals on 8-30-14 ... Signed to Bengals practice squad on 8-31-14.
2014 recap: On practice squad for Games 1-6 ... Four tackles and a fumble recovery in preseason.2013: Seventh-round Philadelphia draft choice logged seven tackles (two for-loss) in preseason for Eagles ... Waived in final preseason cuts, and signed to Bengals practice squad following Game 6 ... Closed season on practice squad and signed to 2014 offseason roster.
While Pro Bowl wide receiver A.J. Green began his second straight practice Thursday, running back Giovani Bernard was nowhere to be seen for the second straight day. That would indicate Bernard is going to miss the first game of his two-year NFL career 1 p.m. Sunday against the Jaguars at Paul Brown Stadium.
Just the mere mention of a rookie quarterback coming into Paul Brown Stadium for Sunday’s 1 p.m. game against Jacksonville can send a shiver through Bengaldom. It hasn't been easy. But QBs - rookie or veteran - have had tough sledding at PBS in the last 13 games.