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 1-7 ... 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.
Never mind going back to the House of Horrors Sunday (1 p.m.-Cincinnati’s Channel 12) when the Bengals go to the Texans’ NRG Stadium. Never mind that. The Texans have the running game from Hades. This time the Bengals may get an edge from a coach who has come over from the other side.
Starting cornerback Terence Newman returned to practice Thursday under the University of Cincinnati bubble, so he may be able to go in Sunday's game (1 p.m.-Cincinnati's Channel 12) in Houston.
Kevin Zeitler and J.J. Watt go way back. But when they meet Sunday (1 p.m.-Cincinnati's Channel 12), Watt is an MVP candidate and Zeitler is emerging as a top NFL guard.
Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson knew he would be faced with this question sooner or later and with running back Giovani Bernard coming off what he calls a “tremendous,’ practice on Wednesday, it may as well be now.
With one of the most dominant defensive players coming up in JJ Watt for Houston, Geoff Hobson and Dan Hoard examine the keys for winning the Bengals second straight road game.