A 2012 college free agent signee with Dallas, Adams joined Bengals practice squad on Sept. 2, after spending preseason with Cowboys ... Earned all-conference honors each of final three seasons at Columbia University.
2012 HIGHLIGHTS: Signed with Dallas as college free agent on May 4 ... Played in two preseason games for Dallas, and waived on Aug. 31 ... Signed on Sept. 2 to Bengals practice squad.
The Bengals’ Mike Nugent is halfway to his goal of kicking 20 years in the NFL. Which means if he makes it, half his career will come dealing with extra points that weren’t as automatic as they were during his first 10 seasons.
The spine of the Bengals locker room still runs through Andrew Whitworth and Domata Peko. But young leaders like Jeremy Hill (above) and Giovani Bernard are emerging.
The addition of four rookie tight ends means, for the moment, the Bengals can let Ryan Hewitt continue to develop into what some in the building already see as potentially the NFL's best fullback.