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 kicking game that has had as much to do with their run of five straight post-season berths as the A.J. Green-Andy Dalton connection and the Geno Atkins-led defensive line has undergone a youthful facelift less than two weeks before the opener.
The Bengals made one of those hard moves minus the knocks before Tuesday morning’s walk-through when they released wide receiver Brandon Tate.
A look at the roster in the wake of the injury to Pro Bowl special teamer Cedric Peerman as the Bengals prep for Thursday's pre-season finale against the Colts (7:30 p.m.-Cincinnati's Channel 12) at Paul Brown Stadium.
After cutting 11 players on a list headed by third-year linebacker Jayson DiManche on Monday, the Bengals still need to make a move with four players to get down to the roster maximum of 75 by Tuesday at 4 p.m.