Asecond-year pro for 2014, Brock is in his second stint with Bengals ... Re-joined Cincinnati following season-ending injury to Alex Smith in Game 2 ... Initially signed with Bengals as free agent following ’13 regular-season finale and was inactive for Wild Card playoff ... Played in four games for Kansas City in ’13, with three catches for 36 yards ... Saw brief action with Buffalo in 2011.
Career transactions: Signed with Carolina as college free agent on 5-1-09 ... Waived by Panthers on 8-1-09 ... Acquired on waivers by N.Y. Jets on 8-3-09 ... Waived by Jets on 9-5-09 ... Signed to Pittsburgh practice squad on 9-15-09 ... Released from Steelers practice squad on 11-2-09 ... Signed to Chicago practice squad on 11-24-09 ... Signed to Bears roster (Reserve/Future list) on 1-4-10 ... Waived by Bears on 5-24-10 ... Signed with Dallas as free agent on 5-26-10 ... Waived (injured) by Cowboys on 8-10-10 ... Reverted to Cowboys Reserve/Injured list after clearing waivers on 8-11-10 ... Waived by Cowboys (injury settlement) on 8-23-10 ... Signed to Oakland practice squad on 9-6-10 ... Signed to Raiders roster on 1-4-11 ... Waived by Raiders on 9-3-11 ... Signed to Raiders practice squad on 9-5-11 ... Released from Raiders practice squad on 12-6-11 ... Signed to Buffalo practice squad on 12-14-11 ... Signed to Bills roster on 12-20-11 ... Waived by Bills on 8-31-12 ... Signed with Kansas City as free agent on 2-11-13 ... Waived by Chiefs on 9-1-13 ... Re-signed with Chiefs as free agent on 9-17-13 ... Waived by Chiefs on 10-29-13 ... Signed with Cincinnati as free agent on 12-31-13 ... Waived by Bengals on 8-26-14 ... Signed with Bengals as free agent on 9-16-14.
2014 recap: Released by Bengals at conclusion of preseason, he was re-signed to roster prior to Game 3 ... Has played in Games 3-5 and has one catch for minus-three yards, that coming Sept. 21 vs. Tennessee ... Caught two-for-seven in preseason.
2013—Played for Kansas City in Games 3-6 and had three catches for 36 yards ... Inactive for Chiefs for Games 7-8 ... Caught two-for-27 in win Sept. 29 vs. N.Y. Giants ... Caught one-for-nine in win Oct. 13 vs. Oakland ... Waived following Game 8, and joined Bengals for practice week of Wild Card playoff game.
Previous seasons: 2009—Entered NFL as college free agent with Carolina ... Played in preseason for N.Y. Jets (no receptions) ... Spent time in regular season on Pittsburgh and Chicago practice squads. 2010—Opened year on Chicago roster, later signed by Dallas, and waived during preseason by Dallas with an injury settlement ... Spent regular season on Oakland practice squad. 2011—Spent preseason with Oakland (two catches for 22 yards) and spent most of regular season on Raiders practice squad ...Signed to Buffalo practice squad prior to Game 14, and activated to Bills roster for Games 15-16 ... Had 21-yard reception in win Dec. 24 vs. Denver, and a six-yard catch on 1-1-12 at New England. 2012—Spent training camp with Buffalo and waived in final cuts ... Not with an NFL team in regular season. 2013—Played for Kansas City in Games 3-6 and had three catches for 36 yards ... Inactive for Chiefs for Games 7-8 ... Caught two-for-27 in win Sept. 29 vs. N.Y. Giants ... Caught one-for-nine in win Oct. 13 vs. Oakland ... Waived following Game 8, and joined Bengals for practice week of Wild Card playoff game.
College: Played four seasons (2005-08) at Rutgers, with a redshirt year in 2004 ... Appeared in 42 games, with 49 receptions for 541 yards (11.0) with four TDs ... Caught 26-for-300 with two TDs as a senior and 23-for-241 with two TDs as a junior.
Personal: Hometown is Hackensack, N.J. ... Attended Hackensack High School, but did not play football until his junior year.
Andrew Whitworth and Domata Peko are the de facto captains of the offense and defense who have been here since 2006. Their message is simple. At 3-2-1 with ten games left, all is far from lost. But they must regain the fire of September.
INDIANAPOLIS - The Dean has seen it all through 142 Bengals games, the most on a roster trying to right itself after two blow-out losses in the last three weeks on the road to the AFC elite. Robert Geathers acknowledged it’s going to be a challenging week preparing for AFC North leader Baltimore at Paul Brown Stadium next Sunday, but, "We’ve got a good enough of core guys, good veterans. We won’t let it fall apart.”