Greene was signed to Bengals practice squad after final cuts... Entered NFL this past spring as college free agent with San Francisco ... Spent time at tight end, defensive end and linebacker during career at USC.
Career transactions: Signed with San Francisco as college free agent on 5-27-14 ... Waived by 49ers on 8-26-14 ... Signed to Cincinnati practice squad on 8-31-14.
2014 recap: On practice squad for Games 1-7 ... Played in three preseason games for 49ers and had one catch for 45 yards.College: Saw action in 37 games at USC at tight end and defensive end/linebacker ... Played in nine games and had three tackles during senior season ... As a junior, appeared in 11 games, logging five tackles, including two sacks, and had two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery ... Played in a combined 18 games between freshman and sophomore seasons.
The Bengals are hoping to keep a few of their own this season in free agency, like middle backer Rey Maualuga. The model for what they do this March might be what they did three years ago.
Everyone saw it coming, but it still didn’t make it any easier Friday when the Bengals released one of their more versatile players and valued leaders across the defensive front and around the locker room in 11-year veteran Robert Geathers.