Bengals Announce 53-Man Roster

The Bengals today made the following player moves to reach the NFL roster limit of 53:

*Placed two players on the Reserve/Injured list:

           --HB Rodney Anderson (rookie, Oklahoma; knee injury)

           --QB Jeff Driskel (fourth-year player, Louisiana Tech; hamstring injury)

*Placed two players on the Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list:

           --CB Darqueze Dennard (sixth-year player, Michigan State; knee injury)

           --OT Jonah Williams (rookie, Alabama; shoulder injury)

*Terminated the contract of one vested veteran (NOTE: This player is released to free agency and thus free to sign with another team or to re-sign with the Bengals):

           --G John Jerry (ninth-year player, Mississippi)

*Waived 21 players:

           --TE Moritz Böhringer (first-year player, Aalen [Germany])

           --CB Jordan Brown (rookie, South Dakota State)

           --WR Ventell Bryant (rookie, Temple)

           --CB Anthony Chesley (rookie, Coastal Carolina)

           --WR Cody Core (fourth-year player, Mississippi)

           --LB Deshaun Davis (rookie, Auburn)

           --LB Noah Dawkins (rookie, The Citadel)

           --HB Jordan Ellis (rookie, Virginia)

           --OT Justin Evans (first-year player, South Carolina State)

           --HB Quinton Flowers (first-year player, South Florida)

           --TE Jordan Franks (second-year player, Central Florida)

           --CB Davontae Harris (second-year player, Illinois State)

           --S Trayvon Henderson (second-year player, Hawaii)

           --LB Malik Jefferson (second-year player, Texas)

           --S Tyree Kinnel (rookie, Michigan)

           --C Brad Lundblade (first-year player, Oklahoma State)

           --WR Stanley Morgan (rookie, Nebraska)

           --CB KeiVarae Russell (fourth-year player, Notre Dame)

           --TE Mason Schreck (third-year player, Buffalo)

           --WR Hunter Sharp (first-year player, Utah State; injury settlement)

           --G Keaton Sutherland (rookie, Texas A&M)

*Placed by the NFL on the Reserve/Suspended by Commissioner list:

           --G Alex Redmond (third-year player, UCLA, suspended for four games)

PRACTICE SQUAD: All of the players waived today except WR Cody Core are eligible to be signed to an NFL practice squad if they clear waivers tomorrow. The Bengals plan to announce tomorrow a practice squad of up to 11 players (10, plus the possible addition of TE Moritz Böhringer, who is an International Player Pathway program participant and can be added as an 11th practice squad player if he clears waivers).

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