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Bengals Establish Roster of 53 Players

The Bengals made the following 32 player moves to reach the NFL roster limit of 53:

*Placed three players on the Reserve/Injured list:

--QB Matt Barkley (sixth-year player, Southern California; knee injury)

--H-B Cethan Carter (second-year player, Nebraska; shoulder injury)

--S Trayvon Henderson (rookie, Hawaii; knee injury)

*Terminated the contract of three vested veterans (NOTE: These players are released to free agency and thus are free to sign with another team or to re-sign with the Bengals):

--H-B Ryan Hewitt (fifth-year player, Stanford)

--DE Michael Johnson (10th-year player, Georgia Tech)

--C T.J. Johnson (fifth-year player, South Carolina)

*Waived 25 players (NOTE: Two of these players are waived/injured and will revert to the Bengals' Reserve/Injured list tomorrow if they clear waivers):

--LB Brandon Bell (first-year player, Penn State)

--S Tyrice Beverette (rookie, Stony Brook)

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

--WR Devonte Boyd (rookie, Nevada-Las Vegas)

--DT Andrew Brown (rookie, Virginia)

--K Jonathan Brown (first-year player, Louisville)

--HB Quinton Flowers (rookie, South Florida)

--H-B Jordan Franks (rookie, Central Florida)

--CB C.J. Goodwin (third-player, California [Pa.])

--HB Brian Hill (second-year player, Wyoming)

--LB Junior Joseph (rookie, Connecticut)

--C Brad Lundblade (rookie, Oklahoma State)

--WR Jared Murphy (rookie, Miami [Ohio])

--OT Justin Murray (first-year player, Cincinnati)

--DT Chris Okoye (rookie, Ferris State; injured, may revert to Reserve/Injured)

--OT Kent Perkins (first-year player, Texas)

--DT Simeyon Robinson (rookie, James Madison)

--WR Kayaune Ross (rookie, Kentucky)

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

--S Josh Shaw (fourth-year player, Southern California; injured, may revert to Reserve/Injured)

--WR Ka'Raun White (rookie, West Virginia)

--WR Kermit Whitfield (first-year player, Florida State)

--DT Eddy Wilson (rookie, Purdue)

--QB Logan Woodside (rookie, Toledo)

--LB Chris Worley (rookie, Ohio State)

*Placed one player on the Reserve/Suspended by Commissioner list:

--LB Vontaze Burfict (seventh-year player, Arizona State, suspended for four games)

PRACTICE SQUAD: All of the players waived today 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).