The Bengals today made the following player moves:
**Acquired two players on waivers:
- CB Nick McCloud, acquired from Buffalo. McCloud (6-1, 190), a rookie out of the University of Notre Dame, was a college free agent signee of the Buffalo Bills in May. He played in all three preseason games for this Bills this year, and had nine tackles, two PDs and an INT.
- DE Wyatt Ray, acquired from Tennessee. Ray (6-3, 255), a second-year player out of Boston College, originally was a college free agent signee of the Cleveland Browns in 2019. He also spent time with Houston, Buffalo, the N.Y. Jets and the Titans. He has played in four career games — all with Tennessee in 2020 — and has a sack.
**Terminated the contract of six-year veteran WR Mike Thomas.
**Waived first-year WR Trenton Irwin.
**Signed the following 15 players to the practice squad:
- LB Joe Bachie
- CB Tony Brown
- P Drue Chrisman
- S Trayvon Henderson
- LB Keandre Jones
- TE Thaddeus Moss
- HB Jacques Patrick
- CB Winston Rose
- TE Mason Schreck
- DE Noah Spence
- G Keaton Sutherland
- WR Trent Taylor
- DT Renell Wren
- HB Pooka Williams
- HB Trayveon Williams
All of the practice players noted above were with the Bengals during training camp. Cincinnati's practice squad currently is one spot shy of the 16-player limit.