Bengals Reduce 2020 Roster To 53 Players


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

Terminated the contract of one vested veteran:

  • QB Brandon Allen

Waived 23 players:

  • DT Freedom Akinmoladun
  • DE Amani Bledsoe
  • DT Trey Dishon
  • QB Jake Dolegala
  • TE Jordan Franks
  • DE Kendall Futrell
  • LS Dan Godsil
  • S Trayvon Henderson
  • WR Trenton Irwin
  • OT Josh Knipfel
  • WR DaMarkus Lodge
  • CB Greg Mabin
  • C Frederick Mauigoa
  • DT Kahlil McKenzie
  • CB Torry McTyer
  • WR Stanley Morgan
  • HB Jacques Patrick
  • CB Winston Rose
  • TE Mason Schreck
  • S Maurice Smith
  • LB Marcel Spears Jr.
  • WR Scotty Washington
  • TE Mitchell Wilcox

PRACTICE SQUAD: All NFL players are eligible to be signed to a team's practice squad in 2020, though players who are waived must clear waivers first. The Bengals plan to announce a practice squad of up to 16 players on Sunday, Sept. 6.