The Bengals today cleared G D'Ante Smith and CB Trae Waynes to return to practice by designating them for return from the Reserve/Injured list.
Smith has been on Reserve/Injured since Oct. 16 with a right knee injury. Waynes has been on Reserve/Injured since Oct. 12 with a right hamstring injury. Today starts a 21-day period during which Smith and Waynes may practice with the team without counting against the 53-player active roster. They are eligible to be activated to the roster at any time during that period.
Smith has played in one game this season. Waynes has played in two games and has five tackles.