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Bengals Reduce Roster to 53 Players for 2023 Season

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

Placed one player on the Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list:

  • OT La'el Collins (knee)

Placed two players on the Reserve/Injured list:

  • DT Tautala Pesefea Jr. (elbow)
  • CB Marvell Tell III (concussion)

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

  • TE Tanner Hudson
  • CB Sidney Jones IV
  • WR Stanley Morgan
  • QB Trevor Siemian
  • WR Trent Taylor
  • S Michael J. Thomas

Waived 26 players:

  • OT Hakeem Adeniji
  • TE Devin Asiasi
  • TE Nick Bowers
  • S Larry Brooks
  • G Ben Brown
  • DE Owen Carney
  • WR Malachi Carter
  • P Drue Chrisman
  • S Yusuf Corker
  • DT Domenique Davis
  • CB Allan George
  • C Nate Gilliam
  • DE Jeff Gunter
  • LB Shaka Heyward
  • WR Mac Hippenhammer
  • WR Shedrick Jackson
  • DE Raymond Johnson III
  • LB Keandre Jones
  • G Jaxson Kirkland
  • WR Kwamie Lassiter II
  • LB Jaylen Moody
  • LB Tyler Murray
  • HB Jacob Saylors
  • QB Reid Sinnett
  • TE Christian Trahan
  • HB Calvin Tyler Jr.

Practice Squad:

All NFL players are eligible to be signed to a team's practice squad in 2023, though players who are waived must clear waivers first. The Bengals plan to announce tomorrow a practice squad of up to 16 players.

See which players made it to the 53 man roster for the 2023 season.

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