Westerman Taken Off Exempt/Left Squad List
G Christian Westerman has returned to the team, and the Bengals have removed him from the Exempt/Left Squad list.
Westerman Placed On Exempt/Left Squad
Westerman, a fourth-year player, originally was a fifth-round draft pick of the Bengals in 2016. He has played in 16 career games, with two starts.
Bengals Acquire Dare Odeyingbo On Waivers
The Bengals today acquired DT Dare Odeyingbo on waivers from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Odeyingbo (6-2, 282), a rookie out of Vanderbilt, originally signed with Tampa Bay as a college free agent on May 10.
Bengals Sign WR Tyler Boyd to Contract Extension
Boyd, a fourth-year player, originally was a Bengals second-round draft pick out of the University of Pittsburgh in 2016. Last season, he led the Bengals in both receptions (76) and receiving yards (1028), and tied for the team lead in receiving TDs (seven) — all of those totals also were career-highs.
Bengals G Clint Boling Retires
Clint Boling helped the Bengals to five straight playoff appearances from 2011-15, including AFC North division titles in ’13 and ’15. Over his Bengals tenure, he blocked for four 1000-yard rushers and helped produce 100-yard rushing performances by running backs 21 times.
Bengals Sign First Round Pick Jonah Williams, Second Round Pick Drew Sample
Williams started all 44 possible games in his college career and helped Alabama to appearances in the CFB National Championship Game in each of his three seasons with the program, including a national title in the 2017 season. Sample spent five seasons (2014-18) at Washington, with a redshirt year in ’14, and caught 46 career passes for 487 yards and five TDs.