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Bengals reach 53-man roster requirement

CINCINNATI (WKRC) -- BENGALS TRIM ROSTER TO NFL LIMIT OF 53

The Bengals today made the following 18 roster moves in reaching the NFL limit of 53:

* Placed one player on the Reserve/Injured list:
            --G Trey Hopkins (leg)

* Placed one player on the Reserve/Non-Football Injury list:
            --QB AJ McCarron (shoulder)
            (McCarron will remain with the team for rehab and meetings, but may not practice for Weeks 1-6 of the regular season. Beginning the week following Week 6, he will begin a window of eligibility to return to practice under a roster exemption, if medically cleared.)

* Terminated the contracts of two vested veterans, releasing them to free agency:
--S Danieal Manning
--OT Will Svitek

* Moved one player to the Reserve/Suspended by Commissioner list:
--CB Chris Lewis-Harris (suspended for Games 1-2 for violating NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse.)

* Waived 13 players:
            --H-back Orson Charles (third-year player, Georgia)
            --OT Dan France (rookie, Michigan State)
--WR Cobi Hamilton (first year, Arkansas)
--CB Victor Hampton (rookie, South Carolina)
--DT David King (first year, Oklahoma)
--WR Colin Lockett (rookie, San Diego State)
--CB Onterio McCalebb (first year, Auburn)
--DE Dontay Moch (second year, Nevada)
--DE Sam Montgomery (second-year, Louisiana State)
--C Trevor Robinson (third year, Notre Dame)
--DT Devon Still (third-year, Penn State)
--FB Nikita Whitlock (rookie, Wake Forest)\
--HB James Wilder Jr. (rookie, Florida State)

PRACTICE SQUAD: All players waived today will be eligible to be signed to an NFL practice squad if they clear waivers tomorrow. The Bengals plan to announce tomorrow a practice squad of up to 10 players.

ADDITIONAL BENGALS MOVE

            The Bengals today waived rookie CB Lavelle Westbrooks of Georgia Southern from the Reserve/Injured list, with an injury settlement (thumb).

Information provided by the Cincinnati Bengals    
 

 

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