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Bengals trim roster to 53

Bengals trim roster to 53

The Bengals today made the following 21 roster moves in reaching the NFL limit of 53:

 

* Placed one player on the Reserve/Injured list:

            --LB Emmanuel Lamur (shoulder)

 

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

            --HB Bernard Scott (knee)

            (Scott 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.)

 

* Released one veteran to free agency, terminating his contract:

--OT Dennis Roland

 

* Waived 18 players:

            --FB John Conner (fourth-year player, Kentucky)

            --TE/LS Bryce Davis (first-year player; Central Oklahoma)

            --S Tony Dye (second-year player, UCLA)

            --OT Reid Fragel (rookie, Ohio State)

            --WR Cobi Hamilton (rookie, Arkansas)

            --HB Daniel Herron (first-year player, Ohio State)

            --C T.J. Johnson (rookie, South Carolina)

            --CB Chris Lewis-Harris (first-year player, Tennessee-Chattanooga)

            --CB Onterio McCalebb (rookie, Auburn)

            --DE Dontay Moch (second-year player, Nevada)

            --CB Shaun Prater (second-year player, Iowa)

            --WR Taveon Rogers (second-year player, New Mexico State)

            --WR Roy Roundtree (rookie, Michigan)

            --LB J.K. Schaffer (first-year player, Cincinnati)

            --QB John Skelton (fourth-year player, Fordham)

            --DT Terrence Stephens (rookie, Stanford)

            --G John Sullen (rookie, Auburn)

            --LB Bruce Taylor (rookie, Virginia Tech)

 

PRACTICE SQUAD: All players waived today except John Conner and John Skelton 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 eight players.

 

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