Forgot Log-in or  Password? |  Help  Not a member, Register Now!
Play Fantasy The Most Award Winning Fantasy game with real time scoring, top expert analysis, custom settings, and more. Play Now
      
Fantasy Football Today
2014 Draft Prep Guide
Gameday Inactives
Downloadable Draft Kit
Mock Drafts
Get Your Draft Board
Player News
Stats
Players
Depth Charts
Roster Trends
Columns
Injury Report
Projections
Rankings
Red Zone Stats
Teams
Schedules
Scores
Standings
Fantasy Games
Playoff Challenge
Commissioner
Prize Leagues
Free
Office Pool Manager
Game Pick'em
Player Challenge
Fantasy Baseball Today
2014 Draft Prep Guide
Downloadable Draft Kit
Mock Drafts
Player News
Stats
Players
Depth Charts
Roster Trends
Columns
Injury Report
Rankings
Projections
Teams
Schedules
Probable Pitchers
Scores
Standings
Fantasy Games
Commissioner
Free
Prize Leagues
Player News
Stats
Players
Columns
Injuries
Projections
Rankings
Teams
Schedules
Message Boards
Fantasy Games
Commissioner
Free
Player News
Stats
Players
Columns
Injury Report
Projections
Rankings
Teams
Schedules
Mock Drafts
Scores
Standings
Fantasy Games
Commissioner
Free
Prize Leagues
Downloadable Draft Kit
Player News
Stats
Players
Columns
Injury Report
Projections
Rankings
Teams
Schedules
Mock Drafts
Scores
Standings
Fantasy Games
Commissioner
Free
Prize Leagues
No Fantasy Teams Found
 
Cincinnati Bengals logo
Cincinnati Bengals
Stadium: Paul Brown Stadium | Coach: Marvin Lewis

Roster

 
 
player is injured   news about this player  
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateExpCollege
97Atkins, Geno DT6-13033/28/19885Georgia
25Bernard, Giovani RB5-920811/22/19912North Carolina
90Bilukidi, Christo DT6-532012/13/19893Georgia State
61Bodine, Russell C6-33066/30/1992RNorth Carolina
65Boling, Clint G6-53115/9/19894Georgia
83Brock, Kevin TE6-52644/9/19862Rutgers
55Burfict, Vontaze OLB6-12489/24/19903Arizona State
33Burkhead, Rex RB5-102157/2/19902Nebraska
17Campbell, Jason QB6-523512/31/198110Auburn
80Charles, Orson TE6-32541/27/19913Georgia
93Clarke, Will DE6-62715/4/1991RWest Virginia
13Collins, Jasper WR5-1118811/28/19911Mount Union
14Dalton, Andy QB6-222010/29/19874Texas Christian
48Davidson, James LB6-324211/1/1990RTexas-El Paso
21Dennard, Darqueze CB5-1120210/10/1991RMichigan State
51DiManche, Jayson LB6-12449/22/19902Southern Illinois
96Dunlap, Carlos DE6-62802/28/19895Florida
85Eifert, Tyler TE6-62509/8/19902Notre Dame
53Flowers, Marquis LB6-32402/16/1992RArizona
64France, Dan T6-53154/1/1991RMichigan State
91Geathers, Robert DE6-32868/11/198311Georgia
95Gilberry, Wallace DE6-227512/5/19847Alabama
18Green, A.J. WR6-42077/31/19884Georgia
42Green-Ellis, BenJarvus RB5-112207/2/19857Mississippi
84Gresham, Jermaine TE6-52606/16/19885Oklahoma
29Hall, Leon CB5-1119512/9/19848Michigan
87Hamilton, Cobi WR6-219711/13/19901Arkansas
44Hampton, Victor CB5-91973/12/1992RSouth Carolina
46Harris, Clark LS6-52457/10/19846Rutgers
72Hawkinson, Tanner G6-53005/14/19902Kansas
89Hewitt, Ryan TE6-42541/24/1991RStanford
32Hill, Jeremy RB6-123810/20/1992RLouisiana State
73Hopkins, Trey G6-33107/6/1992RTexas
10Huber, Kevin P6-12147/16/19856Cincinnati
99Hunt, Margus DE6-82907/14/19872Southern Methodist
43Iloka, George SS6-42203/31/19903Boise State
60Johnson, T.J. C6-43107/17/19901South Carolina
49Joiner, Brandon LB6-32504/27/19892Arkansas State
82Jones, Marvin WR6-21983/12/19903California
24Jones, Adam CB5-101869/30/19838West Virginia
76King, David DE6-430012/27/19891Oklahoma
27Kirkpatrick, Dre CB6-219010/26/19893Alabama
59Lamur, Emmanuel LB6-42406/8/19893Kansas State
37Lewis-Harris, Chris CB5-101862/11/19892Tennessee-Chattanooga
15Lockett, Colin WR5-111884/5/1991RSan Diego State
38Manning, Danieal SS5-112128/9/19829Abilene Christian
58Maualuga, Rey MLB6-22551/20/19876USC
26Mays, Taylor FS6-32252/7/19885USC
39McCalebb, Onterio DB5-101758/10/19891Auburn
5McCarron, AJ QB6-32209/13/1990RAlabama
92Moch, Dontay LB6-22577/19/19882Nevada
70Montgomery, Sam DE6-32705/25/19902Louisiana State
20Nelson, Reggie FS5-112109/21/19838Florida
74Newhouse, Marshall T6-43289/29/19885Texas Christian
23Newman, Terence CB5-101979/4/197812Kansas State
2Nugent, Mike K5-101903/2/198210Ohio State
30Peerman, Cedric RB5-1021410/10/19865Virginia
94Peko, Domata DT6-332211/27/19849Michigan State
67Pollak, Mike G6-33002/16/19857Arizona State
56Porter, Sean OLB6-12421/12/19912Texas A&M
57Rey, Vincent MLB6-02559/6/19874Duke
66Robinson, Trevor C6-53005/16/19903Notre Dame
73Ross, LaKendrick DT6-43505/1/1993RLynchburg College
12Sanu, Mohamed WR6-22108/22/19893Rutgers
11Sanzenbacher, Dane WR5-1118410/13/19884Ohio State
50Schaffer, J.K. LB6-02326/10/19902Cincinnati
8Scott, Matt QB6-221011/9/19901Arizona
71Smith, Andre T6-43401/25/19876Alabama
81Smith, Alex TE6-42505/22/198210Stanford
75Still, Devon DT6-53107/11/19893Penn State
76Svitek, Will T6-63051/8/19829Stanford
19Tate, Brandon WR6-119510/5/19876North Carolina
98Thompson, Brandon DT6-231510/19/19893Clemson
22Westbrooks, Lavelle CB6-01851/12/1992RGeorgia Southern
35Whitlock, Nikita RB5-102505/16/1991RWake Forest
77Whitworth, Andrew T6-733012/12/19819Louisiana State
34Wilder Jr., James RB6-32324/14/1992RFlorida State
36Williams, Shawn SS6-02165/13/19912Georgia
9Wilson, Tyler QB6-22158/16/19891Arkansas
86Wright, James WR6-120112/31/1991RLouisiana State
68Zeitler, Kevin G6-43153/8/19903Wisconsin
 
Coaching Staff
PositionName
Head CoachMarvin Lewis
 
 
Other NFL Players
 
Alphabetical Listing
A · B · C · D · E · F · G · H · I · J · K · L · M · N · O · P · Q · R · S · T · U · V · W · X · Y · Z
 
Position Listing
 
Cedric Peerman
News
Bengals wide receiver Andrew Hawkins had a big 34-yard catch to set up the team's sixth and final touchdown Week 16 against the Vikings, but he was a relatively small contributor on the day, finishing with three catches for 37 yards.

Likewise, running back Cedric Peerman had two carries for 6 yards, and quarterback Josh Johnson, who spelled starter Andy Dalton late in a blowout win, had four carries for 3 yards.

Mike Pollak
News
The Bengals have moved seven players -- defensive tackle Christo Bilukidi, guard Clint Boling, punter Kevin Huber, receiver Colin Lockett, cornerback Onterio McCalebb, guard Mike Pollak and cornerback Leon Hall to the active roster. They had all previously been on the PUP or NFI lists. 
Mohamed Sanu
News
Mohamed Sanu was one of the lone bright spots for the Bengals Sunday against the Cardinals in preseason action. Sanu made five catches -- all for 10-plus yards.

His first grab came for a gain of 18 yards on the second drive of the night. He was targeted seven times and finished with five catches for 70 yards. He has compiled 126 receiving yards this preseason.

J.K. Schaffer
News
Bengals linebacker J.K. Schaffer left Saturday's preseason game against the Jets after taking a shot to the head. He was ruled out for the remainder of the game.
Matt Scott
News
The Bengals waived linebacker J.K. Schaffer (concussion) and cornerback Lavelle Westbrooks (thumb) with injury designations. Cincy also waived linebacker James Davidson and quarterback Matt Scott to reach the 75-man roster limit.
Ryan Hewitt
No Updates
Sam Montgomery
News
The Bengals have agreed to a deal with defensive end Sam Montgomery , formerly a member of the Texans and Raiders. He's expected to try out for a roster spot in training camp. Montgomery is a former third-round pick of the Texans. 
Reggie Nelson
News
Bengals defensive back Reggie Nelson had a big game in Week 11 against the Browns, in a 41-20 win.

Nelson finished third on the team with nine tackles, and was also one of three Bengals to intercept Browns quarterback Jason Campbell. It was his second interception of the season. 

Domata Peko
News
Bengals nose tackle Domata Peko signed a two-year extension through 2016, according to the team's website. Peko has not missed a start since 2009.
Nikita Whitlock
No Updates
Andre Smith
News
The following players aren't expected to play for the Bengals Sunday night against Arizona, the team announced: Quarterback AJ McCarron, quarterback Tyler Wilson, wide receiver Dane Sanzenbacher, cornerback Darqueze Dennard, running back Rex Burkhead, linebacker J.K. Schaffer, offensive lineman Andre Smith, tight end Tyler Eifert, wide receiver Marvin Jones and cornerback Lavelle Westbrooks.
Rey Maualuga
News
Bengals linebacker Rey Maualuga is probable to return against the Chargers.

Maualuga hurt his left knee. He was down on the field for a bit, but was able to walk off under his own power. 

Tanner Hawkinson
News
The Bengals have made RB Rex Burkhead, CB Terence Newman, OT Tanner Hawkinson, WR Ryan Whalen, WR Dane Sanzenbacher, DT Ogemdi Nwagbuo and TE Kevin Brock inactive against the Chargers.

Newman is the only player on the list who was on the injury report. He was doubtful due to a knee injury. The other six players are healthy scratches.

James Davidson
News
The Bengals waived linebacker J.K. Schaffer (concussion) and cornerback Lavelle Westbrooks (thumb) with injury designations. Cincy also waived linebacker James Davidson and quarterback Matt Scott to reach the 75-man roster limit.
LaKendrick Ross
No Updates
Geno Atkins
News
Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins, who's coming back from a torn ACL, participated in team drills Wednesday and convinced defensive coordinator Paul Guenther he's ready to play a couple series Sunday at Arizona, reports the team's website. Whether or not Atkins plays Sunday, coach Marvin Lewis said the two-time Pro Bowler "is a go" for the regular-season opener in Baltimore.
Danieal Manning
News
Newly-signed Danieal Manning could start at safety for the Bengals opposite Reggie Nelson, reports the team's website. An eight-year vet who'll turn 32 in training camp, Manning also could handle some kickoff returns.

“I am not going to lie, one reason that played a part in me coming here was I had seen the role that they had continuing to knock on the playoff door," said Manning, who spent the last three seasons with the Texans.

"I had seen this was a team that I would potentially love to play with if I ever had the opportunity to come to free agency. My prayers were answered. I’m just ecstatic and elated to be a part of the organization.”

A.J. Green
News
Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green was only targeted twice, but that was all he needed to finish as the team's leading receiver during Thursday's preseason opener against the Chiefs.

Andy Dalton hooked up with Green for a 9-yard gain on the first play from scrimmage. Four plays later, Green hauled in a 53-yard bomb, which set up a field goal on the opening drive. He finished with two catches for 62 yards.
Clint Boling
News
The Bengals have moved seven players -- defensive tackle Christo Bilukidi, guard Clint Boling, punter Kevin Huber, receiver Colin Lockett, cornerback Onterio McCalebb, guard Mike Pollak and cornerback Leon Hall to the active roster. They had all previously been on the PUP or NFI lists. 
Colin Lockett
News
The Bengals have moved seven players -- defensive tackle Christo Bilukidi, guard Clint Boling, punter Kevin Huber, receiver Colin Lockett, cornerback Onterio McCalebb, guard Mike Pollak and cornerback Leon Hall to the active roster. They had all previously been on the PUP or NFI lists. 
Trey Hopkins
News
Bengals rookie guard Trey Hopkins left Sunday's preseason game against the Cardinals with a shin injury. Hopkins got hurt early in the fourth quarter and was carted off the field. He was ruled out for the remainder of the game.
Wallace Gilberry
News
Bengals OL Kyle Cook and DE Wallace Gilberry are active against the Chargers.

Cook is dealing with a foot injury, and was able to practice in full Friday. Gilberry has a concussion, but was also able to practice in full Friday.

Dre Kirkpatrick
News
Five notable Bengals players practiced Tuesday, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports: running back Jeremy Hill (shoulder), linebacker Sean Porter (knee), cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick (hip), quarterback Jason Campbell (elbow) and offensive lineman Andre Smith (concussion protocol).

T.J. Johnson
News
Bengals center T.J. Johnson was carted off the field Sunday night against the Cardinals with an apparent leg injury. Johnson sustained the injury late in the fourth quarter and was unable to return for the remainder of the game.
Brandon Tate
News
The Bengals re-signed receiver/returner Brandon Tate, reports Yahoo Sports. He averaged 26.1 yards on kickoff returns and 9.3 yards on punt returns last year.
Darqueze Dennard
News
Bengals rookie cornerback Darqueze Dennard was forced out of Saturday's preseason game against the Jets with a hip injury.

The No. 24 overall pick in this year's draft suffered the injury in the first half. He was ruled out for the remainder of the game and will likely be further evaluated moving forward. The team has not revealed the extent of the injury.
Injury
Hip - Questionable for Week 4 of preseason
Dontay Moch
News
According to the team's official website, the following players will not dress for the Bengals against the Colts Saturday night: Wide receiver Marvin Jones, offensive lineman Andre Smith, defensive end Dontay Moch, cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick, defensive tackle Geno Atkins, tight end Tyler Eifert, quarterback Jason Campbell and linebacker Sean Porter.
Christo Bilukidi
News
The Bengals have moved seven players -- defensive tackle Christo Bilukidi, guard Clint Boling, punter Kevin Huber, receiver Colin Lockett, cornerback Onterio McCalebb, guard Mike Pollak and cornerback Leon Hall to the active roster. They had all previously been on the PUP or NFI lists. 
Mike Nugent
News
Bengals kicker Mike Nugent had one field goal attempt against the Chargers.

Nugent hit his only attempt, kicking a 46 yard field goal just before half-time. The bengals were limited offensively, and only scored one more time. Nugent kicked an extra point, but was otherwise quiet all game. 

Marvin Jones
News
The following players aren't expected to play for the Bengals Sunday night against Arizona, the team announced: Quarterback AJ McCarron, quarterback Tyler Wilson, wide receiver Dane Sanzenbacher, cornerback Darqueze Dennard, running back Rex Burkhead, linebacker J.K. Schaffer, offensive lineman Andre Smith, tight end Tyler Eifert, wide receiver Marvin Jones and cornerback Lavelle Westbrooks.
Injury
Foot, ankle - Out for preseason. Doubtful for start of regular season
Onterio McCalebb
News
The Bengals have moved seven players -- defensive tackle Christo Bilukidi, guard Clint Boling, punter Kevin Huber, receiver Colin Lockett, cornerback Onterio McCalebb, guard Mike Pollak and cornerback Leon Hall to the active roster. They had all previously been on the PUP or NFI lists. 
Alex Smith
News
The Bengals on Tuesday re-signed tight end Alex Smith , who had become an unrestricted free agent when his 2013 Cincinnati contract expired.

Smith is a 10th-year NFL player in 2014, in his second season with Cincinnati. He joined the Bengals as an unrestricted free agent from Cleveland for 2013 and played in every regular season game, with two starts. He caught 13 passes for 47 yards.

"Alex played significant snaps for us last year, and it’s good to get him back in the fold," said Bengals coach Marvin Lewis. "He’s ready to go physically, and it's mini-camp week, so he jumps right back in there for us."

Smith has 119 NFL games played, with 57 starts. He has 160 receptions for 1,461 yards and 12 touchdowns. He is expected to be No. 3 on the depth chart behind Tyler Eifert and Jermaine Gresham.

James Wilder Jr.
No Updates
Vontaze Burfict
News
Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict was forced out of Sunday night's preseason game against the Cardinals with a hamstring injury. He had two total tackles before the injury. He was ruled out for the game.

Will Svitek
News
The Bengals signed offensive lineman Will Svitek, who played in 13 games for the Patriots last year.
Rex Burkhead
News
Bengals running back Rex Burkhead is believed to have suffered an MCL injury Saturday that will keep him out at least until the Week 5 game at New England, reports the team's website.
Injury
Knee - Questionable for Week 4 of preseason
Robert Geathers
News
The Bengals placed defensive end Robert Geathers on injured reserve Wednesday. Geathers hurt his elbow Monday against the Steelers.
James Wright
News
Bengals rookie wide receiver James Wright was carted off the field with a concussion after suffering a scary hit late in the fourth quarter of Sunday's preseason game against Arizona.

The back of Wright's helmet bounced off the turf after trying to catch a slant, leaving him motionless for a few minutes. He was helped on to the cart and ruled out for the remainder of the game.

Injury
Concussion - Questionable for Week 4 of preseason
Emmanuel Lamur
News
Bengals offensive lineman Clint Boling and linebacker/safety Emmanuel Lamur are expected to pitch in more in 2014 after getting hurt in 2013. 

The official team website notes that Boling, who had ACL surgery on Dec. 31, is a much-needed piece to the O-line. His versatility provides depth and he's talented enough to start. He thinks he'll be ready for Week 1.

Lamur (shoulder) will be cleared in time for late-April offseason work and also offers a lot of versatility. Big enough to play linebacker and fast enough to dabble at safety, Lamur could work as a three-down defender, according to defensive coordinator Paul Guenther, but might exclusively on passing downs in nickel packages. 

Brandon Thompson
News
Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins' status is not known after suffering a torn ACL in the middle of last season. In February it was reported that he hadn't had any setbacks but ESPN says it's "anyone's guess" when he'll be back on the field. The Bengals are apt to keep Devon Still and/or Brandon Thompson if Atkins isn't ready for the start of the season. 
Chris Lewis-Harris
News
The loss of Terence Newman for at least one week with a knee injury motivated the Bengals to promote cornerback Chris Lewis-Harris from the practice squad on Thursday and release safety Tony Dye .

Lewis-Harris spent seven weeks on the active roster this year and made three tackles in three games played.

Cobi Hamilton
News
The Bengals signed receiver Cobi Hamilton, centers T.J. Johnson and Scott Wedige, defensive end David King, cornerback Onterio McCalebb and linebacker Bruce Taylor to reserve/futures contracts.
Tyler Wilson
News
The following players aren't expected to play for the Bengals Sunday night against Arizona, the team announced: Quarterback AJ McCarron, quarterback Tyler Wilson, wide receiver Dane Sanzenbacher, cornerback Darqueze Dennard, running back Rex Burkhead, linebacker J.K. Schaffer, offensive lineman Andre Smith, tight end Tyler Eifert, wide receiver Marvin Jones and cornerback Lavelle Westbrooks.
Jeremy Hill
News
The Bengals couldn't run at all against the Cardinals until rookie Jeremy Hill entered Sunday's game on the fifth series. On 3rd-and-1 from the Cincinnati 34, Hill followed fullback Ryan Hewitt for 5 yards, sparking two long drives resulting in field goals.

"I want to know who we are," offensive coordinator Hue Jackson told the team's website. "There were other things on the sheet I could have called, but I wanted to find out who we are and I think I'm beginning to know who we are."

Hill finished with 48 yards on 12 carries, adding two catches for 9 yards, and has rushed for 100 yards on 21 totes (4.8 ypc) this preseason.

The 6-1, 238-pounder said that as a big back, he prides himself on "being 100 percent on third-and-shorts and goal-line situations."

Andrew Whitworth
News
The Bengals' Andrew Whitworth moved from left tackle to left guard for the final six games last season, replacing the injured Clint Boling while Anthony Collins stepped in for Whitworth. Although Whitworth excelled inside, he'd prefer to return to left tackle.

“I’m a long, lean lever guy without thick arms or legs. I’m built to play tackle,” Whitworth told the team's website. “I feel like that’s where I’d like to stay. That’s not a firm thing. It’s just what I would prefer.”

Whitworth is signed through 2015.

“I know this is a business and they have to do what they think is best for the future of the team and not for just one or two years,” he siad. “I know I turn the big 33 this year (Dec. 12) …I feel like I can play tackle for a long time.”

Whitworth's future could depend on whether Cincinnati re-signs Collins, a free agent.

Will Clarke
News
With the No. 88 pick in the NFL Draft, the Bengals selected defensive end Will Clarke from West Virginia.

Clarke had six sacks in 2013, and he should complete for playing time in the Bengals' defensive line rotation right away.

Devon Still
News
Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still left Sunday's preseason game against the Cardinals with a hamstring injury. Still sustained the injury in the first half and was unable to return.
Injury
Shin - Questionable for Week 4 of preseason
Jasper Collins
News
The Bengals released tight end Kevin Brock and receiver Jasper Collins. Cincy must cut four more players by the 4 p.m. ET deadline.
Tyler Eifert
News
Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert sat out the second preseason game with a back injury, reports the team's website. The injury is not considered serious.
Kevin Brock
News
The Bengals released tight end Kevin Brock and receiver Jasper Collins. Cincy must cut four more players by the 4 p.m. ET deadline.
Marquis Flowers
News
As the Bengals prepare to open training camp this week, they placed nine players on the Physically Unable to Perform list and another three on the Non-Football Injury list. All 12 players can come off both lists at any time. 

Defensive tackle Geno Atkins (knee), cornerback Leon Hall (Achilles), guard Clint Boling (knee), linebacker Marquis Flowers (hamstring), punter Kevin Huber (neck), receiver Colin Lockett (hamstring), defensive tackle Zach Minter (back), defensive tackle Devon Still (back) and receiver Ryan Whalen (hamstring) all were placed on PUP. 

In addition to receiver Marvin Jones (ankle), who might not be seriously hurt, the Bengals placed cornerback Onterio McCalebb (ankle) and quarterback AJ McCarron (shoulder) on their NFI list. 

Brandon Joiner
News
The Bengals made a slew of moves Tuesday as they get closer to finalizing the 53-man roster.

Cincinnati waived offensive guard Otis Hudson and tackle Jason Weaver, put linebackers Brandon Joiner (knee) and Sean Porter (shoulder) on injured reserve, and placed quarterback Zac Robinson (elbow) and fullback Chris Pressley (knee) on the PUP list.

Orson Charles
News
Bengals fullback Orson Charles was arrested in Kentucky on charges of wanton endangerment. That means he was putting someone in danger or exposure to injury or death. No specific details are known other than he was arrested by Madison County officials last night. Charles is entering his third season with Cincinnati; he has nine career catches. 
Andy Dalton
News
Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton racked up 150-plus yards during Sunday's preseason game against the Cardinals.

Dalton completed 13 passes, 10 of which were split between A.J. Green and Mohamed Sanu. He compiled 157 yards through the air while completing 13 of 21 passes. He is 24 of 34 for 373 yards, with one touchdown and no interceptions this preseason.
Marshall Newhouse
News
The Bengals signed offensive tackle Marshall Newhouse on Friday. Newshouse started two of his 14 games played last season with the Packers. He will likely fill in the void left by Anthony Collins, who signed with the Buccaneers this offseason.
Taylor Mays
News
The Bengals re-signed defensive back Taylor Mays Tuesday, according to CBSSports.com NFL Insider Jason La Canfora. Financial details of the move are not yet known. 

Mays finished the 2013 season with 19 tackles and one fumble recover in eight games. 

Shawn Williams
News
On Day 3 of the NFL Draft, the Bengals added Georgia safety Shawn Williams, Texas A&M linebacker Sean Porter, Nebraska running back Rex Burkhead and Arkansas wide receiver Cobi Hamilton.
Jermaine Gresham
News
Bengals tight end Jermaine Gresham, who is coming back from offseason hernia surgery, has been cleared to practice.
Giovani Bernard
News
Bengals running back Giovani Bernard found the end zone during Saturday’s preseason game against the Jets.

Bernard punched it in from 1-yard out on the second drive of the night. He was pulled after three drives. He took seven handoffs for 22 yards and a touchdown, averaging 3.1 yards per attempt on the ground. In the passing game, he caught only one pass for 6 yards.
BenJarvus Green-Ellis
News
ESPN.com's latest projection has the Bengals cutting veteran running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis and keeping second-year pro Rex Burkhead instead. Green-Ellis did not play in the third preseason game due to a stomach virus, and he was in for just three plays the week before.
Dane Sanzenbacher
News
The following players aren't expected to play for the Bengals Sunday night against Arizona, the team announced: Quarterback AJ McCarron, quarterback Tyler Wilson, wide receiver Dane Sanzenbacher, cornerback Darqueze Dennard, running back Rex Burkhead, linebacker J.K. Schaffer, offensive lineman Andre Smith, tight end Tyler Eifert, wide receiver Marvin Jones and cornerback Lavelle Westbrooks.
AJ McCarron
News
The following players aren't expected to play for the Bengals Sunday night against Arizona, the team announced: Quarterback AJ McCarron, quarterback Tyler Wilson, wide receiver Dane Sanzenbacher, cornerback Darqueze Dennard, running back Rex Burkhead, linebacker J.K. Schaffer, offensive lineman Andre Smith, tight end Tyler Eifert, wide receiver Marvin Jones and cornerback Lavelle Westbrooks.
Injury
Shoulder - NFI. Probable for start of regular season
Lavelle Westbrooks
News
The Bengals waived linebacker J.K. Schaffer (concussion) and cornerback Lavelle Westbrooks (thumb) with injury designations. Cincy also waived linebacker James Davidson and quarterback Matt Scott to reach the 75-man roster limit.
George Iloka
News
Bengals defensive back George Iloka and linebacker Rey Maualuga each intercepted quarterback Matt Cassel Week 16 against the Vikings, joining linebacker Vincent Rey, who returned his pick for a touchdown. It was both players' first interception this season.

Iloka also had two tackles, including one solo. Maualuga also had three tackles, including one solo.

Adam Jones
News
Fantasy owners might have to wait, potentially a long time, to see large stat contributions from Darqueze Dennard . The fit is pretty good with the Bengals, who have long assembled a cornerback army to help against opposing offenses. But Dennard's rise to the starting lineup is blocked with veterans like Leon Hall, Terence Newman, Adam Jones and Dre Kirkpatrick. The coaches even compared Dennard's game to Hall's, who has been the best Bengals corner for a while.

In time, those guys will clear out and Dennard will play a bunch, but until then his stats won't be great. We'd pass on Dennard in seasonal leagues and would spend only a late-round pick on him in dynasty/keeper formats. He's only worth a late-round pick in rookie-only drafts, too.

Leon Hall
News
Bengals cornerback Leon Hall was back at practice on Thursday, ESPN reported. Hall tore his Achilles last season. 

"Mentally, it's easier the second time," Hall said about coming back from an injury again. "Not even close. I mean, the first time going into my goal was to come back for training camp, and I felt I could achieve that goal, but obviously I was going into it blind. I didn't know what to expect. I didn't know what to do as opposed to this second time."

Margus Hunt
News
Even though he barely played last season, the Bengals are anticipating a big leap from defensive end Margus Hunt in 2014. Hunt is expected to play only on the left side of the defense as part of a rotation with other defenders before moving on to playing elsewhere on the line. His body (6-foot-8, 280 pounds) is ready for the game, it's all about getting his mind right. 

"(Strength) can still be a weakness if you don't know how to use it," Hunt told the official team website. "You can be as a strong as you want, but there's a balance in football where it all needs to sit. ... A lot of time the playbook really got me on track. Now I don't feel it's a lot to put on me. I've had a year behind me."

Kevin Huber
News
The Bengals have moved seven players -- defensive tackle Christo Bilukidi, guard Clint Boling, punter Kevin Huber, receiver Colin Lockett, cornerback Onterio McCalebb, guard Mike Pollak and cornerback Leon Hall to the active roster. They had all previously been on the PUP or NFI lists. 
Carlos Dunlap
News
Bengals defensive end Carlos Dunlap, who signed a six-year, $40 million contract last offseason, might have to be released "to create the salary cap room necessary to sign a number of other highly considered players on their roster about to hit free agency," reports DraftInsider.net. Dunlap had 7.5 sacks and four forced fumbles last season.

Defensive end Michael Johnson is one high-profile Bengal about to hit free agency.

Terence Newman
News
Fantasy owners might have to wait, potentially a long time, to see large stat contributions from Darqueze Dennard . The fit is pretty good with the Bengals, who have long assembled a cornerback army to help against opposing offenses. But Dennard's rise to the starting lineup is blocked with veterans like Leon Hall, Terence Newman, Adam Jones and Dre Kirkpatrick. The coaches even compared Dennard's game to Hall's, who has been the best Bengals corner for a while.

In time, those guys will clear out and Dennard will play a bunch, but until then his stats won't be great. We'd pass on Dennard in seasonal leagues and would spend only a late-round pick on him in dynasty/keeper formats. He's only worth a late-round pick in rookie-only drafts, too.

Kevin Zeitler
News
Bengals offensive linemen Andrew Whitworth (concussion) and Kevin Zeitler (foot), who were listed as questionable on Friday's injury report, are active for Week 16 against the Vikings.
Vincent Rey
News
The Bengals have hung on to linebacker Vincent Rey, signing him to a two-year extension, a league source has told the National Football Post.

Rey has played in all 48 games since 2011, but not as a starter. He started just three games a year ago, but still registered 57 tackles and four sacks.

David King
News
The Bengals signed receiver Cobi Hamilton, centers T.J. Johnson and Scott Wedige, defensive end David King, cornerback Onterio McCalebb and linebacker Bruce Taylor to reserve/futures contracts.
Jason Campbell
News
Bengals veteran backup quarterback Jason Campbell said Friday he can probably play in the Sunday preseason game at Arizona, per the team website. He has been dealing with a bruised throwing elbow sustained in the exhibition opener.

Campbell declared himself fine after throwing freely in practice Wednesday.

Victor Hampton
No Updates
Clark Harris
News
Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert (knee) is officially active for Week 14 against the Colts, as expected. Eifert was on the injury report for Sunday's game, but was considered probable.

Fellow tight end Clark Harris (illness) is also active as expected.

Dan France
No Updates
Russell Bodine
News
The Bengals and center Russell Bodine agreed to a contract, the first for the rookie out of North Carolina. Bodine was a fourth-round pick in May's draft. He'll compete for playing time in training camp. 
Trevor Robinson
News
The Bengals have listed the following players as inactive for Sunday's contest against the Ravens in Week 10: cornerback Chris Lewis-Harris, linebacker Michael Boley, linebacker Rey Maualuga, offensive lineman Trevor Robinson, offensive lineman Tanner Hawkinson, defensive tackle Devon Still, tight end Jermaine Gresham.
Sean Porter
News
Five notable Bengals players practiced Tuesday, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports: running back Jeremy Hill (shoulder), linebacker Sean Porter (knee), cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick (hip), quarterback Jason Campbell (elbow) and offensive lineman Andre Smith (concussion protocol).

Jayson DiManche
No Updates