Bengals Update

>>Bengals Welcome Back Jessie Bates

(Cincinnati, OH)  — The Bengals are welcoming back one of their key players on defense.  Jessie Bates the Third officially signed his franchise tag yesterday which will keep him on the team for the year.  Cincy also placed safety Brandon Wilson on the PUP list and cut quarterback Drew Plitt to meet the N-F-L’s roster limit deadline.  Teams must trim their rosters to 53 players by next Tuesday.

>>Rams Visit Cincy For Joint Practice

(Cincinnati, OH)  — The Rams are in Cincy ahead of joint practice with the Bengals.  Both teams will square off in practice today and tomorrow before their game on Saturday.  Coach Zac Taylor and Rams Head Coach Sean McVay are expected to use their entire rosters during the join sessions.  However, neither team is expected to play their starters in the preseason finale.