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Bengals Sign LB Paul Dawson To Practice Squad

The Cincinnati Bengals have signed LB Paul Dawson to their practice squad on Wednesday, according to Geoff Hobson.

Yesterday, Dawson worked out for the Buccaneers, but there were reports that he was likely to sign on to the Bengals’ practice squad after clearing waivers on Monday.

The┬áBengals’ practice squad now consists of:

  1. DE Ryan Brown
  2. HB Tra Carson
  3. DT David Dean
  4. CB Darius Hillary
  5. WR Jake Kumerow
  6. TE Matt Lengel
  7. CB Tony McRae
  8. G Alex Redmond
  9. WR Alonzo Russell
  10. LB Paul Dawson

Dawson, 23, was taken in the third-round of last year’s draft with the No. 99 overall pick. He was in the second year of his four-year, $2.896 million contract and was set to make a base salary of $525,000 for the 2016 season.

In 2015, Dawson appeared in 11 games for the Bengals and recorded 12 tackles and a pass defense.