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Bengals Officially Cut 19 Players Including S Jimmy Wilson

The Cincinnati Bengals have begun the process of trimming their roster down to 53 players. Here’s the list of roster cuts up to this point:

  1. FB Andrew Bonnet
  2. DE Ryan Brown
  3. HB Tra Carson
  4. C Alex Cooper
  5. DT David Dean
  6. OT Aaron Epps
  7. HB Bronson Hill
  8. CB Darius Hillary
  9. G Trey Hopkins
  10. WR Jake Kumerow
  11. TE Matt Lengel
  12. CB Tony McRae
  13. G Alex Redmond
  14. WR Alonzo Russell
  15. WR Rashaun Simonise
  16. G Trip Thurman
  17. OT John Weidenaar
  18. QB Keith Wenning
  19. CB Chykie Brown

Wilson, 29, is a former seventh-round pick of the Dolphins back in 2011. He played out his rookie contract with the Dolphins before signing a two-year $4.85 million contract with the Chargers in March of last year.

However, the Chargers elected to cut Wilson in December. Wilson later signed a one-year contract with the Chiefs a several months ago before cutting him loose in May.

The Bengals later signed him to a contract in July.

In 2015, appeared in 13 games for the Chargers and recorded 44 tackles, one sack, an interception, a fumble recovery and two pass defenses.