Bengals Activate WR John Ross From COVID-19 List, Place DT Renell Wren On IR


The Cincinnati Bengals have activated WR John Ross from the COVID-19 list on Sunday after he passed testing upon returning to the team. John Ross

The Bengals also placed DT Renell Wren on injured reserve with a quad injury.

A few weeks ago, Ross left training camp to take care of his young son and the child’s mother after both tested positive for COVID-19. 

Ross, 24, is a former first-round pick of the Bengals back in 2017. He is entering the final year of his four-year rookie contract worth $17.11 million which included a signing bonus of $10.58 million.

Ross is entering the final year of his rookie contract in 2020 after Cincinnati declined his fifth-year option. 

In 2019, Ross appeared in eight games for the Bengals and had 28 receptions for 506 yards (18.1 YPC) and three touchdowns.

Wren, 24, was selected in the fourth round by the Bengals out of Arizona State in 2019. He signed a four-year, $3,202,596 contract and stands to make base salaries of $675,000 and $735,000 over the next two years of the agreement.

In 2019, Wren appeared in 11 games for the Bengals and recorded eight tackles and no sacks. 

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