Bengals Signing QB Christian Hackenberg To Practice Squad


Mike Garafolo reports that the Bengals are singing QB Christian Hackenberg to their practice squad on Sunday.

The Bengals’ practice squad now consists of:

  1. TE Moritz Bohringer (International)
  2. DT Andrew Brown
  3. HB Quinton Flowers
  4. FB/TE Jordan Franks
  5. CB C.J. Goodwin
  6. C Brad Lundblade
  7. OT Kent Perkins
  8. CB KeiVarae Russell
  9. WR Kermit Whitfield
  10. LB Chris Worley
  11. QB Christian Hackenberg

Hackenberg, 23, is a former second-round pick of the Jets back in 2016. He’s entering the final year of his four-year, $4.7 million contract and stands to make a base salary of $1.08 million for the 2018 season.

The Jets traded Hackenberg to the Raiders last month for a conditional seventh-round pick. However, Oakland waived him a few months ago and he later signed on with the Eagles for the preseason.

During his three-year college career at Penn State, Hackenberg threw for 8,457 yards while completing 56.1 percent of his passes to go along with 48 touchdowns and 31 interceptions.

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