Whalen signed a contract with the 49ers on Tuesday, Adam Caplan of ESPN.com reports. Whalen will look to compete for a reserved role in the receiving corp. The 27-year-old hasn't played in the league since 2012, when he racked up seven receptions for 53 yards in nine games with the Bengals.
The Vikings announced the signing of wide receiver Ryan Whalen on Sunday. Whalen has caught 11 passes for 80 yards in his three-year career.
The Vikings signed wide receiver Ryan Whalen , per ESPN Radio. Whalen was drafted by Cincinnati in 2011 and released during the 2014 preseason. He was out of football throughout last season. He has 11 catches for 80 yards in his career.
The Bengals waived defensive tackle Larry Black, defensive back Isaiah Lewis, kicker Quinn Sharp and receiver Ryan Whalen and released cornerback R.J. Stanford.
As the Bengals prepare to open training camp this week, they placed nine players on the Physically Unable to Perform list and another three on the Non-Football Injury list. All 12 players can come off both lists at any time. Defensive tackle Geno Atkins (knee), cornerback Leon Hall (Achilles), guard Clint Boling (knee), linebacker Marquis Flowers (hamstring), punter Kevin Huber (neck), receiver Colin Lockett (hamstring), defensive tackle Zach Minter (back), defensive tackle Devon Still (back) and receiver Ryan Whalen (hamstring) all were placed on PUP. In addition to receiver Marvin Jones (ankle), who might not be seriously hurt, the Bengals placed cornerback Onterio McCalebb (ankle) and quarterback AJ McCarron (shoulder) on their NFI list.
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