In addition to the moves the Bengals made Monday, most notably releasing receiver Denarius Moore, the team cut seven more players to get down to the 75-man limit, per ESPN.com. The team released WR Desmond Lawrence, LB Nico Johnson, DT Kwame Geathers, DE Sam Montgomery, OG Chris Jasperse, TE John Peters and WR Tevin Reese. The team put FB Mark Weisman and WR Onterio McCalebb on the waived/injured list, LB Sean Porter on the reserve/PUP list and OT Cedric Ogbuehi on the reserve/non-football injury list.
The Bengals made a slew of moves Saturday to pare their roster down to the required 53 for the regular season. Among those moves was the placement of guard Trey Hopkins on the reserve/injured list with a leg issue. Rookie quarterback AJ McCarron was put on the reserve/non-football injury list with a shoulder problem. The Bengals also cut the following offensive players: tackles Dan France and Will Svitek, wide receivers Colin Lockett and Cobi Hamilton, center Trevor Robinson and running backs James Wilder and Nikita Whitlock. Defenders waived by the Bengals include safety Danieal Manning, cornerbacks Onterio McCalebb and Victor Hampton, tackles Devon Still and David King and ends Sam Montgomery and Dontay Moch. Cornerback Chris Lewis-Harris will begin serving a two-game drug suspension handed dowsn by the league.
The Bengals have agreed to a deal with defensive end Sam Montgomery , formerly a member of the Texans and Raiders. He's expected to try out for a roster spot in training camp. Montgomery is a former third-round pick of the Texans.
Linebacker Sam Montgomery, whom the Texans released in October for disciplinary reasons, has signed with the Raiders, per NFL.com. The rookie has not played this season.
The Texans waived running back Cierre Wood, defensive end Sam Montgomery and linebacker Willie Jefferson. Sources told the Houston Chronicle they were sent home Week 7 after violating team rules at a Kansas City hotel.