Hopkins has signed a three-year contract extension with the Bengals, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Hopkins' play at center has been one of the few bright spots for the Bengals this season. The 27-year-old is now locked in for the foreseeable future as the team's starter.
Hopkins was named the Bengals' starting center over Billy Price, Geoff Hobson of Bengals.com reports.
Hopkins and Price both saw time at left guard, right guard and center, but for now Hopkins will start at center and Price will come off the bench, which is a bit of a surprise given that Price was a first-round draft pick last season.
Hopkins signed a one-year contract with the Bengals on Thursday.
Hopkins elected to sign the second-round tender that was extended to him from the team he's spent his whole career with. The Texas product has started 21 of 30 games the last two seasons, suiting up at both guard positions and center. Hopkins should continue to serve as a depth lineman next season.
Hopkins is listed as the Bengals' starting right guard on their initial depth chart, Geoff Hobson of Bengals.com reports.
Hopkins earned significant playing time last season before missing time with a knee injury. Alex Redmond and Christian Westerman are currently his competition for the job.
Hopkins (knee) practiced without limitations Wednesday and is in line to play Sunday against the Jaguars.
Hopkins will fill back in at right guard for Sunday's matchup.
Hopkins left Sunday's game against the Colts with a left knee ailment, Jay Morrison of the Dayton Daily News reports.
Hopkins was replaced by Alex Redmond at right guard, and Redmond will continue slotting in if Hopkins isn't available for Week 9's matchup with the Jags.
Hopkins (knee) practiced without limitations Wednesday, Paul Dehner Jr. of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
Now that he's healthy, Hopkins will slot back in at right guard for Sunday's matchup with the Bills.
Hopkins (knee) is listed as inactive for Sunday's game against the Browns.
Hopkins practiced in a limited fashion all week but was unable to be cleared for Sunday's game. He'll have a full week to prepare for Week 5 against the Bills.
Hopkins (knee) is questionable to play Sunday against the Browns.
Hopkins injured his left knee in the season opener and hasn't played since. Fortunately, he was able to practice in a limited capacity throughout the week and appears to have a decent shot of suiting up Sunday.
Hopkins (knee) won't play Sunday against the Packers, Katherine Terrell of ESPN.com reports.
Hopkins is set to miss his second straight week, leaving T.J. Johnson to continue filling in.
Hopkins (knee) won't play in Thursday's game against the Texans.
Hopkins didn't practice all week after injuring his left knee in the Bengals' season-opening loss to the Ravens last Sunday.
Hopkins (knee) did not participate in Tuesday's practice, Jay Morrison of the Dayton Daily News reports.
Hopkins was removed from Sunday's game after suffering a left knee injury. If he's unable to play Thursday, expect T.J. Johnson to play in his absence.
Hopkins has a left knee injury and is out for the remainder of Sunday's game.
With Hopkins out, T.J. Johnson will fill in for the time being.
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.
Bengals rookie guard Trey Hopkins left Sunday's preseason game against the Cardinals with a shin injury. Hopkins got hurt early in the fourth quarter and was carted off the field. He was ruled out for the remainder of the game.