Colts Release Morgan Trent: Could Bengals Make a Claim?

The Bengals released Morgan Trent to make room for Cedric Benson when he came back to the team after his one-week suspension. Of course at that time, nobody in the Bengals front office could foresee that the team's No. 1 cornerback, Leon Hall, would be placed on Injured Reserve because of a torn Achilles tendon. 

Trent was signed by the Indianapolis Colts before the Week 10 games began and after playing on special teams during the Colts' loss to the Jaguarshe was released on Tuesday.

It's funny how things work in the NFL sometimes. Trent was released by the Bengals and just a week later, they find themselves in need of a cornerback who can take Leon Hall's place for the season. It's possible that they could put in a claim for Trent to bring him back to Cincinnati. After all, he spent three seasons with the Bengals and knows Mike Zimmer's system.

Adam Jones hasn't played a whole game in over a year and it's been even longer since he started as a team's cornerback. Although he's talented, Jones could be a liability to the team's secondary, especially if he's not 100 percent by Sunday.

So, should the Bengals bring Trent back to Cincinnati now that Leon Hall is done for the season or should they stick with what they have right now?

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