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Quick Bengals 53-man roster, practice squad and PUP prediction

Before the Bengals face the Jets, here's a quick look at what the 53-man roster would look like if cutdown day was today.

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The Cincinnati Bengals are set to face the N.Y. Jets tonight in Week 2 of the NFL preseason. Training camp is over, and now it's about what players are putting on film in live-game action is critical for their chances of making the 53-man roster.

Instead of an in-depth roster prediction and analysis, here's my quick version of what I believe the 53-man roster and 8-man practice squad would look like if today was cutdown day.

Quarterbacks (2)

Andy Dalton

Jason Campbell

Running Backs (4)

Giovani Bernard

Jeremy Hill

Cedric Peerman

Rex Burkhead

Tight Ends (3) and Fullback (1)

Jermaine Gresham

Tyler Eifert

Alex Smith

Ryan Hewitt

Wide Receivers (7)

A.J. Green

Marvin Jones

Mohamed Sanu

Dane Sanzenbacher

James Wright

Brandon Tate

Cobi Hamilton

Offensive Line (8)

Mike Pollak (C/G)

Russell Bodine (C)

Kevin Zeitler (G)

Clint Boling (G)

Marshall Newhouse (G/T)

Andrew Whitworth (T/G)

Andre Smith (T)

Trey Hopkins (G/T)

Defensive Lineman (9)

Carlos Dunlap

Geno Atkins

Domata Peko

Wallace Gilberry

Margus Hunt

Robert Geathers

Will Clarke

Devon Still

Brandon Thompson

Linebackers (6)

Vontaze Burfict

Emmanuel Lamur

Rey Maualuga

Vincent Rey

Marquis Flowers

Jayson DiManche

Cornerback (5)

Leon Hall

Terence Newman

Adam Jones

Dre Kirkpatrick

Darqueze Dennard

Safety (5)

Reggie Nelson

George Iloka

Shawn Williams

Daniel Manning

Taylor Mays

Special Teams (3)

Mike Nugent

Kevin Huber

Clark Harris

Last Four In: Hamilton, DiManche, Burkhead, Hopkins

First four out: BenJarvus Green-Ellis, Cristo Bilukidi, RJ Stanford and Scott (goes out to keep Hamilton with Marvin Jones hurt)

PUP(Doesn't count against 53-man roster)

AJ McCarron

Practice Squad

Sean Porter

Lavelle Westbrooks

James Wilder Jr.

Quinn Sharp

TJ Johnson

LaKendrick Ross

Victor Hampton

Matt Scott

The Bengals opt to not use the I.R. recall designation on Marvin Jones and keep him on the active roster. Of the guys I projected to the practice squad, one of them probably gets scooped up by another team when Cincinnati waives them.