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Bengals Bites (8/31) - Cuts, Cuts, Cuts

On the day when over 700 players are told they are not going to have a job this season, there is news everywhere about who is in and who is out.

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Cutting Devon Still tough decision for Lewis
Cutdown day can never be easy on coaches in the NFL. This one hit particularly hard for Marvin Lewis and the Bengals. Among the 22 players left off the 53-man roster over the last two days was defensive tackle Devon Still.

Cincinnati Bengals cut-down analysis - Cincinnati Bengals Blog - ESPN
The most significant move of the cut-down period for the Cincinnati Bengals was the decision to terminate veteran running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis' contract Friday. It wasn't too surprising considering the fact the Bengals drafted rookie Jeremy Hill in the second round in May.

AJ McCarron placed on Cincinnati Bengals' NFI list -
Cincinnati Bengals rookie quarterback AJ McCarron's shoulder tightness has not subsided. The team announced Saturday that McCarron will miss at least the first six games of the season on the reserve/non-football injury list.

Still, Manning among final cuts by Bengals | FOX Sports
The Bengals cut their roster to the NFL-limit of 53 players Saturday by making 18 moves, including waiving 2012 second-round draft pick Devon Still. The team also let go of veteran safety Danieal Manning, who was one of their few signings from outside of the organization during free agency.

James Harrison, former Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals linebacker, announces retirement from NFL - ESPN
James Harrison, a five-time Pro Bowl linebacker and former NFL Defensive Player of the Year, is retiring from football. Harrison, who spent 10 years with the Pittsburgh Steelers and played his final NFL season with the Cincinnati Bengals last year, announced his decision Saturday on his Facebook page.

With Green-Ellis gone, Cincinnati Bengals' Jeremy Hill era begins - ESPN
After 112 days, finally, the news came. BenJarvus Green-Ellis was cut.

Champ Bailey “fully healthy” and “definitely” wants to play this season | ProFootballTalk

The Saints parted ways with cornerback Champ Bailey as they dropped to 53 players this weekend, leading some to wonder if this is the end of the line for a likely Hall of Famer.

Bengals release Orson Charles | ProFootballTalk

And another 2012 draft pick has been cut by the Bengals. Joining second-rounder Devon Still on the waiver wire is tight end/H-back/fullback Orson Charles, a fourth-round pick two years ago. Charles appeared in 16 regular-season games with six starts as a rookie.

Stephen Hill's agent rips the Jets for cutting his client, blames Tim Tebow - Pro Football Zone

Stephen Hill's agent Alan Herman told Jim Corbett of USA TODAY Sports that the Jets didn't give his client enough time to develop.