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The Cincinnati Bengals signed a new quarterback on Wednesday and Tyler Eifert isn't just recovering, he's getting stronger. There's more stuff here.

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bengals sign a quarterback

  • Cincinnati signed former Ball State and Baltimore Ravens quarterback Keith Wenning, the team announced on Wednesday.
    [Cincinnati Bengals Twitter]

  • Wenning, a former Ravens sixth-round pick (No. 194 overall) from the 2014 NFL draft, spent his entire rookie season on Baltimore's practice squad prior to his release on May 12, 2015 when the Ravens signed Prairie View A&M quarterback Jerry Lovelocke. 
    [Pro Football Talk / Josh Alper]

  • The signing gives Cincinnati a full 90-man roster, which fell to 89 players when the Bengals released quarterback-turned-receiver Terrelle Pryor.
    [Cincy Jungle]

eifert regains his weight

  • Eifert has "recaptured his 15 pounds and is back to 250", after he reportedly lost 15 pounds of muscle while recovering from a shoulder and elbow injury.
    [Bengals.com / Geoff Hobson]

  • The third-year tight end said last month that "it's just hard when you're starting over physically", that he had "lot of weight (about 15 pounds), a lot of muscle" and that he "couldn't really do anything there for three or four months."
    [Cincy Jungle / Josh Kirkendall]

  • Eifert told a Fort Wayne news station that he's 100 percent cleared and that "I'm good to go." 
    [WANE-TV]

nfl.com still doing the ranking thing

  • NFL.com breaks down each division and ranks the best players at each position. 
    [NFL.com / Dave Demshek]

  • Wide receiver A.J. Green, guard Kevin Zeitler, tackle Andrew Whitworth and defensive tackle Geno Atkins made the list. 
    [NFL.com / Dave Demshek]

  • Running back Jeremy Hill didn't make the cut because the list only included one running back, which went to Le'Veon Bell out of Pittsburgh. 
    [NFL.com / Dave Demshek]

the matt lengel feature

  • Matt Lengel, one of the college free agents that the Cincinnati Bengals signed after the 2015 NFL draft, suffered two season-ending knee injuries in 2012 and 2013 respectively. 
    [Kentucky.com / Joshua Huff]
  • We'll have an additional feature on Lengel Thursday, along with a review of the tight end position.