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Here’s the Bengals’ current, though unofficial, depth chart now that the 53-man roster is set.

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The Bengals’ 53 man roster is set and while there’s depth to be found, some positions are deeper than others. Defensive line, in particular, is one area of the team that could use an upgrade heading into Week 1 of the regular season. But as of now, here’s where the Bengals’ depth chart stands after Saturday’s 53-man roster release.

OFFENSE

QB: Andy Dalton, AJ McCarron, Jeff Driskel

WR 1: A.J Green, James Wright, Alex Erickson

WR 2: Brandon LaFell, Tyler Boyd, Cody Core

LT: Andrew Whitworth, Jake Fisher**

LG: Clint Boling, Trey Hopkins

C: Russell Bodine, T.J. Johnson

RG: Kevin Zeitler, Christian Westerman

RT: Cedric Ogbuehi**, Eric Winston

TE: Tyler Eifert***, Tyler Kroft**, C.J. Uzomah

TE 2/FB: Ryan Hewitt

RB: Jeremy Hill, Giovani Bernard, Rex Burkhead

DEFENSE

LDE: Carlos Dunlap, Margus Hunt

NT: Domata Peko, Pat Sims

DT: Geno Atkins, DeShawn Williams

RDE: Michael Johnson, Will Clarke

SLB: Karlos Dansby, Marquis Flowers

MLB: Rey Maualuga, Trevor Roach

WLB: Vontaze Burfict*, Vincent Rey, Nick Vigil

LCB: Dre Kirkpatrick, Chris Lewis-Harris, Josh Shaw

RCB: Adam Jones, Darqueze Dennard, Chykie Brown

SS: Shawn Williams, Clayton Fejedelem

FS: George Iloka, Derron Smith

SPECIAL TEAMS

P: Kevin Huber

KO/PK: Mike Nugent

LS: Clark Harris

PR: Alex Erickson, Adam Jones, Tyler Boyd

KR: Alex Erickson, Adam Jones, Rex Burkhead


*Burfict is suspended for the first three weeks of the 2016 NFL season.

**Fisher, Obuehi, Kroft and Dennard are all battling injuries and hoping to be back by Week 1.

***Eifert is currently aiming for a Week 4-6 return from an ankle injury suffered in the Pro Bowl and subsequent surgery.