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Bengals waive RB Thomas Rawls

The Bengals get another shakeup in the backfield.

NFL: New York Jets-Training Camp Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

The Cincinnati Bengals have waived running back Thomas Rawls, the team announced Tuesday. No corresponding move was made, so the Bengals have one vacant spot on the 53-man roster for the time being.

Rawls, who was signed in Week 3, was once a rising star in the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Seahawks in 2015. However, injuries have led to his downfall, so much that he failed to make an NFL roster entering Week 1.

The Bengals signed Rawls after sustaining injuries to Joe Mixon and Trae Carson, the latter of which was waived. However, Rawls has been unable to pass rookie Mark Walton on the depth chart.

In three seasons with the Seahawks, Rawls rushed 314 times for 1,336 yards (4.3 ypc) and 7 touchdowns. He also caught 31 passes for 266 yards 8.6 (avg.) and one score. He signed with the Jets this year but was let go during final cuts.