The Bengals must cut eight more players before Tuesday to reach the NFL's mandatory 65-player limit. The final cut-down date comes a week from Sunday on Aug. 31 when all teams must be down to 53 players. In all, the Bengals must release 20 players from their current roster. <br><br>Here's a quick run down of where each position group stands.
August 23, 2003
<b>GEORGETOWN, Ky. –</b> Kelley Washington missed the Bengals 28-13 opening preseason loss against the New York Jets this past Sunday because, according to comments made by his agent Glenn Rosenberg to The Cincinnati Post Monday evening, the doctor who performed surgery on the wide receiver's neck last November wanted to make sure himself that Cincinnati's third-round pick was OK to play.
August 11, 2003
<b>GEORGETOWN, Ky. –</b> Marvin Lewis had a goal of creating competition at every position in his first training camp. He can consider that goal met. Now it's just up for those competitions to produce players who can play at a higher level than what has been shown for the past 12 seasons.
August 6, 2003
<b>GEORGETOWN, Ky. –</b> This is the way of training camp. Day in and day out, teammates pound on each other in the hopes of showing something to the coaches who don't really know what they've got. The coaches have seen the tapes from college or from past seasons, but until they see a player in person for a repeated number of days, they just don't know about the player.
August 2, 2003
The worst kept secret in football came to fruition on draft day and try as they may to disguise it, when the Bengals selected Carson Palmer with the first pick, no one was surprised. As they once again look to right a sinking ship what was the end result for the Bengals?
July 6, 2003