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
The first time out for coach Darrin Simmons and his special teams unit really couldn't have gone much worse than it did last week in the preseason opener against the New York Jets. <br><br> Neither Nick Harris nor Travis Dorsch punted well, averaging 38.1 yards on seven combined punts. Those in front of them didn't block well or cover kicks well, and Harris dropped not one but two snaps on placement attempts by kicker Neil Rackers.
August 15, 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