Bengals cut roster to 75

08/26/2014 04:17 PM

On Monday, the Bengals released four players, including first-year defensive tackle Larry Black, rookie safety Isaiah Lewis, first-year kicker Quinn Sharp and fourth-year wide receiver Ryan Whalen. The team also terminated the contract of fourth-year cornerback R.J. Stanford, which releases him to free agency.

Today, six more were waived to meet the 75 player requirement by the NFL’s 4 p.m. deadline. Cincinnati waived tight end Kevin Brock, wide receiver Jasper Collins, linebacker James Davidson and quarterback Matt Scott. They also let go of injured linebacker J.K. Schaffer (concussion) and cornerback Lavelle Westbrooks (thumb). If Schaffer and Westbrooks clear waivers they will revert to the Bengals injured reserve list.

After the Bengals host the Colts on Thursday night, they must make their final cuts to trim the roster to 53 on Saturday.

Kaci Kust

Kaci is a Production Specialist based out of the Northern Kentucky Spectrum News bureau. When she’s not working at the station she is covering high school sports, Bengals or EKU games for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. She played basketball for Hope College in Michigan where she earned a degree in journalism. She says if she wasn’t covering athletics for a living, she’d still be up early checking scores and stats. You can get the latest on the Bengals, EKU or high school sports in Northern Kentucky by following Kaci on Twitter @Kacikust.

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