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Bengals add CB Russell with secondary depleted by injuries
By JOE KAY
CINCINNATI (AP) With their secondary depleted by injuries, the Bengals signed cornerback KeiVarae Russell off the practice squad Thursday for an upcoming game in Kansas City.
Russell was the Chiefs' third-round pick in 2016. He's played in 13 games for Cincinnati over the past two seasons. The Bengals needed another cornerback with Darqueze Dennard sidelined by a shoulder injury suffered during a 28-21 loss to the Steelers.
Safety Shawn Williams also suffered a concussion during the game. He was cleared on Thursday and had a limited practice.
The Bengals waived receiver Auden Tate to open a roster spot. The seventh-round pick was inactive for the first six games.
Cincinnati (4-2) also is missing linebacker Nick Vigil, out indefinitely with an injured left knee.
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Updated October 18, 2018