Bengals sign offensive lineman, cut wide receiver

Published: Tuesday, September 17, 2019 @ 2:38 PM

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Jake Dolegala (7) waits for the snap by offensive tackle Keaton Sutherland (74) during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Frank Victores)
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Jake Dolegala (7) waits for the snap by offensive tackle Keaton Sutherland (74) during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Frank Victores)

The Bengals on Tuesday announced the signing of offensive lineman Keaton Sutherland from their practice squad.

Sutherland, a 6-foot-5, 316-pound rookie out of Texas A&M, signed with the Bengals in May as a college free agent. He played in all four preseason games, including a start at center vs. the Colts. Sutherland played 44 games (33 starts) in four seasons for the Aggies at tackle and guard.

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To make room for Sutherland, the Bengals waived wide receiver Pharoh Cooper. The Bengals acquired Cooper on waivers from the Cardinals on Sept. 1. He played in one game.

The Bengals signed rookie offensive lineman Dino Boyd to the practice squad. Boyd played collegiately at the University of Cincinnati. He was with the Chiefs during the preseason but was waived during final cuts.