Cincinnati Bengals waive two defensive players

Published: Thursday, September 06, 2018 @ 12:40 PM


            Bengals’ safety Josh Shaw (26) pats fellow safety Clayton Fejedelem on the helmet during organized team activities Tuesday, May 22 at the practice facility near Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF
Bengals’ safety Josh Shaw (26) pats fellow safety Clayton Fejedelem on the helmet during organized team activities Tuesday, May 22 at the practice facility near Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

The Bengals waived two players — rookie defensive tackle Chris Okoye and veteran cornerback Josh Shaw — from the Reserve/Injured list today with injury settlements.

Okoye and Shaw were waived Saturday as part of the Bengals final cuts, but reverted to the team’s Reserve/Injured list after they cleared waivers.

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Shaw, a fourth-round draft pick by the Bengals in 2015, started 14 games and played in 47 for the Bengals the past three seasons.

Okoye signed with the Bengals as a college free agent out of Ferris State in May.

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