DB Waynes has surgery

DB Waynes has surgery
The Cincinnati Bengals unveiled a new logo of a B with tiger stripes through it at a news conference, Monday, March 22, 2004, in Cincinnati. The logo will be in addition to their present tiger logos. (AP Photo/Al Behrman) (AL BEHRMAN/AP)

By The Associated Press

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Bengals cornerback Trae Waynes had surgery for a torn pectoral muscle, a significant setback to a defense in transition. The Bengals signed Waynes to a three-year deal as a free agent from Minnesota, a key part of their defensive overhaul. Waynes was expected to start along with William Jackson III, but now has a long recovery ahead. The Bengals released former first-round pick Dre Kirkpatrick after a 2-14 season and reconfigured their secondary. They also took quarterback Joe Burrow with the first overall pick.

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