Bengals sign kicker to practice squad


Kicker Jonathan Brown is back with the Cincinnati Bengals after the team signed the kicker to the practice squad Thursday.

A first-year player out of Louisville, Brown originally signed with the Bengals in May 2016 as a college free agent. He suffered an injury in spring workouts that year and was placed on Injured Reserve before ultimately being waived with an injury settlement.

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Brown re-joined the team in January and briefly was part of a three-man kicking competition in spring workouts and the first week of training camp before being released on July 30.

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The converted soccer star kicked off a couple of times at Louisville, but has never attempted a field goal in a game at any level.



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