Bengals Activate Kyle Cook but Cut Armon Binns.


September 23, 2012; Landover, MD, USA; Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Armon Binns (85) catches a pass that he runs for a touchdown in front of Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Wilson (26) during the second quarter at FedEx Field. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports


The Bengals have officially activated center Kyle cook to the active roster, and in order to make room for him, the team has opted to waive wide receiver Armon Binns. Aftert opening the season as one of the two receivers vying for the #2 role alongside A.J. Green, Binns beat out Brandon Tate for that spot, and responded well initially, but slowly saw his playing time decrease as rookies Marvin Jones and Mohamed Sanu continued to improve, as well as second-year man Ryan Whalen.

Binns has now been inactive for the past month, and it didn’t look like he was going to be active anytime soon, making him expendable unfortunately. His roster spot was also hurt by the Bengals having to have two kickers on the roster this week with Mike Nugent injured and Josh Brown being signed.

We’ll always remember Binns for his days at the University of Cincinnati and this memorable play:

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  • John David Stewart

    Poor decision.