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Cincinnati Bengals sign Chris Lewis-Harris; Waive Tony Dye

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December 30, 2012; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Baltimore Ravens running back Bernard Pierce (30) tries to get around Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Chris Lewis-Harris (37) at Paul Brown Stadium. Cincinnati won the game 23-17. Mandatory Credit: Greg Bartram-USA TODAY Sports

How’s this for role-reversal: A moth after waving cornerback Chris Lewis-Harris in order to promote safety Tony Dye off the practice squad, they’ve done the opposite this week:

Here’s the release from Bengals Public Relations:

The Bengals today made the following roster moves:

* Signed CB Chris Lewis-Harris from the Bengals practice squad. Lewis-Harris (5-10, 180; Tennessee-Chattanooga) is a first-year NFL player. He was previously on the roster for Games 4-10 this season, seeing action in three contests and logging three special teams tackles. He was on the practice squad for Games 1-2 and 12-13.

* Waived second-year S Tony Dye, who was on the practice squad for Games 4-10 and on the roster for the last three games. Dye had a special teams tackle and a return of a blocked punt for a TD.