Cincinnati Bengals: Releasing Problem Players?

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Aug 28, 2014; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals free safety Taylor Mays (26) prior to the game against the Indianapolis Colts at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports
Aug 28, 2014; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals free safety Taylor Mays (26) prior to the game against the Indianapolis Colts at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports /
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The Cincinnati Bengals haven’t always taken action against guys under investigation or in trouble with the law, but there depth allow for no violators on this team.

The Cincinnati Bengals have been known to put up with legal investigations and allowed the process to play out. It seems like they are willing to put up with a lot less, as of late, especially with their current depth.

On Saturday it was announced the Bengals had released Taylor Mays, who was already suspended for four games for Substance Abuse Violation.

He is expected to face a second violation of the NFL’s Drug Policy ,which means he could miss all of two games this season.

The Bengals also cut rookie CB Corey Tindale after he was robbed at gun point during a poker game in West Virginia. It was a move that kept the Bengals away from any wrongful activities that could have occurred in the incident. Corey tweeted an apology after being let go.

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The Bengals were previously known as the thugs with holding onto player who had reputations like Adam Jones, Jerome Simpson, and Chris Henry, who all have had some run ins with law enforcement. However, now the Bengals have been very cautious with who the move forward with or at lease it seems that way.

We turned the question to twitter to find out what your thoughts are.

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Will they ever shake their thug reputations? Was it ever an issue?

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