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Bengals sign offensive tackle Chandler Burden

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The Bengals have added offensive line depth with local connections.

The club announced the signing of veteran offensive tackle Chandler Burden, who played high school football in Cincinnati, on Tuesday.

The 6-foot-4, 310-pound Burden spent part of the 2013 regular season on the Chiefs’ practice squad. Kansas City waived him in May. Burden also spent time with the Dolphins leading up to the 2013 regular season before being waived in August.

The 24-year-old Burden joins the Bengals as they go through their final week of organized team activities. Their mandatory minicamp is next week, giving Burden some time before the summer break to show his capabilities as he vies for a reserve role.

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6 Responses to “Bengals sign offensive tackle Chandler Burden”
  1. oruacat2 says: Jun 3, 2014 9:47 PM

    He also played college ball at the University of Kentucky, so Bengal scouts are well aware of him.

    Congrats, Chandler, and good luck!

  2. wcucarter says: Jun 3, 2014 9:58 PM

    Super Bowl.

  3. crownofthehelmet says: Jun 3, 2014 10:07 PM

    Hope he’s good at tackling cornerbacks-turned-ballcarriers. He’ll be needed to do that often.

  4. natijim235 says: Jun 3, 2014 11:39 PM

    ok – another body for camp

  5. mikebrownistheworstownerinprosports says: Jun 4, 2014 12:40 AM

    Coolest helmets in the league.

  6. crownofthehelmet says: Jun 4, 2014 8:36 AM

    He might lead the team in tackles.

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