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Cedric Peerman | Running Back | #30

Team: Cincinnati Bengals
Age / DOB:  (29) / 10/10/1986
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 212
College: Virginia
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 6 (185) / BAL
Contract: view contract details

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Cedric Peerman exited the Bengals' third preseason game with a broken left forearm.
Peerman got his left arm caught underneath both himself and a defender as he went to the ground at the end of a second-quarter run. He immediately went to the sideline in what looked like serious pain. He was fitted with an air cast on his forearm on the sidelines. It looks like he will be out a while. Aug 28 - 9:23 PM

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Bengals re-signed RB Cedric Peerman.

Peerman is a core special teamer, but isn't really a going concern in Cincinnati's backfield. His spot on the 53-man roster is not assured.
Thu, Apr 9, 2015 03:25:00 PM

The Bengals are expected to re-sign RB Cedric Peerman later Thursday.

Peerman recently visited the Eagles, apparently sparking the Bengals to come up with an offer. He has just 64 carries across five seasons in Cincy, but carries value as a core special teamer.
Thu, Apr 9, 2015 10:24:00 AM

Free agent RB Cedric Peerman visited the Eagles on Tuesday.

Peerman, 28, isn't an offensive asset, but does earn his keep on special teams. He led the league with 16 solo tackles while covering kicks last season.
Wed, Apr 8, 2015 08:41:00 AM

Cedric Peerman rushed twice for 21 yards in Cincinnati's Week 11 win over the Saints.

Peerman got out-touched 28-2 by Jeremy Hill. With Giovani Bernard (hip) looking likely to return for Week 12, Peerman is about to return to (distant) No. 3 duties.
Sun, Nov 16, 2014 05:30:00 PM

Cedric Peerman (knee) is probable for Week 11.

Peerman was limited Wednesday and Thursday, but returned to a full practice Friday. He'll back up Jeremy Hill this week.
Fri, Nov 14, 2014 06:12:00 PM

Bengals RB Cedric Peerman was limited with a knee issue on Wednesday and Thursday.

It's only notable because it appears Gio Bernard is going to miss another game with his hip injury, leaving Peerman as Jeremy Hill's backup. Peerman should be ready to go against the Saints, but won't be on the daily-league radar.
Thu, Nov 13, 2014 05:34:00 PM

Cedric Peerman finished with -2 yards on two carries in Cincinnati's Week 10 loss to the Browns.

Peerman was invisible as Jeremy Hill's backup. Regardless of whether Giovani Bernard (hip) is ready to return for Week 11, Peerman will remain well off the fantasy radar, even in daily-league tournaments.
Fri, Nov 7, 2014 12:40:00 AM

According to ESPN's Chris Mortensen, the Bengals are "getting [Cedric] Peerman ready as a complimentary back to Jeremy Hill."

Gio Bernard (hip) is in doubt for Sunday's game against the Jaguars. He couldn't finish last week's game and did not practice on Wednesday. The change-of-pace type Peerman has been on the fringe of Cincy's roster for the last five seasons, rushing just 54 times. The real winner if Gio sits, of course, would be rookie power back Jeremy Hill. He'd take on feature duties and would be a candidate for 20 touches.
Thu, Oct 30, 2014 10:54:00 AM

Bengals RB Cedric Peerman (foot) is expected to miss 1-2 weeks.

Peerman had a rough offseason. Per, he first hurt his foot chasing down a man "who swiped his fiancee's cell phone off the table they were sitting at outside a New Orleans restaurant." Later, he got his foot caught awkwardly in a wave at Virginia Beach and hurt his ankle. Peerman is on the NFI list.
Thu, Jul 25, 2013 01:15:00 PM

Bengals re-signed RB Cedric Peerman to a two-year contract.

Peerman, 26, added juice to Cincy's 2012 backfield with 258 yards and a score on 36 carries (7.2 YPC). He deserved more work considering BenJarvus Green-Ellis' utter lack of big-play ability. Peerman has burst and some versatility, but the Bengals don't seem to value him as more than a third-stringer and special teamer. They're expected to draft a change-of-pace back upgrade in April.
Thu, Mar 7, 2013 04:40:00 PM

Cedric Peerman did not touch the ball in the Bengals' Wild Card Round loss to the Texans.

We don't know why Peerman wasn't involved; he averaged over seven yards a carry in the regular season and provided an explosive change-of-pace complement to BenJarvus Green-Ellis. Peerman can also hold his own in the passing game. We are mildly intrigued to see where he lands in 2013 free agency.
Sat, Jan 5, 2013 08:05:00 PM

Cedric Peerman (ankle) is questionable for Week 16 after getting in a week of limited practices.

Peerman should be ready to return from his two-game absence, but with BenJarvus Green-Ellis playing the finest football of his career, he's doubtful to receive more than 4-5 touches.
Fri, Dec 21, 2012 06:33:00 PM

Cedric Peerman (ankle) returned to Bengals practice Wednesday, getting in a limited session.

It's a sign Peerman should be good to go against the Steelers after missing the Bengals' past two games. However, with BenJarvus Green-Ellis continuing to run unexpectedly well, Peerman won't be in for more than a handful of touches.
Wed, Dec 19, 2012 03:48:00 PM

Bengals declared RB Cedric Peerman, K Mike Nugent, CB Dre Kirkpatrick, S George Iloka, DTs Devon Still and Brandon Thompson, and TE Richard Quinn inactive for Thursday night's game versus the Eagles.

Peerman has an ankle injury, so BenJarvus Green-Ellis will carry a full load in the backfield with Brian Leonard mixing in on third downs. Nugent is out with a calf injury to his kicking leg, and Josh Brown will kick for the second straight week. As reported earlier, RE Michael Johnson (toe) is active.
Thu, Dec 13, 2012 07:06:00 PM

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QB1Andy Dalton
2A.J. McCarron
3Jeff Driskel
RB1Jeremy Hill
2Giovani Bernard
3Rex Burkhead
GLB1Jeremy Hill
2Giovani Bernard
3RB1Giovani Bernard
2Jeremy Hill
FB1Ryan Hewitt
WR11A.J. Green
2Alex Erickson
3Cody Core
WR21Brandon LaFell
2Tyler Boyd
3James Wright
WR31Tyler Boyd
TE1Tyler Eifert
2Tyler Kroft
3C.J. Uzomah
LT1Andrew Whitworth
2Jake Fisher
LG1Clint Boling
C1Russell Bodine
2T.J. Johnson
RG1Kevin Zeitler
2Christian Westerman
RT1Cedric Ogbuehi
2Eric Winston
K1Mike Nugent