Bengals placed SS Taylor Mays (shoulder) on injured reserve, ending his season.
Taylor Mays is likely to see snaps at linebacker in nickel and dime packages.
Bengals S Taylor Mays enters training camp on the roster bubble.
Bengals S Taylor Mays played on just 22.8 percent of the defensive snaps in 2012.
Taylor Mays has earned the Bengals' starting strong safety job.
Bengals S Taylor Mays suffered a "possible concussion" in Friday's preseason opener.
Taylor Mays remains favored to win the Bengals' starting strong safety job.
Taylor Mays is getting the majority of first-team reps at strong safety during Bengals OTAs.
ESPN AFC North blogger Jamison Hensley confirms that Taylor Mays is currently "penciled in" as the Bengals' strong safety.
The Cincinnati Enquirer deems Taylor Mays the leading candidate to replace the recently released Chris Crocker at strong safety.
Bengals S Taylor Mays has not practiced since injuring his knee in Cincinnati's preseason finale.
Bengals acquired S Taylor Mays from the 49ers in exchange for an undisclosed draft pick.
Multiple sources tell ESPN Chicago that the 49ers' trade talks with the Bears involving S Taylor Mays are now a "dead issue."
The talk among players at 49ers camp is that the Bears made a recent trade offer for SS Taylor Mays.