Bengals declared RB Rex Burkhead, T Andrew Whitworth, G Mike Pollak, CB Brandon Ghee, DE Margus Hunt, WR Dane Sanzenbacher, and WR Ryan Whalen inactive for Week 1 against the Bears.
Bengals signed sixth-round RB Rex Burkhead to a four-year contract.
Bengals coach Marvin Lewis indicated he envisions sixth-round RB Rex Burkhead as a special teamer during his first season.
Bengals OC Jay Gruden expects sixth-round RB Rex Burkhead to push for the team's third-down back job.
Bengals selected Nebraska RB Rex Burkhead with the No. 190 overall pick.