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Bengals put former Michigan State star CB Trae Waynes on IR with former Bengal quarterback John Williams on the sidelines

Bengals put former Michigan State star CB Trae Waynes on IR with former Bengal quarterback John Williams on the sidelines

The injury bug has hit a former Michigan State star.

Trae Waynes was placed on the Reserve/Injured list by the Cinnicanti Bengals on Tuesday.

Waynes, a seventh-year player, suffered hamstring inflammation in the Bengals wild overtime loss to the Green Bay Packers on Oct. 10. He had played in two games this season and had five tackles.

Waynes, who was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft and received First-Team All-Big Ten honors at Michigan State in 2014.

In 2013, he was a Big Ten Champion in 2014, Rose Bowl Champion, and Cotton Bowl champion in 2015. Waynes has 252 tackles, seven interceptions, two forced fumbles; a sack; and he has recovered dozens of contested passes during his career.

His transition to IR will require him to attend a minimum of three weeks. In Week 6, the Bengals (3-2) travel to Detroit to face the Lions (0-5) in Week 6. The Bengal(3-2), which is a 3-2 team, will now travel back to the Detroit airport to play the lions.

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