A 2012 college free agent signee with Dallas, Adams joined Bengals practice squad on Sept. 2, after spending preseason with Cowboys ... Earned all-conference honors each of final three seasons at Columbia University.
2012 HIGHLIGHTS: Signed with Dallas as college free agent on May 4 ... Played in two preseason games for Dallas, and waived on Aug. 31 ... Signed on Sept. 2 to Bengals practice squad.
From virtually the minute last season ended Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson has been urging quarterback Andy Dalton to expand his role and on Tuesday as he watched Dalton prepare for the first voluntary practice of the spring he didn’t have to say a word. Literally.
This is why the Bengals signed veteran linebacker A.J. Hawk in free agency and why they drafted Texas Christian linebacker P.J. Dawson in the third round. Defensive coordinator Paul Guenther wants to be deep in practice as well as games.