A first-year NFL player for 2014, King was on Bengals practice squad for most of 2013 and has opened ’14 on practice squad ... Entered NFL in ’13 as seventh-round draft choice of Philadelphia.
Career transactions: Selected by Philadelphia in seventh round of 2013 NFL Draft (239th overall) ... Signed with Eagles on 5-10-13 ... Waived by Eagles on 8-30-13 ... Signed to Cincinnati practice squad on 10-22-13 ... Signed to Bengals roster on 1-6-14 ... Waived by Bengals on 8-30-14 ... Signed to Bengals practice squad on 8-31-14.
2014 recap: On practice squad for Games 1-6 ... Four tackles and a fumble recovery in preseason.2013: Seventh-round Philadelphia draft choice logged seven tackles (two for-loss) in preseason for Eagles ... Waived in final preseason cuts, and signed to Bengals practice squad following Game 6 ... Closed season on practice squad and signed to 2014 offseason roster.
As he prepares for another one of those Wild Wild Card Games Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium against the Ravens (1 p.m.-Cincinnati’s Channel 12), Andrew Whitworth is getting pep talks from his wife and inspiration from Anthony Munoz.
The Bengals this Friday will present a $150,000 NFL Club Matching Field Grant to Harrison (Ohio) High School, for improvements to the Wildcats football stadium and track-and-field complex.
The Bengals’ effort to get the upcoming three-game home stand on local television passed its first test Thursday when the club announced ticket sales for Sunday’s 1 p.m. game against the Ravens at Paul Brown Stadium reached the threshold to clear the game for a live broadcast in the home market on Cincinnati’s Channel 12, Dayton, Ohio’s Channel 7, and Channel 27 in Lexington, Ky.