Sixth-round 2013 draft choice has potential to gain increased playing time as a second-year pro, making his second Bengals season-opening roster ... Suffered knee strain on Aug. 16 in preseason game vs. NY Jets, missing final two preseason games and first three regular season games ... Made ’14 season debut on Oct. 12 vs. Carolina, recording one special teams tackle ... On roster for the full ’13 season and saw action in one game, but significant play time opportunities did not materialize as veteran HBs remained largely injury-free ... Limited as a senior at Nebraska by a knee sprain, but left as school’s No. 5 all-time rusher, scoring 35 total TDs.
Career transactions: Selected by Cincinnati in sixth round of 2013 NFL Draft (190th overall) ... Signed with Bengals on 5-13-13.
2014 recap: Inactive for Games 1-3 (knee) and Game 4 (coaches’ decision) ... Played in Games 5-6 with one special teams tackle.2013—: On roster for the full ’13 season ... Inactive for Games 1-9 and 11-16 ... Made NFL debut on special teams in Game 10 on Nov. 10 at Baltimore (no statistics) ... Slowed early in season by hamstring strain suffered in practice ... Played in all four preseason games, rushing 28-for-130 with one TD, and caught five passes for 39 yards.
As a true member of Bengaldom, Jack's huge win at Children's Hospital in Boston last week foreshadowed Cincinnati's massive win at Paul Brown Stadium on Sunday over Boston's Patriots.
Ten days until the Bengals make final cuts and for the fourth straight year running back Cedric Peerman is on the bubble and ...
Jack Hoffman got high marks for his final assignment on the last day of first grade. Mrs. Kopecky asked her class at Atkinson West Holt Elementary what they wanted to do and to draw an accompanying picture. Like he did a few weeks before in the Nebraska spring game, Jack came up with a big finish. "Some day I want to go to a Bengals game because my best friend Rex got drafted for the Bengals."
The Bengals rookie running back talks about his whirlwind schedule the last month: getting drafted, meeting with the president, and participating in his first Bengals practice.