Running back Dan Herron, a sixth-round pick out of Ohio State, signed with the Bengals. Terms were not disclosed.
Herron averaged 4.9 yards per carry during his Buckeye career, and is 10th in school history with 2,869 career rushing yards.
The Bengals signed BenJarvus Green-Ellis as a free agent and have Bernard Scott as their top two backs. Herron will compete for a backfield job behind them with Aaron Brown, Cedric Peerman and Rodney Stewart. Fullback Brian Leonard is also on the roster.