Ratliff isn't expected to be immediately available to play due to his health, but shouldn't be many weeks out.
The four-time Pro Bowl defensive lineman was released by the Cowboys two weeks ago with the team citing a failed physical.
Ratliff was eligible to be activated from the reserve-physically unable to perform list, but hasn't played in a game since last November.
The Cowboys and Ratliff clashed about the extent of his injuries, which included a sports hernia that required surgery.
There was also a strained hamstring for the 32-year-old.
Last season, Ratliff reportedly had a heated exchange with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. Ratliff was arrested on a driving while intoxicated charge in January.
Ratliff was playing under a five-year, $40 million contract extension with his release causing $6.9 million in dead money for 2014.
The Cincinnati Bengals didn't bring in Ratliff after losing Pro Bowl defensive tackle Geno Atkins for the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. It's believed the Bengals are looking for more immediately available reinforcements.
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