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Bengals sign QB/Reds recall catcher from Louisville



Today the Reds recalled from Louisville C Tucker Barnhart (#16) and optioned to Louisville IF/OF Donald Lutz. Barnhart made 12 appearance and 9 starts during his first 3 stints with the Reds. He last played for Cincinnati in a start on 7/10 vs Cubs.
Reds catcher Brayan Pena left Friday night's game with a hamstring injury. Pena is considered day-to-day.

CINCINNATI, OH - JULY 10: Kyle Hendricks #28 of the Chicago Cubs scores a run ahead of the tag attempt by Tucker Barnhart #16 of the Cincinnati Reds after a sacrifice fly by Arismendy Alcantara in the third inning of the game at Great American Ball Park on July 10, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)


            The Bengals today signed free agent QB Tyler Wilson, a first-year NFL player from Arkansas.
Wilson (6-2, 215) entered the NFL in 2013 as a fourth-round draft choice of Oakland. In 2013 preseason for the Raiders, he passed 11-for-18 for 93 yards with no TDs or INTs. He spent Weeks 1-10 of the regular season on the Oakland practice squad. He was on the Raiders roster but did not play in Weeks 11-12, and he returned to the practice squad for Weeks 13-15. He was signed to the Tennessee roster from the Oakland practice squad on Dec. 17 and was inactive for the Titans in Weeks 16-17.
He opened 2014 with Tennessee and was waived on Aug. 6.

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 9: Quarterback Tyler Wilson #8 of the Oakland Raiders warms up before a preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys on August 9, 2013 at Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Raiders won 19-17. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)


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