Taylor Mays Released by Bengals: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

July 23, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Cincinnati Bengals brought Taylor Mays back earlier in the offseason after he played for the team from 2011 to 2014, but they cut the reunion short Saturday.
The Bengals announced on Twitter they released the safety with the 2016 campaign approaching.
Mays played in 14 games for the Oakland Raiders in 2015, posting 26 combined tackles, the second-highest mark of his career. Zac Jackson of Pro Football Talk noted the former USC Trojans star joined Oakland before the 2015 campaign after he was cut by the Minnesota Vikings and Detroit Lions.
While Mays was solid at times last year, he will miss four games in 2016 because of a suspension for violating the league's substance-abuse policy, per Ian Rapoport of NFL.com. That, along with the fact that he doesn’t have an interception in his career, is a red flag for any team looking to add him.
Mays entered the league as a second-round pick in 2010 and appeared in all 16 games during his roo...

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