Was skimming the daily dross from Florio when I saw this:
BENGALS CUT IRONS FOR GOOD
Posted by Mike Florio on August 4, 2008, 3:18 p.m.
The Bengals recently waived running back Kenny Irons for the purposes of ultimately placing him on the injured reserve (technically, reserve/PUP) list. But once he cleared waivers, the Bengals decided simply to sever ties with the 2007 second-round draft pick.
Irons blew out a knee during a preseason game last year.
The difference is that, by cutting Irons, the Bengals don