Bengals sign former Falcons safety to practice squad

ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 01: Robenson Therezie #27 of the Atlanta Falcons intercepts a pass from the Jacksonville Jaguars at Georgia Dome on September 1, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 01: Robenson Therezie #27 of the Atlanta Falcons intercepts a pass from the Jacksonville Jaguars at Georgia Dome on September 1, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

The Cincinnati Bengals filled their vacancy on the practice squad Wednesday with the signing of safety Robenson Therezie.

A third-year player from Auburn, Therezie signed with the Atlanta Falcons as a college free agent in 2015. He also spent some time with the New Orleans Saints in 2016 but was not been with a team during the 2017 regular season.

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The 5-foot-9, 212-pound Therezie has appeared in 25 games with two starts, all with the Falcons. He had 32 tackles, an interception and two passes defended.

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He fills the opening created Saturday when the Bengals promoted cornerback Tony McRae from the practice squad after placing cornerback Adam Jones on season-ending Injured Reserve.

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