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Bengals and Willie Anderson Part Ways

One name stood out among the 22 players the Bengals had to make transactions on to reach the NFL's regular season roster limit of 53: Willie Anderson. His release symbolizes the transition period the Bengals are entering this season, a period in which Marvin Lewis is emphasizing his motto for the year: "Now"

T.J. Houshmandzadeh knew Rudi Johnson wasn't his teammate any more as he walked in the players' parking lot at Paul Brown Stadium Saturday afternoon. He had to do a double take when he heard the next name. Willie Anderson. "What about him?" asked Houshmandzadeh. Yes, Willie Anderson is no longer a Cincinnati Bengal. Not after Saturday when the Bengals released the player that had been the...

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