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Bengals and Willie Anderson Part Ways

Willie Anderson has said good-bye (AP/Al Behrman)

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... Recommended Stories

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