ORCHARD PARK, NY - AUGUST 26: Brandon Reilly #89 of the Buffalo Bills makes a first down reception as Tony McRae #29 of the Cincinnati Bengals defends during the fourth quarter of a preseason game at New Era Field on August 26, 2018 in Orchard Park, New York. Cincinnati defeats Buffalo 26-13 in the preseason matchup. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)

Cincinnati Bengals re-sign defensive back

The Cincinnati Bengals on Tuesday continued to focus their free-agent spending on their own players with the signing of cornerback Tony McRae.

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McRae has played in 16 games for the Bengals the last two seasons, including one start, with five tackles and a pass defense. McRae also has notched eight tackles on special teams.

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McRae joined the Bengals as a free agent in 2016. He also spent time with Baltimore and Buffalo in 2017 before returning to the Bengals late in the season.

McRae signed the exclusive rights tender the Bengals offered him on March 8.

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