Bengals pick up receiver Dane Sanzenbacher off waivers from Bears; Dre Kirkpatrick on IR

12/26/2012
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CINCINNATI — The Cincinnati Bengals have acquired Central Catholic and Ohio State standout Dane Sanzenbacher on waivers from the Chicago Bears and placed first-round draft pick Dre Kirkpatrick on injured reserve.

Sanzenbacher, a wide receiver, was released Sunday by the Bears and was picked up today by the Bengals. He played in five games with one catch for 7 yards this season.

Kirkpatrick, the 17th overall selection in the 2012 draft, has been sidelined with a knee injury. He played in five games this season, with two tackles on defense and two on special teams.