J.K. Schaffer

Cincinnati Bengals #50 - Linebacker

  • Born: 06/10/90
  • Age: 24
  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 232
  • Seasons: 2

Bengals re-sign Schaffer to the practice squad

In the end, nothing changed. Jeromy Miles is back on the 53-man roster and J.K. Schaffer has returned to the practice squad.

Bengals will check waivers for a sixth linebacker

50

The Bengals only named five linebackers on the 53-man roster but it doesn't appear to be a permanent thing.

Linebacker J.K. Schaffer confirms release

17

Bengals linebacker J.K. Schaffer confirmed Saturday afternoon that he was released earlier in the morning.

What Evans and Lamur means for the Bengals

13

Taking a step back to examine the news from Friday with DeQuin Evans suspension and Emmanuel Lamur's injury.

Bengals LB Lamur out for the season

59

Lamur becomes the third linebacker on Injured Reserve for the Bengals and fourth players overall (all on defense).

Linebacker J.K. Schaffer: I left it all out there

25

Cincinnati native J.K. Schaffer did everything he could to make the 53-man roster. Now it's completely out of his hands.

Lamur's injury creates murky situation at LB

53

Cincinnati lost their best coverage linebacker, but for how long? With only a day to make final cuts, the Bengals have to make decisions on the fly.

Schaffer on Roster Cuts: It's not easy

4

Players with an uncertain future are preparing for Sunday's game, which may be the most important in their young careers.

Instant Reaction: Cowboys 24, Bengals 18

8

The Bengals didn't play well in their third preseason game. Dallas chose to keep their starters in longer than the Bengals, which exposed a few Bengals backup players in the process.

Four things to know this week

+

There's a couple of things to be aware of this week as the team resumes practice on Wednesday.

Taking a look at J.K. Schaffer against the Falcons

50

Backup middle linebacker J.K. Schaffer led the team in tackles against the Atlanta Falcons, using instincts, relentlessness, and quick reactions.

Lewis on Schaffer: "I kind of got my stamp on him"

8

Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis offered strong praise for Schaffer, who took some first-team snaps with the defense on Saturday.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.