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Report: Bengals work out Marvin Austin
CINCINNATI (Aaron Wilson/National Football Post) -- The Cincinnati Bengals worked worked out former New York Giants defensive tackle Marvin Austin, according to a league source.
Austin recently worked out for the Kansas City Chiefs, Seattle Seahawks and Detroit Lions.
Austin was drafted in the second round of the 2011 NFL draft out of North Carolina.
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll attemped to convince Austin to attend USC when he was coaching there, but wasn't able to recruit him.
Austin was released by the Giants during the final major roster cutdown.
Austin had eight tackles last season in eight games.
He was sidelined for his rookie season with a torn pectoral muscle.
Signing cornerback Curtis Marsh, the Bengals also worked out cornerbacks Jalil Brown, Chris Johnson and Peyton Thompson and safety Tony Dye.
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - AUGUST 24: Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets is sacked by Marvin Austin #96 of the New York Giants during their pre season game at MetLife Stadium on August 24, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)