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Bengals Add Former Buckeye Clements

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) - The Bengals have reached a contract agreement with free agent cornerback Nate Clements, giving Cincinnati a replacement for Johnathan Joseph.

The 31-year-old Clements became a free agent on Thursday, when San Francisco released the 10-year veteran out of Ohio State.

Clements was Buffalo's first-round pick in 2001 and played for the Bills through 2006. He was the 49ers' top defensive signing in March 2007.

Clements started 16 games last season and had one sack and three interceptions.

The Bengals needed another cornerback after Joseph signed with Houston earlier in the week.

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