The Bengals Friday added defensive tackle Pat Sims to the active roster for the first time this season.
Sims (6-2, 335; Auburn) is a fifth-year NFL player. He has 52 career NFL games and 23 starts, all with the Bengals. He has 158 career tackles with five sacks. He was out through training camp and the first eight games due to a hamstring injury.
Waived LB Roddrick Muckelroy, a third-year player from Texas. Muckelroy played in five games this year, with one special teams tackle.
The Bengals play the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium.