Cincinnati, OH (SportsNetwork.com) – The Cincinnati Bengals have re-signed
defensive tackle Devon Still and brought back cornerback Brandon Ghee.
Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.
Still has appeared in 30 games for the Bengals since the club selected him in
the 2012 NFL Draft. He notched 19 tackles in 12 games last season, a year in
which he became most known for the care of his daughter, Leah, who last spring
was diagnosed with pediatric cancer.
Leah Still, who will turn five years old in May, underwent tests recently
which showed her condition to be significantly improved.
“Now that it looks like things are headed on the right path, I’m ready to go
back and play football,” said Still in a statement Thursday.
Still and the Bengals teamed last year to sell jerseys with his No. 75 to
raise funds for families affected by childhood cancer. Nearly 15,000 jerseys
were sold, leading to a $1.3 million donation for pediatric cancer research.
“It’s great to have Devon back with us,” said Bengals coach Marvin Lewis. “We
know it has been a very difficult journey for him the last year. Devon remains
focused on Leah’s recovery and on furthering his NFL career, and we’re excited
to be able to provide that opportunity.”
Ghee previously played with Cincinnati from 2010-13 and last season appeared
in six games for Tennessee.