Remember Bengals player Devon Still, who the Cincinnati NFL team rallied around for his daughter Leah, who was diagnosed with cancer? Still played several games with the Bengals last season, and has in fact not made the team this year after the pre-season cut.
But the team will pick up the tab for Leah's insurance for the next five years.
Devon Still has been released by the Cincinnati Bengals, the teamannounced Saturday.
Still played 12 games for the Bengals last season. He recorded 19 total tackles.
In 2014, the Bengals kept Still on the team's practice squad to help him financially with his daughter Leah's cancer diagnosis. He eventually joined the 53-man roster.
In March of this year, Still announced his daughter Leah's cancer was in remission. As of July, Leah's cancer is still in remission.
Because Still was on the Bengals’ roster last year, he and his daughter will have five years of NFL health insurance, even if Still is not on an NFL roster, reportsThe Cincinnati Enquirer's Paul Dehner.
Some good news out the Bengals camp this year, even if the team itself is probably destined for another first-round playoff exit.