Fort Payne’s Evan McPherson makes Cincinnati’s roster

Cincinnati Bengals kicker and Fort Payne native Evan McPherson.

Fort Payne native Evan McPherson officially made the final 53-man roster for the Cincinnati Bengals of the NFL.

During the NFL preseason, the former Fort Payne High School kicker who went on to kick for the University of Florida went 5 for 5 on field-goal attempts, including two 50-plus-yard field goals.

The Bengals begin regular-season play Sunday, Sept. 12, hosting the Minnesota Vikings at noon (central standard time) on Fox.

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