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Bengals Sign Fifth-Round OL J.J. Dielman

The Cincinnati Bengals announced Wednesday that they’ve signed fifth-round OL J.J. Dielman to a four-year rookie contract.

Dielman, 23, was selected with the No. 176 overall pick by the Bengals in this year’s NFL draft. He earned second-team All-Pac 12 honors in 2015.

According to OverTheCap.com, Dielman will receive a four-year contract worth $2,819,648, which includes a signing bonus of $201,944.

During his five-year college career at Utah, Dielman started 31 of 32 career games before sustaining a season-ending injury during his senior year. He appeared as a right tackle through his first three years before starting at center his senior season.