Bengals Sign First-Rd OT Jonah Williams, Second-Rd TE Drew Sample


The Cincinnati Bengals announced that they’ve signed first-round OT Jonah Williams and second-round TE Drew Sample to four-year rookie contracts.

This leaves just two unsigned draft picks for the Bengals from their 2019 class including:

Pick Round Player Pos. College Note
11. 1. Jonah Williams OL Alabama Signed
52. 2. Drew Sample TE Washington Signed
72. 3. Germaine Pratt LB N.C. State  
104. 4. Ryan Finley QB N.C. State  
125. 4. Renell Wren DT Arizona State Signed
136. 4. Michael Jordan OL Ohio State Signed
182. 6. Trayveon Williams RB Texas A&M Signed
210. 6. Deshaun Davis ILB Auburn Signed
211. 6. Rodney Anderson RB Alabama Signed
223. 7. Jordan Brown CB SDST Signed

Williams, 21, was selected by the Bengals with the No. 11 overall and was considered one of the best offensive tackles in the 2019 NFL Draft. 

According to, Williams receives a four-year, $17,630,162 rookie contract that includes $10,841,936 signing bonus. 

During his three-year college career, Williams appeared in 44 games for Alabama and was an All-American selection in 2018.

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