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:

11.1.Jonah WilliamsOLAlabamaSigned
52.2.Drew SampleTEWashingtonSigned
72.3.Germaine PrattLBN.C. State 
104.4.Ryan FinleyQBN.C. State 
125.4.Renell WrenDTArizona StateSigned
136.4.Michael JordanOLOhio StateSigned
182.6.Trayveon WilliamsRBTexas A&MSigned
210.6.Deshaun DavisILBAuburnSigned
211.6.Rodney AndersonRBAlabamaSigned
223.7.Jordan BrownCBSDSTSigned

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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