Bengals Sign Four Rookies Including Third-Round LB Logan Wilson

The Cincinnati Bengals have officially signed four rookies, including third-round LB Logan Wilson to his rookie contract, the team announced Tuesday. 

The others include fourth-round LB Akeem Davis-Gaither, sixth-round OL Hakeem Adeniji and seventh-round LB Markus Bailey.

Cincinnati has now signed four of the team’s seven draft picks in 2020. 

Round Player Pos. Status
1 Joe Burrow QB  
2 Tee Higgins WR  
3 Logan Wilson ILB Signed
4 Akeem Davis-Gaither OLB Signed
5 Khalid Kareem DE  
6 Hakeem Adeniji OT Signed
7 Markus Bailey LB Signed

Wilson, 23, was a four-year starter at Wyoming and was a finalist for the Butkus Award before being selected by the Bengals with the No. 65 pick in the draft.

He is projected to sign a four-year $4,945,590 rookie contract that includes a $1,156,794 signing bonus.

During his four-year career at Wyoming, Wilson recorded 421 tackles, seven sacks, four forced fumbles, 24 pass deflections, and ten interceptions.

Davis-Gaither, 22, was a two-year starter at Appalachian State and earned Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year honors last season. The Bengals selected him with the  No. 107 pick in this year’s draft. 

He’s projected to receive a four-year, $4,112,512 rookie contract that includes an $817,512 signing bonus.

During his three-year college career, Davis-Gaither recorded 201 total tackles, 24 tackles for loss, 6.5 sacks, one interception, 15 pass defenses, and one forced fumble. 

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