DE Travis Chappelear Tweets That He Has Signed With The Bengals

Frank Victores-US PRESSWIRE

The Bengals have reportedly agreed to terms with Northwest Missouri State defensive end Travis Chappelear, adding another athletic specimen to their already stacked defensive line.

According to his Twitter account, Northwest Missouri State defensive end Travis Chappelear has agreed to terms with the Cincinnati Bengals.

Coming out of a small school, Chappelear didn't receive much attention until his pro day, where he lit it up in front of NFL scouts. Chappelear has great size for a defensive end at 6'5" and 275 pounds and really fits the mold that defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer covets. Moreover, he appears to also have the strength and speed necessary to survive in the NFL. According to an article from the Maryville Daily Forum, Chappelear turned in a reported 4.7 40-yard dash time, added a 37 inch vertical jump, and put up an amazing 38 reps on the bench press--numbers good enough for the top five in some cases at the NFL scouting combine.

If Chappelear can put it together in Zimmer's defense, they might have found a real diamond in the rough.

(h/t emeybee)

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Cincy Jungle

You must be a member of Cincy Jungle to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Cincy Jungle. You should read them.

Join Cincy Jungle

You must be a member of Cincy Jungle to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Cincy Jungle. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker