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Bengals ink EKU tight end CFA Matt Lengel

The Bengals signed college free agent tight end Matt Lengel out of EKU, giving Cincinnati three new tight ends.

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The Bengals selected two tight ends during the 2015 NFL draft with Tyler Kroft (Rutgers) and C.J. Uzomah (Auburn), in the third and fifth rounds respectively. The Bengals signed another on Saturday, inking Eastern Kentucky tight end Matt Lengel as a college free agent.

From his draft page:

Tall target with massive catch radius. Well-proportioned and unusual athleticism and coordination for his size. Releases quickly and is fluid in space.

Struggles to set edge and stay engaged as a blocker against lower level of competition. Suffered season-ending knee injuries early in 2012 and 2013 seasons. Very little production as a pass-catcher.

Long-shot project with tremendous height and good athleticism. He might possess the necessary athletic traits worthy of a camp invite.