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Bengals sign Deshaun Davis to rookie deal

Another rookie signs his first NFL contract.

NCAA Football: Senior Bowl Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports

The Cincinnati Bengals continue to get their 2019 NFL Draft class under contract.

On Wednesday, the team announced they had signed linebacker Deshaun Davis to his rookie contract. He was the second of their three sixth-round selections (210th overall) in the draft.

Davis, who measures in at 5-11 and 234 pounds, spent five seasons (2014-18) at Auburn, including a redshirt year in 2014. He recorded 266 career tackles, including 29 for losses and seven sacks. Last season, Davis led the Tigers in tackles (116) en route to First-Team All-SEC honors.

Davis adds depth to linebacker, and he is probably going to be a special team player in 2019 so long as he makes the 53-man roster.

Of the Bengals’ 10 draft picks, just four remain unsigned — Jonah Williams (first round; Alabama), Drew Sample (second round; Washington), Germaine Pratt (third round; North Carolina State) and Ryan Finley (fourth round; North Carolina State).