The 28th overall selection in the 2023 NFL Draft, defensive end Myles Murphy out of Clemson, has now signed with the team that drafted him, the Cincinnati Bengals.
The #Bengals have signed No. 28 overall pick Myles Murphy, per source.— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) May 12, 2023
Murphy, of course, is a phenomenal athlete and natural pass rusher. For our analysis of him, watch below:
The 6’ 5”, 275 pound edge rusher is long and quick and should match up well against the giant tackles of the NFL.
Confirmed.— Dan Hoard (@Dan_Hoard) May 12, 2023
Myles Murphy is big, tall, and quick pic.twitter.com/JlfwGEh9TW
And now he gets to refine his moves and reach his potential by working with defensive line coach Marion Hobby, one of the best in the business:
Marion Hobby sharing some words of wisdom with #Bengals first rounder Myles Murphy pic.twitter.com/fd3WUZLcRX— James Rapien (@JamesRapien) May 12, 2023
While Murphy probably won’t end up as a starter his rookie year, he will provide a much needed boost for a team that has managed to get by with only one legitimate pass rusher (Trey Hendrickson) for most of its run as a contender in the AFC the last two years.
In other news, the Bengals’ schedule dropped yesterday. We break it down in the video below:
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