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Bengals sign University of Houston guard Alex Cooper

The Bengals are continuing to add talent to their roster after the draft. The latest addition to the roster is Alex Cooper, offensive guard from the University of Houston!

Cooper brought a certain level of toughness to the Houston Cougars' football team. He's 6'4" and 305 lbs, bringing the experience of playing every position on the offensive line but center in college. He has enough lateral quickness to get the better of most defensive linemen and has the leadership of a former team captain. Unfortunately, NFL coaches didn't like his heavy feet or his stiff form, causing him to go undrafted.

Bengals' offensive coach Paul Alexander loves tough players, and Cooper fits that bill very well. The team also loves picking up offensive linemen who are versatile enough to play any position. Cooper might not have any experience at center, but he has enough experience at every other position on the offensive line that you probably wouldn't have to take too long teaching him that position. Given his lack of athleticism, they will probably want to take full advantage of his skill set as he competes for a spot on the roster or practice squad.