The Bengals have announced the signing of nine college free agents.
The list includes two players with local/regional connections. LS Mike Windt is from Cincinnati (Elder High School) and played at the University of Cincinnati. FB Joe Tronzo is from Louisville (St. Xavier High School) and played at the University of Louisville.
The full listing of CFAs signed:
- Rahim Alem, DE, 6-3, 251; Louisiana State; New Orleans, La.
- Cordera Eason, HB, 6-0, 226; Mississippi; Meridian, Miss.
- Bryan Evans, S, 5-11, 193; Georgia; Jacksonville, Fla.
- Gabriel Manns, OT, 6-6, 323; North Carolina Central; Winston-Salem, N.C.
- Jeromy Miles, S, 6-2, 210; Massachusetts; Sicklerville, N.J.
- Andrew Mitchell, OT, 6-5, 308; Oklahoma State; Choctaw, Okla.
- Vincent Rey, LB, 6-2, 240; Duke; Far Rockaway, N.Y.
- Joe Tronzo, FB, 5-11, 242; Louisville; Louisville, Ky.
- Mike Windt, LS, 6-1, 251; Cincinnati; Cincinnati, Ohio
The CFA signees are having their first work with the team during this weekend's minicamp for rookies and eligible first-year players at Paul Brown Stadium.
The Bengals also have arranged for a number of unsigned players to work with the team during the minicamp on a tryout basis.
Tryout players for minicamp include 13 with ties to area: