Bengals sign first-round pick Myles Murphy

Bengals sign first-round pick Myles Murphy

Cincinnati Bengal head coach Zach Taylor introduced 21-year-old Myles Murphy as Cincinnati Bengal’s newest player at Paycor Stadium on Saturday, April 29, 2023. Murphy brought his family and longtime girlfriend date at the press conference. He said if he could have come up with a plan and brought the nearly 200 people who attended his draft party, he would have. Murphy attended Clemson University and is a native of Maretta, Georgia. Myles Murphy, Cincinnati’s Newest Bengal
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Cincinnati Bengals Defensive end Myles Murphy has signed his four-year rookie contract, NFL Network reported Friday.

All contracts involving first-round selections include a fifth-year team option.

Murphy, who was selected with the 28th overall pick, became the third first-round selection in the 2023 NFL Draft to sign a contract. Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Jalen Carter, the No. 9 pick, agreed to the terms May 4 and Seattle Seahawks wide Jaxon Smith-Njigba, the 20th overall pick, signed Thursday.

Murphy, 21, had 17.5 sacks and 37 tackles for loss, to go along with six forced fumbles, in three seasons with Clemson.

He earned All-Atlantic Coast Conference first-team honors in 2022.

–Field-Level Media


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