After adding pass rusher Trey Hendrickson on the first day of the legal tampering period, the Bengals have continued to add to their defense. Cincinnati has agreed to a three-year deal with cornerback Chidobe Awuzie according to NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo.
#Bengals agree to terms on a three-year deal with former #Cowboys CB Chidobe Awuzie, source says. Cincy continuing to make moves on defense. They liked the former second-rounder's athleticism and consistency.
— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) March 16, 2021
Awuzie, 25, was a second round pick by the Cowboys in the 2017 NFL Draft. He has four interceptions and 37 passes defended in his four pro seasons.
The Bengals had a need a corner with William Jackson and Mackensie Alexander being free agents. Awuzie will likely fill in across the field from Trae Waynes, who was signed prior to last season.
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