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Bengals Offensive Line Options – No. 4: Russell Okung

One of the best tackle options available in free agency is Russell Okung, who is probably still available in free agency due to his injury history. Earlier this month, I wrote about how Okung would be a nice addition to the Bengals’ o-line and I’m not backing down from that.

In that piece, I wrote:

"The reason Okung is still available to sign is that he’s struggled to stay healthy. This is a valid reason as to why teams should be hesitant to sign him, but look at what happens when he is healthy — He’s one of the best in the league at what he does. ~~~ Okung might be an injury-prone player but at this point, what do the Bengals have to lose by bringing him in?"

Okung has 11 years of NFL experience under his belt and has made it to two Pro Bowls during that time. He’s extensively played left tackle during his decade-long career and while the Bengals don’t necessarily need a left tackle, this is about signing a depth piece. Plus, Jonah Williams’ injury history is concerning enough that signing an experienced backup should he get hurt again is a smart idea.