Bengals: 4 recent draft picks who could be cut this summer

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - OCTOBER 11: A Cincinnati Bengals helmet sits on the grass during warm ups before the start of the Bengals and Baltimore Ravens game at M&T Bank Stadium on October 11, 2020 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - OCTOBER 11: A Cincinnati Bengals helmet sits on the grass during warm ups before the start of the Bengals and Baltimore Ravens game at M&T Bank Stadium on October 11, 2020 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) /
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Bengals draft picks who could be cut – No. 2: Trayveon Williams

In the sixth round of the 2019 NFL Draft, the Cincinnati Bengals added a running back to their roster in the form of Trayveon Williams. Despite appearing in 11 games as a rookie, Williams didn’t have a single carry and mostly appeared on special teams.

In year two, Williams finally got involved in the offense. He carried the ball 26 times for 157 yards and had five receptions for 30 yards through 10 games. Williams was able to play more this past year due to the injury to Joe Mixon.

The addition of Chris Evans in the draft (also a sixth-round pick) could make Williams’ shot at making the roster much more difficult. The Bengals drafted Evans for a reason and it’s because they see him as an option in their backfield.

Williams has had two years to show what he can do and so far, it hasn’t been much. If Evans really impresses in training camp and preseason and Williams fails to show much, he could be an easy cap casualty. The Bengals also have Pooka Williams, who they signed as a UDFA out of Kansas, and he could be another threat to Trayveon Williams making the final roster.

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