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Cincinnati Bengals Sign Former Utah State DB To Contract Extension

Mar 1, 2022, 4:00 PM | Updated: Mar 14, 2022, 5:16 pm
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Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Jalen Davis (35) before the AFC Championship game between the Cincinnati Bengals and Kansas City Chiefs on Jan 30, 2022 at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, MO. (Photo by Scott Winters/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
(Photo by Scott Winters/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – The Cincinnati Bengals announced that they’ve signed former Utah State defensive back Jalen Davis to a contract extension.

The AFC Champions announced the transaction on Tuesday, March 1.

Davis’ new deal is for one-year and will keep him on the Bengals for the 2022 season.

Davis helped the Bengals to a 10-7 record in 2021 and a berth to Super Bowl LVI.

About Jalen Davis

Prior to his time in the league, the La Mesa, California native played at Utah State from 2014-17.

2021 was Davis’ third season in the NFL

Last season, he recorded seven total tackles, two solo tackles, one forced fumble, and a pass breakup.

During his NFL career, Davis has posted 17 total tackles, 10 solo tackles, one sack, two forced fumbles, and one pass breakup in 24 games played.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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