Bengals sign Shawn Williams, down to one unsigned pick

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The Bengals are on a roll, and they’re almost finished with rookies.

According to Joe Reedy of the Cincinnati Enquirer, the Bengals signed third-round pick Shawn Williams Friday, the ninth of their 10 picks to sign. That leaves only first-rounder Tyler Eifert without a deal, after three straight days of signing one for the team.

Williams might have the best chance to start of any of the Bengals rookies, as there’s a safety job open opposite Reggie Nelson.

The Georgia safety will be competing with Taylor Mays and Jeromy Miles for that spot, which makes it reasonable to think he can win it.

The Bengals have had good luck with Georgia products before, as A.J. Green and Geno Atkins have blossomed into stars.