Bengals sign fourth-round draft pick

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Bengals sign fourth-round draft pick

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KNOXVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 24: Josh Malone #3 of the Tennessee Volunteers runs into the end zone with a 42-yard touchdown reception against the Florida Gators in the fourth quarter at Neyland Stadium on September 24, 2016 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Tennessee defeated Florida 38-28. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

The Bengals today announced the signing of fourth-round pick Josh Malone, a wide receiver from the University of Tennessee, to a four-year contract.

Malone, the eighth of 11 draft picks to sign, was the 128th overall pick in the NFL Draft.

Malone (6-foot-3, 208 pounds), caught 104 passes for 1,608 yards and 14 touchdowns in three seasons with the Volunteers. Last season he had 50 receptions for 972 yards and 11 scores.

The three Bengals draft picks who are still unsigned are running back Joe Mixon (second round), defensive end Jordan Willis (third round) and center/guard J.J. Dielman (fifth round).

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