The Bengals today signed three free agents — DT Domenique Davis, DE Raymond Johnson III and LB Tegray Scales.
Davis (6-2, 326), a first-year player out of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, originally signed with the N.Y. Jets as a college free agent in 2020. He was not with an NFL team during the 2020 or '21 regular seasons, but played with the Houston Gamblers of the USFL earlier this year. In 10 games with the Gamblers, he recorded 57 tackles, including 3.5 sacks.
Johnson (6-3, 264), a second-year player out of Georgia Southern University, originally was a college free agent signee of the N.Y. Giants in 2021. He played in 15 games as a rookie and had four tackles, including one sack.
Scales (6-1, 233), a second-year player out of Indiana University, originally signed as a college free agent with the L.A. Rams in 2018. He later spent time on the Indianapolis Colts' practice squad in '18, as well as on the practice squads of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Pittsburgh Steelers in '20. He also spent a brief stint on the Bengals' practice squad last season. He has played in five career NFL games — all with the Steelers (four in 2020, one in '21). Scales is from Cincinnati and attended Colerain High School.