Böhringer joined the Bengals in May as part of the NFL’s International Player Pathway program ... Started playing competitive American football in 2013 ... In 2016, was first-ever player drafted by an NFL team directly from Europe, when he was selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the sixth round (180th overall) ... Drafted by Vikings as a WR, but Bengals list him at TE ... Spent 2016 season on Vikings practice squad, and was waived before final cuts during the ’17 season ... Was not with an NFL team during the ’17 regular season.