The Cincinnati Bengals have extra holes to fill than ordinary on Darrin Simmons’ particular groups unit.
With names like Alex Erickson and Giovani Bernard gone, Simmons has spent the offseason including free brokers and draft picks able to filling these massive voids.
And a type of is punt returner.
Primarily based on what Geoff Hobson of Bengals.com has seen up to now, undrafted operating again Pooka Williams is beginning to stand out as an enormous choice there:
“Particular groups coordinator Darrin Simmons continues to hunt for a punt returner amongst undrafted rookies Pooka Williams Jr., and Riley Lees and veteran Trent Taylor. Williams is getting increasingly more comfy catching punts for the primary time in his life and is gaining confidence by the day in a roster joust that most likely received’t be resolve till the pre-season finale.”
Pooka was one of the undrafted free agents the Bengals gave the most cash to, so it isn’t all too surprising to see he’s already standing out. He’s additionally the poster boy for undrafted free agents who have the best chance of making the final roster.
Pooka, together with Lees and Taylor, are preventing for his or her roster lives by displaying they will make a distinction on particular groups. And from the sounds of it, the undrafted free agent who can even make a huge impact on the offense if given an opportunity is likely to be near pulling forward.