Former Auburn LB Josh Bynes signs with new NFL team
Former Auburn linebacker Josh Bynes has landed a new free agent deal.
Bynes, who spent last season with the Baltimore Ravens, is staying in the AFC North and signing with the Cincinnati Bengals, per multiple reports. Bynes recorded 46 combined tackles, 1 sack and 2 INTs in 2019.
During his 9-year NFL career, Bynes has totaled 378 tackles, including 4.5 sacks and 4 INTs. The Pompano Beach, Florida, native will now have played with 4 different teams — Ravens (2011-13, 2019), Lions (2014-16) and Cardinals (2017-18).
Bynes played at Auburn from 2007-2010 and won a national championship during his last season with then-teammate Cam Newton. He recorded 240 total tackles, including 16.5 for loss, during his career. He also tallied 7 INTs for the Tigers.
Following his career at Auburn, Bynes went undrafted in 2011 and signed with the Ravens on a 3-year, $1.41 million contract. Bynes won a Super Bowl with the Ravens during the 2012 season, as Baltimore defeated San Francisco 34-31.