PFT writes that Oregon linebacker (actually a defensive end) Nick Reed is scheduled for a visit with the Bengals, as well as Seattle. Reed became a first-team All-American, recording 13 sacks (first in the Pac-10) and winning the Morris Trophy -- Pac-10's top defensive player of the year award. He was also voted Most Outstanding Player by his teammates. Addicted to Quack named him the defensive player of the year.
Nick Reed defined "impact player" during his career at Oregon. His numbers in 2008 were again gaudy: 53 tackles, 20 tackles for-a-loss, 13 sacks, 2 forced fumbles, 5 fumble recoveries. Nick was a two-time first-team All Pac-10 player, a first-team All-American and the Pac-10's 2008 Morris Trophy winner as the top defensive lineman.
Could Marvin Lewis be envisioning Reed as David Pollack redux (convert defensive end to linebacker)?