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How 'bout Jordan Shipley as #2? And we should draft...


Hey, here's an idea to throw out there for you guys and gals: How about Jordan Shipley as the #2 receiver? Sure, he's coming back from an injury, but if he can return to form, I don't see why he shouldn't compete for #2. Here are some of my reasons:

1) FA are okay, but the Bengals record with FA WRs hasn't been good lately. Not to say it wouldn't work out this time, but I just have visions of A. Bryant's knee (or whatever it was) and a moody T.O. in my mind (of course, T.O. did pretty well for us, but, well, yeah).

2) Shipley is cocksure and headstrong (or is it the other way around?). But seriously, Shipley has great hands, great route-running ability, speed/quickness/agility, and he knows the system already vs. a FA (which is not to say a FA CAN'T learn it, but, well, yeah).

3) Dalton seemed to have a pretty decent rapport with Shipley before he went down. As T.J. Whosyourmama demonstrated with the Bengals, you don't need a superstar burner as a #2 WR; you just need somebody who'll show up at the right spot at the right time and catch the darn ball. Shipley should be that guy.

And the second part of this blog, as promised by the title: the Bengals should draft Devier Posey. Why? Here we go:

1) I saw on Walterfootball.com that Posey has "off field" issues that team will have to deal with. Those off-field issues are accepting some under-the-table money at a golf tourney. Not excusing it, but then again I don't think people should fault a kid who has no money from accepting money when a donor hands it out.

2) Full disclosure: I actually teach at his high school alma mater. Never had him class, but those who had speak very well of his work ethic in class. How does this translate to the football field? Maybe a lot, maybe nothing at all. But I feel the "character issues" are just ridiculous. Very soft spoken, humble kid. And he loves his momma.

3) He's got speed and sure hands. I didn't watch a ton of OSU games, but it always seems like he made big plays. Posey will fall to the later rounds, and I think the Bengals should draft him in those rounds if they get the chance.

What do you guys think?

This is a FanPost and does not necessarily reflect the views of Cincy Jungle's writers or editors. It does reflect the views of this particular fan though, which is as important as the views of Cincy Jungle's writers or editors.

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