It's been a dizzying last few days for the Bengals in free agency, but that doesn't mean that the team doesn't have its sights still focused on the draft. Their staff has been part of a Pro Day roadshow of sorts, attending most of the notable University workouts across the nation. Chris Steuber reported today (via Twitter) that the Bengals were one of 28 teams in attendance at the Wake Forest University Pro Day.
There are three notable prospects that the team could have been particularly interested in at this workout. The most notable is wide receiver Chris Givens, who is coming off of a productive 2011 campaign and entering the draft early. At six feet tall and 195 pounds, Givens put up 1,330 yards on 83 catches with nine touchdowns and a 16.0 yards per reception average. Because of his size and skill set, most scouting reports have his potential capping off at a slot receiver or marginal No.2 starter in the NFL.
Kyle Wilber is a large outside linebacker prospect that could grab some attention. At 6'5" and 240 pounds, Wilber is an imposing figure who sounds a bit like the Bengals third round pick from last year, Dontay Moch. Most are projecting Wilber to be a rushing linebacker in a 3-4 defensive scheme at the next level.
One other prospect of note is offensive guard, Joe Looney. Aside from having an awesome last name for an interior lineman, Looney is known for being a good pass protector and is relatively agile for his size. A 6'3" and 320 pounds, some think Looney could be a quality starting guard down the road. Though an able run blocker, that's an aspect he'll have to improve on at the next level.