CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 13: Domata Peko #94 of the Cincinnati Bengals celebrates against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the first half of their game at Paul Brown Stadium on November 13, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
Coaches, media, fans, bloggers will all offer analysis of the first-round of the 2012 NFL draft. But what about the Bengals players? Thanks to the general application of something like Twitter, we're granted access to read their reactions in real-time. So here are a couple of tweets from Bengals players during the first round.
On the Bengals selecting Alabama cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick:
The defense just got that much better! Welcome Dre Kirkpatrick!
Welcome to the Team Kirkpatrick!! Ya baby !!! Who Dey nation!!!!!
s/o to dre kirkpatrick welcome to the fam!!
We just added to Our Dre Kirkpatrick. Welcome!
#WhoDey nation!S/o to Dre Kirkpatrick welcome to
This kid is well coached out of enemy territory for MY Auburn Tigers. Good pickup Bengals. Hes a Raven like DB
On the Bengals swapping first-round picks with the New England Patriots:
@ArmonBinns85 ..... For who
@DontayMoch traded picks wit NE and got a 3rd round pick
@ArmonBinns85 looks like we get 10 picks for this year
On Kevin Zeitler being selected at No. 27:
Good pick up! Welcome to the jungle Kevin Zeitler!
That's what I'm talkin about gettin some beef on the line! Gotta love the o lineman!