The NFL draft.
Teams are built thru the draft.
And if you're Mike Brown running the Bengals without a GM a couple decades ago, teams are destroyed thru the draft.
Thankfully Marvin seems to have righted the ship in terms of draft picks.
Sometimes they have high picks (such as picking 1st overall).
And sometimes they have low picks, such as when they drafted Scott Dannelley in 1976 in the 17th round with the 482nd pick.
#1 overall picks.
The Bengals have had an opportunity with a 1st round pick.
How Many Times have the Bengals had the #1 Overall Pick in the NFL Draft?