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2012 NFL Draft Grades: Pete Prisco Writes That The Cincinnati Bengals "Owned The Draft"

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Apr 27, 2012; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals second first round draft pick guard Kevin Zeitler (left) and head coach Marvin Lewis (right) speak during the press conference at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Frank Victores-US PRESSWIRE
Apr 27, 2012; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals second first round draft pick guard Kevin Zeitler (left) and head coach Marvin Lewis (right) speak during the press conference at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Frank Victores-US PRESSWIRE

During his grade-related review of the 2012 NFL draft, Pete Prisco with CBSSports.com doesn't just offer the Cincinnati Bengals an "A+", he writes that our little ol' team in stripes "owned the draft". Nice. In fact the "A+" he awarded the Bengals was the only one he distributed from the three-day weekend.

Prisco breaks down his reaction a little more reasonably, offering best pick, questionable pick, third-day gems and overall analysis.

Best pick: It wasn't a sexy pick, but taking Wisconsin guard Kevin Zeitler in the first round will pay off. He's a tough, aggressive player. Should be a rookie starter.

Questionable move: I thought they should have looked for a speed receiver instead of taking Muhammad Sanu in the third round.

Third-day gem: Cal receiver Marvin Jones might end up being better than Sanu. Jones isn't a burner, but he knows how to get open and run routes.

Analysis: What's not to like? The list of 10 is impressive. They acted like they owned the draft. Heck, they did.

Grade: A+