clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

The Complete Top-20 Bengals Of 2012 List

Ranking the top 20 Cincinnati Bengals players in 2012.

Chris Trotman - Getty Images

Over the past couple of weeks, we issued our top-20 Bengals players heading into the 2012 season. It was a painstakingly long process because we didn't just put numbers next to player's names. It was debated, challenged, and refined over and over again. Initially we included rookies but eventually concluded that rookies are too much of a variable. Anyway. Here's the complete list of our top-20 Bengals players. What does your top-20 look like?

No. 1: Wide Receiver A.J. Green
No. 2: Defensive Tackle Geno Atkins
No. 3: Offensive Tackle Andrew Whitworth
No. 4: Quarterback Andy Dalton
No. 5: Linebacker Thomas Howard
No. 6: Safety Reggie Nelson
No. 7: Defensive End Carlos Dunlap
No. 8: Tight End Jermaine Gresham
No. 9: Place-kicker Mike Nugent
No. 10: Cornerback Leon Hall
No. 11: Offensive Tackle Andre Smith
No. 12: Running Back Benjarvus Green-Ellis
No. 13: Defensive Tackle Domata Peko
No. 14: Linebacker Rey Maualuga
No. 15: Linebacker Manny Lawson
No. 16: Center Kyle Cook
No. 17: Defensive End Michael Johnson
No. 18: Cornerback Nate Clements
No. 19: Running Back Bernard Scott
No. 20: Offensive Guard Travelle Wharton