Cincinnati Bengals mailbag 1: Drafting CBs, WRs, QBs - ESPN
Many of you have grown more curious lately about what the Cincinnati Bengals' draft plans might be and are anxious about understanding why they might take a slot cornerback over an offensive lineman with their first-round pick, or draft a defensive end instead. I'm here to answer those questions in Part 1 of our two-day Bengals mailbag. The second part will deal with issues related to players currently on the team.
Bengals mailbag 2: Plans to improve run? - Cincinnati Bengals Blog - ESPN
In this mailbag, the players already on the team are the focus. With all 71 currently signed players expected to return to Cincinnati on Monday for the start of the official offseason strength and conditioning program, we're answering questions about the players whose signings and departures might have affected the Bengals' plans moving forward. Also, we'll address whether there is more the Bengals can do.
The Cincinnati Bengals might draft a quarterback in this year's draft, and Tom Savage could wind up the guy. Most fans of the Cincinnati Bengals want to see their team select a quarterback in this year’s NFL Draft. Many are looking for some competition to push Andy Dalton, but many more are simply fed up with the incumbent’s inconsistent play and postseason failures. Either way, there’s not a lot of disagreement that the team could use an infusion of new blood under center.
When the longer-then-ever pre-draft process began, the general assumption was that the Texans would draft a quarterback. Then, as everyone began to realize what a generational talent Jadeveon Clowney was, the pendulum of conventional wisdom swung that way.
With about a month left before the 2014 edition of the NFL Draft, Athlon Sports looks back at last year’s first round and tries to correct some mistakes. With a year of knowledge, game tapes, awards and injuries, what would the 30 teams (sorry Seattle and Washington) do differently if they got a second shot?