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Florida wide receiver Andre Debose will visit with Bengals

The Cincinnati Bengals attended Florida's pro day and departed with a scheduled visit with wide receiver and return specialist Andre Debose.

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Florida wide receiver and return specialist Andre Debose is scheduled to visit with the Cincinnati Bengals on April 16, according to Gator Country. Debose, who wasn't invited to the NFL Scouting Combine last February, relied entirely on his Pro Day Tuesday where he ran a 4.35 40-yard dash -- he stopped doing wide receiver drills because he "felt his hamstring tighten up after running the second 40."

The impression worked, as he scheduled visits with the Bengals and Bears, and was flanked by two scouts with the New England Patriots following Florida's pro day.

Debose spent four seasons at Florida, primarily as a returner. He scored four touchdowns on kickoffs, averaging 26.7 yards/return for his career, and during his first full season as the primary punt returner, he averaged 14 yards and scored a touchdown against Louisiana State. He only posted 30 receptions for 540 yards receiving, most of which came during his sophomore season where he scored all four receiving touchdowns.

There are some who project Cincinnati to take two wide receivers during the 2015 NFL draft; one as a primary offensive weapons and the other as a special teams rock star -- mostly as a returner who conceivably could replace Brandon Tate, who was re-signed with the Bengals on April 1.