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NFL Draft 2017: Immediate social media reactions to Bengals’ selection of kicker Jake Elliott

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The Bengals will challenge Randy Bullock with rookie kicker Jake Elliott.

The Cincinnati Bengals have a new kicker!

Memphis kicker Jake Elliott is joining the Bengals after being a fifth round draft selection by the team in the 2017 NFL Draft. This comes as no surprise as the Bengals desperately need to upgrade their kicking game from last year.

Elliott never missed an extra point in college and had a solid 2016 campaign in which he went 21/26 on field goals, including scoring on 2/3 field goals from 50+ yards. He was perfect on 202 extra points during his entire college career, which is nice to note after the Bengals' disastrous 2016 season filled with missed PATs.

Here are the social media reactions to the pick as well as a video from Elliott’s family as the pick was being announced on live television.