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Grade the Bengals’ third round selections of Sam Hubbard and Malik Jefferson

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Are you happy about the Bengals’ two third rounders? Both picks were spent on defensive players.

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With the 77th pick in the third round of the 2018 NFL Draft, the Cincinnati Bengals selected Sam Hubbard. Seconds later with the 78th pick in the third round, the Bengals selected Malik Jefferson.

Both players should upgrade the Bengals’ defense and be nice new toys for defensive coordinator Teryl Austin.

The 6’4”, 240 pound Jefferson spent three years at Texas where he accumulated 231 tackles, 26.0 tackles for loss, 13 sacks, 5 passes defensed, 1 fumble recovery that went for a touchdown and 2 forced fumbles.

Hubbard, who the Bengals had in for a pre-draft visit is a Bengals fan! He grew up in Cincinnati and attended Ohio State. He brings the Bengals their second OSU player in two days. Hubbard stands at 6’5”, 265 pounds and accumulated 116 tackles, 30 tackles for loss, 17 sacks, 1 interception, 3 passes defensed, 1 fumble recovery and 3 forced fumbles in college.

How do you grade these picks for the Bengals? Are you happy with the team’s third round haul?

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How would you grade the Bengals’ 3rd round selection of Sam Hubbard?

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  • 51%
    A
    (989 votes)
  • 37%
    B
    (712 votes)
  • 7%
    C
    (149 votes)
  • 1%
    D
    (27 votes)
  • 1%
    F
    (29 votes)
1906 votes total Vote Now

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How would you grade the Bengals’ third round selection of Malik Jefferson?

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  • 45%
    A
    (1674 votes)
  • 38%
    B
    (1406 votes)
  • 11%
    C
    (417 votes)
  • 2%
    D
    (89 votes)
  • 1%
    F
    (57 votes)
3643 votes total Vote Now

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