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Bengals News (1/14): Cincinnati’s draft class left plenty of room to improve

The Bengals 2018 draft class will have plenty of room to improve after a rough rookie season for most of them.

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Throwback Thursday: Bengals' 1st Postseason Win
The Bengals defeated the Buffalo Bills 28-21 on Jan. 3, 1982 to win their first postseason game ever.

2018 Draft Review: Strong Pieces To Build Upon
While it is impossible to fully judge a draft after just one season, the Bengals in 2018 did acquire several players who have the potential to become impact players for many years.

Bengals' 2018 draft class mediocre outside of safety Jessie Bates
The Cincinnati Bengals might have found their next star safety in Jessie Bates III, but the rest of the 2018 draft class is still very much a work in progress. The Bengals didn't get much out of their 11 picks beyond the first three rounds, and everyone below the fifth round barely contributed. Third-round pick Malik Jefferson couldn't get on the field despite poor linebacker play and injuries, and though seventh-round pick Auden Tate showed promise, he didn't play a ton.

Zac Taylor orchestrated Ryan Tannehill’s best seasons
If the Cincinnati Bengals truly want to hire Los Angeles Rams quarterbacks coach Zac Taylor like the reports suggest, it could be good news for Andy Dalton or an incoming rookie quarterback.

Bengals QB Andy Dalton and wife welcome third child
The QB posted the photo on Instagram with the caption, "Welcome to the world Finley Jones Dalton! I am so proud of JJ. She was amazing! She made pregnancy and delivery look easy! I love you@jjdalton5. Finley you are beautiful just like your momma! #daltonpartyof5."

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