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Bengals News (4/15): What a first round trade with the Bills could look like

The Bengals and Bills swapped first rounders last season, but could they really do it again this offseason?

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Zac Taylor speaks on ‘unfortunate’ Mark Walton release
Cincinnati Bengals head coach Zac Taylor sent a message inside and beyond the organization before team activities got started last week by cutting running back Mark Walton.

12 prospects the Bengals could target after trading down from No. 11
Director of player personnel Duke Tobin and the Bengals front office carry 11 picks into the draft and don’t have one overarching pressing need. Drafting a variety of positions and trading at least once seems assured.

Who will Bengals draft? Cornerback need not immediate
Beyond WJ3, though, there aren't many sure-fire longterm answers at the position. After 2019, 29-year-old Dre Kirkpatrick enters the backend of a contract that doesn't make it difficult for the team to go in a different direction. Darqueze Dennard is on a one-year prove-it deal, and it remains to be seen how free-agent addition B.W. Webb fits after signing with his eighth team in seven years. One more season should also help figure out the futures of KeiVarae Russell, Darius Phillips, Davontae Harris and Tony McRae. The Bengals can build around Jackson, but the rest of the position could look drastically different in 2020.

2019 NFL Draft: Could Cincinnati Bengals trade up with Buffalo Bills?
The Cincinnati Bengals hit the reset button on their franchise this offseason, jettisoning longtime head coach Marvin Lewis. With the change at the top, with the Bengals be on the lookout for an impact player in the 2019 NFL Draft, could a trade up with Buffalo be in the cards?

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