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Bengals News (4/4): Could Cincinnati make a call to safety Derron Smith?

Now that the AAF has ended abruptly, could the Bengals bring back a familiar face?

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Hobson's Choice: Emotions Eleven As Bengaldom Mulls Draft
Good question about Billings. I think he gets a bit of a reprieve with a new defensive staff, but at that point they’re going on grades and if the tackle is the best player, I’d imagine they would take him. Josh Tupou and Kerry Wynn are key role players but have no bearing on those early rounds. Especially the first. If there’s a defensive lineman with high enough grades, they’ll grab him.

Bengals Offseason Workout Program Dates Announced
With new head coach Zac Taylor in the fold, the Bengals receive an extra week of offseason workouts, with an additional voluntary minicamp for veterans prior to the draft.

Bengals news: Cincinnati set to meet with Kentucky pass rusher Josh Allen
The 21-year-old is coming off of a fantastic senior campaign in which he racked up 88 tackles, 21.5 tackles for loss, 17 sacks, five forced fumbles, a couple of fumble recoveries, and four passes defended.

With AAF shuttering, Bengals should bring back Derron Smith ASAP
The Cincinnati Bengals selected the Fresno State product in the sixth round of the 2015 NFL draft and he spent time on the main roster and practice squad through the middle of 2017.

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