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Bengals News (4/21): Tyler Linderbaum still on the table

The Bengals lover versatility from their offensive linemen, but Tyler Linderbaum seems to be an exception.

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After Meets And Greets, Bengals' Scouts Welcome NFL Draft
Which is just fine because Sarkisian's schedule is the sked for Paul Brown Stadium for much of April. Along with scouting the swath from the Great Plains to the Rio Grande, Sarkisian stitches together the daily itinerary for each draft prospect that visits from late March until this week.

3 potential trade packages for Bengals if they trade Jessie Bates
The organization can likely persuade Bates to play this season on the tag, but is that worth it for both parties? The worst situation for the Bengals would be one that ends with Jessie Bates leaving while receiving nothing in return. Winning organizations don’t let their stars leave without getting compensation.

Video of Joe Burrow, Other Cincinnati Bengals Players Working Out
Burrow trains at Black Sheep Performance in Blue Ash, a suburb of Cincinnati. They posted video of the star quarterback, along with other Bengals players including D'Ante Smith, Drew Sample and Akeem Davis-Gaither.

Cincinnati Bengals go defense in 3-round mock 2022 NFL draft
After signing three offensive linemen, a tight end and re-signing two defensive players in defensive tackle B.J. Hill and cornerback Eli Apple, the Bengals enter the draft in good shape without many holes to fill. Director of personnel Duke Tobin will likely get the option of taking the best player available on his draft board if he stays put in the first round.

Cincinnati Bengals: Joe Burrow May Soon Welcome Yet Another Weapon to Cincy's Explosive Passing Game
Joe Burrow and the Cincinnati Bengals will enter the 2022 NFL regular season with one of the best offenses in football. While they already had explosive weapons around Burrow in Ja’Marr Chase, Tee Higgins, Joe Mixon, and Tyler Boyd last year, they finally improved their offensive line this offseason by adding La’el Collins, Alex Cappa, and Ted Karras.

Bengals ‘not ruling out’ Tyler Linderbaum in NFL draft’s first round
Linderbaum has been linked to the Bengals often in mocks. But that hasn’t stopped the idea from popping up that his lack of versatility could mean the Bengals would take a pass if he falls.

Cincinnati Bengals Meet With One Safety and Two Cornerbacks Ahead of 2022 NFL Draft
The Bengals continue to do their due diligence ahead of the 2022 NFL Draft. They met with FAU defensive back Zyon Gilbert according to Justin Melo of The Draft Network. They also talked virtually with Auburn safety Smoke Monday.

Around the league

Deebo Samuel requests trade: 10 potential landing spots for San Francisco 49ers' star wide receiver
With wideouts landing fat new contracts, driving blockbuster deals and basically commanding the football world's attention in seemingly every news cycle, it's been quite a couple of months for the pigskin-snaggers.

Amari Cooper 'elated' to join Browns, holds no ill will toward Cowboys
"I wouldn't say I just wanted to leave, but at the same time, it's never personal, it's just business and that's part of the business of being in this league," Cooper told reporters Wednesday, via USA Today. "Things like that happen all the time, players get cut, players get traded.

Giants WR Kenny Golladay on voluntary practices: 'Everyone should definitely be here'
The New York Giants kicked off voluntary minicamp this week, a benefit for new head coaches which allows them to get on the field with players for light work while most teams are restricted to conditioning at this stage of the offseason process.

Bucky Brooks' top five 2022 NFL Draft prospects by position 3.0: QBs Malik Willis, Desmond Ridder rise
The 2022 quarterback class lacks some of the star power of previous groups, but there are certainly players at the position with intriguing talent and potential. Pickett is the headliner of the class with a combination of swagger, athleticism and arm talent that will pique the interest of coaches searching for a franchise quarterback with the intangibles to spark a turnaround. The former Pitt standout is the most pro-ready of the prospects due to his experience and expertise running an offense with pro-style concepts.