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Bengals News (4/24): Mulling Jonah Williams' option

The Bengals can secure Jonah Williams for a fifth season, but they will have to pay for it.

NFL: Super Bowl LVI-Los Angeles Rams at Cincinnati Bengals Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Of Mocks And Buckets As Duke Tobin Lines Up Another Bengals Draft: ‘We’re Pretty Flexible To Taking Guys For The Future’

“I don’t view us as having immediate starter needs,” said Cincinnati Bengals director of player personnel Duke Tobin in Friday’s briefing with the Cincinnati media in the run-up to Thursday night’s No. 31 pick.


The Bengals currently have five former Ohio State players on their roster, tied with the New Orleans Saints and Detroit Lions for the most of any team in the NFL – and that’s not even including Joe Burrow, Keandre Jones and Noah Spence, who also played at Ohio State before finishing their college careers elsewhere.

Bengals still weighing picking up Jonah Williams’ fifth-year option

Williams, the 11th overall pick in 2019, was the team’s best lineman last season at left tackle. For now, the 2022 season is his final year under contract at a cap hit of roughly $5.6 million.

Ken Anderson and Ken Riley Hall of Fame chances boosted after rule change

Cincinnati Bengals legends Ken Anderson and Ken Riley might have a better chance than ever to make the Pro Football Hall of Fame thanks to a temporary changeup in the selection process

Seven-round 2022 NFL mock draft, Round 1: Cowboys, Steelers trade up

Many of those deals could happen on Day 1, with both the Saints and Chiefs holding enough draft capital to climb up the board if they choose, while teams like the Falcons, Panthers and Seahawks could make a move for a quarterback. You can see how some of those possibilities play out in my previous mock drafts.

2022 NFL Draft: All-Pros, Pro Bowlers and overachievers in this class

The 2022 draft class might lack some of the sizzle that drives up TV ratings, but the NFL scouting community is excited about the overall depth and talent of the group. Teams looking for impact players in the early rounds should be able to identify plenty of blue-chip prospects at every position except quarterback.

NFL draft: Ranking every quarterback class since 2000

The 2022 NFL Draft offers yet another pool of potential franchise quarterbacks. Before we welcome those prospects into the club, let’s take stock of where we stand today. Marc Sessler has updated his rankings of each QB draft class since the turn of the millennium. Last offseason’s rankings have been altered to reflect a scenery-shifting 2021 campaign.