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Cincinnati Bengals 2016 NFL Draft Coverage

Everything you need to know from news to rumors and the top prospects for the Cincinnati Bengals in the 2016 NFL Draft.

2016 NFL Draft re-grade sees Bengals take dip

The Bengals’ 2016 draft class has a lot of promise, but it failed to live up to the hype thus far, largely due to injuries.

QUIZ: Bengals' all-time draft picks at each position

Can you name the Cincinnati Bengals' all-time draft picks at each position, based on their careers as Bengals players?

Where Bengals rank on Cowboys' leaked draft board

As the old saying goes, one man's trash is another man's treasure. In the case of the annual NFL draft, one team's first-round starter may be another team's third-round backup.

College highlights from Bengals WR Cody Core

Get to know the Bengals' sixth round Draft pick by watching his best college plays.

Assessing the Value Bengals got in Westerman

The Bengals had several big steals in this year's NFL Draft, but perhaps the biggest steal was a surprising one, offensive guard Christian Westerman. Some analysts ranked him as high as a second-round prospect.

Assessing the value Bengals received w/ Tyler Boyd

You'd be surprised just how solid of a pick that Tyler Boyd was in Round 2 in terms of value. Most analysts had the former Pitt star ranked as a top 45 prospect with one service ranking him as high as 31st overall.

Cody Core looking to compete, impress coaches

Cody Core wasn't the biggest name (or even among them) going into this year's draft, but Bengals wide receivers coach James Urban seems to have been impressed with the guy from the start.

Q&A with The Champaign Room on Clayton Fejedelem

We spoke with Eliot Sill of The Champaign Room, SB Nation's Illinois site to learn more about the Bengals' seventh round Draft pick, Clayton Fejedelem.

PFF names best/worst picks of Bengals' 2016 Draft

The Bengals' selection of Utah State linebacker Nick Vigil didn't sit well with Pro Football Focus in Round 3, but the analytics site believes the Bengals knocked it out of the park with their fourth-round selection.

Q&A with Mountain West Connection on Nick Vigil

We get to know the Bengals' third round Draft pick from a Mountain West Conference fan and blogger who closely followed Nick Vigil's college career.

Cincy trying out 10 local UDFA at rookie mini camp

Lucas Powell, a center for Ohio University and Silverberry Mouhon a defensive end from University of Cincinnati are among the players trying out for the Bengals this weekend.

Bengals announce 2016 college free agent signings

Tra Carson, Ryan Brown, David Dean and Matt Johnson are among the biggest names the Bengals are signing as undrafted free agents.

Q&A with House of Sparky on Christian Westerman

Get to know Bengals' 5th Round Draft pick, Christian Westerman from two of the people who have best followed his college career.

Bengals CBs welcome talent and challenge of WJ3

"I totally agree with the decision," Pro Bowl cornerback Adam Jones said recently of the Bengals taking a cornerback in the first round. The rest of the group sounds happy, but they are also aware of his pushing of the rest of the position group.

PFF gives Bengals' 2016 draft class an A-

Our friends at Pro Football Focus took an in-depth look at all 32 NFL teams' draft classes and gave out grades. They were generally pretty high on the Bengals' class.

CB status after drafting WJ3 in Round 1

The strong got stronger in the draft. The Bengals' defense made an already good secondary better with the addition of William Jackson in round one.

Which positions do Bengals emphasize in Draft?

Offense, defense, skill players, linemen... which positions do the Bengals place the biggest priority on when drafting? We look at every Marvin Lewis draft to see how the Bengals build their rosters.

Q&A with Red Cup Rebellion on Cody Core

Get to know Cody Core from an Ole Miss fan and blogger who has been watching him every Saturday for the last two seasons!

CJ Contributors' draft grades on Bengals' class

The other NFL writers have had their say, and now it's our turn to examine the Bengals' 2016 Draft haul. We asked our contributors their thoughts and some of their answers may surprise you.

Q&A with Bengals Draft pick Christian Westerman

We sent over some questions to the Bengals' newest offensive guard to learn more about his experience and what he hopes to bring to the Bengals.

Vigil should be valuable asset on D, special teams

The Cincinnati Bengals' third round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft can play a number of different spots on the team's already-solid defense, but that isn't the only area in which he'll be contributing.

Q&A with Cardiac Hill on Tyler Boyd

We look to gain some more knowledge on second round selection Tyler Boyd by turning to a beat writer at Cardiac Hill, SB Nation's Pittsburgh Panthers fan site.

Playing Devil’s Advocate with Bengals' Draft class

Everybody seems to love the Bengals’ 2016 draft class, but can a case be made that it is not as great as it seems?

WJ3 eager to be mentored by other Bengals corners

The Bengals' first round pick is eager to get to work with other exciting first round corners already on the team's roster.

QB Matt Johnson tabbed one of best UDFA signings

The Bengals didn't make a lot of big-name acquisitions after the NFL draft ended, but one guy they did get is regarded by some as a quality quarterback prospect who may very well have a career in the NFL.

WJIII: Scheme fit, impact on Dre Kirkpatrick

The Bengals added William Jackson III in the first round of the Draft. How does he fit in the team's scheme, and how does this impact Dre Kirkpatrick, if at all?

Bengals draft picks show championship mentality

As has been the case recently, the Bengals mostly tweaked their roster, adding players who will shine in coming years. Management is confident the team is nearing a championship, and they plan on sustaining the level of talent into the future.

How Will Jackson compares to top CBs in 2016 Draft

For the fourth time in the last 11 drafts, the Bengals selected a cornerback with their first round selection. How does this one stack up to the other cornerbacks drafted in Round 1 of the Draft?

Highlights and getting to know Christian Westerman

There isn't too much tape on YouTube of Bengals fifth round Draft pick, Christian Westerman. But, we've gathered what we could find to learn more about the offensive lineman out of Arizona State University.

How '16 NFL Draft impacts Fantasy Football for WRs

We look at the seven wide receivers drafted in the first two rounds of the 2016 NFL Draft, including the Bengals' own Tyler Boyd. Do any of them project to offer much in their rookie seasons?

Consensus big board shows Cincy excels at drafting

If we're going just off how players graded out as prospects and when they were expected to be drafted this year, the Bengals just wrapped up another successful NFL draft.

State of AFCN: Browns send message, Ravens rise up

The Cleveland Browns sent a few messages to players on their roster with their draft picks, including former Bengals WR Andrew Hawkins. The Ravens had a solid draft, and the Steelers had one of the more polarizing drafts of any team.

Q&A with Underdog Dynasty on William Jackson III

Jackson is a Houston product, born and raised, and wanted nothing more than to turn the program at Houston into an elite program that went to bowls on a yearly basis. He gave up personal accomplishments in order to better help the team earn wins.

College football fan says Bengals won Draft

Without knowing anything about NFL team needs and simply by evaluating the 2016 NFL Draft based on the college players, here's a ranking of the top 5 Draft classes of 2016, including the Bengals at No. 4.

WR Tyler Boyd ready to give Steelers hell

Tyler Boyd is very familiar with Heinz Field. He's ready to raise hell on it against the team who he grew up rooting for.

Andrew Billings surprised by falling to Round 4

Andrew Billings says he plans to make other NFL teams pay for passing over him in the NFL Draft. They have the best defensive line coach in the league, and I'm happy for that to help me develop myself."

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