The Bengals did what contenders do this weekend in head coach Marvin Lewis's 11th NFL Draft. While knocking out their two biggest needs—running back and safety—they filled in the rest with big.
Marvin Lewis on the Bengals 2013 draft crop: "It's really a good group of guys we feel really good about. It's been a productive three days."
The Bengals like Giovani Bernard's feel for the game and it turns out that their rookie running back also had a feel for them before they took him in the second round on Friday.
Cincinnati offensive line coach Paul Alexander compares fifth-round draft pick Tanner Hawkinson, a guard-center from Kansas, to former Bengals and Browns standout Eric Steinbach, a nine-year NFL player.
In 2006 it appeared that Margus Hunt was on his way to Olympic gold. The then-19-year-old became the first athlete in history to win both the shot put and discus in the same year at the World Junior Championships.
The Bengals began Saturday opting for in the fourth round for Texas A&M linebacker Sean Porter, a guy they think might be able to back up all three spots at some point.