Found March 12, 2013 on Football Nation:
It's officially the 2013 NFL season. With the draft just a short while away, and free agency opening Tuesday, every team in the league is looking to improve.Cincinnati is a young team on the rise.  The Bengals have made the playoffs each of the last two seasons, both ending in losses to the Houston Texans.  QB Andy Dalton has not been able to solve Houston's defense in either game.  Cincy has a legitimate defense, with star players all throughout (Geno Atkins, Leon Hall, Carlos Dunlap, etc.).  The probable loss of MLB Rey Maualuga could be devastating, but I expect the Bengals to fill that need.Click below to start the slideshow to see five guys the Bengals should target for the upcoming season.
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