Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 3/23/13
David Klingler. Ki-Jana Carter. Akili Smith. Peter Warrick.These are just a few of the names that come to mind when one mentions the Cincinnati Bengals' all-time draft day busts. Cincinnati has picked in the upper half of the first round for the better part of two decades, yet rarely have they gotten it right.Klingler, star quarterback from the University of Houston, and the Bengals sixth overall pick in the 1992 NFL draft, was thought to be the face of the Bengals franchise for the next decade. An up and down performance thru three seasons would lead the Bengals to bench Klingler in favor of undrafted backup Jeff Blake.Carter, a No. 1 overall pick as a running back from Penn State, would be labeled a bust as well after suffering a career ending torn ACL early in his career.Yet none of these individuals can be considered the biggest draft day regret in Bengals' history. That distinction would have to go to Dan Wilkinson, defensive tackle from Ohio State and No. 1 overall pick in the...
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