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Even though the Cincinnati Bengals signed three cornerbacks in free agency, the general consensus was that the team still needed to invest a high draft pick in the position. At No.17 overall, the team selected Alabama cornerback, Dre Kirkpatrick as one of the team's cornerbacks of the future. Even though the position group is crowded, injuries, age, and a high draft designation seemingly give Kirkpatrick the inside track on one of the starting positions. And, according to CBSSports' Paul Dehner, Jr., Kirkpatrick realizes the opportunity. First-round CB Dre Kirkpatrick comes into a crowded cornerback position filled with five veterans and two incumbent starters (Leon Hall, Nate Clements), but wasn't timid about his desire for the 2012 season.
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