The Cincinnati Bengals finished the 2012 regular season with high hopes. Winners of seven of their last eight games, the Bengals were arguably one of the hottest teams entering the post season. Despite a demoralizing defeat at the hands of the Houston Texans, Bengals’ fans should be relatively optimistic about the upcoming 2013 season.
The Bengals have kept virtually everyone from the previous playoff season on roster and done their part in fixing what the front office saw as holes on their team. With the signing of linebacker James Harrison and the resigning of tackle Andre Smith, the Bengals found themselves on draft day with few needs left.
What the Bengals front office and head coach Marvin Lewis did on draft day may have solidified them as front-runners to challenge the defending champion Baltimore Ravens for an AFC North divisional crown.
Here’s a look at who they drafted, what you should know about each of these rookies and their potential value to the ...