Category: ‘Defense’

Fifth Round Picks Continue Trend of Getting Value for Cincinnati Bengals
April 28th, 2012 at 3:44 PM
The Cincinnati Bengals made the most of their three fifth round picks, getting quality depth for their secondary as well as a high-value wide receiver. With their first pick at 156 the Bengals selected Iowa cornerback, Shaun Prater. At first glance, I admit I was a bit puzzled that the Bengals...

Cincinnati Bengals Shore up Defensive Line, Wide Receiver in Rounds Two and Three
April 27th, 2012 at 11:26 PM
With three more picks in rounds two and three, the Cincinnati Bengals looked to add depth and fill a hole at wide receiver. Mission accomplished. The Bengals got great value with all three of their picks on Friday, picking up players that had been projected higher on most team's draft boards.  ***PHOTO1***  Their...

Cincinnati Bengals Select Alabama Cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick
April 26th, 2012 at 9:56 PM
After a chaotic early part of the first round that saw trades flying everywhere, the Bengals stayed true to many mock drafts, taking cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick from the University of Alabama. At 6'2" he give the Bengals their most physical corner to match up against bigger wide receivers. The Bengals chose...

Mock Draft: Cincinnati Bengals Select Local Linebacker at 21
April 22nd, 2012 at 3:29 PM
With the 21st pick in the Sports Media 101 NFL mock draft, the Cincinnati Bengals selected linebacker, Luke Kuechly, from Boston College. This pick was a surprise to both us at Bengals 101 making the pick as well as to fans. Nobody anticipated Kuechly being available this late. Such is the...

Keith Rivers Traded to New York Giants
April 11th, 2012 at 2:37 PM
***PHOTO1*** As had been widely speculated, the Cincinnati Bengals traded LB Keith Rivers to the New York Giants. In exchange, the Giants will give the Bengals their fifth round draft pick in this year's NFL Draft. Rivers was drafted ninth overall in the 2008 draft out of USC, but never materialized into...