Slow market for No. 1 pick

The Bengals would like to trade the No. 1 pick. But so far, there hasn't been much interest.

Updated: February 24, 2003, 2:39 PM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

INDIANAPOLIS -- Holders of the first overall choice in the draft, the Cincinnati Bengals are in a bit of a pickle right now, because they would prefer not to exercise the pick.

But the problem for Cincinnati, and one that became obvious here this week at the annual predraft scouting combine, is that no franchise is keen on moving up into the first slot to select Carson Palmer, the Heisman Trophy winner and former Southern Cal star.

Too many teams in need of help at the quarterback ...

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