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12-4, 1st in AFC North

Bengals continue to dominate draft

Mel Kiper Jr. can't remember the last time he gave the Bengals a poor draft grade. As Kiper notes, "They have a plan and they consistently get excellent value." NFL draft grades (Insider)

Bengals' best pick: Tyler Boyd

Cincinnati needed a No. 2 receiver opposite A.J. Green, and Boyd, from the University of Pittsburgh, is the perfect fit, a savvy route runner who can find holes in zone coverage. Todd McShay (Insider)

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Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Marvin Lewis calls this a productive draft for the Bengals. "The NFL is such a cycle that you have to improve and stay young. That's the evolution we have to go through all the time." Believes the defensive picks can help in the future and the WRs can try to earn opportunity quickly.

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Highlights: Clayton Fejedelem

The Bengals added another defensive back in Round 7, taking the former Illini safety. Check out some of Fejedelem's best highlights.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

This is the complete Bengals draft haul: 1. William Jackson III, CB; 2. Tyler Boyd, WR; 3. Nick Vigil, LB; 4. Andrew Billings, DT; 5. Christian Westerman, OG; 6. Cody Core, WR. 7. Clayton Fejedelem, S.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

And for their final pick in the draft, the Bengals take S Clayton Fejedelem from Illinois. The seventh-round selection will help Cincinnati address depth in the secondary. Earlier this offseason, the Bengals lost veteran safety Reggie Nelson but signed Taylor Mays back.

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Highlights: Cody Core

In Round 6, the Bengals added another receiver, taking the Ole Miss product at No. 199 overall. Check out some of Core's best highlights.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Here are the Bengals' picks so far: 1. William Jackson III, CB; 2. Tyler Boyd, WR; 3. Nick Vigil, LB; 4. Andrew Billings, DT; 5. Christian Westerman, OG; 6. Cody Core, WR. Cincinnati's final pick is at 245th overall.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

In the sixth round, the Bengals selected WR Cody Core (199th overall). The Mississippi product ran a 4.45 50-yard dash. He also fills the Bengals' second hole at receiver, making it possible Cincinnati may turn to the safety position in the seventh round.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Here are the Bengals' picks so far: 1. William Jackson III, CB; 2. Tyler Boyd, WR; 3. Nick Vigil, LB; 4. Andrew Billings, DT; 5. Christian Westerman, OG. Cincinnati's next pick is at 199th overall.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

A Utah native, new Bengals LB Nick Vigil says he's never been to an NFL game. His brother Zach Vigil also plays for the Dolphins, but schedules never allowed Nick to go to one of Zach's games.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Say hello to the Bengals' second- and third-round draft picks, WR Tyler Boyd and LB Nick Vigil.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Marvin Lewis says when he met Christian Westerman, he felt the intensity with which he played at Arizona State. Although Westerman only played guard and tackle in college, he has been worked out at center, too.

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Highlights: Christian Westerman

The Bengals grabbed the former Arizona State O-lineman midway through Round 5. Check out some of Westerman's best highlights.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Bengals get their first offensive lineman of the draft, select Christian Westerman, OG, Arizona State. The fifth-round pick joins a line that will see guard Kevin Zeitler enter a contract year this season.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bengals are about to go back on the clock. Where do they go? Receiver again? Safety? Running back?

Team Stats

Passing Yards245.215th
Rushing Yards112.813th
Points For26.27th
Points Against17.42nd

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