After meeting with him at Paul Brown Stadium and on the campus of the University of Oklahoma, the Bengals expressed enough confidence in running back Joe Mixon to take him with the 48th pick in the second round of Friday night’s NFL Draft following a trade with the Vikings. Mixon broke down and fought tears all through his conference call with the Cincinnati media.
John Ross is as smooth as one of his go routes. As polished as last month’s 4.22-second 40-yard dash that makes him the fastest man to ever run at the NFL scouting combine. Ross had all the moves Friday at Paul Brown Stadium when the Washington wide receiver was officially installed as the Bengals No. 1 pick.