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Bengals Spend Draft Friday In Trenches And More Work Looms With Seven Saturday Picks
The Bengals did what they had to do in Friday's second and third rounds of the NFL Draft and stayed in the trenches with Clemson left tackle Jackson Carman and Texas edge rusher Joseph Ossai, respectively.
The Cincinnati-bred Carman is poised to block for another overall No. 1 pick after watching teammate Trevor Lawrence go to Jacksonville and Ossai is looking to build on his collegiate sack of Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow.
Big Willie Re-Surfaces 25 Years Later In A Draft As Tobin Dukes Out A Trade For Bengals O-Line
Bengals director of player personnel Duke Tobin had a heck of a good afternoon Friday as the start of the NFL Draft's second round loomed about three hours away. With the edge rushers picked over after a furious end-of-round run and his scouts and offensive line coach Frank Pollack giving high marks on Clemson left tackle Jackson Carman, Tobin called Bengals all-time right tackle Willie Anderson to get his take on one of his prized pupils. Then he pulled off what turned out to be a bountiful trade.
Bengals Go To The Edge with Texas' Joseph Ossai
The Bengals went 3-for-3 filling needs in the first three rounds of the NFL Draft Friday night when they took Texas edge rusher Joseph Ossai with the 69th pick. After taking a stretch-the-field wide receiver at No. 5 and a monstrous offensive lineman at No. 46, the Bengals took the 6-4, 256-pound Ossai, a former inside linebacker now on the edge and is a nice fit for the Bengals 3-4 hybrid defense.
Get To Know Joseph Ossai | Five Fun Facts
The Bengals addressed the defensive line with the addition of Texas edge rusher Joseph Ossai in the third round. From his family coming to the United States from Nigeria to break out bowl game performances, get to know Ossai and what he brings to the Bengals.
Bengals Stay Home To Draft Massive Clemson Offensive Lineman Jackson Carman
The 6-5, 335-pound Jackson Carman, a product of the Cincinnati suburb of Fairfield, played left tackle the past two seasons but may well kick inside for his first pro assignment with what Ourlads Scouting Services calls "NFL ready power and strength."
Focused Chase Stakes His Claim As "Uno," As Bengals Line It Up
Ja'Marr Chase, the first Bengal born in the 21st century, has a thing about numbers. "And I'm wearing No. 1," says Chase, who is also the first Bengal assigned the index finger during his Friday visit to Paul Brown Stadium. "It's a legacy I can leave now. Start up the new and keep it going. I'm just thankful for the opportunity start a legacy and keep it going."
Chase's LSU Ties Extend To Bengals Coaching Staff
Bengals assistant wide receivers coach Brad Kragthorpe, who threw balls to Odell Beckham Jr., and Jarvis Landry before coaching the guy that high-pointed all their records away at LSU, knew exactly what he was going to see Friday afternoon when Ja'Marr Chase walked through the Paul Brown Stadium door.
The Chase Is On For Bengals: "I'm going to break every record they've got'
Ja'Marr Chase, the newest Bengal, has been drafted like A.J. Green but he talks like Chad Johnson, celebrates with end-zone dances like Chad Ocho Cinco and brings college accomplishments like no rookie NFL wide receiver before him as he vows to make an immediate impact.
Inside The Pick: Why The Bengals Opted For Ja'Marr Chase, Burrow's Partner In Rhyme
The Bengals weren't all that different from everybody else and seemed to have LSU wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase, Florida tight end Kyle Pitts and Oregon left tackle Penei Sewell in a virtual dead heat on top of the Paul Brown Stadium draft board, which, nowadays, is really virtual. So what helped the Bengals select Chase at No. 5?
Get To Know Ja'Marr Chase | Five Fun Facts
The Bengals selected LSU wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase with the No. 5 overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft. From changing his cleats at halftime of every game to setting receiving records with Joe Burrow as his quarterback at LSU, Chase is an exciting addition to the Bengals roster.
Bengals Chase Down Prized Burrow Target At No. 5
The Bengals re-united college football's record-breaking quarterback-receiver combination during Thursday night's first round of the NFL Draft with the hope that LSU wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase can help Joe Burrow repeat history with a Super Bowl championship.
Bengals Invite Special Guests To Announce Draft Picks
The NFL Draft provides an exciting opportunity for special guests to get involved by announcing selections from the Draft Theater in Cleveland, as well as remotely. All three days of the NFL Draft will be broadcast on NFL Network, ESPN and ABC, including two nights of primetime coverage on Thursday (8 p.m.) and Friday (7 p.m.).
Bengals.com Media Mock Draft: One of The Top Prospects Looms
First of all, the third and final edition of this year's Bengals.com Media Mock Draft is merely one potential scenario for the Bengals on Thursday and Friday nights in the first and second rounds of the NFL Draft based on sheer speculation and nothing else. The way it looks, the Bengals simply can't miss at No. 5.
Taylor Looks To Add Premier Player As Another First-Round Offensive Starter Looms
Even before they draft a franchise mover and shaker in Thursday night's first round (pick one of LSU wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase, Florida tight end Kyle Pitts, Oregon left tackle Penei Sewell), Bengals head coach Zac Taylor and his staff have already re-shaped the roster in their image. Heading into the week of Taylor's third draft, more than 75 percent of the players have arrived since he got the job and barring a trade out of the fifth spot they'll add a top 11 pick to the offense's Opening Day starting lineup for the third straight year.
Photo Gallery | Bengals 2021 Draft Class
View college action photos of every Bengals pick from the 2021 NFL Draft.
Photo Gallery | Wyatt Hubert | Seventh Round | Pick 235
Presented by Tide, the Bengals select DE Wyatt Hubert with the 235th pick in the seventh round of the 2021 NFL Draft. Check out the top pictures of the Bengals selection.
Photo Gallery | Chris Evans | Sixth Round | Pick 202
Presented by Tide, the Bengals select RB Chris Evans with the 202nd pick in the sixth round of the 2021 NFL Draft. Check out the top pictures of the Bengals selection from Michigan.