2019 NFL Draft Coverage
2019 NFL Draft Coverage
1-on-1: 2nd Rd Draft Pick TE Drew Sample Signs
TE Drew Sample speaks with Bengals.com after signing his first NFL contract.
Facts and Figures: The Bengals' 2019 Draft Class
Wren, Bengals Garner High Marks From NFL.com
Cincinnati Bengals rookie quarterback Ryan Finley: I was playing ping-pong when I got draft call from head coach Zac Taylor
Cincinnati Bengals rookie quarterback Ryan Finley joins "Path to the Draft" to talk about his new team, his draft-day phone call with head coach Zac Taylor, QB Andy Dalton and more.
Sample and Pratt Meet Again
Second-round pick Drew Sample and third-round pick Germaine Pratt go way back. Before they trained together at a San Diego facility, Pratt, the North Carolina State linebacker, swears they matched up in a coverage drill when they played on the same team at the Senior Bowl.
Bengals Go Big In The Fourth
The Bengals went big in the fourth round Saturday and stayed home during the last day of the NFL Draft. For the first time in 52 drafts they traded up twice, both in the fourth round, and came out if it with their potential backup quarterback as well as two very large lineman on either side of the ball in Arizona State defensive tackle Rennell Wren and Ohio State guard and long-time Bengals fan Michael Jordan.
6th Round Capsules; Bengals Grab Two Running Backs, And A Linebacker
With the 182nd overall pick, the Bengals select running back Trayveon Williams from Texas A&M. Later in the sixth round, the team selected With the 210th overall pick, LB Deshaun Davis from Auburn and RB Rodney Anderson from Oklahoma on spot later.
NFL Draft News Conference: Bengals Select Ryan Finley & Renell Wren
Defensive Line Coach Nick Eason, Defensive Coordinator Lou Anarumo, Offensive Coordinator Brian Callahan and Quarterbacks Coach Alex Van Pelt address the media after the Bengals selected QB Ryan Finley and DT Renell Wren in the fourth round of the 2019 NFL Draft.
No. 1 Pick Williams Arrives With A Plan
Katherine Williams, Jonah's mother, had seen this all before. Shortly after Cincinnati had taken him with the 11th pick Thursday night, Bengals offensive line coach Jim Turner informed her son the rookie minicamp was the weekend of May 9-12 and there he was almost immediately uploading the dates.
Bengals Size Up Pratt To Beef Up Backers
During a linebacker draft defined by two small speedsters at the top, one look at the backer the Bengals selected Friday night showed why they were content to wait until the third round to take one they believe can compete to start on Opening Day at any of the three spots.
Bengals Sample Versatility With TE
When the Bengals traded down from Nos. 42 to 52 in exchange for an extra fourth-round (125) and sixth-round (182) picks from Denver, tight ends coach James Casey grew concerned that Washington's Drew Sample would no longer be available. I was very nervous about it knowing that we had him rated high," said Casey.
Bengals Sample Tight End In Second
For the third straight Friday of the draft the Bengals went looking for a productive potential starter when they traded down in the second round and picked up a two-way tight end in Washington's Drew Sample. The Bengals went from Nos. 42 to 52 and picked up a fourth-round pick and sixth-round pick from Denver, giving them two fourth-rounders and six sixth-rounders on Saturday.
Big Day For Big Guys
Friday. Second day of the draft. Big day for the Bengals offensive line. While Alabama's Jonah Williams arrived at Paul Brown Stadium and made sure he knew which series of lockers contained the offensive line, Auburn's Willie Anderson prepared to announce the club's second-round pick in Nashville as a franchise great. "He's big time," Anderson said of the new guy before taking the stage.
Inside The Pick: Taylor's First Choice A Character Builder
It doesn't happen often in a divisional rivalry as nasty as Bengals-Steelers. But when the Steelers bolted up to No. 10, a spot in front of them during Thursday's first round of the NFL Draft with a mega trade from No. 20, the Bengals heaved a sigh of relief.