A rookie fifth-round pick of the Bengals, Anderson adds speed and athleticism to both the secondary and special teams units for Cincinnati ... He ran a 4.36 40-yard dash at the NFL Draft Combine and recorded 237 tackles (134 solo) during a five-year career at Toledo (2017-21) ... Earned All-Mid-American Conference honors in his final two seasons, including first-team distinction as a senior in 2021, when he also served as a team captain ... One of two players from a MAC school on the current Bengals roster alongside fellow rookie Jack Sorenson (Miami of Ohio).
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Bengals offensive coordinator Brian Callahan looks at quarterback Joe Burrow this spring and doesn't see a whole heck of a lot of difference. And that's just it. The normal is the different.
Quick Hits: Heady Dax Hill As Advertised; Ja'Marr Chase Embraces Future Slot Reps; Sam Hubbard's Reunion With UC's Coombs
It's nice when your first-round pick comes in as advertised. It's even nicer for head coach Zac Taylor when this happens.
After Grabbing AFC Title, Bengals Let Draft Board Come To Them Fast And Furious
If last year was the BMG (Big Man's Game) Draft, then what transpired this weekend at Paul Brown Stadium is the Fast and Furious Draft. As in speed and defense rules The Jungle. After grabbing the AFC title, the Bengals could let the draft board come to them.
Media Reactions to Bengals' Selections in the 2022 NFL Draft
Hill ranks high across pundits with his versatility and stats. Taylor-Britt is highlighted for Bengals-like qualities. Carter to bring high value. Volson praised for "glass eater" qualities. Check out some of the NFL Draft Grades here.
Toledo Safety Anderson Blazes Another Speedy Trail For Bengals In Fifth Round
Speed has ruled The Jungle this weekend. After selecting a pair of defensive backs with 4.38 speed with their first- and second-round picks in Dax Hill and Cam Taylor-Britt, respectively, Cincinnati traded up eight spots in Saturday's fifth round to select Toledo safety Tycen Anderson and his 4.36-second 40-yard dash at the NFL scouting combine.