Cincinnati Bengals select Dre Kirkpatrick, Grade A-

I really like this pick for the Cincinnati Bengals. Dre Kirkpatrick has the ability to step into a starting role immediately, and gives the Bengals a very deep secondary.

He wasn’t as highly regarded around the league as most expected, but I had a solid 1st-round grade on him. He has the height to match up with the taller receivers in the league and can be valuable asset in the red zone for that reason.

Posted on by Ryan McCrystal in 2012 NFL Draft, Bengals Comments Off

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