The Bengals had a successful draft and for the first time in a a long time, fans have a reason to be hopeful. They haven't had much to cheer about since the playoff loss to the Steelers in January of 2016. Since then the team missed the playoffs for the first time in six seasons and didn't retain some of their best players including Marvin Jones, Kevin Zeitler and Andrew Whitworth. I explain why fans have plenty of reasons to believe the Bengals could make a playoff run in 2017 on the Locked on Bengals podcast. Plus, Jeremy Hill talks about Joe Mixon and why he's excited the share the backfield with him. Listen to it below.
This might be the worst Bengals take I've ever read.
Mo Egger and I discussed the Bengals' draft.
Here's a pick-by-pick breakdown of the Bengals' draft.
There is no correct way to feel about the Bengals picking Joe Mixon.
I wrote about what Mixon brings to the Bengals from a football standpoint here.
We talked to John Ross on Thursday night.
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