Who Are The Bengals Scouting? 2017
FSU vs Ole Miss http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/16...u-vs-ole-miss/
Duke vs Louisville
East-West Shrine Game
Assistant Coach David Lippincott helped coach the game
Senior Bowl Miscellaneous
Cincinnati Enquirer Bengals beat writer Jim Owczarski is also down in Alabama and had an interesting report from Mobile. He says the following seven players are among the prospects in the Senior Bowl who the Bengals “found interesting”:
Senior Bowl Interviews
FS/CB Jonathaqn "Rudy" Ford, Auburn
WR Zay Jones, East Carolina
QB Antonio Pipkin, Tiffin
WR Josh Reynolds, Texas A&M
WR Mike Williams, Clemson
RB Aaron Jones, UTEP
Represents Bengals staff confirmed in attendance
Represents players at positions where a specific coach at that position was present
Temple - LB Coach Jim Haslett, OL Coach Paul Alexander, one other Bengal Rep (OLB Haason Reddick, OG Dion Dawkins, CB Narte Hariston, OLB Praise Martin-Ogulke, RB Jaha Thomas, QB Phillip Walker, TE Colin Thompson, FS Nate Smith, OLB Avery WIlliams) Alexander worked out Dion Dawkins
Kentucky - (C Jon Toth, RB Stanley Williams, FS Marcus McWilson, DE Courtney Miggins)
Washington State - (WR Gabe Marks, SS Shalom Luani, C Riley Sorenson, WR River Cracraft) worked out Safety Shalom Luani after his pro day also worked out WR Gabe Marks
Auburn - (DE Carl Lawson, DT Montravius Adams, FS Johnathan Ford, OG lex Kozan, CB Joshua Holsey, OT Robert Leff, WR Tony Statevens, CB Marshall Taylor) DT Montravius Adams (Bengals coach ran drills)
Oklahoma State - (DT Vincent Taylor, FS Jordan Sterns, CB Ashton Lampkin, RB Chris Carson, TE Biake Jarwin, OT Victor Salako, OLB Jordan Burton, RB Barry Sanders, WR Jhajuan Seales, CB Lenzy Pipkins, C Michael Wilson, K Ben Grogan)
Oklahoma - (RB Joe Mixon, RB Samaje Perine, WR Dede Westbrook, DT Charles Walker, ILB Jordan Evans, FS Ahmad Thomas, DT Jordan Wade, WR Geno Lewis, CB Dakota Austin) Bengals helped run RB drills
UTEP - RB Coach Kyle Caskey (RB Aaron Jones, TE Hayden Plinke, FB Darrin Laufasa, OLB Nick Usher)
Albany State - (DT Grover Stewart)
Northern Illinois - (WR Kenny Golladay, OT Levon Myers, OLB Sean Folliard, RB Joel Bouagnon, WR Aregeros Turner) (put WR Kenneth Golladay through drills)
Colorado - DB Coach Kevin Coyle (CB Chidobe Awuzie, CB Ahkello Witherspoon, DT Josh Tupou, SS Tedric Thompson, OLB Jimmie Gilbert, QB Sefo Liufau, ILB Kenneth Olugbode, DT Jordan Carrell, ILB Kevin Davis, OG Fred Zerblis, P Hayden Hunt, C Alex Kelley, OT Nick Callender, CB Jordon Vaden, DT Samson Kafovalu) Coyle met with Chidobe Awuczie privately after his Pro Day
Idaho - (P Auston Rehkow, FB Trent Cowan, DT Tueni Lupeamanu)
Alabama State - an "offensive line coach" (OT Jylan Ware, OLB Kourtney Berry, DT Roderick Henderson)
Youngstown State - DL Coach Jacob Burney (DE Derek Rivers, DE Avery Moss, CB Kenny Bishop, CB David Rivers III, SS LeRoy Alexander, RB Jody Webb, OG Brock Eisenhuth, RB Martin Rulz)
Washington - (WR John Ross, FS Budda Baker, CB Kevin King, CB Sidney Jones, DT Elijah Qualis, DE Joe Mathis, TE Darrell Daniels, OG Jake Eldrenkamp, OLB Psalm Wooching, FS Brandon Beaver, K Cameron Van Winkle)
Wisconsin - RB Coach Kyle Caskey, LB Coach Jim Haslett (OT Ryan Ramczyk, OLB TJ Watt, OLB Vince Beigel, RB Corey Clement, CB Sojourn Shelton, RB Dare Ogunbowale, QB Bart Houston, WR Robert Wheelwrigh, SS Leo Musso)
Western Michigan - "GM" Duke Tobin, OL Coach Paul Alexander (WR Corey Davis, OT Taylor Moton, DE Kelon Adams, QB Zach Terrell, FS Justin Ferguson)
Illinois - QB Coach Bill Lazor (OLB Carroll Phillips, DE Dawuane Smoot, ILB Hardy Nickerson, DT Chunky Clements, QB Wes Lunt, OT Austin Schmidt, DE Gimel President, C Joe Spencer, SS Taylor Barton)
UNC Charlotte - (DT Larry Ogunjobi) DT Larry Ogunjobi worked out by Bengals
Clemson - DL Coach Jacob Burney (QB Deshaun Watson, WR Mike Williams, CB Cordrea Tankersley, DT Carlos Watkins, TE Jordan Leggett, RB Wayne Gallman, WR Artavis Scott, SS Jadar Johnson, C Jay Guillermo, ILB Ben Boulware) (worked out DT Carlos Watkins)
Arizona State - HC Marvin Lewis, Special Teams Coach Darrin Simmons (K Zane Gonzalez, OLB Villami MOeakiola, ILB Salamo Fiso, OG Evan Goodman, DE Edmond Boateng, WR Tim White)
Virginia Tech - ( TE Bucky Hodges, WR Isaiah Ford, FB Sam Rogers, QB Jerod Evans, DT Woody Baron, OT Jonathan McLaughlin, FS Chuck Clark, DE Ken Ekanem) ran TE Bucky Hodges through drills
Pen State - (WR Chris Godwin, DE Garrett Sickels, OLB Brandon Bell, DE Evan Schwan, C Brian Gala, ILB Nyeem Wartman-White) watched WR Chris Godwin closely
West Georgia - (DE Dylan Donahue, DB Marcus Sayles, DE/TE Alex Armah, S Curtis Lindsay)
Non Official Visits
RB Joe Mixon, Oklahoma
LB Raekwon McMillan, Ohio State (possibly official visit?)
QB Antonio Pipkin, Tiffin
Official PBS Visits (30 allowed)
RB Joe Mixon, Oklahoma
Local Prospect Day (April __)
Last edited by Bengals1181; 03-19-2017 at 10:39 PM.
Really like Derwin James.
Originally Posted by Bengals1181
Wasn't sure where to put this - but tomorrow's game between Alabama and Texas A&M has a ton of intriguing prospects, especially on defense. For example...
Alabama - Tim Williams, super-quick rush end, LB Ryan Anderson (went to USC-Bama game, he has huge thighs... just massive. Really quick and can move in space), and Jonathan Allen (inside guy, tough to move and can really penetrate)... and one of my favorite defenders available, Reuben Foster, LB. Just a nasty, dominant player. Better than Reggie Ragland, IMO.
Their offense is interesting, but i don't see a lot of dominant skill guys - although Calvin Ridley is a fine player. Jalen Hurts is a freshman and he's really matured quickly as a QB. And T Cam Robinson is likely a top 10 pick if he keeps his nose clean.
Texas A&M - Myles Garrett, DE. Likely a top 5 pick - great pass rusher with speed and power. Has had some injuries this year. Daeshon Hall, DE - very underrated bookend DE. Tall and rangy, brings a lot of heat. And they have two safeties that I really like - Armani Watts and Justin Evans. Both have good size, and they are alert playmakers. Watts, especially, is a really smart player.
A&M also has some nice WRs with size - Ricky Seals-Jones and Josh Reynolds are both 6-4+ and Seals-Jones is a poor man's Mike Evans. He's really big and fast - hasn't produced like I thought he might but he makes some plays. Has had some injury issues. Christian Kirk is another one - younger guy but he has a lot of speed and can return as well. He was big last year - freshman of the year - and has a lot of catches, but not as many big plays this season.
Game is at 3:30p Eastern, I think. I expect Alabama to win but the Aggies are a talented team. Their QB, Trevor Knight, is a transfer from Oklahoma... I think he's using his final year of eligibility. He's a solid college QB, and he seems to have resurrected his game at A&M after getting some starts at OU.
Going to be a great year to have a top 5 pick, so at least we got that going for us...
Geez, dude. I hope you can turn that frown upside down. Seasons without hope are no fun for you, and a bit of a bummer for others.
Originally Posted by alleycat
Brugler's latest mock has the Bengals drafting 8th, selecting....Tennessee DE Derek Barnett.
Originally Posted by alleycat
I love Barnett. I'm actually friends with an aunt of his, so there's that...but I never actually watched him until he went up against Texas A&M. That game was a contest to see which DE, he or Myles Garrett, would have a bigger impact in the game. They both left me drooling.
Originally Posted by HOF
As for top 5, the Bengals are currently 6th last in the league in a stat that, over time, has proven the single biggest indicator of success/failure. Think of it as the real Power Ranking. And that's points differential.
Now, it's true our schedule eases up now, and we're getting Eifert back and hopefully Burfict up to speed, but as I said in an earlier post somewhere, I truly believe our personnel issue, coupled with significant coaching changes, is not something we are going to overcome this season.
Lastly, I just don't see the fight in this dog, and nothing speaks to impending failure as much as that.
EDIT: But yeah, I'm going to be keenly interested in the Bama/A&M game today...
This is annually one of the best threads of the community.