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Doc: Hunt legend needs refined

Doc: Hunt legend needs refined

cincinnati.com bengals.com Updated Apr 27, 2013
It's not often the Bengals draft in the second round a 25-year-old, 6-foot-8 Estonian who weighs 277 pounds and has played football only since 2009.
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  • Meet the 2013 Bengals draft class

    Meet the 2013 Bengals draft class

    cincinnati.com Apr 27, 2013
    After the Bengals finished Day 3 of the NFL draft, coach Marvin Lewis liked his class, saying Cincinnati had a "really a good group of guys who we feel good about. A productive three days."
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  • Draft dries up Bradshaw’s current options

    Draft dries up Bradshaw’s current options

    profootballtalk.com Apr 27, 2013
    On Friday, free-agent running back Ahmad Bradshaw received full clearance to resume football activities. On Friday and Saturday, all teams that had interest in Bradshaw filled their needs via draft picks. The interested teams were the Steelers, Packers,…
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  • Bernard thanks Bengals

    Bernard thanks Bengals

    bengals.com ESPN.com Apr 27, 2013
    The Bengals like Giovani Bernard's feel for the game and it turns out that their rookie running back also had a feel for them before they took him in the second round on Friday.
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  • Bengals eye offensive backups in five and six

    Bengals eye offensive backups in five and six

    bengals.com Apr 27, 2013
    Cincinnati offensive line coach Paul Alexander compares fifth-round draft pick Tanner Hawkinson, a guard-center from Kansas, to former Bengals and Browns standout Eric Steinbach, a nine-year NFL player.
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  • AFC North: Fourth and fifth rounds

    AFC North: Fourth and fifth rounds

    ESPN.com Apr 27, 2013
    Let's take a quick look at what the division teams did in the fourth and fifth rounds: CINCINNATI BENGALS: The Bengals added much needed speed to their linebacker group with Texas A&M's Sean Porter (fourth round). The outside linebacker is known as …
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  • Porter's versatility may allow Bengals to back up MIKE, SAM; G-…

    Porter's versatility may allow Bengals to back up MIKE, SAM; G-C in 5th; Special teams gets lift

    bengals.com Apr 27, 2013
    The Bengals began Saturday opting for in the fourth round for Texas A&M linebacker Sean Porter, a guy they think might be able to back up all three spots at some point.
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  • Porter's versatility may allow Bengals to back up MIKE, SAM; G-…

    Porter's versatility may allow Bengals to back up MIKE, SAM; G-C in 5th

    bengals.com Apr 27, 2013
    The Bengals began Saturday opting for in the fourth round for Texas A&M linebacker Sean Porter, a guy they think might be able to back up all three spots at some point.
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  • Bengals draft: Day 3 preview

    Bengals draft: Day 3 preview

    cincinnati.com Apr 27, 2013
    During the first two days the Bengals got their change-of-pace back, added a safety, got another playmaker for Andy Dalton and added some depth at defensive end. So what is the aim for today? Add more depth.
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  • Live coverage: 2013 NFL Draft

    Live coverage: 2013 NFL Draft

    cincinnati.com Apr 27, 2013
    Follow along as the 2013 NFL Draft continues this afternoon with rounds 4 and 7. The Bengals selected Texas A&M linebacker Sean Porter in the fourth round.
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  • Lewis sees maturation in Smith

    Lewis sees maturation in Smith

    bengals.com Apr 27, 2013
    As the Bengals closed up shop Friday night after the third round of the NFL Draft, head coach Marvin Lewis sounded like a man who knew his team is right about where he wants it.
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