The deal isn't official yet, but according to the Star Ledger's source, “It's going to happen.”
Rivers has been a disappointment, mostly because he simply can't stay healthy. He missed all of last season because of a wrist injury, and from 2008-10, he sat out a total of 13 contests. Or you can put it this way:
In the past 4 seasons Keith Rivers has totaled 1,325 defensive snaps. Lance Briggs played 1,116 last year alone.— ProFootballFocus.com (@ProFootbalFocus) April 11, 2012
Rivers joins a group of disappointing Bengals first-round picks since 1999 that include Akili Smith, Andre Smith, David Pollack, Chris Perry and Peter Warrick.
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