In the 12th of a 32-team series, NFLDraftScout.com publisher Frank Cooney resets the offseason of the Cincinnati Bengals. The Bengals found future bookend blockers with their first two picks in the 2015 NFL Draft.
On Monday, the NFL awarded 13 teams a total of 32 compensatory picks for the 2015 NFL Draft. With four picks apiece, Kansas City, Seattle and Denver were the big winners, though the Super Bowl defending champion New England Patriots and Cincinnati Bengals also have reason to feel fortunate.
Quarterbacks Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston may be the headliners but a strong class of defensive linemen could prove the real story of the 2015 NFL draft. With the NFL and NCAA seasons under way, Senior Analyst Rob Rang projects what may happen in the first round.