Originally Posted by hebroncougar
Meh, about what I expected. But beating NYG, Baltimore, Pittsburgh, Washington, Oakland (because of Palmer), and SD (because I hate Phillip Rivers) was gratifying. I thought the coaches got quite a bit out of the roster they had. Upgrades at MLB, S, and a threat outside of Green on offense are a must if they want to be a playoff team and then some next year. Gresham is way, way overrated in my book. When I watch him play, he looks like he's trying to catch with flippers instead of hands.
Agreed on all fronts.
Gresham may have been the worst Bengals first round pick since Akili Smith.* Hopefully Kirkpatrick doesn't enter that conversation.
*Especially when you consider he was the first TE taken in a draft that included Jimmy Graham, Rob Gronkowski, and Aaron Hernandez.