According to the Cincinnati Enquirer, Denver’s victory over Pittsburgh gave the Bengals a nice bump in next year’s draft, putting Cincinnati at pick No. 21 in addition to pick No. 17 that the team acquired in the Carson Palmer trade.
ESPN’S ScoutsInc. has LSU defensive end Sam Montgomery at No. 17 and Penn State tackle Devon Still at No. 21. Mel Kiper has Alabama linebacker Courtney Upshaw at No. 17 and North Carolina linebacker Zach Brown at 21. Rob Rang has Nebraska cornerback Alfonzo Dennard at No. 17 and North Alabama’s Janoris Jenkins, who previously played at Florida, at No. 21.