September 30, 2014

Peko’s Power Rating

Peko's hair isn't the only thing getting noticed

NFL.com’s Pat Kirwan posted his rankings of the league’s best defensive tackles and Cincinnati’s Domata Peko got solid reviews as a 4-3 nose tackle. I always believed Peko was a solid player, but I’ve never considered him spectacular. ESPN’s ScoutsInc. seems to view him the same way, grading him with a 75 out of 100. [...]

The 2011 Bengals: Defensive Tackle

Domata Peko (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

In the weeks since the completion of the NFL draft, I have been looking at the various position groups in an effort to shed light on where the team currently stands with their personnel and to foreshadow needed moves once free agency begins. Today, I turn my attention to the defensive tackles. If you recall [...]

Big Whit = Big Leader

In the extended (and perhaps permanent) absence of Carson Palmer, Bengals left tackle Andrew Whitworth is filling the leadership void. The latest proof arrived yesterday, with word that Whitworth and defensive tackle Domata Peko are planning a team workout for next week in Cincinnati. According to Joe Reedy, Whitworth and Peko, essentially the team’s biggest [...]

NFL Draft Rewind: 2006 Rounds 4-7 plus Grade

In the coming weeks leading up to the April 28th NFL Draft, I will be taking a look at past Bengals drafts during the Marvin Lewis era. Today’s I look back at rounds 4-7 of the 2006 Bengals draft. The Bengals have finally turned the corner, or so it seemed at the time. The excitement [...]