Looking back at Marvin Lewis' drafts (Rounds 1-3)...
1. Carson Palmer - franchise QB lived up to can't-miss tag before a pair of serious injuries
2. Eric Steinbach - fled to Cleveland via free-agency and proceeded to make Pro Bowl
3. Kelley Washington - team let him walk; signed w/NE and then where he became role player
1. Chris Perry - managed 73 carries in 3 years for 3.3 ypc...no longer in league
2. Keiwan Ratliff - cut by Bengals and Bucs, found way to Colts' roster
2. Madieu Williams - signed in the 2008 off-season by Minnesota and been injury riddled.
3. Caleb Miller - currently out of the game, never was much of a factor
3. Landon Johnson - left for Carolina via free-agency prior to 2008
1. David Pollack - career-ending neck injury right when he was ready to break out
2. Odell Thurman - has been suspsended by NFL after rookie year and never was factor again
3. Chris Henry - roller-coaster career w/much trouble with the law; died in fall from truck.
1. Johnathan Joseph - proved to be lock-down defender before leaving in free agency
2. Andrew Whitworth - has been versatile, but not overwhelming; capable NFL starter
3. Frostee Rucker - developed into nice role player, but left via free agency.
1. Leon Hall - has emerged as an above average corner with even more upside to grow
2. Kenny Irons - injury forced released w/out him ever playing a down
1. Keith Rivers - never developed fully and was dealt to Giants for 5th Round pick
2. Jereome Simpson - signed 1-year deal w/Vikings after up-and-down 2011 campaign
3. Pat Sims - looks as if he can develop into being productive role player
3. Andre Caldwell - he's a possession receiver at best; signed by Denver before 2012 season
1. Andre Smith - after a couple of disappointing seasons, he started to emerge in 2012
2. Rey Maualuga - could prove to be the biggest draft day steals in Bengals' history
3. Michael Johnson - a raw talent that is beginning to be tapped into; immense upside
3. Chase Coffman - failure to learn playbook and inability to block made him disposable
1. Jermaine Gresham - the team is hoping to pencil in him at tight end for years to come
2. Carlos Dunlap - after an explosive rookie campaign, injuries have slowed his production
3. Jordan Shipley - promising rookie injury before having an ACL injury derail his career
1. AJ Green - has emerged as one of the league's elite wide receivers, two-time Pro Bowler
2. Andy Dalton - has led the Bengals to back-to-back playoff appearences.
3. Dontay Moch - broke a bone in his right foot during preseason and never got on track
1. Dre Kirpatrick – the corner was limited to just five games as a rookie
1. Kevin Zeitler – hopes to go from role player to difference maker up front
2. Devon Still – a non-factor during his rookie campaign; jury still out
3. Mohamed Sanu – showed great promise before suffering season-ending injury
3. Brandon Thompson – Limited to just three games as a rookie in 2012
COMPLETE BENGALS DRAFT HISTORY