Bengals 2nd Round Target: Georgia Tech WR Stephen Hill

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Sep 24, 2011; Atlanta, GA, USA; Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets wide receiver Stephen Hill (5) runs the ball past the North Carolina Tar Heels defense for a touchdown during the second quarter at Bobby Dodd Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Josh D. Weiss-US PRESSWIRE

 

The Bengals addressed the CB and OG positions in the first-round, and now the Bengal’s biggest need is finding a #2 WR, as the team has only one proven WR in A.J. Green. Jordan Shipley and Andrew Hawkins are slot receivers, and Armon Binns is unproven, and the Bengals will take a gamble on one of the draft’s biggest boom-or-bust prospects in Stephen Hill. The Georgia Tech product was consistent deep threat atGeorgia, and his blazing speed will allow him to stretch the field and keep double-teams off of A.J. Green. Hill averaged nearly 30 yards per reception last season, and Andy Dalton will be salivating at the thought of having Hill, Green, Shipley, and TE Jermaine Gresham to air it out to.

 

Measurables:

6’4 215 pounds, 9 3/8 inch hands

4.36 forty yard dash

14 bench press reps

39.5 inch vertical

133 inch broad jump

6.88 3 cone drill

4.48 20 yard shuttle

11.43 60 yard shuttle

 

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Topics: 2012 NFL Draft, Andy Dalton, Cincinnati Bengals, Free Agency, Free Agent, Front Office News, Georgia Tech NFL Draft Prospects, NFL, NFL Draft, NFL Draft, Stephen Hill

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