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NFL Draft Tracker: Bengals Will Host Jonathan Cyprien. Have met with Don Jones & Cornellius Carradine

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Oct 27 2012; Miami, FL, USA; Western Kentucky Hilltoppers wide receiver Willie McNeal (10) runs the ball and gets a block from quarterback Kawaun Jakes (6) on Florida International Golden Panthers safety Johnathan Cyprien (7) in the second half at FIU Stadium. Western Kentucky defeated FIU 14-6. Mandatory Credit: Robert Mayer-USA TODAY Sports

 

The draft is inching closer and closer, yet the Bengals have yet to address the gaping hole that lies in their defensive backfield at safety. They’ve gotten an up-close look at nearly every safety prospect other than Florida International’s Jonathan Cyprien, but that will change soon:

 

 

Over the past two seasons, Cyprien led the FIU Panthers with 194 stops, 8 tackles-for-loss, 14 pass breakups and 4 interceptions. He projects as a strong safety at the NFL level. He’s projected to go anywhere between the middle of the if the first-round to the early second-round.

 

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Topics: Cincinnati Bengals, Cornellius Carradine, Don Jones, Johnathan Cyprien, NFL Draft

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