3 Under-the-Radar Breakout Candidates for the Cincinnati Bengals

Renell Wren, Cincinnati Bengals (Photo by Will Newton/Getty Images)
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Many are looking towards the 2020 NFL draft for the Cincinnati Bengals next big contributor. While they will certainly select some stars come April, there are already players on the roster with plenty of potential.

Right now, it’s hard to look beyond the Cincinnati Bengals draft plans. With the number one overall pick and the right to select the best quarterback prospect to come from the college ranks in years, The Queen City is abuzz for the potential April provides.

Still, it’s difficult to task a single draft class with the burden of turning around a team that went 2-14 in the 2019 season. Joe Burrow and the prospects that accompany him in dawning stripes for the first time will certainly need help from players already on the roster.

Thankfully, there are many candidates who seem primed to play a larger role, following in the footsteps of wide-receiver Auden Tate. The former seventh-round draft pick spent his rookie year bouncing between the practice squad and being in-active before having a breakout campaign his sophomore season.

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Going from a relatively unknown player to accumulating over 500 receiving yards and hauling in highlight-reel catches offers fans hope that these three players can make a similar jump.