Top 15 draft picks in Cincinnati Bengals history

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14. Isaac Curtis

Drafted 15th overall in 1973

With their first-round pick in 1973, the Bengals added Isaac Curtis out of San Diego State. Curtis immediately broke onto the scene as a rookie, hauling in 45 receptions for 843 yards and nine touchdowns and making the Pro Bowl. In fact, Curtis’ first four years in the league resulted in Pro Bowl appearances.

Curtis had his best pro season in 1975 when he tallied 44 catches for 934 yards and seven touchdowns while averaging a whopping 21.2 yards per catch. That’s insane and shows how dangerous of a weapon he was early on in his career.

Curtis spent the entirety of his 12-year career in the Queen City and while his production dipped off near the end of his playing career, he still sits third all-time in receiving yards with 7,107 on his resumé.

Still sitting in the top three when it comes to receiving yards and only playing for the Bengals is enough to land Isaac Curtis on this list.