The Bengals send the fifth pick, a 2021 fourth-round pick and a 2022 second-round pick to the Jets in exchange for the second overall selection. "You don’t often see trade-ups this early for non-quarterback prospects, but the Cincinnati Bengals need a player such as Penei Sewell," Ryan Roberts wrote. "With Miami also rumored to be interested, you are playing with fire, waiting until fifth overall.
Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow is recovering from reconstruction surgery on his left knee, but expectations are still sky-high for the former No. overall pick. The 24-year-old flashed his potential in 10 games during his rookie campaign, before tearing the ACL and MCL in his left knee against Washington.
The Cincinnati Bengals have a rising star in WR Tee Higgins.