Akili Smith

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Quiz: Which overstatement goes with which bust?

When even the experts fail to accurately project the NFL careers of draft picks, we all laugh. To be fair, they get plenty right, which is why we can share a laugh when Mel Kiper and Todd McShay put a bit too much stock into draft picks.

Best Bengals QB since Super Bowl XXIII

We're kicking off our new best Bengals lineup since Super Bowl XXIII at quarterback.

Bigger Bust: Akili Smith Or David Klingler?

After the departure of Boomer Esiason, the Bengals struggled to find an answer at quarterback for the next dozen years. The team invested two high picks, both to disastrous results. Which one was the bigger bust?

"A gimmick, overhyped product of the system"

A scouting report released over the weekend by Pro Football Weekly's well respected draft guru Nolan Nawrocki is causing some waves. In the report, which also included a look at Matt Barkley, he absolutely takes Geno Smith to task.

Do As I Say And Not As I Do.

David Carr opines on how to succeed as a franchise quarterback. Next up in the series: Petey Faggins tells us how one becomes a lockdown cornerback.

Akili Smith: Biggest Quarterback Bust In The Past 15 Years?

About this time every year, we always reflect on just how bad a Bengals draft could be -- it's a reflective inner-journey to one's soul. And every year, we remember one particular selection that...

Washington Redskins Fans Should Forget 2012 NFL Draft Positioning And Enjoy Wins

The Redskins' 23-10 win over the Giants has many fans concerned about positioning in the 2012 NFL Draft. Here's why those concerns are unfounded.

Marvin Lewis Shows His Respect for Steven Jackson and Talks About the 2004 Draft

The Bengals missed an opportunity to select Steven Jackson in the 2004 draft. Now they face him on Sunday and must stop him to keep their playoff hopes alive.

Andre Smith: It Was Time To Give Up The Poor Attitude And Do Something About It

If one needs to learn about Andre Smith, one only needs to read through these very pages as if a student searches for information in a library. Let's just say that Smith was well on his way to...

PFT: Bengals Worst Moments Since the Last NFL Work Stoppage

PFT: Bengals Worst Moments Since the Last NFL Work Stoppage

Poll: Best Bengals Player To Wear No. 11 All-Time

Sixteen players have worn the number 11 in Bengals history. Jordan Shipley, Laveranues Coles, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Doug Johnson, Akili Smith and Lee Johnson are the most recent players to sport the...

Top Ten Best Eagles Draft Picks - #1 Donovan McNabb

When talking about the best picks of the Andy Reid era, frankly I don't know how it could be anyone else.

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