Cincinnati Upgrades Secondary: Take Kirkpatrick

With the 17th overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft the Cincinnati Bengals selected CB Dre’ Kirkpatrick from Alabama. Cincy signed a few corners this off season but filled the need for a physical corner who is willing to not only cover but also tackle.
Strengths
• Good instincts
• Physical Player
• Good Ball Recognition
• Really good footwork
• Versatile

Weakness
• Needs to become bulkier
• Needs to continue to get better at wrapping up
• Needs to become more disciplined
• Does have some durability issues
• Needs to learn to be less physical down field


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