Cincinnati added to its already bursting collection of top cornerbacks Thursday night by taking Alabama's Dre Kirkpatrick with the 17th overall pick. This one will have a little time to work his way into the starting lineup.
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Zeitler impressed Bengals offensive line coach Paul Alexander with his consistent play, rarely making a mistake.
"He's a very, very efficient blocker," Alexander said. "You don't realize he's in there because you don't see a lot of error."
"We were hoping to cover a couple of needs for the future in the first round, and we feel we were able to do that," Lewis said.
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