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Why Jennings is an important piece for Bengals

Posted on: August 29, 2011 10:52 pm
 
K. Jennings was traded from Seattle to Cincinnati (US Presswire).Posted by Josh Katzowitz

After losing Johnathan Joseph to Houston in free agency and with Adam Jones battling injuries and potentially about to miss at least the first six games of the season, the Bengals were in need of some help in their secondary.

That’s why Bengals.com’s Geoff Hobson calls it a “no brainer” that Cincinnati would trade defensive tackle Clinton McDonald to the Seahawks for cornerback Kelly Jennings. Automatically, Jennings -- a former first-round draft pick -- becomes Leon Hall’s tandem partner as long as Jones isn’t playing.

As Rapid Reporter Paul Dehner Jr., points out, the deal also might be bad news for Brandon Ghee -- who now finds himself squarely up against the 53-man roster bubble, even though he was a 2010 third-round pick. This is what Zimmer had to say about Ghee, who has not played in any preseason games this year, earlier today: “We've got to play him a lot this week and see where he's at. Athletically, we have seen that. It’s about finishing plays and making plays."

It’s the second trade in eight days the Bengals have made to help Cincinnati improve the secondary: already, the Bengals gave up a seventh-round pick in 2013 for former 49ers safety Taylor Mays.

Obviously, Cincinnati has no problem swapping personnel with other NFL teams. And after the Jennings swap, Zimmer intimated the Bengals might not be done making trades. Somewhere in southern California, Carson Palmer gnashes his teeth.

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: January 16, 2012 9:25 pm
 

Why Jennings is an important piece for Bengals



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Since: Sep 2, 2011
Posted on: September 2, 2011 8:44 pm
 

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Since: Feb 3, 2009
Posted on: August 31, 2011 10:39 pm
 

Why Jennings is an important piece for Bengals

Get used to Jennings getting burned by taller, faster receivers. 
Why do sports journalists rag on the Seahawks, then when the players leave, act like they're a key piece or a steal?
Good lord, Hasselbeck was oft injured and old, and Jennings is terrible.  Watch two seconds of Seahawks film before writing something.
Only former Mariners and Supersonics amount to anything.



Since: Dec 9, 2006
Posted on: August 31, 2011 9:16 pm
 

Why Jennings is an important piece for Bengals

Jennings was an abortion in Seattle.  He spent most of his time spinning around wondering where the ball was.  Thank God the Bengals were crazy enough to trade for him.



Since: Sep 30, 2006
Posted on: August 30, 2011 8:41 am
 

Why Jennings is an important piece for Bengals

It's probably a good move, but wouldn't it have been easier/better to just resign Jonathan Joseph in the first place?



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