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2011 NFL Draft: Cincinnati Bengals Select A.J. Green

With the fourth overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, the Cincinnati Bengals selected Georgia wide receiver A.J. Green, regarded by many as the top offensive talent in the draft - yes, we're looking at you Cam Newton.

The selection makes sense for Marvin Lewis and the Bengals, given that Chad Ochocinco likely will not be back with the team next year - ditto Terrell Owens. Green gives the Bengals a playmaking wide out and perhaps incentive for Carson Palmer to rescind his trade demand.

The Arizona Cardinals are currently on the clock, and the trade madness could begin shortly. 

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