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NFL draft: Bengals get Wisconsin OT Kevin Zeitler with 27th pick

April 26, 2012|By Sam Farmer
  • Wisconsin offensive tackle Kevin Zeitler is an NFL-ready blocker for the run and pass.
Wisconsin offensive tackle Kevin Zeitler is an NFL-ready blocker for the… (Paul Battaglia / Associated…)

No. 27 Cincinnati Bengals: OT Kevin Zeitler, Wisconsin -- He has NFL size -- he's 6-foot-4 and 314 pounds -- and skill to block in both rushing and passing sets. The three-year starter for the Badgers did battle some injury problems and missed games, but he appears to be ready for the pros.

Comment: The Bengals were badly in need of interior offensive linemen. His Wisconsin teammate, center Peter Konz, slipped out of the first round.

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