There’s a run on wide receivers in the draft, and the Bengals just chose a receiver who can run.
With the ninth overall pick in the 2017 NFL draft, the Bengals selected John Ross, wide receiver from Washington.
Ross set the NFL Scouting Combine record by running a 4.22-second 40-yard dash, so the Bengals now have the fastest player in the NFL, at least by Combine speed. Ross and A.J. Green will be a tough pair of receivers for opposing secondaries to stop.