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The consensus gives the Bengals draft a B+…and you can’t argue with the consensus

Arif Hasan from passes out draft grades from what he calls the Consensus Board. By calculating pick value using the AV formula developed by the Harvard Sports Collective and the average value assigned by each of the 43 boards used to rank prospects, he calculates the return a team gets for their investment in the draft. He then curves the percent return to the top team and gives letter grades. The Bengals check in with a B+. Division rivals Cleveland scored an A-, Baltimore a B and Pittsburgh an A+. The AFC North got it done.

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