SEATTLE, WA - NOVEMBER 19: Wide receiver John Ross #1 of the Washington Huskies rushes against defensive back Kareem Orr #25 of the Arizona State Sun Devils on November 19, 2016 at Husky Stadium in Seattle, Washington. The Huskies defeated the Sun Devils 44-18. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
The Cincinnati Bengals took John Ross, the speedster wide receiver from Washington with the No. 9 pick in the first round of Thursday’s NFL draft. The Bengals had wide receiver as a targeted as a position of need, but were expected to go defense.