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Bengals Reportedly Shopping Former First-Round Pick John Ross

A general photo of a Cincinnati Bengals helmet on the field.

BALTIMORE, MD - SEPTEMBER 10: A Cincinnati Bengals helmet is seen on the field before the Bengals take on the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on September 10, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

After spending just two years in Cincinnati, it appears John Ross could be on the move. The former first-round pick hasn't developed well with the Bengals, but perhaps a change of scenery will help his progression.

Ross put the league on notice during the NFL Combine with his insane 40-yard dash time of 4.22 seconds. His blazing speed and versatility made him a commodity out of Washington.

The Bengals selected Ross with the No. 9 overall selection in the 2017 NFL Draft. Many thought he'd create a formidable trio with A.J. Green and Tyler Boyd.

Unfortunately his first season didn't go as planned with the Bengals, as he was only active for three games. In his second year in the NFL, Ross recorded 21 receptions for 210 yards and seven touchdowns.

With the Bengals transitioning to a new era under Zac Taylor, it could be time for the franchise to start fresh and rebuild the roster.

According to Tony Pauline of Draft Analyst, the front office is reportedly ready to field offers for Ross at the upcoming combine.

NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport also confirmed that his sources are saying Ross will be on the trading block.

If teams are looking for a young option at wide receiver that can stretch the field, then he'll be an ideal target. It also helps that he's still under team control for the next three seasons.

Stay tuned.