The NFL offseason never tends to disappoint. One team in particular has made a few brilliant moves, according to FS1's Colin Cowherd.
The reality is many of the trades and signings of each offseason don't work out. It's inevitable. However, there's a few teams that absolutely nail it. This offseason, that appears to be the Cincinnati Bengals.
The Bengals, who really struggled to protect Joe Burrow in the pocket last season, have upgraded the unit in several ways. They signed former Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman La'el Collins and former Buccaneers guard Alex Cappa. Each will go a long way in keeping Burrow safe later this fall.
Cowherd thinks the Bengals' moves this offseason are as "smart" as any in the NFL.
"Much as I love NFL free agency, there is a precedent. Over half the moves will disappoint. Fit is really hard to predict. Honestly think Bengals OLine upgrades feel as smart as any," Colin Cowherd tweets.
Albert Breer agrees. He thinks the Bengals' moves this offseason are similar to what the Chiefs did last year.
"Bengals are in some ways doing what the Chiefs did last year—being honest about a specific problem, and conducting a teardown. Got three starters already, still have the draft (where KC landed Humphrey and Smith last year). Guys they got are smart, tough, good pass protectors," Breer said.
The Bengals won the AFC without a strong offensive line. Imagine what they'll be capable of after upgrading the unit.