Big night for Bengals, Browns, Buckeyes about to begin

The Cincinnati Bengals will kick off their 50th season tonight when the NFL Draft begins at 8 p.m.

The Bengals own the ninth pick, which means they should be drafting the 625th player in franchise history sometime between 9:15 and 9:30.

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The Cleveland Browns will kick off the festivities with the No. 1 overall pick, and then they will turn around and pick again at 12. We’ll have updates every time either franchise selects a player or makes a trade or does anything else newsworthy, not just tonight but all the way through the seventh round Saturday night.

We’ll also update you when any team takes an Ohio State player, with two of them — cornerback Marshon Lattimore and safety Malik Hooker — expected go in the top 10.

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