The Bengals' defense finished third overall last season, but they failed again to win in the playoffs. They've lost in the first round three consecutive seasons and haven't won a postseason game since 1990,Vans Old Skool Usa Sale
, tied for the sixth-longest streak of playoff futility in NFL history.
Dennard got indoctrinated into that part of franchise history as soon as he was selected. Jones got in touch with him to welcome him to the team and let him know the stakes.