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Hey all Saints fan here. We did a 7 round mock on our board and I chose to pick for the Bengals. I just wanted to share it with yall and get some feedback on how you think I did for the Bengals thanks.

Round 1, pick 18

DE Adam Carriker, Nebraska: The Bengals need help on D and the BPA defensively at 18 was Carriker. He is a very smart and versatile player who’s huge body holds up at the point in the run game while displaying the change of direction and burst to effectively find the ball carrier and take him down. Carriker can play multiple roles along the D-line for years to come as he can play end or tackle in the 4-3.

Round 2, pick 49

CB Eric Wright, UNLV: Sticking with the defensive theme the Bengals took the corner with the upside to be one of the best this draft has to offer. A raw prospect and gambler Wright has the quick backpedal and smooth hips to turn and run with receivers to go along with his excellent closing speed and ball skills. Has the all the ability you need.

Round 4, pick 114

OLB Earl Everett, Florida: An extremely athletic prospect Earl was very productive in his role for the National Champion Gators due to his outstanding range and sideline to sideline playmaking and cover abilities. A little undersized but has the frame for the NFL. I wanted to get OG Andy Alleman here but was unavailable to pick and my clock ran out so they picked for me.

Round 5, pick 151

C Doug Datish, OhioState: Datish is the epitome of a versatile lineman with starting exp at every pos along the line. An intelligent big man with a great work ethic and intensity he has the athleticism and frame to help him be successful at the next level. Technically sound with good intangibles.

Round 6, pick 187 how fitting for the Bengals.

CB Corey Graham, New Hampshire: A four year all conference corner with top football instincts Graham collected over 100 tackles twice in his collegiate career. A competitive player with good ball skills and speed. He has good hands and is a game breaking return man.

Round 7, pick 230

MLB Mark Zalewski, Wisconsin: Needing a MLB the Bengals finally decided on Zalewski the 3 year starter who lead his team in tackles as a SR. An aggressive hard working run stopper with good explosion. A very coachable prospect with good coverage abilities.

Round 7, pick 253

OG Cameron Stephenson, Rutgers: A fundamentally sound well balanced big who plays through the whistle. Stephenson is quick, explosive and stout at the point. His hard work earned him an all conference selection as a SR. The only thing holding him back is his strength.

Looking back I think I filled all the Bengals immediate needs. I know I definitely helped out the defense and O-line. I probably could have picked a MLB a little sooner but I think Zalewski could surprise. I didn’t pick any skill players because I felt with my lack of a 3rd

pick I needed to address the D. Besides the Bengals don’t need to much help on offense

The entire draft below.

THE DRAFT

Round 1

1. Oakland: QB JaMarcus Russell, LSU

2. Detroit: WR Calvin Johnson, Georgia Tech

3. Cleveland: RB Adrian Peterson, Oklahoma

4. Tampa Bay: OT Joe Thomas, Wisconsin

5. Arizona: DT Amobi Okoye, Louisville

6. San Francisco (from Washington): WR Ted Ginn, Jr., Ohio State

7. Minnesota: DE Gaines Adams, Clemson

8. Atlanta: S LaRon Landry, LSU

9. Miami: QB Brady Quinn, Notre Dame

10. Houston: OT Levi Brown, Penn State

11. Washington (from San Francisco): DE Jamaal Anderson, Arkansas

12. Buffalo: MLB Patrick Willis, Ole Miss

13. St. Louis: DT Alan Branch, Michigan

14. Jacksonville (from Carolina): CB Leon Hall, Michigan

15. New York (Giants) (from Pittsburgh): RB Marshawn Lynch, California

16. Tennessee (from Green Bay): CB Darrelle Revis, Pittsburgh

17. Carolina (from Jacksonville): FS Reggie Nelson, Florida

18. Cincinnati: DE/DT Adam Carriker, Nebraska

19. Green Bay (from Tennessee): TE Greg Olsen, Miami

20. Pittsburg (from New York (Giants)): LB Paul Posluszny, Penn State

21. Philadelphia (from Denver): WR Dwayne Bowe, LSU

22. Dallas: CB Aaron Ross, THE University of Texas

23. Kansas City: CB Chris Houston, Arkansas

24. New England: DE Jarvis Moss, Florida

25. New York (Jets): CB Marcus McCauley, Fresno State

26. Indianapolis (from Denver (from Philadelphia)): LB Lawrence Timmons, Florida State

27. New Orleans: WR Robert Meachem, Tennessee

28. Oakland (from New England): OG/OT Justin Blalock, THE University of Texas

29. Baltimore: DE/OLB Anthony Spencer, Purdue

30. San Diego: S Michael Griffin, THE University of Texas

31. Pittsburgh (from Chicago): C Ryan Kalil, USC

32. Denver (from Indianapolis): DE Charles Johnson, Georgia

Round 2

33. New England (from Oakland): S Eric Weddle, Utah

34. Detroit: OG Ben Grubbs, Auburn

35. Tampa Bay: WR Dwayne Jarrett, USC

36. Chicago (from Pittsburgh (from Cleveland)): LB Jon Beason, Miami

37. Chicago: TE Zach Miller, Arizona State

38. Arizona: OT Tony Ugoh, Arkansas

39. Atlanta: OT Joe Staley, Central Michigan

40. Miami: S Brandon Meriweather, Miami

41. Minnesota: WR Sidney Rice, South Carolina

42. San Francisco: LB Rufus Alexander, Oklahoma

43. Buffalo RB Michael Bush, Louisville

44. Atlanta DE Tim Crowder, THE University of Texas

45. Tennessee (from Jacksonville (from Carolina)): WR Steve Smith, USC

46. Cleveland (from Pittsburgh): CB Daymeion Hughes, California

47. Denver (from Green Bay): DT Justin Harrell, Tennessee

48. Carolina (from Jacksonville): DT DeMarcus Tyler, North Carolina State

49. Cincinnati: CB Eric Wright, UNLV

50. Jacksonville (from Tennessee): MLB David Harris, Michigan

51. New York Giants: MLB Brandon Siler, Florida

52. St. Louis: CB Tanard Jackson, Syracuse

53. Dallas: OG/OT Arron Sears, Tennessee

54. Kansas City: WR Craig Davis, LSU

55. Seattle: DT Quinn Pitcock, Ohio State

56. Denver: WR Jason Hill, Washington State

57. Green Bay (from Denver (from Philadelphia)): RB Antonio Pittman, Ohio State

58. New Orleans: MLB Buster Davis, Florida State

59. Baltimore (from New York Jets): RB Brian Leonard, Rutgers

60. Miami: WR Anthony Gonzalez, Ohio State

61. New York Jets (from Baltimore): DE Victor Abiamiri, Notre Dame

62. San Diego: DE/OLB LaMarr Woodley, Michigan

63. New York Jets: OG/C Josh Beekman, Boston College

64. Tampa Bay: DE/OLB Quentin Moses, Georgia

Round 3

65. Oakland: DE/DT Ray McDonald, Florida

66. Detroit: QB Drew Stanton, Michigan State

67. Cleveland: DT Turk McBride, Tennessee

68. Tampa Bay - S/OLB Aaron Rouse, Virginia Tech

69. Arizona: OLB Tim Shaw, Penn State

70. Philadelphia (from Denver): CB David Irons, Auburn

71. Miami: TE Ben Patrick, Delaware

72. Minnesota: OLB Stewart Bradley, Nebraska

73. Houston: WR Aundrae Allison, East Carolina

74. Buffalo: DE Ikaika Alama-Francis, Hawaii

75. Atlanta: OG/OT Manuel Ramirez, Texas Tech

76. Washington (from San Francisco): CB Josh Wilson, Maryland

77. Pittsburgh: CB Fred Bennett, South Carolina

78. Green Bay: S Josh Gattis, Wake Forest

79. Carolina (from Jacksonville): MLB H.B. Blades, Pittsburgh

80. Tennessee: S John Wendling, Wyoming

81. Chicago (from Pittsburgh (from NY Giants)): DT Brandon Mebane, California

82. St. Louis: OT Marshal Yanda, Iowa

83. Carolina: OT Ryan Harris, Notre Dame

84. Kansas City: DT Marcus Thomas, Florida

85. Seattle: CB Jonathan Wade, Tennessee

86. Denver: OT Doug Free, Northern Illinois

87. Dallas: QB Trent Edwards, Stanford

88. New Orleans: CB Michael Coe, Alabama State

89. New York Jets: TE Scott Chandler, Iowa

90. Philadelphia: RB Kenny Irons, Auburn

91. New England: MLB/OLB Zak DeOssie, Brown

92. Buffalo: OG Mansfield Wrotto, Georgia Tech

93. San Diego: MLB Jon Abbate, Wake Forest

94. Pittsburgh (from Chicago): RB Tony Hunt, Penn State

95. Green Bay (from Denver (from Indianapolis)): WR Rhema McKnight, Notre Dame

96. San Diego (compensatory): WR Paul Williams, Fresno State

97. San Francisco (compensatory): DT Ryan McBean, Oklahoma State

98. Indianapolis (compensatory): DE Jay Moore, Nebraska

99. Oakland (compensatory): OT/OG James Marten, Boston College

Round 4

100. New England (from Oakland): CB A.J. Davis, North Carolina State

101. Detroit: DE/DT Baraka Atkins, Miami

102. Tampa Bay: DT Kareem Brown, Miami

103. Cleveland: WR Courtney Taylor, Auburn

104. San Francisco: C Samson Satele, Hawaii

105. Arizona: CB Kenny Scott, Georgia Tech

106. Minnesota: CB Tarell Brown, THE University of Texas

107. New England (from Houston): RB Chris Henry, Arizona

108. Miami: DE Dan Bazuin, Central Michigan

109. Atlanta: OLB Justin Durant, Hampton

110. Jacksonville (from San Francisco): S Sabby Piscatelli, Oregon

111. Buffalo: CB Travarous Bain, Hampton

112. Green Bay: DE Brian Robison, THE University of Texas

113. Jacksonville: TE Joe Newton, Oregon State

114. Cincinnati: OLB Earl Everett, Florida

115. Green Bay (from Tennessee): WR Yamon Figurs, Kansas State

116. Cleveland (from Pittsburgh (from NY Giants)): OG Tim Duckworth, Auburn

117. St. Louis: RB Lorenzo Booker, Florida State

118. Carolina: QB Troy Smith, Ohio State

119. Cleveland (from Pittsburgh): OT Jerman Bushrod, Towson

120. Seattle: K Mason Crosby, Colorado

121. Atlanta: RB Dwayne Wright, Fresno State

122. Dallas: DT Paul Solail, Utah

123. New Orleans: WR Jacoby Jones, Lane College

124. San Francisco: S Marvin White, TCU

125. New Orleans: QB Kevin Kolb, Houston

126. New Orleans: DT Antonio Johnson, Mississippi State

127. Houston (from New England): RB Brandon Jackson, Nebraska

128. Tennessee: OG/OT Andy Alleman, Akron

129. San Diego: CB C.J. Gaddis, Clemson

130. Chicago: WR Laurent Robinson, Illinois State

131. Indianapolis: DT Jay Alford, Penn State

132. Pittsburgh (compensatory): S Michael Johnson, Arizona

133. Atlanta (compensatory): DT David Patterson, Ohio State

134. Baltimore (compensatory): OT Allen Barbre, Missouri Southern

135. San Francisco (compensatory): DT Keith Jackson, Arkansas

136. Indianapolis (compensatory): S Roderick Rogers, Wisconsin

137. Baltimore (compensatory): OLB Antwan Barnes, Florida International

Round 5

138. Oakland: WR Johnnie Lee Higgins, UTEP

139. Detroit: MLB Anthony Waters, Clemson

140. Cleveland: TE Matt Spaeth, Minnesota

141. Dallas (from Tampa Bay): WR Chansi Stuckey, Clemson

142. Arizona: LB Dallas Sartz, USC

143. Washington: DE Mkristo Bruce, Washington State

144. Houston: OLB Prescott Burgess, Michigan

145. Detroit: S Daren Stone, Maine

146. Minnesota: TE Martrez Milner, Georgia

147. Washington (from San Fransico): WR David Clowney, Virginia Tech

148. St. Louis: DE Noland Burchette, Virginia Tech

149. Atlanta: WR Syvelle Newton, South Carolina

150. Jacksonville: DE Chase Pittman, LSU

151. Cincinnati: C Doug Datish, Ohio State

152. Tennessee: RB Garrett Wolfe, Northern Illinois

153. New York Giants: OT Brandon Frye, Virginia Tech

154. Detroit: S Kevin Payne, Louisiana-Monroe

155. Carolina: TE Kevin Boss, Western Oregon

156. Pittsburgh: OT Mike Otto, Purdue

157. Green Bay: CB Courtney Brown, Cal Poly

158. Detroit: WR Dallas Baker, Florida

159. Tampa Bay: CB DeAndre Jackson, Iowa State

160. Kansas City: LB Quincy Black, New Mexico

161. Seattle: CB Marcus Hamilton, Virginia

162. Philadelphia: DE C.J. Ah You, Oklahoma

163. New Orleans: CB Ryan Smith, Florida

164. New York Jets: OLB Stephen Nicholas, South Florida

165. Oakland: C/OG LeRoy Harris, North Carolina State

166. NY Jets (from Baltimore): FB Le'Ron McClain, Alabama

167. San Diego: DT Matt Toeaina, Oregon

168. Chicago: OT Julius Wilson, UAB

169. Indianapolis: RB Darius Walker, Notre Dame

170. Pittsburgh (compensatory): DE Antwan Applewhite, San Diego State

171. New England (compensatory): T Gabe Hall, Texas Tech

172. San Diego (compensatory): WR David Ball, New Hampshire

173. Indianapolis (compensatory): S Brannon Condren, Troy

174. Baltimore (compensatory): CB Anthony Arline, Baylor

Round 6

175. Oakland: TE Michael Allen, Whitworth

176. Denver: QB John Beck, BYU

177. New York Jets: DT Quentin Echols, Kansas State

178. Pittsburgh (from Cleveland): P Daniel Sepulveda, Baylor

179. Washington: RB Kolby Smith, Louisville

180. Houston (from New England): DT Derek Landri, Notre Dame

181. Miami: OG Kasey Studdard, THE University of Texas

182. Minnesota: OT Chase Johnson, Wyoming

183. Houston: S Gerald Alexander, Boise State

184. Buffalo: QB Chris Leak, Florida

185. Atlanta: RB/WR/Athlete Ramonce Taylor, State of Texas Correctional Institute

186. Tennessee (from San Francisco): TE Clark Harris, Rutgers

187. Cincinnati: CB Corey Graham, New Hampshire

188. San Francisco (from Jacksonville (from Tennessee)): OT Adam Koets, Oregon State

189. New York Giants: C Dustin Fry, Clemson

190. St. Louis: LB KaMichael Hall, Georgia Tech

191. San Francisco (from Jacksonville (from Carolina)): LB Sam Olajubutu, Arkansas

192. Pittsburgh: DT Joe Cohen, Florida

193. Denver (from Green Bay): C Dan Mozes, West Virginia

194. Jacksonville: WR Steve Breaston, Michigan

195. Dallas: LB Michael Okwo, Stanford

196. Kansas City: OG Nathan Bennett, Clemson

197. Seattle: WR Ryan Moore, Miami

198. Denver: RB Selvin Young, THE University of Texas

199. Miami (from New Orleans): RB DeShawn Wynn, Florida

200. Tampa Bay (from Dallas): LB Rory Johnson, Ole Miss

201. Philadelphia: OG Mike Jones, Iowa

202. New England: WR Mike Walker, Central Florida

203. Baltimore: (the rights to) WR Jeff Samardzija, Notre Dame

204. Tennessee: MLB Desmond Bishop, Cal

205. Washington: MLB Blair Phillips, Oregon

206. San Francisco (from Tennessee): DT Walter Thomas Northwest Mississippi CC

207. Baltimore (compensatory): OLB Juwan Simpson, Alabama

208. New England (compensatory): MLB Quentin Culberson, Mississippi State

209. New England (compensatory) QB Jeff Rowe, Nevada

210. Seattle (compensatory): QB Jordan Palmer, UTEP

Round 7

211. Oakland: DT Jeremy Clark, Alabama

212. Dallas: RB Kenneth Darby, Alabama

213. Cleveland: WR Joel Filani, Texas Tech

214. Tampa Bay: DT Clifton Ryan, Michigan State

215. Arizona: DL Deljuan Robinson, Mississippi State

216. Washington: QB Isaiah Stanback, Washington

217. Minnesota: QB Tyler Palko, Pittsburgh

218. Houston: WR Ryne Robinson, Miami of Ohio

219. Miami: C Kyle Young, Fresno State

220. New Orleans: OLB Tony Taylor, Georgia

221. Chicago: OG Dan Santucci, Notre Dame

222. Buffalo: S Brandon Harrison, Stanford

223. San Francisco (from Tennessee): RB Jackie Battle, Houston

224. New York Giants: CB C.J. Wilson, Baylor

225. St. Louis: WR Marquay McDaniel

226. Carolina: WR Chris Davis, Florida State

227. Cleveland (from Pittsburgh): DE Justin Hickman, UCLA

228. Green Bay: FB Corey Anderson, Tennessee

229. Jacksonville: OT Cliff Louis, Morgan State

230. Cincinnati: MLB Mark Zalewski, Wisconsin

231. Kansas City: OT Jacob Bender, Nicholls State

232. Seattle: RB Tyrone Moss, Miami

233. Denver: WR Jordan Kent, Oregon

234. Dallas: SS Jesse Daniels, LSU

235. Green Bay: CB Marquice Cole, Northwestern

236. Denver (from Philadelphia): OG Uche Nwaneri, P

237. Dallas: K Justin Medlock, UCLA

238. Miami: OT Chris Denman, Fresno State

239. Buffalo: WR Derek Stanley, Wisconsin-Whitewater

240. San Diego: OG Steve Rissler, Florida

241. Chicago: RB Alonzo Coleman, Hampton

242. Indianapolis: CB Calvin Bannister, Hampton

243. Green Bay (compensatory): S J.D. Nelson, Oregon

244. Atlanta (compensatory): WR Matt Trannon, Michigan State

245. Tampa Bay (compensatory): OT/OG Herbert Taylor, TCU

246. Tampa Bay (compensatory): CB Chaz Williams, Louisiana Tech

247. New England (compensatory): LB/S Chad Nkang, Elon

248. St. Louis (compensatory): OT Mario Henderson, Florida State

249. St. Louis (compensatory): QB Luke Getsy, Akron

250. New York Giants (compensatory) WR James Jones, San Jose State

251. Jacksonville (compensatory): P Brandon Fields, Michigan State

252. Jacksonville (compensatory): QB Drew Tate, Iowa

253. Cincinnati (compensatory): OG Cameron Stephenson, Rutgers

254. Oakland (compensatory): RB Ahmad Bradshaws, Marshall

255. Detroit (compensatory): P Adam Podlesh, Maryland

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I love the Datish pick in round 5. He was a starting LT before he moved to center. He may not be a prototypical anything on the O-Line... but I think he's a better C than anything the Bengals have right now.

And hey, even if not... a versatile O-Line back-up in the 5th round is hardly something to complain about.

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I love the Datish pick in round 5. He was a starting LT before he moved to center. He may not be a prototypical anything on the O-Line... but I think he's a better C than anything the Bengals have right now.

And hey, even if not... a versatile O-Line back-up in the 5th round is hardly something to complain about.

Thanks shank

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I dont like Carrkier at all...why take another Justin Smith?? Carriker will excel in a 3-4 defense...not ours.

And didnt Eric Wright have character issues? We wont draft a problem maker

Other than that...not bad!

While Wright did have some issues they were two years ago and if this kid has grown up you don't want to miss out on what he brings to the table.

Can Justin Smith play DT?

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I'm not a big fan of the Carriker pick either. I'd rather have Jamaal Anderson... but if Anderson is gone (as was the case in this mock), Carriker would probably be my next pick as far as DE goes. I like his size and he'll be a good run-stopping DE. A good fit on the other side of Geathers long term... but he's a better fit in a 3-4 than a 4-3.

If the 1st 17 picks fell this way, I'd probably prefer they take try to trade down... and if nothing was happening, take either Houston or Posluszny... although a trade down would be my preference.

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So if you couldn't trade down you would take Houston and Posluszny over Carriker. I can't imagine any scenario where Houston would turn out to be a better player than Carriker. He could play end on first and second and on obvious passing downs move to DT to give a boost to your pass rush up the middle and you bring in a quicker end to rush off the end.

Anderson will not make it to 18.

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So if you couldn't trade down you would take Houston and Posluszny over Carriker. I can't imagine any scenario where Houston would turn out to be a better player than Carriker. He could play end on first and second and on obvious passing downs move to DT to give a boost to your pass rush up the middle and you bring in a quicker end to rush off the end.

Anderson will not make it to 18.

Yeah... we'll see. Anderson's stock has been rising lately, but before that he wasn't thought to be a top 20 pick. We'll see which school of thought wins out on draft day.

Also, the Houston or Pos pick would be addressing a much bigger need than Carriker. I imagine that Brady Quinn will be a better pro than Carriker... but that doesn't mean the Bengals should take him if he drops to 18. Houston addresses a much more important need than Carriker does.

Carriker would be a good pick if the Bengals are able to trade Justin Smith... but if they can't trade him for value, the pick doesn't make sense. (Besides, Carriker would just quickly become a DE that all Bengals fans hate, since he won't rack up sacks).

Houston and Pos may be a bit of a reach at 18, but at least they address a need... and frankly, there aren't going to be many players at 18 (including Carriker in my opinion) that aren't a reach. There just aren't enough 1st round talent players in this draft to go around.

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Thats why I picked Wright in the second IMO he fills that need at corner for you and he is every bit as good if not better than Houston. Gil Brandt talked about Wright saying if not for his troubles a few years ago(charges droped on the rape and he was not convicted for having all that ecstasy in his shared room)he would be a top 15 pick and possibly the best CB in the draft. I know Carriker doesn't fill an immediate need but he was IMO the best player available and I hear alot of people talking about him adding some bulk (which he has the frame for)

and moving to DT and I think that position is a need for the Bengals.

I just thought that with the uncertainty surrounding Smith and the age of Adams he could fill either position.

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I understand your thinking on Wright... but you might as well put it out of your mind. A player is only a value pick if he can play... and Odell Thurman and Chris Henry as recent casualties of the Goodell rulership make character that much more important.

Even if the Bengals hadn't already said they weren't going to take character risks in this draft, I would have been able to guess they wouldn't take a risk as high as the 2nd round. The only way the Bengals take Wright is if all the other NFL teams are so scared of his character that he drops to the 4th round pick.

You might be right with the Carriker being the BPA at 18... but I'll just say I'd be surprised and probably a bit dissapointed if they took him at 18 (unless of course they are able to trade Justin Smith for 2 or more 1st day draft picks). He's not going to be a DT this year, so drafting him for that end is a little too far-sighted with a defense that has this many needs.

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That's a pretty solid Bengals mock. I would think they are more apt to draft a RT than other O-line positions but it's hard not to like what Datish brings and who knows, he could develop into a RT down the line.

I like the Eric Wright pick if the Bengals don't take a CB in the 1st. They'd take a lot of heat for drafting another former USC player who has had rape allegation but talent wise, he might be the best corner in the draft.

The Bengals will definitely be looking at Carriker and other 3-4 DE prototypes but not to replace Justin Smith or Doublwide Sam. They'd be looking to replace Bryan Robinson. I'd rather see them go that route in Day 2, especially since it looks like a 1st round choice would involve Carriker the Friendly Ghost.

Everett is a great zone dropper and in the 4th he'd be an excellent pick. Zalewski was definitely a good college MLB who's got some potential.

I'm somewhat astounded that a board could put together a 7 rounder. That's a lot of work and coordination. Good job. :cheers:

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I understand your thinking on Wright... but you might as well put it out of your mind. A player is only a value pick if he can play... and Odell Thurman and Chris Henry as recent casualties of the Goodell rulership make character that much more important.

Even if the Bengals hadn't already said they weren't going to take character risks in this draft, I would have been able to guess they wouldn't take a risk as high as the 2nd round. The only way the Bengals take Wright is if all the other NFL teams are so scared of his character that he drops to the 4th round pick.

Until the Bengals actually pass up a talented guy with poor character, it's all just lip service. I live in Cincinnati, but I'm from Missouri, knowwhatimean?

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I kind of hope the Bengals take DB/LB (or vice verse) on the 1st day. This would then open the door for someone that the Bengals have mentioned before, and I think would be an absolute steal in the 4th round if he's there (and according to this mock draft, he will be)... and that is Penn State DT Jay Alford.

Alford would allow the Bengals to cut Thornton (which many fans are itching to do), Myers could take Thornton's role (something he is more than capable of doing and at a cheaper price) and Alford could be a situational pass-rushing DT (he finished in the top 6 in the Big Ten in sacks in each of the past two seasons (16.5) despite playing DT and has been one of the top pass-rushing tackles in the nation) which is a big need area.

I like him a lot, he's added a lot of weight with no drop in production, and still has the frame to add more. His size appears to be his biggest knock... but for a guy who should be able to continue adding weight, and potentially become a very good DT, the 4th round pick (same round as Peko) would be a good place to continue to build for the future of the D-Line.

That's the direction I'm hoping Cincy goes if he's there in the 4th. Thoughts?

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Carriker = F-

Wright = Good player but to much flak from (character risk)

everett would be great in the 4th

rest are rnds 5 and below so dont really matter.

Picks i'd rather see

18. Cincinnati: DE/DT Adam Carriker, Nebraska

round 1

23. Kansas City: CB Chris Houston, Arkansas

24. New England: DE Jarvis Moss, Florida

26. Indianapolis (from Denver (from Philadelphia)): LB Lawrence Timmons, Florida State

Round 2

49. Cincinnati: CB Eric Wright, UNLV

round 2

77. Pittsburgh: CB Fred Bennett, South Carolina

52. St. Louis: CB Tanard Jackson, Syracuse

58. New Orleans: MLB Buster Davis, Florida State

62. San Diego: DE/OLB LaMarr Woodley, Michigan

Round 4

114. Cincinnati: OLB Earl Everett, Florida

Happy with Earl but woulden't mind paul here,plus timmons probbley be pick in rnd 1.

122. Dallas: DT Paul Solail, Utah

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  • 2 weeks later...

Hey guys I just wanted to say thanks for the comments and I hope yall are pleased with the way your draft turned out. At first I did not like what the Saints were doing but it's growing on me.

Here's to a healthy training camp and an exciting season. :cheers:

I'm somewhat astounded that a board could put together a 7 rounder. That's a lot of work and coordination. Good job. :cheers:

If you want the link to the whole thread PM me and I will give it to you and maybe you guys could get some ideas and run your own next year. It was alot of fun getting to know all the available players that you never hear about until draft day.

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