NFL Mock Draft: Who Fits the Bengals' Needs?

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September 22, 2012; Eugene, OR, USA; Oregon Ducks cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu (14) runs for a touchdown following an interception in the second half against the Arizona Wildcats at Autzen Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Scott Olmos-USA TODAY Sports

The Fansided Mock Draft once again had the Bengals selecting Oregon Ducks CB Ifo Ekpre-Olomu to inject some youth into an aging defensive backfield:

The Cincinnati Bengals secondary is aging, so they would benefit from adding a top-tier cornerback in the first-round of the 2014 NFL Draft.

Oregon’s Ifo Ekpre-Olomu may cause Bengals fans to struggle learning to pronounce his name, but it will be worth it when they see him making plays all over the field.

Not only is Ekpre-Olomu a force in pass coverage, but he has the ability to come up and help against the run. He’s a physical player that isn’t afraid to lower his head and make contact, which is exactly what you want from a top defensive back.

Of all the mock drafts out there right now, this is the most logical choice, and with Terence Newman now out 1-3 weeks with an injured MCL to go along with Leon Hall

 

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