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As an example, one the biggest cards that the Bengals have been keeping close to their chest is the ability for sophomore Clint Boling to step up and start next year, leaving the public consensus to prescribe the best action for the Draft as a splash and burn on Stanford guard David DeCastro at number 17… provided that he is still there. If not, do the Bengals stop the clock on improving their guard situation or lock up Cordy Glenn with the 21st Pick? In order to narrow in on what the Bengals might be thinking, one has to consider what the second most desirable line of effort is should DeCastro falls off early. Popular thought in this case is a cornerback, namely Dre Kirkpatrick of Alabama. But in a very realistic scenario, DeCastro could find himself in Arizona and Kirkpatrick could be a Cowboy before 17 rolls around, removing him from the board as well.