4 Players that could Sneak into being the Bengals 2nd Round Pick

STARKVILLE, MS - SEPTEMBER 21: Linebacker Willie Gay Jr. #6 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs runs the ball in for a touchdown in front of quarterback Sawyer Smith #12 of the Kentucky Wildcats during the first quarter at Davis Wade Stadium on September 21, 2019 in Starkville, Mississippi. (Photo by Michael Chang/Getty Images)
STARKVILLE, MS - SEPTEMBER 21: Linebacker Willie Gay Jr. #6 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs runs the ball in for a touchdown in front of quarterback Sawyer Smith #12 of the Kentucky Wildcats during the first quarter at Davis Wade Stadium on September 21, 2019 in Starkville, Mississippi. (Photo by Michael Chang/Getty Images) /
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SOUTH BEND, IN – SEPTEMBER 09: Isaiah Wilson #79 of the Georgia Bulldogs looks on during a game against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Notre Dame Stadium on September 9, 2017 in South Bend, Indiana. Georgia won 20-19. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
SOUTH BEND, IN – SEPTEMBER 09: Isaiah Wilson #79 of the Georgia Bulldogs looks on during a game against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Notre Dame Stadium on September 9, 2017 in South Bend, Indiana. Georgia won 20-19. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images) /

The Bengals have been attempting to get the offensive line puzzle right for several seasons but to no avail. While they did see some improvement from the unit down the stretch in 2019, they would be wise to continue to add pieces along the trenches.

They’d undoubtedly love for Josh Jones to fall to their second pick, but like every aspect that comes with the draft, it’s uncertain he’ll be there.

There’s another solution to the right tackle problem, however. According to draft expert Daniel Jerimiah, there are franchises who rank the massive Isaiah Wilson from Georgia as a top 5 tackle in this draft class. That’s high praise, considering the depth and skill of the prospect pool at the position this year.

Perhaps the only reason his name hasn’t been mentioned as regularly as some of the other big-time prospects is because he’s so young. He entered the draft as a redshirt sophomore.

Still, he has all the potential in the world. He leaped onto the college scene as a 5-star recruit and has more than enough size, standing at 6’7 and weighing 350 pounds. He’s got heavy hands to knock defenders back and plenty of room to grow as well.

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If he had another season in college, there’s a chance he could’ve been a pick in the top half of the first round next year. For a building Bengals team, if they think they can develop him, their patience could be rewarded, as they’d have two very young, talented bookends to protect their next franchise quarterback.

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