Bengals NFL Draft based on consensus big board

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The Cincinnati Bengals hold the fifth pick in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft that starts on Thursday night. Those picks are followed by the 38th overall pick in the second round and 69th overall pick in the third round that will be conducted on Thursday. The NFL Draft concludes on Saturday with rounds four through seven.

The Bengals will select 111th overall in the fourth round, 149th in the fifth round, 190th overall and 202nd in the sixth round. Cincinnati’s second sixth-round pick was acquired in a trade from Miami Dolphins via the Houston Texans. The Bengals final pick is 235th overall in the seventh round.

Speculation on the Bengals’ first-round pick is between LSU wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase and Oregon offensive tackle Penei Sewell with Florida tight end Kyle Pitts more of a long shot. Most projections expect Cincinnati to take an offensive lineman and receiver in the first two rounds of the 2021 NFL Draft.

Who the Bengals are expected to select in the first two rounds has been one of the most polarizing debates in 2021 NFL Mock Drafts. Every major media outlets and hundreds if not thousands of blogs have their own big boards and mock drafts. Who will Cincinnati select in each round according to the consensus?

The NFL Mock Draft Database Big Board was accumulated from 63 different sites projecting the NFL Draft. The NFL Mock Draft Database lists 574 players on their big board. Only 259 players will be selected in the 2021 NFL Draft. Who is slotted into each of the Bengals seven picks in the 2021 NFL Draft?