Bengals NFL Draft based on consensus big board

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McPhearson was elite the last two seasons after transferring from Penn State. Playing in 22 games for the Red Raiders, McPhearson has 104 tackles, 3.5 TFLs, four interceptions (all in 2020) 11 pass breakups and two fumble recoveries. McPhearson would help provide depth at CB.

202nd overall, seventh-round- Deommodore Lenoir CB | Oregon

Based on the consensus big board Cincinnati would bookend the NFL Draft with a pair of former Ducks. Lenoir finished sixth on Oregon last season with 35 tackles and added an interception. A CB finishing sixth on his team in tackles is impressive. It shows that Leonoir would help out in run support.

Leonor would be good competition for McPhearson if the picks wound up according to the consensus big board. Adding depth at CB would help Cincinnati. Remaking the roster and upgrading the talent needs to be the Bengals’ immediate goal. Defensively adding pass rushers and defensive backs should be the priority.

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When the Indianapolis Colts had Peyton Manning they build their defense with elite pass rushers Robert Mathis and Dwight Freeney. The Bengals should take a similar path and team those players with DBs who are good in coverage. Cincinnati will frequently be in high scoring game and need to defend the pass.