Cincinnati Bengals add 3 cornerbacks in 7-round mock draft

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Round 2: Pick 63 – Trey McBride, TE (Colorado State)

Another mock draft, another second-round pick spent on Trey McBride. The Colorado State product’s only real weakness during his senior season in Fort Collins was that he found the end zone just one time. Otherwise, the dude was a monster.

Cincinnati lost C.J. Uzomah in free agency but they added Hayden Hurst on a one-year deal in what could be considered an upgrade. McBride joining the team means that it’d be him and Hurst sharing the mantle as TE1 in the Queen City but he’d be the answer past the 2022 season.

This would be an excellent addition to the team and McBride wouldn’t immediately be pressured to be a game-changer with Hurst also in town and able to take some pressure off of the rookie.

Round 3: Pick 95 – Cole Strange, IOL (Chattanooga)

Before free agency, the Bengals would have spent more than just one selection on their offensive line but after adding Ted Karras, Alex Cappa, and La’el Collins, the o-line can now take more of a backseat and add depth pieces rather than starters.

Cole Strange would serve as one of those depth pieces. The Chattanooga product was versatile during his time with the Mocs, serving in the left tackle, left guard, and center positions and while that versatility is obviously a plus, he’s probably not going to be a swing option wherever he lands in the pros.

The Bengals could bring Strange in as a possible backup option at the two guard spots moving forward. If Jackson Carman doesn’t pan out, maybe Strange surprises people and ends up in that starting left guard position in a few years.