With less than three weeks away the names are starting to change in the third Bengals.com Media Mock Draft of the year. The big boards are out en masse. But Duke Tobin and the Bengals won't reveal how they rank them until about 8:15 p.m. April 27.
The Bengals are 23 days away from making the ninth pick in the NFL Draft and the opinions are rushing in from the edge. Who will take William Jackson's place at the podium?
The one difference from the first Bengals’ Media Mocker back in February is the emergence of the 9-20 theory. As in, it’s looking more and more like you can get the same kind of player at No. 20 that you can get at No. 9. The Panthers have given the pick to the commissioner. The Bengals are on the clock.
Welcome to the earliest Bengals.com Media Mock Draft in history. It’s way too early to make a sane call here. Remember, there are 75 days until they have to make this pick. This is purely fantasy football. So try the de-caf. But we couldn’t wait. Neither could you:
The call came for Darius Hillary in the lightning round, the half hour or so of madness right after the draft, otherwise known as college free agency. The flash could end in a father-son Bengals combo.