NFL Draft 2011: Todd McShay Has Cincinnati Bengals Likely Taking Wide Receiver
In latest McShay Mock Draft, Cincinnati Bengals A.J. Green in Top Scenario
The only way to touch on all the bases in mock drafts is to write out the top two or three scenarios, or to note a team's plan B should a player not be available. That is what Todd McShay's Mock Draft 6.0 brings us, which was released yesterday.
For the Cincinnati Bengals, the first plan would be to draft A.J. Green, and Julio Jones is Plan B. This is the result of varying reports over which wide receiver the Bengals like better, and the possibility of them drafting either is quite strong.
McShay has them picking Green over Jones, saying, "There are reports that the Bengals think Alabama's Julio Jones is a better fit in their version of the West Coast offense, but I think Green is on another level in terms of explosiveness and ball skills."
Plan C, of course, is drafting a quarterback, whether it's Cam Newton or Blaine Gabbert. The fact that it is the third option is significant though, as reports of the Bengals leaning towards drafting a quarterback that early continue to float around.
Like McShay, I see them waiting until the end of the first round or the second to draft TCU's Andy Dalton, or possibly Mallett or Ponder, rather than taking a risk on a first-round quarterback. Then again, it will all depend on how much they like Green and Jones.
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