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2014 NFL Draft: 5 Day 2 Targets the Cincinnati Bengals Must Target

2014 NFL Draft: 5 Day 2 Targets the Cincinnati Bengals Must Target

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Despite winnings their division in 2013, the Cincinnati Bengals have a lot of work to do and a lot of things to improve if they're going to be one of the top contenders in the AFC this year. The Bengals need to make some smart choices in the 2014 NFL Draft and here are five players they should be targeting on Day 2 of this year's draft.

Marcus Roberson, Cornerback, Florida

Marcus Roberson
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Marcus Roberson, Cornerback, Florida

Marcus Roberson
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The Bengals will likely target a cornerback in the first round, but if the guy they like isn't available for them, Roberson should be the best cornerback for Cincinnati to take in the second round to help them fill one of their biggest needs.

Zach Mettenberger, Quarterback, LSU

Zach Mettenberger
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Zach Mettenberger, Quarterback, LSU

Zach Mettenberger
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Andy Dalton isn't the long-term answer for the Bengals, so picking up a quarterback on Day 2 might not be a bad decision. After suffering an injury late last season, Mettenberger won't be a threat to take the job this year, but he has a higher ceiling than Dalton, and a year or two down the line he could be ready to take the job away and take the Bengals further than they could go with Dalton at quarterback.

Kelcy Quarles, Defensive Tackle, South Carolina

Kelcy Quarles
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Kelcy Quarles, Defensive Tackle, South Carolina

Kelcy Quarles
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With Geno Atkins coming off an injury, it wouldn't hurt the Bengals the add more depth up front and Quarles would be a great pickup for them in the third round, as he could play inside or outside in Cincinnati's 3-4 defense.

Robert Herron, Wide Receiver, Wyoming

Robert Herron
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Robert Herron, Wide Receiver, Wyoming

Robert Herron
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The Bengals added a running back and a tight end early in last year's draft, so it wouldn't be a bad idea to take a wide receiver this year. Cincinnati has good size at receiver, and Herron would give them a lot of speed to complement that size on the outside. Herron has good enough hands to play receiver and he also possesses game-changing speed, which would be a great addition to the Cincinnati offense.

Weston Richburg, Center, Colorado State

Weston Richburg
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Weston Richburg, Center, Colorado State

Weston Richburg
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Center is the weak spot of Cincinnati's offensive line, so the Bengals would be wise to go after Richburg if he's available in the second round, as he could be the best center available in this year's draft and would immediately strengthen the Bengals' offensive line.