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2014 NFL Draft: 5 Names Cincinnati Bengals Fans Need to Know

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2014 NFL Draft: 5 Names Cincinnati Bengals Fans Need to Know

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The Cincinnati Bengals have the luxury of targeting the best available player in the 2014 NFL draft. The team does not have any dire positional need, but here are five names that Bengals fans need to know for the upcoming draft.

5. Morgan Moses

Morgan Moses, Cincinnati Bengals, 2014 NFL Draft
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5. Morgan Moses

Morgan Moses, Cincinnati Bengals, 2014 NFL Draft
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The big offensive tackle from Virginia would offset the loss of free agent tackle Anthony Collins, who was instrumental off the Bengals' bench in 2013 as a left tackle. The first-round selection of Moses would also add offensive line insurance.

4. Kyle Van Noy

Kyle Van Noy, Cincinnati Bengals, 2014 NFL Draft
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4. Kyle Van Noy

Kyle Van Noy, Cincinnati Bengals, 2014 NFL Draft
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The versatile linebacker from BYU could arguably play any LB position in a 4-3 base defense. His versatility makes him an appealing second-round pick who could start at strongside LB in 2014 for the Bengals and shift to weakside or the middle if needed.

3. Keith McGill

Keith McGill, Cincinnati Bengals, 2014 NFL Draft
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3. Keith McGill

Keith McGill, Cincinnati Bengals, 2014 NFL Draft
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At 6-foot-3 and 214 pounds, McGill from Utah would be a much taller cornerback than the Bengals have drafted in the past, but he is a solid edge corner who would provide some insurance at the position as a third-round pick should Leon Hall not be ready to return from injury at the start of the 2014 season.

2. Will Clarke

Will Clarke, Cincinnati Bengals, 2014 NFL Draft
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2. Will Clarke

4.Will Clarke
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Will Clarke would give the Bengals the versatility that they like for defensive ends in the 4-3 base -- the ability to kick inside to tackle when needed. The West Virginia product would be an excellent pick in the fourth round.

1. Walt Aikens

Walt Aikens, Cincinnati Bengals, 2014 NFL Draft
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1. Walt Aikens

Walt Aikens, Cincinnati Bengals, 2014 NFL Draft
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Curiously not invited to the NFL Scouting Combine, cornerback Aikens from small school Liberty showcased his skills during Senior Bowl week. His length and edge cover skills make him a solid selection in the fifth round for the Bengals, who are likely to need the depth at the cornerback position.