By Robb Hoff @NFLNostradamus on April 22, 2014
The Cincinnati Bengals can afford to draft best available players in each round because of no urgent team needs, but replacing versatile backup tackle Anthony Collins will be a priority.
Tackle Morgan Moses of Virginia would give the Cincinnati Bengals the insurance needed now to cover the loss of Anthony Collins.
BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy is versatile enough to cover all three LB positions in a 4-3 base defense, plus either nickel LB spot.
At 6-foot-3, Keith McGill of Utah is a much bigger cornerback than the Cincinnati Bengals usually field, but his ball coverage skills are fluid enough to make him an eventual starting CB on the edge.
West Virginia DE Will Clarke will be coveted by teams with a 3-4 base defense, but his combination of agility on the edge and size inside makes him an ideal pick for a Bengals' 4-3 base that likes to use DEs inside for pass rush on 3rd downs.
Cornerback Walt Aikens of Liberty may not have been invited to the NFL Scouting Combine, but he was at the Senior Bowl, where he showed that he belongs in the NFL.
Gabe Ikard of Oklahoma is solid enough at center to make the Cincinnati Bengals out of camp, especially if Mike Pollak has to play left guard to start the season.
The Cincinnati Bengals would be lucky to see Antonio Andrews fall to them in the sixth round. Andrews can run with force, catch the ball and blitz-protect well enough to make the Bengals out of training camp.
There's a good chance that some NFL team will pluck Hakeem Smith long before the seventh round, but should he fall to the Bengals, he'll be a versatile backup at both safety positions and could even force former third-round pick Shawn Williams off the roster.
The prolific and heady Keith Price could prove to be a worthwhile understudy to Cincinnati Bengals QB Andy Dalton and perhaps even show his worth if an emergency should arise.
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