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5 Trades Cincinnati Bengals Should Consider Before 2014 NFL Draft

5 Trades the Cincinnati Bengals Should Consider Before the NFL Draft

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Trading QB Andy Dalton is among the trade options the Cincinnati Bengals should consider moving toward the NFL draft.

5. Trade QB Andy Dalton For A High First-Round Pick

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5. Trade QB Andy Dalton For A High First-Round Pick

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QB Andy Dalton is about to become a very expensive franchise player for the Cincinnati Bengals. Trading him now while his value is the highest would land the Bengals a high-first round pick that could be used to draft the next QB of the future.

4. Trade WR A. J. Green For A High First-Round Pick

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4. Trade WR A. J. Green For A High First-Round Pick

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Like Dalton, WR A.J. Green is about to become very expensive, and the Bengals may not be able to keep both Dalton and Green much longer. The high first-round pick that the Bengals would have to get in return for Green would have to be for Clemson WR Sammy Watkins.

3. TE Jermaine Gresham Could Fetch A Second-Round Draft Pick

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3. TE Jermaine Gresham Could Fetch A Second-Round Draft Pick

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TE Jermaine Gresham has had a solid career for the Cincinnati Bengals, but it seems like Tyler Eifert is the Bengals' primary TE for the future, which would make Gresham expendable this year if this price is right.

2. Trade Up In The First-Round To Pick Michigan State CB Darqueze Dennard

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2. Trade Up In The First-Round To Pick Michigan State CB Darqueze Dennard

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The Cincinnati Bengals don't often trade up in the draft, but this year might be a good time for a draft trade to land C Darqueze Dennard.

1. Trade DT Brandon Thompson For An Experienced Edge Cornerback

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1. Trade DT Brandon Thompson For An Experienced Edge Cornerback

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Cincinnati Bengals' DT Brandon Thompson performed well last year in place of injured DTs Geno Atkins and Devon Still. The Bengals could move Thompson much like the team did in 2012 to acquire CB Kelly Jennings for DT Clinton McDonald.