2018 NFL Draft: Bengals gamble on LB while passing on notable names in new mock draft
/ Bengals

By Chris Roling

Most 2018 NFL mock drafts play it safe with the Cincinnati Bengals, giving the team one of a few different offensive linemen at No. 12 and calling it a day.

Not NFL.com’s Daniel Jeremiah.

In Jeremiah’s latest effort, the Bengals roll the dice on Virginia Tech linebacker Tremaine Edmunds, a downright rare prospect with elite measurables and size, not to mention the quality film to boot.

It should go without saying, but the Bengals taking a linebacker means some big names came off the board before their pick — and they perhaps passed on even more.

Within, let’s take a look a the good, the bad and a final grade for this mock scenario.

Sign up for the Bengals Wire email newsletter to get our top stories in your inbox every morning

Keep reading