Todd McShay's mock draft 3.0 projects Bengals to improve their front seven
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By Katherine TerrellESPN Staff Writer

The general consensus has been the Bengals are in bad need of offensive line help this offseason.

That makes NFL draft analyst Todd McShay's projection of Washington defensive lineman Vita Vea to the Bengals at No. 12 overall an intriguing one.

McShay released his NFL mock draft 3.0 on Wednesday and reversed course from an offensive lineman to a defensive lineman for the Bengals, projecting them to take the mammoth 6-foot-4, 347-pound Vea.

When: April 26-28
Where: Arlington, Texas
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There's a lot of time between now and the draft, so the Bengals could certainly try to address their offensive line in free agency, freeing them up to take any position at No. 12. But if the right offensive lineman doesn't fall into Cincinnati's lap, it certainly wouldn't make sense to reach for one because the Bengals certainly have other needs, including tight end, middle linebacker, and even the defensive...

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