2012 NFL Mock Draft: Bengals Get Cornerback, Guard In Latest SB Nation Mock Draft

GAINESVILLE FL - NOVEMBER 13: Janoris Jenkins #1 of the Florida Gators gets the crowd up during a game against the South Carolina Gamecocks at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on November 13 2010 in Gainesville Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

If you're starting to choke on all the mock drafts that we keep shoving down your throat, take a big drink and get ready for more. In SB Nation's latest mock draft, Ryan Van Bibber selected a cornerback and guard for the Cincinnati Bengals with their two first-round picks.

Take that big drink to clear your throat? Ok, here we go.

With the No. 17 pick, according to SB Nation, the Bengals take......

..... North Alabama cornerback Janoris Jenkins.

Another perfect match of talent and need punches up the Bengals' secondary. As promising as their season was in 2011, they really could have used Johnathan Joseph, who slipped away in free agency to make Houston a playoff team. Jenkins plays man and zone really well, giving the Bengals some options.

It's true that Jenkins is talented and it's also true that the Bengals definitely need help at the cornerback position. However, I don't like Jenkins' off-field baggage, which is something the Bengals don't need. In Van Bibber's mock, both Nebraska cornerback Alfonzo Dennard and Alabama safety Mark Barron are both available and I think I'd rather have each of them at No. 17 than Jenkins.

With the No. 21 pick, Van Bibber has the Bengals taking Georgia guard Cordy Glenn.

Both of Cincinnati's starting guards are bound for free agency this year. Bobbie Williams, the better of the two, landed on IR with a broken ankle in December, and at 36 he can no longer be counted on to start 16 games. Glenn flashed some talent for playing on the blind side at the Senior Bowl. He has a real knack for working on the inside where the Bengals could really use him.

I gotta say, I like this pick. Ever since Glenn really blew up in the week heading up to the Senior Bowl, I've been a fan. He's the best guard other than David DeCastro and the Bengals definitely need some help at guard. I wouldn't mind at all if Glenn was taken with the Bengals' second first-round pick.

So, what do you think about this mock draft?

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