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2012 NFL Mock Draft: Bengals Take WR, CB In PFT's Latest

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Mar 21, 2011; Waco, TX, USA; Baylor Bears wide receiver Kendall Wright (1) catches a pass during the Baylor pro day at the Allison Indoor Facility. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-US PRESSWIRE
Mar 21, 2011; Waco, TX, USA; Baylor Bears wide receiver Kendall Wright (1) catches a pass during the Baylor pro day at the Allison Indoor Facility. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-US PRESSWIRE

Another day, another mock draft. Pro Football Talk's Evan Silva recently came out with a new mock draft that is different from others. Not only does he pick Robert Griffin III for the Colts instead of Andrew Luck, but he selects a wide receiver for the Bengals in the first round.

With the team's No. 17 overall pick, the Bengals select......

Baylor wide receiver Kendall Wright.

Wright is the best player left, giving Cincy a dynamic bookend for A.J. Green.

I'll admit, Wright would give the Bengals an extremely talented wide receiver to be Green's No. 2, but I also believe that the team shouldn't draft a wide receiver in the first round two years in a row. Unfortunately they may not have a choice since they neglected the position in free agency, but I think there are bigger needs for the team to address with their first pick in the draft.

Then we go to No. 21, where the Bengals select Alabama cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick.

Some teams like Kirkpatrick at safety, but he’d be a press corner for the Bengals.

The Bengals do need a cornerback and whether it's Kirkpatrick or Stephon Gilmore, I believe the team will select a corner in the first round. I like this pick and with the selection of another guard like David DeCastro or Cordy Glenn at No. 17, I think this would be a good mock for the Bengals.

What do you think about this mock draft?