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The Bengals have nine picks in this year's NFL Draft. See who Matt Miller thinks Cincinnati takes with each selection.

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The mock draft season is in full effect, and Bleacher Report's Matt Miller put out a 7-round mock for all 32 NFL clubs.

Even with the addition of Michael Johnson, Miller thinks the Bengals could still use help along their defense line. That's why he has them taking Oregon's Arik Armstead in the first round.

Armstead would be a tough guy to pass on, as he's the kind of versatile lineman the Bengals love using to play multiple spots along the line. Standing at 6'8" and 290 pounds, he towers over most offensive linemen, whether he's lining up on the inside, or kicking out to defensive end.

Here's his write-up on what Armstead would bring to the Bengals:

Marvin Lewis cannot resist big, strong, fast defensive linemen when they're on the board. Arik Armstead, Oregon's defensive tackle, fits the bill and is a great value at pick No. 21.

Armstead, lining up beside Geno Atkins, would give the Bengals the kind of defensive nightmare they hoped Margus Hunt would become but hasn't yet. With his agile moves, long arms and bulk against the run, Armstead gives the Bengals an impact now and a player they can build around for the future.

As for the other six rounds, here's who Miller pegged to the Bengals:

Round 2 (53): Alex Carter, CB, Stanford

Round 3 (85): Kwon Alexander, LB, LSU

Round 3 (99): Jeff Heuerman, TE, Ohio State

Round 4 (120): Jake Ryan, LB, Michigan

Round 4 (135): John Miller, G, Louisville

Round 5 (157): Jordan Richards, SS, Stanford

Round 6 (196): Cedric Reed, DE, Texas

Round 7 (238): Doniel Gambrell, T, Notre Dame College

If you want a more in-depth breakdown on the picks, as well as who was still on the board, check out this fanpost by lucaxavier. He did a great job analyzing each pick, as well as looking at who was still on the board at each selection.