We're less than a week away from the 2015 NFL Draft kicking off.
While it's proved difficult to pick out who exactly the Bengals will pick at No. 21, it is easy to narrow the list down to a handful of prospects. Offensive tackle looks to be the favorite for which position the Bengals address first, and three of CBS' four NFL experts pegged a tackle to Cincinnati in Round 1.
Just feels like the Bengals going offensive line, getting better in the trenches for their run game and preparing for when Andrew Whitworth eventually leaves (after 2015?) is the most logical play here.
Rob Rang also has them going with a tackle, though his choice is Stanford's Andrus Peat:
The Bengals have two solid tackles in Andrew Whitworth and Andre Smith but each will be entering the final year of their contracts in 2015. The notoriously frugal Bengals may already be looking ahead to the future, especially if a talent like Peat falls into their lap.
Dane Brugler makes for a third pick at tackle, going with Miami's Ereck Flowers:
Ereck Flowers, OT, Miami (Fla.): Entering the final year of his contract, Andrew Whitworth turns 34 years old this season and even if he does fit into the Bengals' long-term plans, it might be at left guard. Flowers would bring an edge to the Bengals front.
And Pete Prisco is the lone rebel here, going with a defensive tackle in the form of Texas' Malcom Brown:
Malcom Brown, DT, Texas: He is a power player who can play inside and has also played outside. The Bengals have talent up front, but they could use more.
If there are offensive tackle and defensive tackle prospects of equal value on the board at pick No. 21, which side of the trenches woulds you rather see the Bengals address?