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NFL Draft 2015: Breaking down the mock draft database

The mock draft database was an off-season-long observation on whom the Bengals would select, based on the analysis of draft experts. We catalog everything and break it down into two sections.

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When it was all said and done, we charted 98 mock drafts over the predraft season -- dating back to January, where the least relevant information can be found. We break down our mock database into several sections: The entire mock draft database breakdown of players and the mock drafts that were published in April:


The idea behind this accounts for needs that are changed via free agency, rumors of confirmed interest, or positions of the greatest need. Here's a breakdown of the 38 mock drafts that we've monitored during the month of April.

Ereck Flowers 9 OT University of Miami
Andrus Peat 6 OT Stanford
Malcom Brown 6 DT Texas
Jake Fisher 4 OT Oregon
D.J. Humphries 3 DT Florida
Landon Collins 2 S Alabama
Dorial Green-Beckham 2 WR Missouri/Oklahoma
Alvin Dupree 1 DE Kentucky
T.J. Clemmings 1 OT Pittsburgh
La'El Collins 1 OT LSU
Jordan Phillips 1 DT Oklahoma
Devin Funchess 1 WR Michigan
Paul Dawson 1 LB TCU

NOTE: Many are draft-day mock drafts. Here's a quick breakdown of those:


Andrus Peat 18 OT Stanford
Ereck Flowers 11 OT University of Miami
Malcom Brown 10 DT Texas
Alvin Dupree 7 DE Kentucky
T.J. Clemmings 6 OT Pittsburgh
La'El Collins 5 OT LSU
Landon Collins 5 S Alabama
Dorial Green-Beckham 4 WR Missouri/Oklahoma
Eddie Goldman 4 DT FSU
Jake Fisher 4 OT Oregon
Shaq Thompson 4 OLB Washington
D.J. Humphries 3 DT Florida
Eli Harold 3 DE/OLB Virginia
Jordan Phillips 3 DT Oklahoma
Arik Armstead 2 DT Oregon
Shane Rey 2 DE Missouri
Vic Beasley 2 DE Clemson
Denzel Perryman 1 LB University of Miami
Devin Funchess 1 WR Michigan
Devin Smith 1 WR OSU
Erick Kendricks 1 LB UCLA
Markus Golden 1 DE Missouri
Paul Dawson 1 LB TCU
Trae Waynes 1 CB Michigan State