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Bengals Mock Draft: CBS projects Cincinnati to stay in the trenches

Arik Armstead or Ereck Flowers for the Bengals? That's what two analysts from CBS are projecting.

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Arik Armstead might be the best defensive lineman on the board when the Bengals make their first selection.

Conversely, Ereck Flowers may be the best offensive lineman available when Cincinnati is on the clock. Either of these guys would be solid picks at No. 21, and that's who CBS Sports' Dane Brugler and Pete Prisco have going to the Bengals in their latest mock drafts.

Prisco is going with Armstead in Round 1, saying, "They have added defensive help this offseason, including end Michael Johnson, but you can never have enough." That's true if the Bengals don't believe Brandon Thompson, Will Clarke, Margus Hunt and Pat Sims offer enough depth behind the starting defensive line.

As for Brugler, he has Cincinnati going with Flowers to provide depth at what may become a very thin offensive tackle position next year:

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.

Both players would be solid additions, but if it does come down to Flowers or Armstead, who would you rather see in Bengals stripes? Here are some highlights of both in action: