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NFL Mock Draft 2018: Mel Kiper and Todd McShay reveal final predictions for Bengals

The 2018 NFL Draft is almost, which means one final mock draft from two of the top draft experts.


The 2018 NFL Draft begins tonight, and the Cincinnati Bengals go on the clock at pick No. 21.

Who will they grab when it’s finally time for their selection?

For now, it looks like a center will be the pick, and it will be between Iowa’s James Daniels, Ohio State’s Billy Price and Arkansas’ Frank Ragnow.

The latest NFL Mock Draft from ESPN’s Todd McShay has Daniels being the pick:

James Daniels, C, Iowa

Cincinnati has a glaring need at center, and Daniels is the best one in this draft. This makes too much sense for an offensive line that was disastrous last season.

McShay has Ragnow going No. 30 to the Minnesota Vikings.

As for fellow ESPN draft guru Mel Kiper Jr., he has Ragnow as the selection:

Frank Ragnow, C/G, Arkansas

Ragnow is likely going to be the first center off the board, but Iowa’s James Daniels might not be far behind.

Kiper has Daniels going No. 30 to the Vikings.

There’s been a lot of debate as to which of the three centers should be the Bengals’ pick in Round 1, so it’s only fair that the debate continues leading into tonight’s draft.

For what it’s worth, neither of these mock drafts have Price being the pick. I still think there’s a real chance the Bengals take him in Round 1, but it does appear Ragnow has moved ahead as the favorite to be the guy at 21.

Who do you think will be the Bengals’ first-round pick?