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2018 NFL Draft: Best players available for Rounds 4-7

The Bengals added on some more talent on Day 2, but the Bengals still have seven picks left on the final day of the draft. Here are the best players still available.

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The Bengals already have a draft class that they should expect a lot out of in 2018, but they still have seven picks left for Day 3. That includes one fourth round pick, three fifth round picks and three seventh round picks. Could the Bengals package some of those picks to move up to pick a few more of these guys?

There are still many talented football players available, maybe the most well known of whom is Maurice Hurst, the defensive lineman out of Michigan who was diagnosed with a heart condition at the NFL Scouting Combine. It’s just a sad story that he’s still available as teams are concerned about his long-term and short-term health.

Here is the list of the best remaining players on SB Nation’s Big Board for Day 3 of the 2018 NFL Draft:

17. Maurice Hurst, DL, Michigan

47. Tim Settle, DL, Virginia Tech

56. Tyrell Crosby, OT, Oregon

63. Jaylen Samuels, TE/WR/RB/FB, North Carolina State

73. Equanimeous St. Brown, WR, Notre Dame

74. Jamarco Jones, OT, Ohio State

75. Ogbonnia Okoronkwo, Edge, Oklahoma

78. Da’Shawn Hand, DL, Alabama

79. Duke Ejiofor, Edge, Wake Forest

82. DeShon Elliott, S, Texas

83. Josey Jewell, LB, Iowa

84. Tarvarus McFadden, CB, Florida State

85. Marcus Allen, S, Penn State

86. Nick Nelson, CB, Wisconsin

87. Ian Thomas, TE, Indiana

89. Hercules Mata’afa, Edge, Washington State

90. Nick DeLuca, LB, North Dakota State

91. Shaquem Griffin, LB, Central Florida

95. Josh Sweat, Edge, Florida State

96. Deon Cain, WR, Clemson

99. Troy Fumagalli, TE, Wisconsin

101. John Kelly, RB, Tennessee

103. Holton Hill, CB, Texas

104. Marcell Ateman, WR, Oklahoma State

105. Nyheim Hines, RB, North Carolina State

106. Kevin Toliver, CB, LSU

107. Jeff Holland, Edge, Auburn

108. Poona Ford, DL, Texas

109. Genard Avery, LB, Memphis

110. Quenton Meeks, CB, Stanford

111. Quin Blanding, S, Virginia

112. Kentavius Street, Edge, North Carolina State

113. Auden Tate, WR, Florida State

114. Christopher Herndon, TE, Miami

115. Andrew Brown, DT/DE, Virginia

117. DaeSean Hamilton, WR, Penn State

118. Taylor Hearn, G, Clemson

120. Durham Smythe, TE, Notre Dame

121. Jordan Lasley, WR, UCLA

122. Mark Walton, RB, Miami

123. J’Mon Moore, WR, Missouri

125. Armani Watts, S, Texas A&M

126. Wyatt Teller, G, Virginia Tech

128. Dorance Armstrong, Edge, Kansas

129. Kyzir White, S, West Virginia

130. Mike McCray, LB, Michigan

133. Simmie Cobbs Jr., WR, Indiana

134. Anthony Averett, CB, Alabama

135. Christian Sam, LB, Arizona State

136. Michael Dickson, P, Texas

137. Allen Lazard, WR, Iowa State

138. Tony Brown, CB, Alabama

139. Trey Quinn, WR, SMU

140. Trey Flowers, S, Oklahoma State

143. David Bright, G, Stanford

144. Trenton Thompson, DL, Georgia

145. Dane Cruikshank, CB, Arizona

146. Korey Robertson, WR, Southern Miss

147. Jack Cichy, LB, Wisconsin

148. RJ McIntosh, DL, Miami

149. Jalyn Holmes, Edge, Ohio State

150. Parry Nickerson, CB, Tulane

The Bengals have obviously done a great job at filling needs without reaching too far. So far the team has addressed center, safety, defensive end and linebacker. The Bengals still have positions they’d like to take players at based off of their visits and meetings with teams.

One of the most obvious positions the team still needs a player at is offensive line. Ideally, right guard needs to be addressed. However the remaining list doesn’t seem like it would be much of an upgrade over Trey Hopkins. The top guys are Wyatt Teller and Taylor Hearn. The Bengals may be eyeing one of the remaining tackles in Tyrell Crosby and Jamarco Jones. Both of whom were viewed as Day 2 picks.

Of course the best value based on the board is at defensive tackle. The Bengals are looking for a running mate for Geno Atkins in the middle and a guy like Tim Settle is just waiting there to be scooped up. He is the best available player outside of Hurst. Although Hurst may be waiting awhile to hear his name as it seems most teams are scared off due to his heart issue.

The Bengals have also been interested in receivers around this area. Equanimeous St. Brown is currently the best available receiver, but it is a matter of if he will be around long enough for the Bengals to grab him. The only other receiver remaining who was expected to be a Day 2 pick was Deon Cain.

Of course the Bengals still would like to add a backup quarterback after spending a ton of man power scouting possible Day 3 guys. However, the guy they scouted most isn’t even in the top 150 prospects. Kyle Lauletta is a guy the Bengals haven’t really hid their interest in. They went to his pro day and even held a private work out with him. I would say for all the people looking for a quarterback in this draft, he is your most likely guy. But, the Bengals could leave the draft without a quarterback, too.

The only other position the Bengals could really use a guy at is cornerback. Of course they are set in 2018 with guys like William Jackson, Dre Kirkpatric and Darqueze Dennard, but with Dennard’s contract ending they may be looking for his possible replacement. There was a huge run on corner during Day 2, and the only one in the top 100 left is Nick Nelson. There are a handful of guys right outside of that though in Holton Hilll and Kevin Toliver who could be fine additions to the Bengals’ secondary, especially with the benefit of a year to learn.

Who are you hoping the Bengals take on Day 3?