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A breakdown of the race for the No. 1 pick in the 2020 NFL Draft

The Bengals are in the lead for the No. 1 pick, but will they keep it?

Cincinnati Bengals v Cleveland Browns Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images

The Cincinnati Bengals have one win. They’re the only team in the NFL without at least two. But, the only silver lining of having such a horrific season is you can look forward to the draft.

Currently in the driver’s seat for the No. 1 pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, Cincinnati has New England at home, Miami on the road and then Cleveland at home to round out the 2019 season.

The combined record of those three is 19-20.

In competition with the Bengals for that pick are the Miami Dolphins, Washington Redskins and New York Giants. Those are the only two-win or three-win teams without a tie.

Oddly enough, there is still set to be a good bit of movement among these teams. All three play at least one of the league’s bottom four teams to round out the last three weeks.

For New York, they are the only two-win team and have to play the Dolphins, Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles. The combined record of those three teams is 12-27. That said, we are certainly rooting for the Giants in any game they’ll be playing in.

While it matters a bit less, the two three-win teams also have remarkable easy schedules. The Redskins will be playing the Eagles, Giants and Dallas Cowboys.

Like with the Giants, all three of Washington’s remaining opponents are sub-.500. They have a combined record of 14-25. These bottom of the barrel teams playing each other will help the Bengals separate themselves from the pack.

Lastly, we have Miami. The Dolphins have the Giants, Patriots and Bengals. 13-26 is the combined record of those three.

The Bengals, for the remaining three weeks, easily have the most difficult schedule among those still in contention for the 2020 No. 1 pick. That said, fully expect Cincinnati to at least lose two of their last three and hopefully secure the top overall selection.

On the other hand, the Giants and Redskins both drafted a quarterback in the first-round of the 2019 NFL Draft so hopefully neither would target Joe Burrow if they did find themselves with the top pick.