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Gil Brandt’s Hot 150: Who are Bengals have shown interest in

Gil Brandt just released his top 150 draft prospects. Where do some Bengals’ top prospects fall on the list?

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Former NFL scout and executive Gil Brandt just released his “Hot 150” top prospects entering the draft this year.

For his top pick, Brandt ranks Ohio State standout Nick Bosa as the top prospect. Alabama’s Quinnen Williams is the second-ranked prospect, just ahead of Josh Allen and Ed Oliver.

Kyler Murray, who seems to be the consensus 1st overall pick, is actually ranked number seven on Brandt’s list.

Last year, Brandt ranked Billy Price at 62, which didn’t stop the Bengals from taking him at 21st overall. But this year, he ranks some of the Bengals top targets much, much higher.

For example, this offseason seems like it has been a tale of two Devins, with most projecting either Devin White or Devin Bush to fall to the Bengals at 11th overall. White ranks 8th while Bush is the 15th prospect on the list.

Some potential first rounders, like Allen and Oliver, are three and four, respectively. Others rank lower, like Cody Ford at 23.

Below is the list of players the Bengals have either visited or have been mocked going to the Bengals in the draft:

3. Josh Allen, EDGE, Kentucky

4. Ed Oliver, DL, Houston

5. Montez Sweat, EDGE, Texas A&M

8. Devin White, LB, LSU

14. Devin Bush, LB, Michigan

15. Rashan Gary, EDGE, Michigan

17. Daniel Jones, QB, Duke

20. Drew Lock, QB, Missouri

23. Cody Ford, OL, Oklahoma

25. Dwayne Haskins, QB, Ohio State

41. Jaylon Ferguson, DE, Louisiana Tech

50. Tytus Howard, OL, Alabama

75. Jachai Polite, EDGE, Florida

86. Will Harris, S, Wake Forrest

120. Te’Von Coney, LB, Notre Dame


Andre Dillard, OL, Washington State

Malcolm Pridgeon, OL, Ohio State

Albert Huggins, DT, Clemson

Wyatt Miller, OL, UCF

Brandt’s ratings are typically accurate, so this is more or less what the draft could look like.