Dec 7, 2013; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Michigan State Spartans cornerback Darqueze Dennard (31) breaks up a pass intended for Ohio State Buckeyes wide receiver Devin Smith (9) during the Big Ten Championship game at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

FanSided NFL Mock Draft: Cincinnati Bengals Select Darqueze Dennard


Dec 7, 2013; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Michigan State Spartans cornerback Darqueze Dennard (31) breaks up a pass intended for Ohio State Buckeyes wide receiver Devin Smith (9) during the Big Ten Championship game at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

We are running through our FanSided NFL Mock draft at the moment. This is where the editors around the network make the selections for their teams. We will be publishing the entire mock when it is complete on this site and will post each selection individually as they come in as well. 

Here are the selections that have already been made by our FanSided editors:

1. Houston Texans Jadeveon Clowney, DE, South Carolina
2. St. Louis Rams (from Washington Redskins) Khalil Mack, LB, Buffalo
3. Jacksonville Jaguars Teddy Bridgewater, QB, Louisville
4. Cleveland Browns Derek Carr, QB Fresno State
5. Oakland Raiders Sammy Watkins, WR, Clemson
6. Atlanta Falcons Jake Matthews, OT, Texas A&M
7. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Johnny Manziel, QB, Texas A&M
8. Minnesota Vikings Blake Bortles, QB, UCF
9. Buffalo Bills Mike Evans, WR, Texas A&M
10. Detroit Lions Greg Robinson, OT, Auburn
11. Tennessee Titans Anthony Barr, LB, UCLA
12. New York Giants Eric Ebron, TE, North Carolina
13. St. Louis Rams Aaron Donald, DT, Pitt
14. Chicago Bears Calvin Pryor, S, Louisville
15. Pittsburgh Steelers Justin Gilbert, CB, Oklahoma State
16. Dallas Cowboys Taylor Lewan, OT, Michigan
17. Baltimore Ravens Zack Martin, OT, Notre Dame
18. New York Jets Brandin Cooks, WR, Oregon State
19. Miami Dolphins C.J. Mosley, LB, Alabama
20. Arizona Cardinals Ryan Shazier, LB, Ohio State
21. Green Bay Packers Kyle Fuller, CB, Virginia Tech
22. Philadelphia Eagles Dee Ford, DE, Auburn
23. Kansas City Chiefs Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, S, Alabama

With the 24th pick in the NFL Draft, the Cincinnati Bengals select…

Darqueze Dennard, CB, Michigan St

Selection made by Vance Meek, Stripehype

Here is the analysis on the selection:

The Cincinnati Bengals are aging in the secondary, and Leon Hall is coming off of another major injury. With Dre Kirkpatrick still not ready for primetime, a cornerback is the natural pick here. Dennard is our top rated corner. He’s physical at the line, and more of a fluid athlete than he gets credit for at times. We’re thrilled to get him at this point.

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