Cincinnati Bengals 7-round Mock Draft: Joe Burrow gets another dynamic playmaker; elite corner tops draft

Bengals get elite corner, dynamic playmaker for Joe Burrow.
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow / Thearon W. Henderson/GettyImages
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Bengals add depth along the offensive and defensive line

OT. Notre Dame. Blake Fisher. Blake Fisher. 56. . player. Scouting Report. Blake Fisher. 114

High on the list in the draft is obviously adding depth to the offensive line to protect Burrow.  With right tackle Jonah Williams hitting free agency, the Bengals select Notre Dame product Blake Fisher with the No. 114 overall pick in the draft.

Cincinnati Bengals Mock draft: Blake Fisher
Notre Dame offensive take Blake Fisher / G Fiume/GettyImages

Standing at 6-foot-6, 310 pounds, Fisher ran an official 5.20-second 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine, which isn’t bad for his size.  Even if the Bengals can retain Williams, Fisher is a nice selection in this spot because of his athleticism as an offensive lineman.  The raw talent is there, but there are elements within his technique to work on like being quicker off the snap and taking better angles on linebackers or edge rushers.

Assuming he’s playing behind a veteran along the offensive line, Fisher could develop into a starting tackle in the NFL due to his overall talent and athleticism. 

Jordan Jefferson. LSU. Scouting Report. . DT. 148. player. Jordan Jefferson. Jordan Jefferson. 56

With the way the other teams in the AFC North like to run the ball, the Bengals will address the interior of their defensive line by selecting LSU’s Jordan Jefferson with the No. 148 selection in the draft.

The 6-foot-4, 317-pound defensive tackle is coming off a final year at LSU where he clogged up the middle with 36 total tackles and 2.5 sacks, showing he can create pressure up the middle with his above-average quickness.

As a player with nice size and power, Jefferson can be a disrupter along the defensive line but needs to work on his technique and footwork as at times he allows blockers to get the best of him.  In all a depth selection for the Bengals who will likely add another veteran in free agency if they can’t re-sign Reader.

Justin Eboigbe. . player. DT. Justin Eboigbe. 193. Scouting Report. Justin Eboigbe. 56. Alabama

The Bengals double dip at the DT position by selecting Alabama’s Justin Eboige with the No. 193 pick in the NFL draft.

Cincinnati Bengals Mock draft: Justin Eboigbe
Alabama DL Justin Eboigbe / Ryan Kang/GettyImages

This selection could turn out to be a steal for the Bengals as Eboigbe was a force in the Alabama defense in 2023 with 63 total tackles and 7 sacks.  A versatile defensive lineman, Eboigbe is a 6-foot-4, 292-pound force who could play from the inside out.  With instinctive edge rusher skills, he could find himself rising up the depth chart defensively even over the player selected ahead of him.

As a good run defender who can also create pressure on the quarterback, Eboigbe is a nice pick here for the Bengals.