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NFL Draft: Who do the experts believe the Bengals will draft in the first round?

The NFL Draft begins one week from today, so this is a good time to compile a list of mock drafts to see which player analysts believe the Cincinnati Bengals will target with the No. 9 player in the draft.

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There is no consensus pick out there, with nine players represented in the 21 mocks below.

Click on the person’s name to see his full mock draft.

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Cris Collinsworth (April 19): Derek Barnett, DE, Tennessee

Multiple analysts (April 18): Jamal Adams, S, LSU

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Lance Zierlein (April 18): Taco Charlton, DE, Michigan

Chad Reuter (April 14): Jonathan Allen, DT, Alabama

Bucky Brooks (April 11): Reuben Foster, LB, Alabama

Daniel Jeremiah (April 4): Jonathan Allen, DT, Alabama

Charley Casserly (March 28): Derek Barnett, DE, Tennessee

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Rob Rang (April 17): Taco Charlton, DE, Michigan

Dane Brugler (April 17): Derek Barnett, DE, Tennessee

Pete Prisco (April 17): Reuben Foster, LB, Alabama

Will Brinson (April 17): John Ross, WR, Washington

Jared Dubin (April 17): Derek Barnett, DE, Tennessee

Ryan Wilson (April 19): Mike Williams, WR, Clemson

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Mel Kiper Jr. (April 5): Mike Williams, WR, Clemson

Todd McShay (April 5): Mike Williams, WR, Clemson

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Luke Easterling (April 17): Reuben Foster, LB, Alabama

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Kristopher Knox (March 31): Hasson Reddick, LB, Temple

Matt Miller (April 14): Reuben Foster, LB, Alabama

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Staff (April 19): Solomon Thomas, DE, Stanford

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Dieter Kurtenbach (April 13): Taco Charlton, DE, Michigan

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Eric Single (April 12): Reuben Foster, LB, Alabama

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