Revenge Of The Birds Community Mock Draft: 21st Pick, Cincinnati Bengals

With the 21st pick of the Revenge of the Birds community mock draft, the Cincinnati Bengals select...

Jermaine Gresham | Tight End | Okalhoma

Image and video hosting by TinyPic

GM: Andrew602

Strengths: Gresham is clearly the best tight end in the draft and when you look at his skills you can see why. He has a very good burst off of the line despite his size and has the speed to make it to the next level. He's also worked tremendously hard to improve his hands. He will make the occasional leaping catch and is tall enough(6'5) to out-reach most linebackers. He's a great route runner and is even better after the catch. He'll make several defenders miss and is very hard to bring down. He's a good blocker and will drive defensive backs 20-30 yards on screen plays.

Weaknesses: He needs to continue working on catching. He'll sometimes short arm passes and can carry the ball to loosely. He's an effective blocker but not elite. He needs to work on picking up outside cornerback blitzes and needs to improve his hand and footwork.

Why the Bengals will draft him: The Bengals are in need of a tight end and landing Gresham in the first round secures that need. Cincinnati was a surprise team last season, led by their underrated defense. Other then Cedric Benson, the offense struggled to put points on the board. Gresham gives Carson Palmer a dominant tight end that will serve as his security blanket for years.

LAcardsfan was a no show today so big thanks to me for posting the pick. That puts hadrarius on the clock with the Patriots pick while notliketheboardgame is on deck with the Packers pick. Please send your picks to revengeofthebirds@gmail.com today. The remaining picks are after the jump...

  1. St. Louis - Sam Bradford, QB
  2. Detroit - Russell Okung, OT
  3. Tampa Bay -  Ndamukong Suh, DT
  4. Washington - Bryan Bulaga, OT 
  5. Kansas City - Eric Berry, S
  6. Seattle - Gerald McCoy, DT 
  7. Cleveland -  Jimmy Clausen, QB
  8. Oakland - Trent Williams, OT 
  9. Buffalo - Bruce Campbell, OT 
  10. Jacksonville - Joe Haden, CB
  11. Denver - Rolando McClain, LB
  12. Miami - Earl Thomas, S
  13. San Francisco - C.J. Spiller, RB
  14. Seattle - Dez Bryant, WR 
  15. New York Giants- Derrick Morgan, DE 
  16. Tennessee - Sean Weatherspoon, LB
  17. San Francisco - Anthony Davis, OT
  18. Pittsburgh - Kyle Wilson, CB
  19. Atlanta - Brandon Graham, DE
  20. Houston - Taylor Mays, S
  21. Cincinnati - Jermaine Gresham, TE
  22. New England - Hadrarius
  23. Green Bay - notliketheboardgame
  24. Philadelphia - robloosli
  25. Baltimore - Skii
  26. Arizona - ROTB community
  27. Dallas - manderson367
  28. San Diego - WhiffSD
  29. New York Jets - Drullin'OverDaCards
  30. Minnesota - tooman234
  31. Indianapolis - TheAngelsColts
  32. New Orleans - Reo Hayes
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Revenge of the Birds

You must be a member of Revenge of the Birds to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Revenge of the Birds. You should read them.

Join Revenge of the Birds

You must be a member of Revenge of the Birds to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Revenge of the Birds. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker