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MHR Community Mock Draft Pick #6

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From GM Duke TC: The Cincinnati Bengals have a long history of disappointing fans on draft day. The first five picks of the 2009 draft were tough for any Bengals fan to swallow. With pressing needs at tackle, defensive tackle, linebacker, and to a lesser extent wide receiver, it was particularly hard to see the elite talent slipping away. For this reason, I was looking for potential draft partners to trade down in the draft. The most appealing involved a swap with the giants that would have allowed for more significant rebuilding. BJ Raji was a tempting pick but the Bengals ranked 32nd in the league with 245 ypg and 32nd in the league with 12.8 ppg. Although Michael Oher is the third tackle selected in this draft, he was high on our board due to his massive frame and unmatched athleticism. Four years as a starter in the SEC provides Oher the necessary experience to make an impact from day one and help protect Carson Palmer's delicate left knee and right elbow for years to come. A brief look into Oher's past provides reassurance that he will be a positive influence in the Bengals' tumultuous locker room.

Commish's Thoughts: Oher is my favorite O-line Prospect in the 2009 draft, and I think the Bengals need a huge dose of what he provides. Is it too late for the Bengals to regain their offensive mojo? He is a huge upgrade in the passblocking department, and he should pick up on NFL runblocking quickly and be playing like a stud before the end of the season.

Enjoy this scouting tape provided by the Bengals front office:

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ON THE CLOCK

The Oakland Raiders are up next. The buzz from our 'sources' is that the phone lines have been hot with oakland trying desperately to move back in the first, but it can be easier said than done...

The deadline for this pick is Midnight MST, March 24th. As long as I receive the pick by that time it will be valid. To send me the pick, just email me at the address shown in my profile.

Oakland Raiders

Round 1, Pick #6 Overall

GM V. Money

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Round One

  1. Detroit Lions: McDah OLB Aaron Curry, Wake Forest
  2. St.Louis Rams: 53guys OT Jason Smith, Baylor
  3. Kansas City Chiefs: Papisan DE/OLB Brian Orakpo, Texas
  4. Seattle Seahawks: Denver_Native OT, Eugene Monroe, Virginia
  5. Cleveland Browns: Zappa WR, Michael Crabtree, Texas Tech
  6. Cincinnati Bengals: DukeTC OT, Michael Oher, Ole Miss
  7. Oakland Raiders: V. Money ON THE CLOCK
  8. Jacksonville Jaguars: gunnermc ON DECK
  9. Green Bay Packers: Broncosorbust
  10. San Francisco 49ers: Elway's Ghost
  11. Buffalo Bills: Rep56
  12. Denver Broncos: broncofan91
  13. Washington Redskins: Chawkins06
  14. New Orleans Saints: gnarlybroncodude
  15. Houston Texans: PredominantlyOrange
  16. San Diego Chargers: Sadaraine
  17. New York Jets: danelama
  18. Chicago Bears: Combat Chuk
  19. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: OrangeCrush4082
  20. (Dallas Cowboys) Lions: BDAWKisaBRONC
  21. Philadelphia Eagles: ejruiz
  22. Minnesota Vikings: War Eagle Aubie
  23. New England Patriots bronco-Maine-iac
  24. Atlanta Falcons: Stovie47
  25. Miami Dolphins: adamriggs
  26. Baltimore Ravens mla2131
  27. Indianapolis Colts: chikndnnr
  28. (Carolina Panthers) Eagles: bcfunk
  29. New York Giants: Russ
  30. Tennessee Titans: Broncoman
  31. Arizona Cardinals: Calibroncoboy
  32. Pittsburgh Steelers: PABroncofan