Who do the experts think the Bengals will take in first round of NFL Draft?

A few mock drafts have the Cincinnati Bengals taking LSU running back Leonard Fournette with the ninth pick. WESLEY HITT/GETTY IMAGES
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A few mock drafts have the Cincinnati Bengals taking LSU running back Leonard Fournette with the ninth pick. WESLEY HITT/GETTY IMAGES

Team picking in the top 10 for the first time since 2011

Mock draft season is in full swing even though free agency has yet to begin and no one truly knows what each team will need when the NFL Draft gets underway April 27 in Philadelphia.

The Cincinnati Bengals are picking in the top 10 for the first time since 2011 when they selected A.J. Green fourth overall.

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Who will they take at No. 9?

We took a look at 12 mock drafts by NFL experts and compiled them below.

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If you’re interested in whom the Cleveland Browns might take first overall — and 12th — or the direction any other team might go, click on each person’s name to see his full mock draft.

Daniel Jeremiah, NFL.com – Mike Williams, WR, Clemson

Bucky Brooks, NFL.com – Reuben Foster, LB, Alabama

Lance Zierlein, NFL.com – Reuben Foster, LB, Alabama

Charley Casserly, NFL.com – Tim Williams, LB, Alabama

Mel Kiper, ESPN – Solomon Thomas, DE, Stanford

Todd McShay, ESPN – Solomon Thomas, DE, Stanford

Dan Burgler, CBSSports.com – Reuben Foster, LB, Alabama

Rob Rang, CBSSports.com – Solomon Thomas, DE, Stanford

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Chris Burke, SI.com – Leonard Fournette, RB, LSU

Eric Edholm, Yahoo! – Reuben Foster, LB, Alabama

Steve Palazzolo, ProFootballFocus– Corey Davis, WR, Western Michigan

Eric Galko, The Sporting News– Leonard Fournette, RB, LSU