The offensive line is one of the best in the league, but there also is ample room for improvement.
Needs: There are no glaring needs on the line, unless, of course, the team doesn't feel it can re-sign Zeitler, which doesn't appear to be the case.
Adding a center that can push Bodine and maybe ultimately replace him should be something the team considers, but probably not before Day 3.
Top 5 prospects
1 . Laremy Tunsil, Mississippi
Predicted by many to be the No. 1 overall pick in the draft, Tunsil has all the physical tools and three years of starting experience and the kind of mature makeup coaches love.
2. Ronnie Stanley, Notre Dame
In addition to his obvious talent, scouts are impressed by the technique Stanley’s displays for such a young player.
3. Jack Conklin, Michigan State
The fact that he had no FBS scholarship offers coming out of high school and now sits a few weeks away from being a likely first-round pick is all you need to know about Conklin’s ability to work and learn.
4. Taylor Decker, Ohio State
The Butler High School product is expected to be one of a handful of Buckeyes to go in the first round despite some scouts’ concerns that he plays too stiff with limited knee bend.
5. Ryan Kelly, Alabama
Another local product from Lakota West, Kelly has a chance to be the first interior lineman selected. ‘Grit’ is the word that crops up in seemingly every scouting report on Kelly, a three-year starter for the Crimson Tide.
Max Tuerk, USC
A torn ACL in October could cause one of the top centers in the draft to fall to the third day, and if he does the Bengals could follow a similar path to 2015 when they took Cedric Ogbuehi in the first round knowing he had to finish his ACL rehab. The Bengals would love to get value pick who could develop into an eventual replacement for Bodine.