NFL Mock Draft 2014: Picks 17-32

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24. Cincinnati Bengals
Louis Nix
DT, Notre Dame

Nix had a torn meniscus last season and has recently undergone a platelet rich plasma procedure on his left knee.  This may not allow him to participate at the combine; and even if he does he probably won’t be at full strength.  The Bengals have just been stripped of their coordinators and will need to make a smart decision here.  Though Nix’s injury will not give teams a chance to evaluate him to the T, he is still a heck of a football player and Bengals fans will learn that first hand.