Kiper and McShay have gone back and forth on the KC Chiefs pick at No. 23 since they started released mock drafts. Kiper at one point early on had Notre Dame DE Stephon Tuitt listed here. McShay at one point had Minnesota DT Ra'Shede Hageman as the choice.
In their latest mock drafts, the picks are the same -- USC WR Marqise Lee.
In McShay's mock, Lee was the fifth receiver taken behind Sammy Watkins, Mike Evans, Odell Beckham Jr. and Brandin Cooks. Surprisingly, McShay had Beckham going No. 12 to the Giants, which is one of the highest spots I've seen Beckham go ... until I read Kiper's mock. He has Beckham going No. 10. Kiper's mock had Watkins, Evans, Beckham, Cooks and Kelvin Benjamin off the board before Lee went to the Chiefs.
The way the mock drafts are set up this year, it does indeed look like a deep receiver class. There's the real possibility that see five, maybe six or even seven receivers taken in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft.
"As you look at the WR position," Chiefs GM John Dorsey said recently, "every round there's unique value at that position to be had all the way down to the seventh round. I think depth has shown up in the cornerback position. I think there's some good players to be selected on day one, day two, day three. There will be some players on day three that will play past their projected round they were taken in."
Everyone has the Chiefs taking a receiver this mock draft season. It's not a bad guess at this point given Reid likes explosive players. But I'd still like to see some variety in my mock drafts.
The draft's top safeties -- Ha Ha Clinton-Dix and Calvin Pryor -- were both off the board for the Chiefs in these mock drafts.
Also of note is that neither of these mocks have Louisville QB Teddy Bridgewater going in the first round.