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Kansas City Chiefs Mock Draft Tracker -- #2

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Jake Long still dominates most mock drafts with the Chiefs first pick. Sedrick Ellis' name is popping up more and more and he continues to grow on me. You still have the occasional QB pick, like Junkyard Jake's mock picked. I do not see that happening and I'm sure most of you don't either.

The thing with these mock drafts is that you have some who actually consider team needs and not just go with the best player. Then you have others that are much more meticulous and analytical. It's quite the mix, which is why I try to have as many mocks represented as possible.

Position
Tally
First Round Choice
OT
8 Jake Long (7) Ryan Clady (1)
QB
4 Andre Woodson (1) Matt Ryan (3)
DT
4 Glenn Dorsey (1) Sedrick Ellis (3)
DE
1 Chris Long (1)


Draft Season (Lup)

Jake Long OT, Michigan: The Chiefs would love to get their hand on Big Long Jake and help re-create their once proud offensive line.
Inside the Eagles
Long has a huge frame at 6'7" and 315 lbs. An excellent pass blocker who can protect the QB's blind side.
Draft Headquarters
The Chiefs offensive line has really gone down hill as of late. Their #1 need is clearly a franchise tackle to protect the blindside of their quarterback, whether it's Brodie Croyle or someone else. While they could look at the quarterback position, I think there's a better chance that they'll give Brodie Croyle another shot next year. Long would be a great value pick here and would be capable of coming in and helping shore up the Chiefs offensive line issues right away. If they were to go with a quarterback here, it'd be Matt Ryan from Boston College.
KC Chiefs Fanatic
While I am sure that the Chiefs would probably select Jake Long here if he’s available, they might not have that option, and instead of reaching for a lesser talent, they would be wise to grab a guy like Ellis. He has a great motor, tremendous character, and is a playmaker in every sense of the word.
Junkyard Jake
Matt Ryan, QB - Great leadership skills and poise. Makes good decisions. Above-average arm strength, good accuracy.
Draft Express
The Chiefs have a lot of work to do to get back to being a playoff team. They must improve defensively and Chris Long is too good to pass up. With Long as an addition they would likely move Tamba Hali into a 3-4 outside linebacker, like the Cowboys do with Demarcus Ware. With Long, Jared Allen, and Tamba Hali the Chiefs would have the youngest group of dominant pass rushers. Long is an impact defensive end who had 14 sacks (10th nationally), 6.3 tackles per game (4th), and 7 pass breakups (6th) as a senior for the Cavaliers.
East Coast Sports
The Chiefs greatest need is on their O-Line, but they also need help in the middle of their D-Line and in their secondary...Ellis has the ability to dominate a game.