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With The 50th Pick In The Arrowhead Pride Mock Draft, The Kansas City Chiefs Select...

ChiefsFan90s with the pick...

With safety, and wide receiver taken care of, the Chiefs will focus on improving the front seven. The Chiefs could use a linebacker that plays either inside or outside.

However, they could also use an anchor for their 3-4 defense at the nose tackle position. The nose tackle position is a bigger and more important need, but there's been rumors flying around that the Chiefs are interested in maybe moving Glenn Dorsey. With players like Cam Thomas, Torell Troup, Ricky Sapp, Dekota Watson, Jason Wilfords, Jamar Chaney, Brandon Spikes, and Sean Lee all still available. Who do the Chiefs draft?



With the 50th pick in the 2010 NFL Draft the Kansas City Chiefs select Torell Troup from Central Florida.

Since coaching him in the East-West Shrine Game, it has become clear that Torell Troup is Romeo Crennel's Juliet. Now it is more than likely that Troup could be had in the third round, but since when has Scott Pioli cared about reaching on players? The Don has his chance to join Romeo with his Juliet, and will with good reason.

From the National Football Post:

"Troup is a thickly built defensive tackle with definite flesh around the midsection, Troup displays an above-average first step off the ball for his size and impressive flexibility out of his stance. He does a nice job keeping his pad level down when making his way up the field and generates impressive power from his lower half. His combination of power and initial burst allows him to consistently cross the frame of opposing defenders and surge into the backfield. He's powerful on contact and does a good job keeping his base down, extending his arms and fighting off blocks on contact. He uses his hands well to keep himself clean and possesses the range to make plays away from his frame and beat slide-down blocks off the snap. Troup plays with good leverage and consistently is able to get his hands under opposing linemen in the run game and win at the point of attack. He isn't sudden on contact but displays a solid arm-over move that he goes to in order to slip blocks.

But he lacks the type of body control to cleanly slip blocks inside. He's more of a straight-line athlete but certainly has the power to overwhelm as a bull-rusher and push the pocket. Troup possesses improved instincts from last season, but he still has a tendency to miss the snap count at times. Still, he does a much better job finding the ball and reading the screen game. He has a tendency to wear down and will get sloppy with his stance and overall pad level. However, he showcases a lot of improvement from last year and looks like a guy who has the base strength to anchor inside and could eventually mature into a starting nose tackle for a NFL defense."

Basically, this guy was born to be a nose tackle, playing the position in college football, and dominating the combine with an amazing 34 bench reps, tied for fourth best among all defensive players.

First round results are here.

Number Team Position Player Selected by
33 St. Louis Rams  WR Demaryius Thomas UCrawford
34 Detroit Lions  CB  Devin McCourty upamtn
35 Tampa Bay Bucs  DE Everson Griffen Larryemcdaniel
36 Kansas City Chiefs  WR Golden Tate ChiefsFan90s
37 Philadelphia Eagles (From Redskins)  OLB Daryl Washington fairmont
38 Cleveland Browns  QB Jahvid Best HIV2Elway
39 Oakland Raiders  G Jon Asamoah mushin
40 San Diego Chargers (From Seahawks)  RB Jonathan Dwyer tomahawk44
41 Buffalo Bills  RB Tim Tebow ArrowDread
42 Tampa Bay Bucs (From Bears)  WR Eric Decker Larryemcdaniel
43 Miami Dolphins  NT Linval Joseph Sam D
44 New England Patriots (from Jaguars)  OLB Nawa'akoa Lisiate Foti Analeseanoa Misi stagdsp
45 Denver Broncos  CB Kareem Jackson kcsno56
46 New York Giants  OLB Eric Norwood CHIEFER
47 New England Patriots (from Titans)  WR Damian Williams
48 Carolina Panthers  WR Arrelious Benn
49 San Francisco 49ers  CB Patrick Robinson
50 Kansas City Chiefs (from Falcons)
 DT  Torell Troup
51 Houston Texans     ChiefsDude
52 Pittsburgh Steelers     Godlovetheredman14
53 New England Patriots     stagdsp
54 Cincinnati Bengals     PSUkegreen
55 Philadelphia Eagles     fairmont
56 Green Bay Packers     tybme
57 Baltimore Ravens     Ben S
58 Arizona Cardinals     kirkismerff
59 Dallas Cowboys     dbowefosho
60 Seattle Seahawks (From Chargers)     Matt Conner
61 New York Jets     Matt_Grbac
62 Minnesota Vikings     ravenhawk
63 Indianapolis Colts     TheAngelsColts
64 New Orleans Saints     King of the Cassel

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