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2011 NFL Mock Draft: Mel Kiper And Todd McShay

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We showed you a pair of SB Nation 2011 NFL mock drafts yesterday that had the Kansas City Chiefs taking Mississippi State OT Derek Sherrod and Pittsburgh WR Jonathan Baldwin. We've got another pair of mock drafts from the big boys at ESPN. Mel Kiper and Todd McShay both released 2011 NFL mock drafts on Wednesday so let's take a look at who they say is coming to Kansas City.

This will be our third and fourth mock draft we looked at in the last day and there are four different players picked. Quite the contrast from picking in the top five. 

Mel Kiper-- Oregon State DT Stephen Paea

Among personnel people, I find a wide range of opinion on Paea. Some think he's an anchor on the defensive line, a force that could go much higher. Others see some inconsistency and believe he could fall to the second round. He'll be a guy to watch during the draft process. Still, what he can do is immediately strengthen a rush defense. He occupies blocks with great leverage and big-time strength. Paea will do a number on the bench-press. Not a great penetrator but he frees up tacklers and fits this system.    

Todd McShay -- Missouri DE Aldon Smith

Kansas City needs a pass-rusher opposite Tamba Hali and Smith is one of the more underrated players in this draft. He's a little undersized for a 4-3 end but is a perfect fit at outside linebacker in the Chiefs' 3-4 defense.    

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