We're starting to get a decent idea of who are some late round interests for the Kansas City Chiefs in the upcoming 2015 NFL Draft with the latest round of updates on player visits and workouts. We're tracking all the Chiefs draft interests herebut here's an update on a few of the new names.
It's clear the Chiefs are interested in potential additions in the defensive backfield. The team has already hosted a visit with Marshall cornerback Darryl Roberts, per Football Insiders, and will reportedly host another in Sacred Heart DB Gordon Hill.
The former is a 6'0, 183 pound corner who played in the MAC and wowed scouts recently with a strong work out at Marshall's Pro Day. The Steelers, 49ers and Packers are also teams who have expressed interest in Roberts. As for Hill, the small school defensive back is a safety prospect at nearly 5'11, 212 pounds who was All-NEC in 2013. Last year, he led the team in total tackles with 104 including 14.5 tackles for loss and two interceptions. You can see a highlight reel below:
The Chiefs are also checking in on defensive line prospects like Kansas' own Keon Stowers and Delaware State defensive end Rodney Gunter. Last fall, Stowers was sick of taking on double teams on the Jayhawks' defensive line, but if the 6'3, 297 pound tackle can do this, he'll still get paid.
As for Gunter, he stands 6'4-plus and weighs 305 pounds and was All-MEAC the last few seasons. Last year, Gunter had 57 tackles and seven sacks and he said he's already met with over 20 pro scouts.
Finally the Chiefs also worked out offensive line prospect Kaleb Johnson from Rutgers.