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William Jackson III rising up draft boards, right past the Chiefs

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The idea of the Kansas City Chiefs drafting Houston CB William Jackson III seems to become less and less likely with each day. I say that because Jackson has added another visit to a team who is picking ahead of the Chiefs.

First, it was Jackson visiting the Pittsburgh Steelers who pick three spots ahead of the Chiefs. Now the Houston cornerback is reportedly visiting the Dolphins, who have the 13th pick in the draft.

"Every league needs tall corners," Houston coach Tom Herman said per the Houston Chronicle. "He turned a lot of heads running the time he ran at the combine. That, coupled with not just his height, but long arms for a 6-1 guy and the wingspan of a 6-2, 6-3 guy, to run that fast and turn on the tape and see how productive he is, he's obviously climbing up a lot of people's boards."

Rising right past the Chiefs, it would seem. The Chiefs sent their director of football operations to Houston's pro day, presumably to scout Jackson. He fits what the Chiefs need well - a long cornerback to play opposite Marcus Peters. However, I'm not sure he's there with the Chiefs 28th pick.

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