The Kansas City Chiefs are picking 27th this year which right in best available territory. It’s too late in the draft to assume too much about who will or won’t be available. Sticking with the best player available combined with the Chiefs needs is the way to go and what GM John Dorsey has mostly done in his time in Kansas City.
SB Nation has a 2017 NFL mock draft out that has the Chiefs taking one of Marcus Peters’ former teammates - Washington CB Sidney Jones (6’1, 170 pounds).
A cornerback? Here’s what SB Nation’s Dan Kadar says ...
The outlook on this pick is seriously dependent on what happens with defensive tackle Dontari Poe and safety Eric Berry. If both are brought back, the Chiefs will weigh positions like wide receiver, quarterback, middle linebacker and cornerback early. Considering the depth of cornerback this year, the Chiefs could land a top 20 talent like Jones with this late of a pick in the first round. He would finally give them a top talent at corner opposite Marcus Peters.
If he is anything like Peters, then hell yes send him over. The Chiefs would be even better on defense if that were the case. Chances are, he’s not as good as Peters but the Chiefs need him to be better than Terrance Mitchell (small sample size) or Steven Nelson, who are the second and third corners on the team.
You can’t have enough cornerbacks. That doesn’t mean you have a blank check to go get a cornerback but I wouldn’t be upset if they picked a good one. In fact, I wouldn’t be upset with pretty much any position as long as the player is good.