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Five players the Chiefs should trade up for in round two

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As we mentioned on the AP Chiefs Draft Show last night, the board has fallen well for the Kansas City Chiefs at this point.

Should they elect to stay at pick 54, they should be able to get good value to fall to them. There’s also a strong list of trade-up candidates that would be worth the investment. Here are five players I would move up for. Some were emergency Draftmas List adds last night, some we have discussed previously.

25. OG Will Hernandez, UTSA

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UTEP offensive lineman Will Hernandez in action during the 2018 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium.
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Once considered a first round lock, Hernandez’s fall is something to monitor. One of the most physical players in the draft, he’s a tone-setting interior offensive lineman that could slide into the Chiefs’ left guard spot immediately.

26. OT Connor Williams, Texas

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Texas tackle Connor Williams arrives on the red carpet before the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium.
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Some consider him a guard, but Williams should be able to hold up at tackle as well. Regardless, he’s a perfect fit for the Chiefs due to his ability to play all over the line. Williams could be a day-one starter at guard with the potential to move to tackle later in his career.

27. EDGE Harold Landry, Boston College

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Boston College Eagles defensive lineman Harold Landry participates in work out drills during the 2018 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium.
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Teams are concerned with his health. He was reportedly flagged for a knee and back injury. Landry’s 2016 tape was top-10 caliber. Injuries slowed him down in 2017. Regardless, his combine performance showed a player who looked athletic and healthy. He’d be a great addition in round two.

29. CB Isaiah Oliver, Colorado

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Colorado Buffaloes defensive back Isaiah Oliver goes through work out drills during the 2018 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium.
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A long time Draftmas List member, Oliver has the perfect blend of length, athleticism, ball skills and upside to develop into an ideal press corner. He has a high ceiling and his skill sets would be maximized in Kansas City. This is likely the most realistic trade-up candidate for the Chiefs, and I’d be thrilled if they moved up for the former decathlete.

35. S Justin Reid, Stanford

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Stanford Cardinal defensive back Justin Reid speaks to the media during the 2018 NFL Combine.
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Reid is the floor for a significant trade up for me. He’s a great talent that has positional versatility and upside. There’s more value at safety in round two, so you might be able to get away with not moving up for Reid.