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NFL Draft 2021: Day 2 live blog, trades, updates, picks and fan discussion

Follow along with live updates from the Arrowhead Pride Nerd Squad.

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Welcome to Day 2 of our Arrowhead Pride 2021 NFL Draft live blog. Click here for everything you need to know about how to watch the draft.

This article will host updates regarding Kansas City Chiefs rumors, pick reactions, trade updates, hot takes and more — while the comments will serve as our fan discussion.

And make sure to listen to our Arrowhead Pride Laboratory podcast that’ll be posted shortly after Round 3 concludes.


[6:03 p.m.] The second round of the 2021 NFL Draft is getting ready to kick off, and the Chiefs should finally be adding a player or two to this roster. Settle in and we’ll liveblog you through the second day of the draft! (Craig Stout)

[6:18 p.m.] It only took 18 minutes for the first pick on day two to come off the board. Tyson Campbell kicks the day off — another Georgia cornerback off early. (Kent Swanson)

[6:23 p.m.] R.I.P. the dream of Elijah Moore miraculously falling to pick 58. Great pick by the Jets to help out their new QB. (Matt Lane)

[6:24 p.m.] I like what the Jets have done so far. Didn’t love the trade up for AVT but like the players. (Kent Swanson)

[6:29 p.m.] TRADE UP! The Denver Broncos trade up to pick 34 for a running back! Value will be the question here, but Javonte Williams is a very good player. (Craig Stout)

[6:30 p.m.] Trading up for a RB that doesn’t have a 5th year of club control built in is absolutely worse than just taking one in R1. (Matt Lane)

[6:34 p.m.] Miami with a little bit of a surprise, taking safety Jevon Holland. There were some slot projections to the NFL, but the Dolphins have plenty of depth there. Will probably give him a shot at free safety first. (Craig Stout)

[6:36 p.m.] The Landon Dickerson dream is gone. The Philadelphia Eagles take the Alabama center — a pick we projected in our two round mock. (Kent Swanson)

[6:39 p.m.] TRADE UP! Patriots moved up eight spots 122 and 139 along with 46 to take the first DT in the 2021 NFL Draft. Christian Barmore heads to NE. (Matt Lane)

[6:41 p.m.] Whew, that’s a bit of an overpay for the Patriots. But in a not-so-deep defensive tackle class, they take their DT1. (Craig Stout)

[6:43 p.m.] Teven Jenkins off the board after the Bears trade up to secure protection for their new quarterback Justin Fields. Some fun names off the board — but expected. Dyami Brown still around! (Kent Swanson)

[6:48 p.m.] One of my favorite versatile secondary members of the draft comes off the board in Richie Grant. Atlanta gets a versatile guy in their defensive backfield. Lions follow it up immediately with the second defensive tackle off the board: Levi Onwuzerike. (Craig)

[6:51 p.m.] Liam Eichenberg to the Dolphins in a trade up. Nice move for Miami — Eichenberg likely plays right tackle for them. His arms were likely too short for the Chiefs based on Andy Reid’s historical preferences. (Kent Swanson)

[6:56 p.m.] After a questionable round one pick, the Raiders trade up and take one of the best deep safeties in the draft in Trevon Moehrig. That’s a really good pick, and he’ll attempt to keep a lid on the Chiefs offense. (Craig Stout)

[6:57 p.m.] Unless the Chiefs are dipping into next year’s draft capital, they probably can’t make a move up until about 50. (Kent Swanson)

[7:01 p.m.] Dallas missed out on the top two cornerbacks in the draft, but take a stab at a high upside boundary cornerback in Kentucky’s Kelvin Joseph. That’s a potential steal for the Cowboys. (Craig Stout)

[7:07 p.m.] Jacksonville recovers from a shaky opening pick of R2 to select OT Walker Little. Fantastic pick after bringing Cam Robinson back. No pressure to rush Little back onto the field but get a true LT of the future. (Matt Lane)

[7:09 p.m.] The Bengals trade back and still get an offensive lineman to help protect Joe Burrow: Clemson’s Jackson Carman. He’s a player that would’ve been nice in Kansas City, but comes off the board before 58. (Craig Stout)

[7:14 p.m.] The Chargers work on finishing a secondary revamp by selecting Asante Samuel Jr. Interesting pairing with Chris Harris already manning the slot but a new coaching staff may just be wanting their guys. (Matt Lane)

[7:21 p.m.] Another offensive lineman off the board! Notre Dame’s Aaron Banks goes to San Francisco, and the EDGE and WR positions continue to fall. (Craig Stout)

[7:26 p.m.] There goes a wide receiver! Rondale Moore goes to Arizona — more of a gadget-type player, Kliff Kingsbury definitely has a plan for the speedy receiver. Let’s hope this doesn’t kick-start the run on wide receiver. (Craig Stout)

[7:34 p.m.] And an EDGE off the board in Azeez Ojulari to the New York Giants! He’s a player that would have been a little bit light for Steve Spagnuolo’s defense, but he can definitely rush the passer. Offensive tackle Sam Cosmi goes off the board to Washington, taking another lineman off the board early. (Craig Stout)

[7:37 p.m.] Cleveland trades up and Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah’s fall finally stops here. The hybrid safety/linebacker finds a home in a good Browns defense. (Craig Stout)

[7:45 p.m.] Yet another offensive lineman off the board to the Tennessee Titans. Dillon Radunz — playing outside or on the interior — should be a very versatile option for this AFC foe. (Craig Stout)

[7:50 p.m.] Big surprise, as Dayo Odeyingbo goes off the board to the Indianapolis Colts! A player that may or may not play in 2021 due to an Achilles injury to the Colts to pair with Kwity Paye in the future. A steal and a “My Guy” for me if he gets healthy. (Craig Stout)

[7:55 p.m.] A tight end comes off the board just before the Chiefs pick, as Pat Friermuth lands with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Chiefs are almost on the clock. (Craig Stout)

[8:02 p.m.] D’wayne Eskridge goes off the board to Seattle, Tutu Atwell to the Rams, and the Chiefs are on the clock! (Craig Stout)

[8:08 p.m.] The Kansas City Chiefs have selected Missouri linebacker Nick Bolton! (Craig Stout)

[8:25 p.m.] A flurry of activity sees Terrace Marshall, Boogie Basham, and Josh Meyers come off the board, and the Chiefs are on the clock! (Craig Stout)

[8:28 p.m.] The Kansas City Chiefs have selected Oklahoma offensive center Creed Humphrey! (Craig Stout)

[8:46 p.m.] After the Chiefs second selection, two of the next three picks are some QBs. Kyle Trask goes to TB while Kellen Mond goes to Minn. Houston follows that up by snagging Davis Mills at pick 67. (Matt Lane)

[8:46 p.m.] Bengals look to hit on another steal at DE just like Carl Lawson in 2018 by selecting Joseph Ossai at pick 69. (Matt Lane)

[9:11 p.m.] A mini-run on defensive tackle and cornerback here. Alim McNeill, Milton Williams, and Osa Odighizuwa go off the board at DT. Aaron Robinson, Benjamin St-Juste, and Paulson Adebo go off the board at CB. (Craig Stout)

[9:13 p.m.] One of our favorite targets — Tennessee wide receiver Josh Palmer — comes off the board at pick 77. Surprisingly, Dyami Brown is still on the board. (Craig Stout)

[9:28 p.m.] The Raiders go back-to-back with Buffalo EDGE Malcolm Koonce and Virginia Tech S/LB Divine Deablo. Reports are that Deablo will play linebacker for Las Vegas. (Craig Stout)

[9:47 p.m.] A couple wide receivers and tight ends come off the board in Dyami Brown, Amari Rodgers, Hunter Long, and Tommy Tremble. If the Chiefs are hoping to catch an offensive weapon at the end of round four, these guys going in mid-round three may start a damaging run for the team, (Craig Stout)

[10:04 p.m.] One of “My Guys” in the draft — Georgia’s Monty Rice — just went off the board to Tennessee, One of the best fits for him playing behind a good defensive line of the Titans. (Craig Stout)

[10:19 p.m.] Another mini-run near the end of the third round at offensive line in Spencer Brown, Ben Cleveland, and Robert Hainsey. Cleveland was taken at the Chiefs original third round draft pick. (Craig Stout)

[10:26 p.m.] Senior Bowl darling Quinn Meinerz from Wisconsin-Whitewater comes off the board at pick 98 to the Denver Broncos. A divisional rival scoops up a project center/guard. (Craig Stout)

[10:33 p.m.] Big run on cornerback here. Nahshon Wright, Elijah Molden, and Ifeatu Melifonwu coming off the board at the end of the third round. (Craig Stout)

[10:44 p.m.] The third round ends with two cornerbacks and two linebackers, depleting some of the defenders available to the Chiefs in the day three of the draft. Surprisingly, there are a few EDGE defenders and a handful of receivers that could still make an impact in Kansas City in the final day, so stay tuned for their final picks! (Craig Stout)