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2013 NFL Mock Draft: The Kansas City Chiefs Select...


The weekly FanSided.com 2013 NFL Mock Draft has been posted and once again, the Kansas City Chiefs are going QB.

The other picks move around quite a bit each week but since the Chiefs are picking first, right now at least, the options are limited. Things may change once the combine happens but for now, the most logical pick for KC seems to be a QB.

[Related: Video: Geno Smith Is Worthy Of The #1 Pick]

Here is this week’s pick:

Andy Reid will want to bring in a signal-caller to start his run with the Kansas City Chiefs. While popular belief is that there is no quarterback worthy of the No. 1 pick, you have to be excited with the skill set of Smith after seeing the success of Cam Newton and Colin Kaepernick in the pros. Even better for the Chiefs is that Smith is a perfect fit for Andy Reid’s offense. Kansas City could go with Luke Joeckel first-overall and take a quarterback in the second round, but offensive line is not an immediate need and you need to fill your biggest needs if you are picking early.

So we go Smith again. It will be interesting to see if another QB shoots up draft boards in the coming months but for now, Smith seems to be the consensus pick.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/david.rice.1004 David Rice

    hate hate hate that pick! Can’t stand runner qbs and they just compared him to 2 of the 3 worst! Please God, don’t let us take Smith!

    • http://powellbailbonds.weebly.com/ big chief

      He just hasn’t shown me anything. He stibks against good defenses. Beating up on Div. 2A schools just doesn’t get me going. He may very well be great someday but he hasn’t earned the koolaid some people on here are guzzling.

      • http://www.facebook.com/david.rice.1004 David Rice

        I’ll be honest enough to say, a lot of it is that after suffering through yet another sucky, crappy season and earning the #1 pick overall and there just isn’t that “ultra shiney, brand new corvette” type qb waiting for us in April. We can’t even screw up and tank a season right, damit!

        • Cha-iefs

          It would of been better to get last years #1. Probably after 2013 we’ll see it will be better to get 2014′s #1 pick too,lol. Is KC cursed? are they the CUBs of the NFL?

        • toperspective

          yeah, it was it a really bad year to suck. I was calling for a suck for Luck last year.

        • http://powellbailbonds.weebly.com/ big chief

          It’s like being the smartest kid on the short bus. This is a terrible year to be number one. I can’t even get on board with Te’o now after looking like a kid on a man’s field against Alabama. They couldn’t even hope to trade the pick. It’s hard to trade that pick in a good draft.

      • http://www.arrowheadaddict.com Patrick Allen

        Did you check out Lyle’s video breaking down his throws?

        • Cha-iefs

          It’s a based highlight video. Not a “breakdown” video. You can’t evaluate a player from a highlight video. Highlights show the good. what about the bad? lol So Geno has ZERO downside? He has plenty of mistakes to fill 14 mins of video.

        • http://powellbailbonds.weebly.com/ big chief

          No but I’ve seen every game this year. He’s awesome against doormat teams and he played well against Oklahoma’s defense but so did most others. I’m not saying he’s bad because he’s not. He is not much of a leader which is the single most important thing a qb can be. Joe Montana didn’t win four superbowls by being the most accurate or having the biggest arm and he sure as hell didn’t do it by being a running qb. He did it because his team trusted him and would follow him anywhere. Geno doesn’t have any of that. He pouts and points fingers and I just hate that kind of player. He has Vince Young written all over him. How many championships have great athletes won at qb? None. Vick, Tebow, Newton, Wilson, RG3 and all these superior athletes get their team to the show and then get knocked out. Brady, Manning, Manning, Worthlessberger and guys who can lead and stand in the pocket and throw are who wins. Until this new era of super exciting running qb’s actually does something I’ll never be on board with drafting one. Smith would be a good pick if we had someone for him to sit and watch for a year or two but we don’t. He simply isn’t a number one overall player. The Chiefs need to draft Wilson, Murray, Jones or Barkley and get a veteran like Matt Flynn or somebody and have a serious qb competition. If Smith is the pick I’ll do what I did with Poe which is hate the pick at first, hope I’m wrong and then pull for him to be awesome as a Chief.

      • Cha-iefs

        It would probably be better for Geno to drop in the draft and get that Tom Brady or A Rodg “chip on his shoulder”. I could see him getting that #1 overall ego. We already get a peek at his sideline attitude.

        • Kyle ferguson

          Or he could get like a Brady Quinn chip? It doesn’t matter where he goes as far as having a chip on his shoulder he should have it to prove he is worth the number one pick weather he is or not, the whole chip thing is about work ethic you have it or you don’t

        • Justin R Groth

          A Rodg was chosen #24 in the first round and was second Qb off the board. Alex smith was first. Campbell was right after at 25

      • mattU

        Have you watched his game against LSU last year? Did they have a D2 Defense as well?

        I don’t think anyone would say LSU’s defense sucked last year, and watching all his throws from that game, I don’t think he had an awful game. In fact, there’s a lot of franchise QB quality throws and his pocket presence is undeniable. The throw at the 10:10 mark is one that I didn’t see in breakdown video that probably should have been. That’s a throw no one has seen from a Chiefs QB for years…35 yard laser in stride. His ball placement and accuracy is elite…He has a quick release and is a pass-first QB: much like Aaron Rodgers. In fact, that’s probably the QB I’d say his skill-set most closely matches.

        Are there some hang-ups with the guy? Sure, but not even Andrew Luck had a resume devoid of any mistakes. My biggest knock with Geno Smith isn’t talent or smarts, it’s leadership and mental fortitude. That’s something no-one here is going to know without interviewing his teammates, coaches, etc, because he seems more like a quiet-type on the field.

        I just don’t understand how people think he’s not worth taking the chance on at #1, but would be at #7. He’s not John Elway..he’s not Andrew Luck…might not even be RGIII, but let’s not pull a 2008 Miami Dolphins and take Jake Long (Joeckel) when Matt Ryan (Geno) is sitting there waiting to be someone’s franchise QB.

        • http://powellbailbonds.weebly.com/ big chief

          I’d be willing to see what the kid has I just don’t think he’s number one but we need a qb and as much as I hate drafting for need it might be worth a shot. Hell what do we have to lose? If he’s the badass some think he is then awesome and if not, well then we have another shitty disappointing season. It’s not like we aren’t used to that by now.

          • Justin R Groth

            However shouldn’t need play a huge part in who and how we pick? I understand if you thought he wouldn’t be picked in the first round or that there were Qb’s that were comparable that would be there instead. Then yea trade down or pick the best available. However this is not the case this kid is ranked 14 by NFL.com’s scout, I don’t see him making it past the Bills if he even falls that far. Its not like he isn’t a first round draft pick or even worth a top ten pick. However back to drafting need vs best player. The problem with trying to draft the best player is that you could end up overstocked at one position and have glaring needs. Your needs MUST be weighed into any drafting decision as it alters the value of a player, just like a trade.

          • http://powellbailbonds.weebly.com/ big chief

            I agree with that. You can’t draft only by best player but drafting for need causes reaching and settling for less in some cases. Have to have balance. I just think maybe there will be good qb’s at the top of round two without trying to plug a hole with a high dollar bandaid.

          • Justin R Groth

            First I love how you stay respectable while not sharing the same opinion exactly, thats actually rare, I have found on, the web. Second doesn’t the new cba drastically lower tje amount the first pick gets for a team. So we will be paying for a geno style player what would have been a 2nd rnd Qb a few years ago. Also I have seen locks that had anything from 0-4 Qb being picked in the first round. Only one has geno making it passed the cards (that is the same one that had none in 1st rd.). Abother one has geno (chiefs) barkley (cards) and glennon (bills) all in the top ten. Geno being a Qb raises his value toward us, us needing a qb raises his value, demand for a new Qb with coaching changes increases his value. New cba lowers the risk. So for me it seems logical.

          • http://powellbailbonds.weebly.com/ big chief

            That’s a good point. The new cba makes it less of a risk. I’m all for giving the kid a shot. The good news is unless he plays on one leg he has ti be better than what we saw last year. Aaron Rodgers had more td passes in two games than Quinn and Cassel.all season combined. It was truly the most horrible thing I’ve ever seen on a football field.

          • Justin R Groth

            Lol maybe better even if on that one leg.

          • mattU

            Well, until we get a decent QB I don’t think it matters how many all-pro top 5 talents are on the team. Unfortunately, that’s the reality in the NFL today. This year made that abundantly clear: 5 pro bowlers and 2 alternates: 2-14 season.

            Terrible QB = Shitty Team.

            No Coaching + Terrible QB = 2012 Chiefs.

            They did something, we hope, about the coaching, but a QB is still required for any sort of success. There are holes at positions on every team…we can’t expect to have all-pros everywhere until the next 1983 or 2012 drafts come along with multiple HOF caliber QB prospects.

    • http://www.arrowheadaddict.com Patrick Allen

      He isn’t a running QB.

      • Cha-iefs

        I agree. he ISN’t “a runner QB” as dave said. TBH.. Actually he isn’t even very good at “running”. He’s about a A rod or andrew Luck type runner. Thats PERFECT too! Not too much ego to do too much with his legs. Just get 10-12 yards and slide [or run out of bounds] is GOOD with me!

        • superman_25_58

          He has one of the strongest arms and is a more accurate career college passer than Luck (67.0%), RG3 (67.1%), John Elway (62.1%), Peyton Manning (62.5%), Russel Wilson (60.9%), Tom Brady (62.3%), Matt Barkley (64.1%), Mike Glennon (60.1%),, Steve Young (65.2%),Tyler Wilson (62.6%), Aaron Rodgers (63.8%), Philip Rivers (63.5%), etc…… GENO SMITH (67.4%)
          I just don’t see what others see in that fact that he isn’t a capable Qb and worthy of the #1 pick? I mean what does the kid have to do? 98 TD’s 21 INT’s should tell you enough…….. Some people say well he is throwing it to a dynamic reciever which is the case but that reciever is only 5’10 so just imagine what he should be able to do with A Bowe, Baldwin, and maybe Gennings!!! You also gotta take in the figuration that WV line was worse than all these QB’s this year and yet he still managed a 42 TD – 6 INT ratio his senior year, “by the way that’s BAD *SS”! Now don’t get me started with that High School defense WV threw on the field every game holy cow! Geno literally had to score atleast 38 pts a game against good or bad defenses to win & that all in it’s self tells the story of why the Moutaineers record was what it was this year.

          • http://powellbailbonds.weebly.com/ big chief

            Nobody is arguing his talent. It’s his lack of leadership that concerns us. That can’t be coached. Either you’re a leader or you’re not and he hasn’t shown it like Luck and Griffen had.

          • Justin R Groth

            I see your worry but how do we, with the limited knowledge that we have make a judgement call on that? For all we know this kid keeps his offense pumped and sure of themselves every game. Then again he might not. The only way to tell is to talk to his coaches, and his team mates.

          • http://powellbailbonds.weebly.com/ big chief

            Maybe. I’m thinking there’s about a 70% chance he’ll be the pick and if he is I’ll be on team Geno and hope he proves me wrong.

      • http://powellbailbonds.weebly.com/ big chief

        He is a running qb. Not run first or heavy run like Vick or Rg3 but he does panic and take off pretty often. Granted his line sucks but I would call him a running qb.

    • toperspective

      So you wouldn’t want Kaepernick, Wilson or RGIII? That’s crazy. And you wrote this after the SF wiped out GB.

      • http://www.facebook.com/jamie.j.long Jamie Jay Cash Long

        thats funny

    • superman_25_58

      Do you know anything about the kid? JW bc if you did you would know that he is a pocket Qb that will stand in the pocket til the absolute last second than if he has to he can run and pick up well needed yards. Much like Luck.

    • Justin R Groth

      First he is a mobile in the pocket passer. Second please back up your opinion, that we shouldn’t draft the kid using, evidence and well thought out points. Note that all evidence will be looked at and researched after submission.

  • Jason Ray Brawn

    I dont think it would be the worst pick if we took him but i also believe we need a shut down corner very bad as well. So what if we took Milner from alabama in the first. And mabye Barkley or Glennon in the second. A DE in the third and mabye Tyler Bray or the Qb from Clemson in the fourth. Then we could have a Alex Tanney vs the 2 new rookies plus a veteran ( mabye Jason campbell) Qb battle next year with a much improved secondary.

    • http://www.facebook.com/jamie.j.long Jamie Jay Cash Long

      clemson qb is staying, i say if everyone thinks Geno is a top 10 pick which he will be even if the chiefs dont take him. I say we jump the gun and take that risk. then draft another qb in the 4th like the redskins did. Top of the the 2nd take tavon austin which would fit perfect in Andy’s offense and would help the timing of Geno mature. please chiefs take a risk we need a play maker.

      • Jason Ray Brawn

        Didnt know the clemson Qb was stayin i definatly agree with tryin to get 2 Qbs this year and if we go with Geno id lie to get Bailey in the second. I dont think Austin will still be there at 33. Definatly very excited this year. Go Chiefs!!!!

  • Chief Hokie

    YES.

  • jimh

    Idiotic pick. Trust me. Another stupid pick by the Chiefs.

    • Justin R Groth

      Please elaborate with well thought out argumentative points, that can be backed up with evidence.

  • Justin R Groth

    I like this pick. The kids stats are nice, the tape on the kid shows someone who can make pre-snap adjustments. His size is prototypical to say the least. His pocket presence and pocket awareness seem above avg. Makes good decisions not trying to force the ball to much. Accuracy deep down the field is wonderful. Have heard arm strength compared to Flacco’s. More quick than fast, able to move around in pocket or role out if needed. Won’t run for 60 TD anytime soon. Keeps his eyes down field. Shows great throwing mechanics. Foot work looks good. Shows nice touch when needed. Cons included a tendency to rocket short passes unnecessarily, is slow to tuck and run, shows tendency to lock on to first and second targets during high pressure situations, does not have many plays under center. I guess its a good thing the west coast has a lot of shot gun plays huh :).

  • terryruth2004

    NO ,,,,,,,#1 QB’s out there to pick…….
    Use the first 2 picks for NEEDS……then take QB with 3rd………like Tyler Bray….big strong arm…..played SEC ……summers at Manning passing camp………
    let REID train him……..

    • Justin R Groth

      Please elaborate with well thought out argumentative points, that can be backed up with evidence.

  • Don417

    just say no to the Geno: He’s nothing more than weeden with bling.