The Kansas City Chiefs need a bully at right tackle

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2. La’el Collins – LSU – 6’4″, 305 lbs – 33 1/4″ arms – 21 bench press reps

I have been banging the La’el Collins drum for a while now, so those that read my weekly ramblings probably already know where this is going. There are eight of Collins’ games available to watch on draftbreakdown, and I have watched four of them.

I love the attitude that Collins plays with and you can tell he makes it a mission to move defenders out of the way. He doesn’t have the upside as a pass protector that a few of the others do, but I do believe that he is absolutely good enough to play RT in the NFL. I thought he held up against Florida’s Dante Fowler quite well. His arms are a little short and some have said he may be better suited for guard, but I think he’s a tackle and a mauler of one at that.

Don’t just take my word for it……

From Lance Zielein’s scouting report:

"Thick through chest and displays upper-body strength. Has strong hands and will snatch and control less active defenders. He takes defenders for a ride once he’s engaged on the move. Loves to mash and intimidate opponents. Mean player."

Final Verdict:

Of all the prospects that have a legit chance to be available at pick No. 18, La’el Collins is my first choice to be the Chiefs’ bully RT. I would love to see him in the Red and Gold on Sundays next season.