While many Kansas City Chiefs fans and analysts have differing opinions on who or what position they believe the Chiefs should select with their first round pick, there’s one scenario that can be agreed upon between everyone.
At pick No. 28, the Chiefs want to be in a position where there are several prospects high on their board that are still available. This puts them in the position to have many options to choose from if they decide to make a pick and also gives them a better opportunity to trade down if offers are on the table.
Let’s say, however, that they’ve identified a certain amount of prospects that they like in the first round and believe will be available around pick 28, but end up in a position where all of these prospects are gone. Obviously, this would not be an ideal scenario since not only would they be disinterested in the remaining first round prospects but they would also become the team engaging in trade talks for their pick which yields a smaller chance of striking a trade than if other teams were engaging you in trade talks.
Overall, there are several factors that will have an effect on the situation that the Chiefs are in once they’re on the clock. Since draft day trades are nearly impossible to predict, I’ve identified some picks in the first round that we should pay close attention to due to the impact they could have on the Chiefs at pick 28. Here they are.
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