The Kansas City Chiefs did a lot of work on cornerbacks last year but waited until the sixth round before they finally selected Rashad Fenton. Fenton looked promising as a rookie, but he still has work ahead of him and may be limited in his role on the defense.
The Chiefs undoubtedly need to identify and secure a starting corner for their defense. Kansas City brought back Bashaud Breeland for a year but will need to find a long-term replacement. The cornerback position group is the second weakest on the roster over the next three years.
It seems likely that the Chiefs are destined to use an early-round selection on a corner in the 2020 NFL Draft. There are a handful of big names that Kansas City has met with: Kristian Fulton from LSU, Jaylon Johnson from Utah, and possibly most notably, Jeff Gladney from TCU.
Gladney is highly regarded and comparable to 2019 prospect Byron Murphy, who Brett Veach admitted to liking last year. Gladney is not the tallest player, but may have the smoothest feet and plays with a tenacity that is coveted by any defensive coordinator. The biggest question is whether or not Gladney will last to pick 32.
Amik Robertson and Luq Barcoo are some picks that could come later in the draft that would offer some upside at the position.