2024 NFL Draft: 2 draft crushes in each round for the Kansas City Chiefs

The 2024 NFL Draft kicks off on Thursday. Here are two of our favorite prospects to target for each of the Kansas City Chiefs' seven draft picks.
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Favorite Targets for the Chiefs at Pick #64 (2nd Round)

Patrick Paul - LT - Houston - 6'6" - 331 pounds

Consensus Draft Board Ranking - 60

Patrick Paul's feet and hands need work. He got by in college on his massive size and athletic ability, but those raw tools are what make him such a tempting option. He's got massive 36" arms (a trait that Andy Reid loves in his tackles) and when you combine that length with some natural movement ability, you get a tackle that is incredibly hard to get around and is too big to go through.

Yes, veteran edge rushers would take advantage of Paul until his technique was improved, but there isn't a left tackle with more upside outside of the top 20 picks in this draft than him. He has an impressive 9.67 out of 10 Relative Athletic Score (RAS) and his 89.8 Pro Football Focus grade on true passing downs was one of the best in college football last season. I'm such a Paul fan that I'd even be in favor of a trade-up in the second round to get him.

Javon Baker - WR - Central Florida - 6'1" - 202 pounds

Consensus Draft Board Ranking - 94

Javon Baker's consensus ranking should put him in the third round, but I'm such a believer and fan that I don't think the Chiefs should risk waiting that long to take him. Despite not having blazing straight-line speed, Baker was one of the best deep threats in college football last season. His 17.1-yard average depth of target was the third-highest of my top 30 WR prospects in this draft class.

Baker isn't just a deep threat, however. He runs good routes and creates separation, and despite a few concentration drops, he has great hands and routinely makes highlight-reel amazing catches. He's super competitive and could play all over the formation (including at X receiver) for the Chiefs. Baker is simply one of my very favorite players in this draft.

Now let's take a look at some of my favorite players in the third and fourth round.