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 #95 (3rd Round)

Jaylen Wright - RB - Tennessee - 5'10" - 210 pounds

Consensus Draft Board Ranking - 75

If you just go off the consensus board rankings you could argue that I should swap Jaylen Wright with Javon Baker in the last tier. However, I don't like the value of a running back in the second round, but if Wright slides to the Chiefs at the back of the third round I wouldn't be able to resist pulling the trigger. Wright has two major things going for him.

First, he's one of the most explosive big play backs in this draft. He's a home run threat every time he touches the ball. Second, he's one of the very best pass-protecting running backs in this class and with Jerick McKinnon no longer under contract that makes him very appealing.

I think Wright has the upside to eventually replace Isiah Pacheco as the primary back and could be a dangerous weapon that would exploit defenses that were focused on stopping Mahomes and the passing game.

Khyree Jackson - CB - Oregon - 6'4" - 194 pounds

Consensus Draft Board Ranking - 99

I don't think the Chiefs have to take a cornerback early to replace L'Jarius Sneed, but if Khyree Jackson is still available at the end of round three he's too perfect of a match to pass up. I love how physical he is. His fantastic length and physical style feel like he was created specifically to play for Steve Spagnuolo. I'm not saying he'll be the next L'Jarius Sneed, but if you want a cornerback outside the top couple of rounds with the potential to develop into that style of player, Jackson is the best bet.