6 NFL draft prospects that Chiefs fans should scout in CFP Championship Game

The Washington-Michigan game will feature plenty of players who could suit up for the Chiefs.

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Ja'Lynn Polk, Washington, Wide Receiver

Ja'Lynn Polk
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Dane Brugler of the Athletic pointed out during the Sugar Bowl that several NFL teams would be better off with the Washington wide receiver corps than their current one. The Chiefs are not an exception to this. Polk has been the 2nd man in Washington but he's been excellent with over 1100 yards and 9 touchdowns. Polk isn't a tremendous athlete but he wins at the catch point with a 57% contested catch rate. Polk is physical over the middle of the field and can line up as a power slot or on the outside.

Polk doesn't profile as a true alpha wide receiver at the NFL level but he's a potential great option as a 3rd or 4th pass catcher. Offenses like the Bengals and the 49'ers have shown how important it is to have depth of play makers. Polk would be a nice compliment to a free agent wide receiver, Rashee Rice and Travis Kelce if the Chiefs chose to not draft receiver on day 1.

Projection: Round 2 or 3