Kansas City Chiefs 7-round mock draft: Multiple trades to go all-in for a three-peat

If Brett Veach wants to get aggressive for a three-peat with this year's draft class, we've got the mock draft for him.
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The Kansas City Chiefs have a chance to do something no team in NFL history has done before: win three straight Super Bowls. General manager Brett Veach has done a nice job through the draft the last 2 years, and they've added 17 drafted players to the roster since 2022. Now, the Chiefs have a chance to be aggressive in the draft to finish off a historic run.

A reminder: mock drafts are a thought exercise. Each one is a chance to try a new strategy, look for different values a different spots and explore trades. In this instance we are trying to be ultra-aggressive to add some blue chip players to an already talented roster. This does not mean this is what we want or recommend the Chiefs do.

To keep close tabs on all the draft prospects make sure to follow our Arrowhead Addict Big Board, a list of prospects customized exclusively for the Chiefs.

Round 1, Pick 22: Byron Murphy II, IDL, Texas

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TRADE: The Chiefs send pick 32 and the Tennessee Titans 3rd round pick in 2025 to the Philadelphia Eagles.

Howie Roseman is one of the most aggressive GMs in the league, he's willing to work with any team, and fresh off of drafting Jalen Carter, here they are content to trade this pick to a team wanting Murphy. An underrated part of the L'Jarius Sneed trade is having an asset that can be moved now, rather than waiting a full year for a potential compensatory pick

Byron Murphy could easily enter into the conversation as one of the best defensive players in the class. An immense athlete, his explosive first step pops when you watch the Texas defense. He has more than just burst, though; he's an impressive lateral mover who can rip blockers to make a tackle. Though slightly undersized he's an NFL-ready run defender as well, he anchors well against the run and makes impact tackles for loss as a gap shooter.

How he fits: The Chiefs have a long-term need at interior defensive line, beyond the players they have on 1-year deals. They need a succession plan for Chris Jones. Murphy and Jones on the field together is a nightmare for any offensive line, and Murphy is impactful enough to make plays even without Jones on the field. Murphy is a true blue-chip talent that you can build your defense around for the coming years similar to Chris Jones.