Kansas City Chiefs mock draft: What would a worst-case scenario look like?

What if this year's NFL Draft just went the worst way possible in all aspects for the Chiefs?
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Round 4, Pick 131: Braelon Allen, Running Back, Wisconsin

Braelon Allen
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After not getting some of the top-shelf receiving talent the Chiefs wanted, they look to add to their offense via the running game here in Round 4. Since the Chiefs have had strong success drafting defensive backs on Day 3, they wait to address the position later down the board. In the end, they go with a high-upside prospect in Braelon Allen.

Allen is one of the youngest draft prospects ever, still just 20 years old. However, he already has 597 rushing attempts on his 6'1", 235 lbs. frame. Allen has great downhill running skills, and he's tough to bring down between the tackles. He also runs with great leverage. However, he's not a home run hitter speed-wise, and he's not so powerful that he's impossible to tackle. He also poses virtually no threat as a receiver.

Allen's youth brings reason for optimism that he could develop some of the needed traits to be a true three-down back.

With Isiah Pacheco and Clyde Edwards-Helaire on the roster, Allen is redundant. He'd be the worst pass catcher/protector of the three, nor would he be more explosive than Pacheco. He's also not much more of a threat in outside zone than Clyde. Allen would be a project with pedigree, which doesn't fit their current need at running back.