2013 Chiefs NFL draft guide

Examining Kansas City's draft history and potential picks this year

Originally Published: April 15, 2013
By ESPN Insider staff | ESPN Insider
Dwayne Bowe Andrew Weber/USA TODAY SportsThe Chiefs need to provide more receiving help around Dwayne Bowe.

Insider's NFL and draft experts -- Todd McShay, Mel Kiper, Chris Sprow and Gary Horton -- have teamed up to give a full breakdown of all that should be considered for each team as it enters the 2013 NFL draft. Here we look at the Kansas City Chiefs.

Personnel needs

OT, DE/NT, ILB, S

Major need: With LT Branden Albert and RT Donald Stephenson as the only true offensive tackles on the roster, the Chiefs must fortify the edge of this unit in the draft. New QB Alex Smith is a pocket passer who will flourish with better pass protection, and when you factor in that Albert carries the franchise tag, it's conceivable that the Chiefs could listen to offers for him. That would make this an even bigger need.


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