Kansas City Chiefs 2014 NFL Draft: Exploring The Late Rounds

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Clemson Tigers quarterback  Tajh Boyd (10) Mandatory Credit: Robert Mayer-USA TODAY Sports

QB Tajh Boyd – Clemson: Coming in at 6 ft 1 inch tall, 222 lbs. and running a 4.64 second 40 yard dash, Tajh Boyd is rated as the 13th best quarterback. Boyd was named to the 2013 All-ACC Second Team and finished the season with 3851 yard, 34 touchdowns, and 11 interceptions. His most impressive statistic is his completion percentage in 2012 of 67.2 % and 2013 of 68.5 %.

Boyd had a rough senior bowl finishing 7-16 for 31 yards, and 1 interception. Boyd possesses plenty of arm strength but despite his completion percentage during the regular season scouts are still questioning his accuracy.

Boyd is in danger of slipping out of the draft completely and needs a strong combine showing to help improve his stock. Greg Wallace at Bleacher Report had a nice article about how Boyd can rebuild his NFL Draft stock.

OT Cornelius Lucas – Kansas State: Coming in at 6ft 8 inches tall, 329 lbs. and, for the fun of it, running a 5.29 second 40 yard dash Cornelius Lucas is rated as the 20th best offensive tackle. Lucas comes in with the speed to keep up with Jamaal Charles (Just kidding). Lucas was named to the 2013 Associated Press All-Big 12 Second Team and named as a 2013 All-Big 12 Honorable Mention.

Offensive line is admittedly my weakest point when it comes to football so here is what Dane Brugler of NFLDraftScout.com has to say about Lucas:

"Strengths: Lucas is a large human being with a naturally wide base and an engulfing wingspan to eat up rushers off the snap. Lucas works hard to gain correct positioning and win with angles, staying balanced and patient with good reaction quickness to trust his eyes and quickly adjust. Really benefits from his aggressive mean streak. Analysis: He is much more athletic than most his size, but he still plays like a tight and needs to show more natural knee bend, struggling with leverage. Lucas also needs to refine his hand use to better land his jabs and control defenders."

Are there any sleepers or steals in this years draft that you think the Kansas City Chiefs could snag late in the draft?