Kansas City Chiefs: 2017 NFL Mock Draft Roundup

2017 NFL Draft. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
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Kansas City Chiefs draft prospect DeShone Kizer
Kansas City Chiefs draft prospect DeShone Kizer. Mandatory Credit: Matt Cashore-USA TODAY Sports /

Kansas City Chiefs Mock Draft Roundup

Mel Kiper Jr – ESPN

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Quarterback No. 4 in the first round is Kizer, the Notre Dame underclassman who, like Mahomes, is raw and talented. His college coach made news Monday by saying Kizer should have stayed in school another year, and I have said that all along. He needs a year or two behind a veteran in the NFL, and that fits in Kansas City, where Alex Smith is signed through 2018. Remember: Kansas City tried to trade up for Paxton Lynch last year, so we know the Chiefs are thinking about the future. Fifth-round pick Kevin Hogan didn’t last long.. Quarterback. Notre Dame. DeShone Kizer. 27. player. 124

This is actually a very possible outcome for the Kansas City Chiefs. I’ve already talked about how I think quarterbacks will be taken early this year. If that is the case, then DeShone Kizer may certainly be the best one available when the 27th pick comes around. The question may be whether the Chiefs like Kizer or not.

Kansas City has done their research on quarterbacks this year. So whatever decision they make will be as well-informed as they can be. Analysts agree that none of these top quarterbacks are ready to start right away. That means teams will be looking for the guy they think can be developed. Is that DeShone Kizer? Only KC knows the answer to that.