KC Chiefs: Way too early look at potential positions of need in 2021 draft

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Will there be a college football season in 2020 and what it will look like will have a huge impact on how the 2021 NFL Draft plays out.

Every year, a player or players emerge from obscurity to rise to a level of prominence no one expected.

No one knew Joe Burrow at this time last year, and now he’s a top overall draft pick and heralded as a potential savior of the Cincinnati Bengals franchise.

With the 2020 college football season still very much in doubt due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it remains to be seen if those underclassmen or even that senior that we were unaware of today becomes a must have next spring.

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With Patrick Mahomes likely extended by the time the Chiefs break training camp and questions continue to swirl around Chris Jones, we turn our eyes, however early, to the NFL Draft of 2021. Perhaps by this date, fans will be able to congregate in groups again and we can look forward to the future.