4 Players the Chiefs Must Target With the No. 32 Pick

Adonai Mitchell averaged 15.4 yards per catch this year for the Texas Longhorns
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2. Troy Fautanu - OT, Washington

The Chiefs need to shore up the offensive line at some point, with Donovan Smith not under contract after playing left tackle and Joe Thuney nearing the end of his contract. 2023 third-round pick Wanya Morris could slot in to start in Smith's place, though it's possible Kansas City snags this versatile, promising prospect out of Washington.

Fautanu played the majority of his snaps the last two seasons at left tackle but can slide to guard as well. He surrendered just 15 QB pressures in 845 snaps after giving up only 12 in 866 snaps the year before, with a unique blend of strength and size that Andy Reid covets on the line.

One of the best pass-blockers in the entire class, Fautanu's athleticism allows him to pull on certain plays, a favorite of the Chiefs' offense. His agility and heavy hands project well in the pros, and he could be a new pillar of the offensive line alongside Creed Humphrey and Trey Smith.

While he struggles at times with run blocking, his exceptional work in the passing game makes him a logical fit in Kansas City.

Most mock draft projections have Fautanu being selected somewhere near the end of the first round. If he's available when the Chiefs are on the clock, it'd be hard to pass up a player to project Mahomes' blind side.

Should the Chiefs target a defensive player instead, there are quite a few great options there as well.