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
Adonai Mitchell averaged 15.4 yards per catch this year for the Texas Longhorns / Aaron E. Martinez/American-Statesman /
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3. Darius Robinson - EDGE, Missouri

The Missouri Tiger product is one of the biggest winners from the Senior Bowl among draft prospects. At 6'5" and 291 LBs, Robinson dominated individual workouts and looks like a foundational player on the defensive line that could learn from Chris Jones, George Karlaftis and Charles Omenihu.

Pass rusher isn't a huge need at this stage and the Chiefs just took Felix Anudike-Uzomah with their first-round pick last year, but Robinson's long-term ceiling might be too strong for Veach to pass up on.

Robinson had 8.5 sacks this year for the Tigers and really came on strong in the latter portion of the year, notching all of those sacks in his final nine games. One of the best run-defenders in the class, he'd provide a boost to perhaps the only weakness on the Chiefs defense as well.

This kind of effort shouldn't go unnoticed and it's littered all over his tape. Kansas City already has one of the best defensive lines in the NFL and it's easy to imagine Robinson dominating opponents while they're concerned with the established pass-rushing ability of the other stars in the group.

We saw in the Super Bowl how valuable interior pressure can be when slowing down offenses predicated on timing. Jones made Brock Purdy's life miserable and helped prevent a potential game-winning TD pass from Josh Allen in the Divisional Round as well.

It remains to be seen if Jones sticks around and signs a contract extension. If he does, Robinson would be a luxury. If Jones moves on, Robinson becomes a necessity.

We discussed one wide receiver already, though my favorite target could be available too.