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Chiefs Day 3 Mock Draft

The Chiefs own two picks on the final day of 2020 NFL Draft. The Chiefs have the No. 138 pick in the fourth round and the No. 177 pick in the fifth round. The Chiefs previously added another weapon for QB Patrick Mahomes’ arsenal in RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire in the first round and addressed two of their biggest needs on day two with LB Willie Gay Jr. and OT Lucas Niang. The main need for the Chiefs on day three is CB.

Here is a mock draft for day three:

Round 4: No. 116- Cornerback Bryce Hall

The Chiefs trade No. 138 overall pick and a 2021 fifth-round pick to the Jacksonville Jaguars for the No. 116 overall pick.

The Chiefs are going to trade up in the fourth round to draft CB Bryce Hall out of Virginia. Hall is the No. 8 ranked CB in the Draft, according to Pro Football Focus. Hall was a projected second-round pick, but injury concerns could be a reason for him to be slipping to the final day. The Chiefs add Hall, who has size and length for the CB position. Hall has good recognition on short routes, uses his size and length well in coverage, and has good instincts and athleticism. Hall also played with current Chiefs safety, Juan Thornhill at Virginia and adding him would bring chemistry to the DB unit and give the Chiefs another physical CB.

Round 5: No. 177- Wide Receiver Collin Johnson

With their final pick of the NFL Draft, the Chiefs select WR Collin Johnson out of Texas with the No. 177 pick. Johnson was a four year player for the Longhorns, averaging 14.0 yards per catch over his collegiate career. Johnson has great size, standing 6’6′ and 222 pounds. The Chiefs plan for the future by drafting Johnson, as WRs Sammy Watkins and Demarcus Robinson are on one-year deals and will probably leave in free agency following the 2020 season. Johnson brings size at the WR position to pair with speed WRs Tyreek Hill, Mecole Hardman, and Byron Pringle. General Manager Brett Veach talked about planning and drafting for the future this year and that is what the Chiefs do by drafting Johnson with their final pick.

Through the first three rounds of the draft, the Chiefs have addressed needs at LB and OL with Gay and Niang, while adding their RB of the future in Edwards-Helaire. The team addresses their biggest remaining need by adding CB Bryce Hall in the fourth round. and continue to draft for the future by adding WR Collin Johnson in the fifth round.

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