NFL Mock Draft 2012: Kansas City Chiefs

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NFL Mock Draft 2012: Kansas City Chiefs
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The Kansas City Chiefs have a strong young nucleus that rivals any team in the NFL. Through player retention and shrewd drafting since his arrival, Scott Pioli is starting to build an exceptional roster with very few weaknesses. One might even argue the majority of the Chiefs' problems do not lie in their starting line-up, but in the back-half of their roster; a place I like to refer to as the 25-53.

Don't get me wrong, the Chiefs certainly need to upgrade a few starting positions, but their primary concern should be finding quality depth and sub-package players that compliment the rich base of talent already in place.

The free agent additions of Eric Winston, Kevin Boss and Peyton Hillis all came in key areas of need, giving the Chiefs increased flexibility with each of their eight picks. I wouldn't rule out anything in the first few rounds, but here is my current hypothesis for how things will shake-out in April.

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