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Previous pick: David Wilson, RB, Virginia Tech
David Wilson is probably not off Kansas City's board completely, but with the addition of running back Peyton Hillis, it is in Kansas City's best interest to spend its resources on another position. Would cornerback be a good idea?
A lot of fans will agree that the Chiefs should select a defensive player, but many will probably set their eyes on a nose tackle, which is a viable option. But let's not forget, even though the Chiefs have two great corners in Brandon Flowers and Stanford Routt and a young cornerback in Javier Arenas, defenses could use a lot of bodies at the cornerback position in the NFL today.
In a pass-heavy league, teams are probably going to build a team where they have more than two key cornerbacks.
Romeo Crennel's defense was successful in 2011 in holding opposing teams to 20 points or fewer 10 times. In the final six games of the season, the Chiefs held their opponents to 14.3 points per game on average. The Chiefs went 3-3 during that stretch with a struggling offense and can do better if the team stays healthy.
If the Chiefs take Fleming, their defense can come away with many stops and possibly create turnovers and give their offense good field position.