For those who didn’t read my work last year or the year before, I’ll explain that I do not give out a letter grade a day or two after the NFL Draft ends. I think that’s like grading students before they’ve even took the test. What I do, is review if the teams met their draft needs and if not, why.
I’ll be taking a look at every pick for every team, excluding undrafted free agents, over the month of April. Today we take a look at the 2013 draft class of the Kansas City Chiefs.
Round 1 – Eric Fisher, OT, Central Michigan
I was firmly in the camp that believed a tackle should be the pick since they gave up way too much to acquire Alex Smith. Since they were going to be stuck with him, give him a chance to succeed by drafting help in pass protection. I still think it should have been Joeckel based off of competition level in college, but many draft experts I respect preferred Fisher, so I’ll take a wait and see approach.
Round 3 – Knile Davis, RB, Arkansas
I would have preferred to see ...