One of the most popular positions to sent to the Kansas City Chiefs in mock drafts is a defensive end to play opposite of Frank Clark. A lot of time that player is selected in the opening round, but there are other options available if Brett Veach doesn’t take that route in Round 1.
Interior defensive lineman Jarran Reed was signed which could allow Chris Jones to slide outside in certain situations. Taco Charlton was re-signed which could provide some help on the outside. Tim Ward potentially takes a big step in his third season as well. There’s reason to believe the answer to improving the pass rush could already be in-house. However, as the cliche goes, you can never have too many pass rushers.
Here’s a look at some of the players Kansas City could consider adding in each round of the 2021 NFL draft: