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Latest NFL Mock Draft: Could These Five Prospects Help the Chiefs?

And that’s because in a few of the latest mock drafts, which, for all intents and purposes should only be used as a way to get to know players, and not necessarily an indication of what the team might do—because nobody knows, the latest one that posted this week went beyond the first round.
The folks at NFL.com actually went five rounds with their latest mock draft.
Here’s a look at their Chiefs’ picks, plus a little excerpt from their draft profiles, courtesy of Lance Zierlein: Round 2 (No.
78) – Nathan Shepherd, DT, Fort Hays State Height – 6’5” Weight – 315 pounds 2017 Stats – 38 tackles (12.5 for loss), 4 sacks Accolades: *Third-team All-MIAA (2015) *Second-team All-MIAA (2016) *Second-team All-American (2017) *MIAA Defensive Player of the Year (2017) “His physical traits and athletic ability will be considered moldable clay by NFL evaluators and coaches.
Flashes a big-time hand slap and hip flip to hurl himself around a blocker’s edge as a rusher.
Athletic when pursuing in space.
“Shepherd lined up inside in college, but may be better suited as a 4i or five-technique in a 3-4 front.
Teller has limitations, but he also has enough in the toolbox to work with.
His frame and ball skills give him instant credibility as a jump ball threat in the red-zone while he continues to hone his skill set.
Ateman should be an early backup with a chance to climb the ladder on the depth chart.” For more on Ateman, click here.

While the Kansas City Chiefs might not currently hold a first-round pick in this year’s draft, that doesn’t mean there aren’t mock drafts out there that Chiefs fans can’t enjoy.

And that’s because in a few of the latest mock drafts, which, for all intents and purposes should only be used as a way to get to know players, and not necessarily an indication of what the team might do—because nobody knows, the latest one that posted this week went beyond the first round.

The folks at NFL.com actually went five rounds with their latest mock draft.

Here’s a look at their Chiefs’ picks, plus a little excerpt from their draft profiles, courtesy of Lance Zierlein:

Round 2 (No. 54) – Sam Hubbard, OLB, Ohio State

Height – 6’5”

Weight – 265 pounds

2017 Stats – 42 tackles (13.5 for loss), 7 sacks, 2 forced fumbles

Accolades:

*Frosh All-American (2015)

*Honorable Mention All-Big 10 (2016)

*Second-team All-Big 10 (2017)

*First-team Academic All-American (2017) – 3.61 GPA in Finance

“He will appeal to defensive coordinators looking for guys with size and motor to plug into a blitz-heavy, twist-happy defense.”

For more on Hubbard, click here.

Round 3 (No. 78) – Nathan Shepherd, DT, Fort Hays State

Height – 6’5”

Weight – 315 pounds

2017 Stats – 38 tackles (12.5 for loss), 4 sacks

Accolades:

*Third-team All-MIAA (2015)

*Second-team All-MIAA (2016)

*Second-team All-American (2017)

*MIAA Defensive Player of the Year (2017)

“His physical traits and athletic ability will be considered moldable clay by NFL evaluators and coaches. Flashes a big-time hand slap and hip flip to hurl himself around…

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