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Saccopoo Memorial Draft Forum>Mock (5/12)
Direckshun 12:07 PM 05-12-2023

1. The Chiefs have a good, quality season and will be drafting somewhere between 30 and 32. HC Andy Reid and GM Brett Veach are retained for the coming season. Washington OC Eric Bienemy is relieved of duty in Washington after HC Ron Rivera is fired, and returns to KC as offensive assistant.

2. Big moves: the Chiefs extend QB Patrick Mahomes 2 years for ungodly amounts of money in like 2033 and 2034 to give him the highest per-year in the NFL (while also providing cap space...); the Chiefs franchise DT Chris Jones, before extending him for 4 years, $120m; the Chiefs extend L'Jarius Sneed for 4 years, $72m; they also elect to extend OG Tre Smith for 3 years, $25m.

3. The Chiefs trade WR Marquez Valdez-Scantling for a 4th round pick.

4. The Chiefs extend WR Richie James 1 year, $6m; LB Drue Tranquill 2 years, $13m; S Mike Edwards 1 year, $5m; P Tommy Townsend 5 years, $20m.

5. The Chiefs bring back the following players on minimal deals: QB Blaine Gabbert, TE Blake Bell, OG Nick Allegretti, LB Jack Cochrane, DT Tershawn Wharton, LS James Winchester

6. The Chiefs let walk: QB Shane Buechele, RB Jerick McKinnon, RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire, TE Jody Fortson, OT Donovan Smith, OT Prince Tega Wanogho, DT Derrick Nnadi, DT Chris Williams, DT Phil Hoskins, DE Mike Danna, LB Willie Gay Jr., S Deon Bush

7. The Chiefs sign the following free agents: RB Cam Akers (Rams) for 1 year, $3m; WR Curtis Samuel (Commanders) for 3 years, $40m; DT Javon Kinlaw for 2 years, $4m; DE Derek Barnett (Eagles) for 1 year, $3m.

8. The Draft:

1. DT T'Vondre Sweat, Texas
2. TE Arik Gilbert, Nebraska (The Chiefs trade their MVS 4th and Cowboys' 5th to move up for Gilbert.)
3. RB Keilan Robinson, Texas (The Chiefs trade their original 4th to move up for Robinson.)
5 (compensatory). LB Cal Haladay, Michigan State
5 (compensatory). QB Max Johnson, Texas A&M
6. OT Javon Foster, Missouri
7. DB Noah Daniels, TCU

The roster:

QB: Mahomes, Gabbert, Johnson
RB: Pacheco, Robinson, Akers, Prince
FB: some guy

WR: Toney, Samuel, Moore, Rice, Watson, James
TE: Kelce, Gray, Gilbert, Bell

LT: Taylor, Thuney
LG: Thuney, Allegretti
C: Humphrey, Allegretti
RG: Smith, Kinnard
RT: Niang vs. Morris, Foster

DE: Omenihu, Anudike-Uzomah
DT: Jones, Wharton vs. Kinlaw
DT: Sweat, Coburn
DE: Karlaftis, Barnett, Thompson

WLB: Tranquill, Haladay
MLB: Bolton, Chenal
SLB: Chenal, Cochrane

CB: Sneed, McDuffie, Watson, Williams, Jones
S: Reid, Edwards, Cook, Conner, Daniels

K: Butker
P: Townsend
LS: Winchester
ntexascardfan 10:43 PM 05-13-2023
Ja'Tavion Sanders is another Longhorn to look at if we are thinking next year might be the year we start thinking about a TE in the first 2-3 rounds.