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Kansas City Chiefs 2022 NFL Mock Draft Roundup 1.0

Throughout the year and leading up to the 2022 NFL Draft, we will update our Kansas City Chiefs Mock Draft Roundup showing picks for the Kansas City Chiefs from several prominent sites and draft analysts.

For a more inclusive lists of mock drafts for the Kansas City Chiefs, check out our Kansas City Chiefs Mock Draft Database.

The following are picks in recent mock drafts for the Chiefs:

EDSFootball - Hanson (5/10)

32. George Pickens, WR, Georgia

The Chiefs didn't get as much from Mecole Hardman in his second season (41/560/4) as they might have expected. With Sammy Watkins now in Baltimore, the Chiefs could look to add a receiver early in the draft if Hardman doesn't improve much on his 2020 production. Georgia's best receiver prospect since A.J. Green, Pickens could go higher than this, but his torn ACL this March will likely force him to miss much, if not all, of the 2021 season.

Touchdown Wire - Schofield (5/7)

32. George Karlaftis, EDGE, Purdue

The Kansas City Chiefs are, as of this moment, favorites to hoist the Lombardi Trophy at the conclusion of Super Bowl LVI. If they do find themselves picking at the end of the 2022 first round, then Purdue pass rusher George Karlaftis could be a great pick for them if he were available. He burst onto the scene as a freshman in 2019 with 7.5 sacks and 54 total tackles, including 17 for a loss. While he appeared in only three games a season ago due to injuries and COVID-19 he still managed to grab a pair of sacks. He could be a great option for a number of teams off the edge next year, including the Chiefs.

PFF - Renner (5/7)

32. Brenton Cox Jr., LB, Florida

Cox broke out for the Gators in 2020 after transferring from Georgia early on in his college career. He racked up 48 pressures on the year to go with an 80.8 pass-rushing grade.

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2021 NFL Power Rankings: Kansas City Chiefs

Throughout the 2021 NFL season, we will compile a consensus NFL Power Rankings that averages the rankings of all 32 NFL teams.

Here is where the Kansas City Chiefs rank in terms of average, best and worst:

Below you will find a post-draft roundup for the Chiefs in our consensus 2021 NFL Power Rankings.

ESPN -- Rank: 1

Player who benefited most from draft: QB Patrick Mahomes

The Chiefs finished a rebuild of their offensive line by trading their first-round pick to the Ravens in return for left tackle Orlando Brown Jr. and then drafting center Creed Humphrey in the second round. That means the Chiefs will have eight new linemen this upcoming season, and there's a strong possibility the Chiefs will have a completely different group of starters. Mahomes is unlikely to be harassed like he was in Super Bowl LV. -- Adam Teicher

NFL.com -- Rank: 2

The Chiefs couldn't protect Patrick Mahomes in the Super Bowl, and they've spent this offseason determined never to let that happen again. They gave huge money to guard Joe Thuney, then pulled off a brilliant trade in the lead-up to the draft to land Orlando Brown Jr., who has the potential to be Mahomes' sturdy blindside protector for a decade. Kansas City continued to invest up front through the draft, selecting Oklahoma center Creed Humphrey with the 63rd overall pick. Last year, the Chiefs paid Mahomes. This year, they protected him. Smart team does smart things.

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Kansas City Chiefs 2021 NFL Schedule

Below you will find the weekly NFL regular-season schedule with results for the Chiefs in 2021.

MORE: 2021 NFL Strength of Schedule

WeekDateOpponentTime / Tickets
Week 1Sun., Sept. 12vs. Cleveland Browns4:25 PM / Tickets
Week 2Sun., Sept. 19at Baltimore Ravens8:20 PM / Tickets
Week 3Sun., Sept. 26vs. Los Angeles Chargers1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 4Sun., Oct. 3at Philadelphia Eagles1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 5Sun., Oct. 10vs. Buffalo Bills8:20 PM / Tickets
Week 6Sun., Oct. 17at Washington Football Team1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 7Sun., Oct. 24at Tennessee Titans1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 8Mon., Nov. 1vs. New York Giants8:15 PM / Tickets
Week 9Sun., Nov. 7vs. Green Bay Packers4:25 PM / Tickets
Week 10Sun., Nov. 14at Las Vegas Raiders8:20 PM / Tickets
Week 11Sun., Nov. 21vs. Dallas Cowboys4:25 PM / Tickets
Week 12BYE
Week 13Sun., Dec. 5vs. Denver Broncos1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 14Sun., Dec. 12vs. Las Vegas Raiders1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 15Thu., Dec. 16at Los Angeles Chargers8:20 PM / Tickets
Week 16Sun., Dec. 26vs. Pittsburgh Steelers4:25 PM / Tickets
Week 17Sun., Jan. 2at Cincinnati Bengals1:00 PM / Tickets
Week 18Sun., Jan. 9at Denver Broncos4:25 PM / Tickets

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Kansas City Chiefs 2021 Draft Results

The table below are all of the 2021 NFL Draft picks selected by the Kansas City Chiefs.

RoundOverallPlayerPositionSchool
258Nick BoltonLBMissouri
263Creed HumphreyCOklahoma
4144Joshua KaindohDEFlorida State
5162Noah GrayTEDuke
5181Cornell PowellWRClemson
6226Trey SmithGTennessee

More: Full 2021 NFL Draft Results - Kansas City Chiefs Draft History

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Kansas City Chiefs Fantasy Football ADPs

When it comes time to draft our fantasy football teams, it's helpful to know where players are typically being selected in fantasy football drafts.

As we approach the 2021 NFL season, the tool that helps us understand where players are being selected, on average, is fantasy football average draft position (ADP).

Using data from Fantasy Football Calculator, we have set up pages for all fantasy-relevant players that depicts their current trends in standard-scoring and PPR-scoring ADPs.

The chart below displays the Fantasy Football Average Draft Position (ADP) movement over the past 30 days for Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes in 12-team standard-scoring formats.

Patrick Mahomes Average Draft Position

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