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2016 NFL Mock Draft: Eli Apple to Chiefs

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The Arizona Cardinals, and general manager Jeff Hunter, are on the clock!

With pick No. 28 in the 2016 Buffalo Rumblings Community Mock Draft, the Kansas City Chiefs, and general manager cush2push, have selected Eli Apple, cornerback from Ohio State. Here's what he had to say about the pick:

Going into this draft there were three immediate needs for the Chiefs:
Offensive Tackle - the former top overall pick Eric Fisher has been underwhelming and possibly won't be with the Chiefs in 2017.
Cornerback  - with Sean Smith departing to Oakland via free agency there's a need for a corner.
Defensive Line - The Chiefs recently re-signed both of their defensive ends to two year extensions. Dontari Poe is a UFA after the season and the Chiefs could use some insurance.

The run of Tackles and the depth of the Dline prospects left me going with a corner to fill in for Smith opposite Marcus Peters
Eli has great size & speed and mirrors wide receivers well. He has the athletic ability to turn and run with receivers. Decent in run support, and willing to come up and set the edge.

The Arizona Cardinals are now on the clock. Remember, when it's your turn to submit a draft choice, email it to dan.r.lavoie+sbnation@gmail.com.

Draft Results

  1. Titans: Laremy Tunsil, OT, Mississippi
  2. Browns: Carson Wentz, QB, North Dakota State
  3. Chargers: Jalen Ramsey, DB, Florida State
  4. Cowboys: Myles Jack, LB, UCLA
  5. Jaguars: Joey Bosa, DE, Ohio State
  6. Ravens: DeForest Buckner, DL, Oregon
  7. 49ers: Jared Goff, QB, Cal
  8. Vikings: Shaq Lawson, DE, Clemson
  9. Buccaneers: Ronnie Stanley, OT, Notre Dame
  10. Giants: Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State
  11. Bears: Vernon Hargreaves III, CB, Florida
  12. Saints: Sheldon Rankins, DT, Louisville
  13. Dolphins: Mackensie Alexander, CB, Clemson
  14. Raiders: Vernon Butler, DT, LA Tech
  15. Rams: Jack Conklin, OT, Michigan State
  16. Lions: Taylor Decker, OT, Ohio State
  17. Falcons: Jarran Reed, DT, Alabama
  18. Colts: Cody Whitehair, OG, Kansas State
  19. Bills: Reggie Ragland, LB, Alabama
  20. Bengals: Josh Doctson, WR, TCU
  21. Eagles: Noah Spence, DE/OLB, Eastern Kentucky
  22. Texans: Braxton Miller, WR, Ohio State
  23. Redskins: Andrew Billings, DT, Baylor
  24. Jets: Leonard Floyd, OLB, Georgia
  25. Steelers: A'Shawn Robinson, DT, Alabama
  26. Seahawks: Jason Spriggs, OT, Indiana
  27. Packers: Darron Lee, LB, Ohio State
  28. Chiefs: Eli Apple, CB, Ohio State

Dan's top five remaining

  1. Kenny Clark
  2. Jaylon Smith
  3. Robert Nkemdiche
  4. Laquon Treadwell
  5. Jonathan Bullard

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