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2014 NFL Draft: 5 Sleepers Who Fit Perfectly With Kansas City Chiefs

Draft Sleeper Fits for Kansas City Chiefs

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After an impressive 11-5 season, the Kansas City Chiefs have had a very quiet offseason thus far. With a number of holes to fill, if they are to build upon their success from the 2013 season, the Chiefs must add impact talent throughout the 2014 NFL Draft. Here are 5 players who will likely slide in the draft, but would be great fits in Kansas City.

5. Taylor Hart, DL, Oregon

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5. Taylor Hart, DL, Oregon

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Taylor Hart seems to be a great fit as a defensive end in the Chiefs' 3-4 defense. Hart is an underrated athlete with impressive strength and quickness. He is a hard-nosed player who is not afraid to do the dirty work inside. I think that Hart would be a great fit in Kansas City because he has the ability, and willingness, to take up blocks that will free up their defensive playmakers.

4. Victor Hampton, CB, South Carolina

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4. Victor Hampton, CB, South Carolina

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The CB position opposite of Brandon Flowers was a real problem for the Chiefs last season. Victor Hampton is a late-round prospect who represents elite upside, and would allow the Chiefs to fill other holes early in the draft. While inconsistent, Hampton has incredible skills and athleticism that give him real sleeper potential. He is tough and physical enough to step in from Day 1, and would be a steal for the Chiefs late in the draft.

3. Matt Patchan, OL, Boston College

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3. Matt Patchan, OL, Boston College

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While injuries are a big concern, Matt Patchan has obvious talent and athleticism that could make him a late-round gem. The Chiefs have lost a ton this offseason on the offensive line, and will surely be looking to add to the unit throughout the draft. If he can stay on the field, Patchan could potentially take over LT from the departed Brandon Albert. He certainly has the athleticism to do so.

2. Marqueston Huff, FS, Wyoming

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2. Marqueston Huff, FS, Wyoming

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With Eric Berry, the Chiefs are set at strong safety, but the free safety position is wide open. The Chiefs simply need to address the position in the draft. Marqueston Huff is an athletic ball-hawking safety, who I believe could handle "center-field" duties for the Chiefs. He also has the skills to play corner, so he could add depth at that position of need as well.

1. Kevin Norwood, WR, Alabama

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1. Kevin Norwood, WR, Alabama

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Brandin Cooks and Marqise Lee are commonly mock drafted to the Chiefs in the first round. While both are talented wide recievers, I think the Chiefs could get a similar talent in Kevin Norwood three rounds later. Norwood is a natural WR with good speed and incredible hands. He is a very smart and reliable player who runs great routes. The Chiefs have a need at WR, and they should target Norwood in the middle rounds, no matter what else they do.