Okay, so you wouldn't always just take the BPA. Sometimes it makes sense to trade back and get an extra pick. But doing that also carries some risks.
Originally Posted by Seek
Suppose the Chiefs are on the clock with the 23rd pick and #15, a QB, is still available. Dorsey knows the team picking at 29 would give up a 2nd round pick (#61 overall) to get that player and Dorsey is targeting a WR who is projected to be an early 2nd round pick, so he trades back. Now the team picking at 27 takes the WR that he wanted. now you have lost out on the 15th best player in the draft AND the WR you wanted. The BPA at a position of need at this point is a free safety, but he is not expected to go until the middle of the 2nd round. Do you trade back again and risk missing out on another player you want, or do you take the FS which would essentially give you 48th pick value (+1 extra pick) for what was originally a 23rd?
I think the Chiefs need to make sure that their first and 3rd round picks can start right away. in the later rounds you can take the BPA because those players aren't likely to start anyway.
I guess it depends on your definition of "glaring need," but in general I agree with you here. I see it more as that he has enough needs that he can pick from several different positions and still improve the team. WR, FS and o-line are pretty big needs, but LB, DE and even TE would also be useful picks. I'm just hoping we can get 3 starters out of this draft.
Dorsey has average talent at every postion. There is no one specific Glaring need over another that we coudn't take the best player. Some don't make much sense for the immediate season, but could make a difference next year.
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