Trent McDuffie is a corner back from Washington that was ranked as a top-10 defensive player in the draft. The Chiefs traded up to go get him, so they have high hopes in that regard.
George Karlaftis is a defensive end from Purdue that was ranked the sixth best at his position. Karlaftis was taken with the 30th pick in the draft. The best thing about those two picks are that they both fill holes on the defense.
As for the 50th pick in the draft, the Chiefs traded back to pick 54 with the New England Patriots. The move marked the second time the two teams have traded picks in as many rounds. Kansas City ended up going with offense in the second round with their first pick, drafting Skyy Moore.
Details of the trade have yet to be released.
Here is the scouting report on Skyy Moore:
“Moore is a slippery wideout who is excellent at beating the press coverage. He uncovers in a flash. He plucks the ball on the run, makes defenders miss in space, and is a strong open-field runner even though he is a bit undersized. Moore is not a big target, but he has the speed to challenge vertically, and tracks the deep ball well.
This pick is great for the Chiefs. The better pick would have been George Pickens in terms of fit. However, when the Chiefs traded back, Pickens had been taken by the Steelers. Skyy Moore will likely be a star as the Chiefs take the number 22 overall player according to Pro Football Focus, at pick 54.
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