Inside draft's war room debates
Here are three more questions to ponder as the NFL draft nears. For previous war room debates,
Of all the players available for Atlanta at No. 3, including possibly
As a defensive-minded head coach,
Plus, the team can pick up a top-rated quarterback (
No. The Chiefs have a laundry list of needs, but quarterback isn't near the top of that list.
Their offensive line struggled last season, and their inability to create room for
The Chiefs would be wise to use the fifth selection on
Cherilus, a three-year starter at tackle for Boston College, is lauded for his footwork and athleticism. Scouts believe that he has the potential to develop into a solid fixture at right tackle as a pro.
Baker, who many considered the top tackle prospect heading into the season, has bounced back from an injury-plagued senior year at USC with solid workouts at the Senior Bowl and his pro day. Although Baker isn't the strongest or most athletic at the position, scouts rave about his feel for the game and his natural instincts for the position. Baker will likely make a shift to right tackle as a pro, but the transition isn't expected to be a major problem for the three-time All-America.