Chiefs draft cornerback Steven Nelson in third round
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Chiefs added their second cornerback in the first three rounds of the NFL draft on Friday night when they chose Oregon State's Steven Nelson with the No. 98 overall pick.
In desperate need of defensive backfield help, the Chiefs chose Washington's Marcus Peters in the first round Thursday night. They added offensive lineman Michael Morse and wide receiver Chris Conley to shore up two more holes earlier Friday night.
The 5-foot-10 Nelson had 60 tackles and two picks for the Beavers last season, rarely backing down from a tackle and showing a nose for the ball in run defense.
Nelson can play a variety of roles, but may see time as the nickel back as a rookie.