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Thursday’s presser shed a little light on where the Chiefs GM

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thinks the draft has some depth."In last year’s pre-draft press conference Dorian O'Daniel Jersey , Kansas City Chiefs general manager Brett Veach was asked about his propensity for trading up and the aggression that he would show in the draft. Veach responded by specifying that if there is a drop-off in talent, they wouldn’t hesitate to go get their guy.As we know, the Chiefs — lacking a first round pick due to the Patrick Mahomes trade up of 2017 — were aggressive in attacking these pockets. They traded up three times in the 2018 draft for Breeland Speaks, Derrick Nnadi and Khalil McKenzie. Veach saw the players at the bottom of the pockets of value that he wanted and made his move.With this year’s draft less than a week away, Veach once again held his pre-draft press conference. This time, he was asked about those very same “pockets of value” and where he felt the depth was in this class.For those have been following the draft http://www.chiefslockerroom.com/authentic-derrick-nnadi-jersey , this shouldn’t come as much of a surprise. This is a strong defensive line class that contains great defensive ends — Nick Bosa, Josh Allen, Montez Sweat, Brian Burns and Clelin Ferrell — and some stud defensive linemen — Quinnen Williams, Ed Oliver, Jeffery Simmons Womens Kendall Fuller Jersey , Christian Wilkins and Jerry Tillery. Three or four quarterbacks going early won’t surprise anybody. If there’s a quality player at quarterback, an NFL team is going to aggressively pursue that player.What might be surprising to some is the inclusion of four or five offensive tackles early. It’s a strong tackle class overall, but five players near the top of the draft bode well for the Chiefs at pick No. 29. The Chiefs likely won’t be adding a tackle in round one, so pushing players down at positions of need would be ideal.Veach’s comments about the depth of the wide receiver, tight end and cornerback class should be music to Chiefs’ fans ears. The Chiefs could look to add all three positions in the first two days of the draft, so finding good depth in day two could open the top of the draft up for Veach.These comments in a vacuum look like Veach might be looking at that “early pocket” in this year’s draft of being full of defensive linemen. If quarterbacks and offensive tackles have an early run Anthony Hitchens Jersey , we could see a move up to get into that pocket — very similar to how Veach handled the draft last year.At the very least, the comments on the depth at cornerback should indicate that the Chiefs have a good idea of where the pockets are with that position group. On top of that, adding an offensive weapon early in the draft seems like a good bet.It will be interesting to see the strategy this year and where Veach views these “pockets” of players — and whether or not he feels like he needs to aggressively attack them early.KC Draft GuideWant an idea of some of the players in these depth “pockets”? The first-ever edition of the KC Draft Guide can help with that! You can purchase it for only $9.99! We have over 225 prospect write-ups with specifics about how prospects fit the Chiefs. There are more than 300 grades on players, mock drafts, positional rankings and features — all specific to the Chiefs. Grab your copy by clicking here!Loading... The AFC championship will be played at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday, January 20 http://www.chiefslockerroom.com/authentic-chad-henne-jersey , at 5:40 p.m. Arrowhead Time. The Kansas City Chiefs will take on the defending AFC champions in the New England Patriots.Super Bowl LIII takes place on Sunday, February 3 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Arrowhead Time.Check out the full schedule, as announced by the NFL on Sunday evening, below:Wild card roundSaturday Womens Sammy Watkins Jersey , January 5AFC: 3:35 p.m. CT — Indianapolis at Houston (ESPN, with simulcast on ABC) NFC: 8:15 p.m. CT — Seattle at Dallas (FOX)Sunday, January 6AFC: 12:05 p.m. CT — Los Angeles Chargers at Baltimore (CBS) NFC: 3:40 p.m. CT — Philadelphia at Chicago (NBC)Divisional roundSaturday, January 12AFC: 3:35 p.m. CT — Indianapolis at Kansas City (NBC) NFC: 7:15 p.m. CT — Dallas at Los Angeles Rams (FOX)Sunday, January 13AFC: 12:05 p.m. CT — Los Angeles Chargers at New England (CBS) NFC: 3:40 p.m. CT — Philadelphia at New Orleans (FOX)

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