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Mailbag, part I: Who will be Chiefs' first-round pick?

Here is this week’s draft edition of the Kansas City Chiefs mailbag. For the non-draft edition, please check back on Sunday. To ask a question for a future edition, send it to me via Twitter (@adamteicher) and tag it #ChiefsMail.

@adamteicher: That's a tough one, considering the variables involved. The Chiefs don't have a need so glaring they have to address it in the first round. There isn't much they could do in the first round from a positional standpoint that would surprise me. Having said that, cornerback could be a landing spot for the Chiefs with that 18th pick. If Michigan State's Trae Waynes should fall (unlikely), the Chiefs would probably not pass on him. LSU's Jalen Collins and Wake Forest's Kevin Johnson are other corners who are possibilities.

@adamteicher: I can't put a number on either one, but those are two logical spots. The Chiefs still need help at wide receiver even after signing Jeremy Maclin. They've lost a lot on the offensive line in the past couple of years, so they need to replenish. I'd be surprised if they didn't end up with at least one receiver and one offensive lineman in the draft, in whatever rounds.

@adamteicher: Center is probably the biggest need, but that doesn't mean the Chiefs have to draft one. If they don't, they can sign a veteran to get them through the season and then try again next year. Veteran or rookie, either way, the Chiefs will have to add a center.

@adamteicher: You're referring to Louisville's DeVante Parker. I don't know if he will last that long, but even if he does, the Chiefs don't have to jump up to get him. They no longer have that kind of need at wide receiver. If they like Parker that much, it might make sense to move up a couple of spots to get him, but they don't have to have him at any cost.

@adamteicher: I'm not sure that, at about 5-foot-11 and 195 pounds, Quinten Rollins, from Miami of Ohio, is what the Chiefs are looking for in a starting cornerback. They prefer bigger corners and he's also not as fast as what any team would like in a starter. Perhaps as a lower-round pick as a nickelback or even a safety. Rollins played four seasons of basketball in college and just one season of football.