Kansas City Chiefs full 2020 NFL mock draft

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Kansas City Chiefs, Bryce Hall
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Third Round

Pick Analysis. player. 96. 888. Scouting Report. CB. Virginia. Bryce Hall

The Chiefs lost Kendall Fuller to free agency this offseason, and their future with Bashaud Breeland is up in the air. As of right now, Charvarius Ward and Rashad Fenton are the projected boundary corners. The position is one of the thinnest on the team right now when it comes to both starting-caliber talent and depth. Bryce Hall could serve as either.

Hall, who shared the field with Chiefs safety Juan Thornhill when he was at Virginia, is far from a perfect cornerback. But at the end of the third round, there probably won’t be any perfect prospects left to choose from. Where he does thrive is in zone coverage and with the play in front of him, and Spagnuolo can play to those strengths.

Hall had his 2019 season cut short due to an ankle injury and he wasn’t the fastest straight-line runner before that, so there’s a little reason to be cautious there. The medicals will eventually have to check out. He also didn’t play a ton of man coverage at UVA which will result in a learning curve once he reaches the NFL. With that said, he’s a tremendous leader and someone who is a hand-in-glove fit with the Chiefs’ locker room.

Potentially relying on over-the-top help to cover his deficiencies is something that could deter teams from taking Hall early. Kansas City has Thornhill and Mathieu to assist, though. That’s a match made in heaven for pretty much any corner in this year’s draft, but why not go with one who’s already familiar with one of his potential running mates?