2013 NFL Mock Draft: Chiefs predicted to take QB Geno Smith with top pick

Chris Graythen

According to a couple of recent mocks, the Chiefs could either go with a quarterback or an offensive lineman with the first overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.

The Kansas City Chiefs finished the 2012 regular season with a record of 2-14, and they'll have the top overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft as a result of it. Two recent mock drafts have them addressing the offensive side of the football, but in two very different ways.

In his latest mock, updated on Dec. 31, Dane Brugler of CBSSports.com has the Chiefs selecting Geno Smith, senior quarterback from the West Virginia Mountaineers. Smith threw for 4,201 yards, 42 touchdowns and six interceptions in 2012, adding two rushing touchdowns as well. On Sept. 29, Smith famously threw for eight touchdowns, zero interceptions and 656 yards in a 70-63 win over the Baylor Bears. He is considered the best quarterback prospect in this year's draft, according to CBSSports.com.

CBSSports.com's Rob Rang, alternatively, sees Kansas City taking junior offensive tackle Luke Joeckel, the best overall prospect, according to CBSSports.com, from Texas A&M should he declare for the draft. Joeckel could help bolster a Chiefs' offensive line that gave up 40 sacks in 2012, the 11th-most in the league.

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