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Georgia OLB Jarvis Jones could fit BPA draft strategy for Kansas City Chiefs

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The Kansas City Chiefs will have a very high draft pick in the upcoming 2013 NFL draft in April.

Sam Greenwood

It's not the most likely of picks for the Kansas City Chiefs but Georgia outside linebacker Jarvis Jones is one of the few players worthy of the top pick in the 2013 NFL draft.

Without even seeing any you Chiefs fans out there right now I know that most of you are saying, 'We already have two very good outside linebackers in Justin Houston and Tamba Hali, why do you draft another one?' My answer for that question is very simple.

To win in today's NFL you need to be able to rush the passer. Simple.

Eight of the last 10 Super Bowl champion teams have been in the top 6 in sacks the year they won. Six of those teams were in the top three!

The only teams that weren't in the top six in sacks the year they won the Super Bowl were the 2009 New Orleans Saints (13th) and the 2006 Indianapolis Colts (30th).

Obviously the other thing that you need is a top-notch quarterback. If the Chiefs organization believes the 4th best quarterback in this draft isn't far from the very best quarterback in this draft, you have to go with a top-flight pass-rusher.

There are ways to scheme another pass-rusher into any defense. It's not a perfect example but Von Miller wasn't seen as a great fit to what the Denver Broncos had planned on doing before he was taken in the draft that year. That worked out for them didn't it?

You can never have too many good pass-rushers in today's pass-happy NFL.