NFL.com's Mike Mayock recently listed the top five players at every position in this year's draft class. That includes the top-five quarterbacks and the top-five offensive exterior linemen, which are two positions that the Kansas City Chiefs are likely to address in April's 2012 draft.
When it comes to quarterback, the Chiefs aren't going to be selecting one of the top two or three players on Mayock's list because they still have Matt Cassel as their starter and there's a chance that Kyle Orton could be back in a Chiefs uniform as well. However, they do need to look towards the future. The top five quarterbacks are Stanford's Andrew Luck, who is likely heading to the Colts with the No. 1 overall pick, Baylor's Robert Griffin III, who many have going off the board with the second overall pick if a team trades up, Texas A&M's Ryan Tannehill, Oklahoma State's Brandon Weeden and Arizona's Nick Foles.
The Chiefs probably won't be looking to grab a quarterback until the first few rounds are over, but it's possible that either Weeden or Foles are on the board when they are. If that's the case, don't be surprised if one of those guys gets selected by Kansas City.
The offensive tackle position is one that the Chiefs are likely going to address early in the draft. The top-five tackles are USC's Matt Kalil, Iowa's Riley Reiff, Stanford's Jonathan Martin, Ohio State's Mike Adams and Georgia's Cordy Glenn. SB Nation's latest mock draft has the Chiefs taking Martin at No. 11 and other mocks have them taking other linemen.
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