In FOX Sports' Peter Schrager's latest NFL mock draft, he predicts that the Kansas City Chiefs will trade up from No. 11 to No. 3 to be able to select Texas A&M quarterback Ryan Tannehill at No. 3 overall.
Whaddya say, let's have a little fun. Matt Cassel is a fine enough middle-of-the-road starting quarterback, but he's not leading the Chiefs to the Super Bowl anytime soon. There also doesn't seem to be an overwhelming amount of confidence in him from the head coach and front office. Tannehill is not close to a finished product, but he has unlimited potential. Unlike his doubters - and there are many - I think he could end up being a tremendous NFL quarterback. The more I watch him on tape, the more I love what he can bring to an offense. He's mobile and smart and has the size and arm for the NFL. Using the ol' trade value chart, the No. 3 overall pick would cost Kansas City its first (11th overall), third (66th overall) and fourth (98th overall) selections. To get a franchise QB? If I'm Scott Pioli, I'm asking, "Where do I sign?"
This would mean that three quarterbacks would be the first three players off the board as Andrew Luck goes to the Colts and Robert Griffin III goes to the Redskins. However, the Chiefs' chances of trading up for Tennehill aren't very good because many believe that Tannehill could fall to the Chiefs at No. 11 if they were interested in him.