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2012 NFL Mock Draft: Kansas City Chiefs Select Luke Kuechly

Another day, another 2012 NFL Mock Draft. SI's Don Banks has posted his latest and greatest NFL Draft projections, and he has the Kansas City Chiefs selecting Boston College linebacker Luke Kuechly with the No. 11 overall pick.

If the Chiefs aren't upwardly mobile in pursuit of quarterback Ryan Tannehill (see No. 7 Jacksonville), upgrading at inside linebacker with Kuechly would be a well-received pick. Again, I'm dropping boom-bust DT prospect Dontari Poe past a team that was thought be interested in him at one point this scouting season. Stanford guard David DeCastro is another sound option.

This, of course, assumes that the Chiefs aren't trading up -- like Banks prefaces his pick with. Still, Kuechly would be a nice addition to Kansas City's defense. Kuechly led the country in tackles last year, and received the Dick Butkus Award in 2011. Kuechly also received the Vince Lombardi/Rotary Award, Bronko Naguriski Award, and Lott IMPACT Trophy in 2011.

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