Cecil Lammey of ESPN radio in Denver is reporting this afternoon that his sources tell him that Michigan State quarterback Kirk Cousins is going to be the first choice for the Kansas City Chiefs on Saturday in the 2012 NFL Draft if he’s on the board. Cousins has slipped farther than some mocks believed he would, so the Chiefs would get solid value if that’s the case.
Cousins has worked out for the Chiefs this offseason, and the team has already said publicly that they wanted to increase the competition around Matt Cassel heading into 2012. The team has signed Brady Quinn this offseason and have an untested rookie from last year in Ricky Stanzi on the roster. Will they add a fourth quarterback to the mix and force some healthy competition? That’s very likely for Brian Daboll’s offense.
The Chiefs have the 12th pick in today’s fourth round of the NFL Draft.
For more coverage of the Chiefs in the 2012 NFL Draft, be sure to check out thisStoryStream throughout the weekend. For full draft results, head over to SB Nation's NFL hub, and for even more comprehensive draft coverage, head over to Mocking the Draft.