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'Path to the Draft' recap: K.C. Chiefs have tough choice to make

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Did you miss Tuesday's edition of "Path to the Draft" on NFL Network? Catch up with this recap:

Chiefs have tough choice to make


The show started with Paul Burmeister asking who the Kansas City Chiefs should select with the No. 1 overall pick in next week's 2013 NFL Draft. Daniel Jeremiah and Charley Casserly both picked Texas A&M offensive tackle Luke Joeckel while Brian Baldinger said the Chiefs should select Utah defensive tackle Star Lotulelei, adding that the Utah standout would make a better impact.

All three feel Georgia pass rusher Jarvis Jones' potential free fall from the boards will stop at No. 17 with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Baldinger said Jones would be a classic 3-4 outside linebacker for the Steelers. Casserly said that if he did slip past the Steelers, Jones might fall into the second round, given 3-4 defensive scheme teams in the mid to late rounds are not in need of an outside linebacker.

Jeremiah believes the best fit for Texas safety Kenny Vaccaro is at No. 15 to the New Orleans Saints, while Baldinger feels it will be the St. Louis Rams with the next pick. Casserly believes Vaccaro will go at No. 18 with the Dallas Cowboys since they are in dire need of safety.

Liddell chats about the Packers


UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell joined Jeremiah and Baldinger in the Green Bay Packers' draft room. Baldinger made The Iceman choose which Packers quarterback was the best pound-for-pound between Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers. Liddell went with Favre but was very complimentary of Rodgers. Baldinger asked Liddell who the best Packers defender is, and Liddell went with linebacker Clay Matthews. Liddell also was asked about Oregon offensive lineman Kyle Long, who is training with Liddell in preparation for the NFL draft. Liddell said Long is a big, strong, mean kid who has great athletic ability who should translate well at the next level.

Billick on NFC East draft needs


Billick broke down how NFC East teams should stock up in the draft, including who the Cowboys should select with the 18th overall pick. Billick said the Cowboys could be hoping Vaccaro is available at that slot, and Billick thinks the Philadelphia Eagles will look at an offensive lineman with the No. 4 pick after bringing in West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith for a visit. Billick said the New York Giants could look for a right tackle at No. 19, either Alabama's D.J. Fluker or Florida State's Menelik Watson.

Analyzing draft prospects


Jeremiah and Baldinger went to the draft wall to discuss which players in the upcoming draft are most likely to boom or bust, the safest choice and most versatile. Jeremiah said his boom or bust defensive tackle is Purdue's Kawann Short while the most versatile is Lotulelei. Baldinger said Missouri's Sheldon Richardson is the safest at defensive tackle. At outside linebacker, Baldinger said Oregon's Dion Jordan is the boom or bust guy and that LSU's Barkevious Mingo is the most versatile. Jeremiah said Khaseem Greene is the safest choice. Jeremiah said Georgia's Alec Ogletree is the boom or bust at outside linebacker with Kansas State's Arthur Brown as the most versatile. Baldinger said LSU's Kevin Minter is the safest prospect.

First Draft: Barkevious Mingo


The show aired Barkevious Mingo's "First Draft," and Casserly was asked about his draft range. Casserly said it starts with the Arizona Cardinals at No. 7 and ends with the New Orleans Saints at No. 15. Casserly said the New York Jets are a strong possibility at No. 9.

Jeremiah's draft buzz


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The show ended with Jeremiah's draft buzz.

Jeremiah said not to pencil in Syracuse quarterback Ryan Nassib as the Buffalo Bills' second-round pick.

He said to look for the Bills to instead consider USC quarterback Matt Barkley with that selection.

Be sure to tune into "Path to the Draft" every Monday through Friday at 6 p.m. ET on NFL Network.

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