In his initial mock draft in early February, former Washington and Houston Texans general manager Charley Casserly selected Northwestern cornerback Greg Newsome II at No. 31 for the Kansas City Chiefs.
In part two — posted to NFL dot com this week — he went with an offensive lineman, addressing the team’s most pressing and obvious need at tackle.
Eichenberg may need to start immediately at left tackle after all the turnover along the O-line. It’s a big ask to protect the blind side of one of the league’s top QBs.