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2011 NFL Mock Draft: The Kansas City Chiefs Select...

With the twenty-first pick of the 2011 CSC Community Mock Draft, the Kansas City Chiefs (represented mostly by iori125883 and a little by YESSaints) select...

Phil Taylor, DT, Baylor

At 6' 3" and 334 lbs., this guy is a massive space-eater that can occupy multiple blockers. Phil Taylor started his career at Penn State on the same defensive line as Jared Odrick, whom the Miami Dolphins took in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft. Unfortunately Taylor was suspended and later kicked off the team for his alleged involvement (charges were dropped) in a fight at a 2007 fraternity function. This is something he has to answer to, although a lot of time has passed.

Taylor finally got back to his playing potential in 2010, and by all accounts, he made the most of his fresh start. On the field he is the consensus top prospect for teams looking to fill the nose tackle position in their 3-4. At the next level, he needs to keep his weight under control, improve his stamina and get after the passer a little more to be an elite player. Still, right now he can step in and make an impact in a rotation as a run stopper whom offenses need to avoid. But as good as he is, Taylor does have character and durability issues (knee injury in 2007 and turf toe in 2009).

  • Massive frame and carries weight well
  • Great strength and power Violent
  • Quick hands and uses them well
  • Can push pocket with bull rush
  • Run-stuffing anchor
  • Space eater who occupies blockers
  • Agile for his size with good balance
  • Mean streak
  • Scheme versatile nose tackle

Thanks to all the CSC members who participated in this years community mock draft. Without your help, none of this would be possible.

Below are the complete results from our community mock draft.

Catch up with all of the mock draft selections in our 2011 CSC Community Mock Draft Section.

Pick Team Selection Team Representative Approval Rating
1 Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton - Auburn DatFan 35%
2 Denver Broncos DT Marcell Dareus - Alabama Jeff.l.b 71%
3 Buffalo Bills QB Blaine Gabbert - Missouri SpreeGoogs 52%
4 Cincinnati Bengals DE Da'Quan Bowers - Clemson coldpizza 73%
5 Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson - LSU GRIZZ 61%
6 Cleveland Browns DE Cameron Jordan - Cal theprogrammerman 11%
7 San Francisco 49ers LB Von Miller - Texas A&M who dat patate 68%
8 Tennessee Titans WR A.J. Green - Georgia shipgoalie05 48%
9 Dallas Cowboys CB Prince Amukamara - Nebraska saints fan in cowboyland! 67%
10 Washington Redskins WR Julio Jones - Alabama VAsaintsfan 56%
11 Houston Texans DE/OLB Robert Quinn - UNC Jon Banks 62%
12 Minnesota Vikings OT Tyron Smith - USC HansDat 46%
13 Detroit Lions OT Anthony Castonzo - BC NorthFan 48%
14 St. Louis rams DT Nick Fairley - Auburn hakimdropstheball 54%
15 Miami Dolphins RB Mark Ingram - Alabama SpreeGoogs 48%
16 Jacksonville Jaguars DE J.J.Watt - Wisconsin Jay Preece 41%
17 New England Patriots OT Derek Sherrod - Mississippi St. FriarBob 27%
18 San Diego Chargers DT Muhammad Wilkerson - Temple DrewBreesManCrush 39%
19 New York Giants OL Mike Pouncey - Florida mknkachow
20 Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Adrian Clayborn - Iowa iori125883
21 Kansas City Chiefs DT Phil Taylor - Baylor YESSaints/iori125883