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Eric Berry, S, Tennessee.

Playing the role of General Manager for the Chiefs is 'ronjohnson.' He writes:

Eric Berry has that rare combination of elite speed and strength that will make make him a perennial All Pro at safety for the Chiefs. KC General Manager Scott Pioli knows that defense wins championships. Good pass defense has become paramount for success in the NFL today. Just look to their AFC West rival San Diego Chargers and the importance of a talent like Berry in the middle making plays becomes obvious. Berry is the defensive leader and ballhawk the Chiefs defense desperately needs. He is a dominant safety who can stuff the run and can also cover elite receivers. By forcing turnovers with fumbles and interceptions, he will help the Chiefs defense become a force in the AFC West.

My take: The Chiefs need tons of help on the defensive side of the ball, and Berry is the best defensive player on the board. So, this is the logical pick for the Chiefs. And one they would likely be happy with for years to come. Remember, to read the explanations for previous picks click the highlighted player name.

The Seattle Seahawks are up next, putting 'CCE718' on the clock.

POS TEAM PLAYER POS SCHOOL DRAFTER
1 St. Louis Sam Bradford QB Oklahoma Soldier_
2 Detroit Ndamukong Suh DT Nebraska soulpower
3 Tampa Bay Gerald McCoy DT Oklahoma i_formation27
4 Washington Russell Okung OT Oklahoma State G Fan in England
5 Kansas City Eric Berry S Tennessee ronjohnson
6 Seattle CCE718
7 Cleveland GreatGatsby
8 Oakland Hoyadestroya85
9 Buffalo The Greek
10 Jacksonville jp2y
11 Denver NYG_Slater
12 Miami sunlion333
13 San Francisco RIPShea
14 Seattle CCE718
15 N.Y. Giants Ed Valentine
16 Tennessee Jason??
17 San Francisco RIPShea
18 Pittsburgh ross_stephen
19 Atlanta daddyzander
20 Houston BitterEli
21 Cincinnati Woogie526
22 New England Ryan Valentine
23 Green Bay Dan Luibil
24 Philadelphia Bye Dawk
25 Baltimore Larry Soprano
26 Arizona Snipah
27 Dallas pataroons
28 San Diego hakeemthedream
29 N.Y. Jets Brooklyn58
30 Minnesota hurikaine
31 Indianapolis Charles L.
32 New Orleans GiantsReignSupreme