ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Before the Broncos took Ohio State cornerback
The Raiders got things underway for the AFC West with the fifth overall pick, drafting pass-rushing outside linebacker Khalil Mack out of Buffalo. Head Coach Dennis Allen said the team plans to use Mack in a
The Chiefs, picking 23rd overall, also chose to bolster their pass rush, adding Auburn defensive end Dee Ford to a defense that had 47 sacks last season. Nearly half of those sacks came from 2013 Pro Bowl outside linebackers Justin Houston and Tamba Hali, who both picked up 11.
While Oakland and Kansas City added to the front seven, San Diego strengthened its back end at No. 25 overall, grabbing TCU cornerback Jason Verrett. Verrett collected nine interceptions in three years of college, including six in 2012.
We'll see if the trend continues for Denver's rivals in the draft's final two days, but at least in the first round, all three seem to be gearing up to try to slow down