The Hotsheet: AFC West

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Team Draft Summary Grade

Denver
Broncos

Got possible immediate offensive centerpiece in RB Knowshon Moreno and a solid defender in DE Robert Ayers, both in the first round, and a solid CB in the second round in Alphonso Smith. A-

Kansas City
Chiefs

DE Tyson Jackson had better be a very good player because Chiefs passed up perhaps the surest thing in the draft, LB Aaron Curry, to take him. C-

Oakland
Raiders

WR Darrius Heyward-Bey might be very good in the NFL. But if the Raiders wanted Heyward-Bey, they didn’t need to use the seventh selection to get him. And they didn’t need to use a second-rounder to get S Mike Mitchell. D+

San Diego
Chargers

First-round pass rusher Larry English was a good value pick at 16th overall, and the Chargers restocked the middle of their offensive line. B-

-- Mark Maske

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