With the 70th pick of the 2011 NFL Draft, the Kansas City Chiefs have taken Georgia linebacker Justin Houston. Houston should help a young defense get even better.
Houston was regarded as a first round talent at the outset of the NFL Draft process, but character concerns — he reportedly failed a drug test at the NFL Combine — helped Houston tumble down draft boards.
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