Former Chiefs Selected In UFL Draft

We don’t know for sure if there will be NFL football next season, but there will most definitely be minor league football courtesy of the UFL.  The league held their annual draft Monday night and there were a couple of familiar names to Chiefs fans. Round 2 9. Virginia – DT – Ryan Sims Sims […]

Is The Chiefs-Baldwin Marriage Destined To Fail?

If you were surprised when Scott Pioli took a few chances in the draft with a few players that are bringing character concerns to Kansas City, you’re not alone.  Jeffri Chadiha takes a look at the best and worst marriages coming out of this year’s draft, with the Chiefs first round pick among the five […]

Chiefs Wanted Brother-In-Law Of Royals Pitcher

In a draft full of surprises, some questioned why the Seattle Seahawks used a fourth round pick on Georgia WR Kris Durham.  After all, the 6’5″ Durham wasn’t even invited to the scouting combine.  But Seattle GM John Schneider says he took a call from the Chiefs after making the selection. “They had a prior […]

The Unlikely Story Of Shane Bannon

A little over a month ago, there weren’t many Division I prospects with less of a chance of being drafted than Chiefs seventh round pick Shane Bannon.  Peter King runs down the unlikely story of Bannon’s path to the draft in his weekly MMQB. No one knew who he was until a small-college pro day […]

SI: Chiefs Hit On WR, Miss On Pass Rusher

There is no shortage of draft grades flying around right now and the folks at Sports Illustrated are no different.  However, SI’s Kerry Byrne takes a bit of a different approach, simply looking at how team’s addressed statistical needs. What I liked: I rarely suggest drafting wide receivers high, for reasons addressed in the Falcons […]

Chiefs LB Justin Houston Feels The Pain Of Regret

For the first time in three drafts, Kansas City Chiefs GM Scott Pioli selected multiple players with character concerns.  One of those, Georgia LB Justin Houston, got the traditional call from Pioli and head coach Todd Haley when they decided to select him and there was no ignoring the elephant in the room and that’s […]

Kansas City Chiefs Select Shane Bannon, FB, Yale

With the 223rd pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, the Kansas City Chiefs selected FB Shane Bannon from Yale. Scouts Inc. did not grade Bannon. You can check out his school profile here. If I told you that Scott Pioli drafted a running back that didn’t carry the ball once last season, would you believe […]

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