With the 238th pick in the 2012 NFL Draft the Kansas City Chiefs selected WR Junior Hemingway from Michigan.
Scouts Inc. assigned a rating of 36 to Hemingway and ranked him as the 37th best wide receiver.
He may be a seventh-round pick, but there’s no reason why Hemingway shouldn’t be able to make the Chiefs roster out of training camp. Despite playing with a QB in Denard Robinson that only threw for over 200 yards twice last season, Hemingway still managed to haul in a career best 34 passes for 699 yards.
The Chiefs will quickly find out Hemingway won’t ever give up on a pass, especially when he has to go across the middle. The 6’1″, 225 receiver plays much bigger than his size would indicate and won’t be outworked by the rest of the players righting for those final roster spots.
Hemingway is a perfect way for GM Scott Pioli to wrap up a draft that will greatly improve the Chiefs depth after being so badly exposed in 2011.