By trading top pick, Chiefs helped fill a void

The Chiefs traded their first- and seventh-round NFL Draft picks for the 49ers second-, fourth- and sixth-round picks. It was anticlimactic to not have a first-round pick, but GM John Dorsey believes the “sweet spot” of the draft is in the acquired picks. Dorsey said the move was not in response to forfeiting their third-round pick, but it’s hard to believe that wasn’t factor.

Five on short list for spot on JCCC board

The list of applicants returning for a second interview at a special meeting Thursday on the college campus includes a retirement education specialist, pastor, insurance agent and a business executive. Also among the returning applicants is the board member whose spot Drummond was appointed to fill in 2013.

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