As the top of last year’s draft unfolded, Chiefs general manager John Dorsey found his calm. He knew the player he wanted. He had fallen in love with this player while watching hours of video, attending days of meetings and reading stacks of reports. This player, Marcus Peters, was perfect. And he’d soon be a Chief.
Ten-year-old Alex Arrieta had just received news that his body was finally free of the leukemia that he had been fighting for more than a year, but aggressive chemotherapy left his body too weak to make it to his scheduled bone marrow transplant.