Chiefs NFL Draft Picks
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Missouri Western defensive end David Bass, the Griffons’ career sack leader, was chosen in the seventh round of the NFL Draft by the Oakland Raiders on Saturday.
The Chiefs drafted Georgia cornerback Sanders Commings with their fifth round draft pick.
The Chiefs drafted center Eric Kush of California University of Pennsylvania with the first of their two sixth round draft picks.
The Chiefs drafted Alabama linebacker Nico Johnson with the second pick in the fourth round of the NFL Draft. The 6-feet-2, 248-pound Johnson projects as an inside linebacker. He could compete for the starting spot alongside Derrick Johnson.
Before the NFL Draft began, Chris Harper privately made a list of teams that he wanted to play for as a rookie.
The Chiefs opened the second day of the NFL Draft by selecting Cincinnati tight end Travis Kelce (pictured) with the 63rd overall pick Friday, the first choice of the third round. The Chiefs took Arkansas running back Knile Davis with their other third-round pick.
Kansas State linebacker Arthur Brown was selected by the defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens in the second round of the NFL Draft on Friday. Brown was drafted with the 56th overall pick.
Missouri linebacker Zaviar Gooden had a long wait during the NFL Draft on Friday night, but it was worth it. Gooden was selected by the Tennessee Titans with the final choice of the third round, a compensatory pick that was the 97th overall selection.
A look at the second day of the NFL Draft, including reasons why Manti Te'o fell to the second round.
The Chiefs No. 1 NFL Draft pick, offensive lineman Eric Fisher, arrived in Kansas City on Friday and said hes ready to get back into a routine that was occasionally derailed because of pre-draft hoopla. Its time to work, he said.
Missouri Southern defensive tackle Brandon Williams, the Division II national defensive player of the year, will get a chance to play for the Super Bowl champions after the Ravens selected him in the third round of the NFL Draft on Friday night.
Shortly after the Chiefs finished a miserable 2-14 season, gaining the No. 1 overall pick for the first time since they joined the NFL, chairman Clark Hunt thought his franchise was cursed because there was no quarterback available at the top of the draft. But hes confident in how everything turned out after new coach Andy Reid and general manager traded for QB Alex Smith and drafted lineman Eric Fisher.
The Chiefs chiseled a new face into Kansas City professional football history Thursday night, using the first No. 1 overall NFL Draft pick in their 50-plus years to select left tackle Eric Fisher.
The defensive tackle was taken No. 13 by the New York Jets and became the sixth Mizzou player to be taken in the first round since 2009.
The Stars Randy Covitz breaks down the 32 selections that made up the opening round of the NFL Draft on Thursday night.
In an NFL Draft deep with talented offensive linemen, the Chiefs made quite a statement with the first overall pick Thursday night in bypassing the ones from larger schools and selecting tackle Eric Fisher of Central Michigan. He doesnt mind a challenge, coach Andy Reid said.