Chiefs

Chiefs

Getting to know Chris Jones, the Chiefs' top NFL draft pick

The Chiefs selected Mississippi State defensive tackle Chris Jones with their first pick of the 2016 NFL Draft. Hear from Andy Reid, John Dorsey and Southeast scout Ryne Nutt on what attracted them to Jones, a massive man (6 feet 6, 310 pounds) with good athleticism. Also hear from Jones himself on how it feels to be a Chief.

Chiefs

West Alabama coach explains decision to accept Tyreek Hill, says multiple NFL teams were interested

The Chiefs didn’t reveal much about their investigation into Tyreek Hill, the player they chose in the fifth round of the NFL draft, but Hill’s former coach shared some details about how they pursued Hill at West Alabama and why he chose to take the former Oklahoma State receiver/returner into his program after he pleaded guilty to domestic abuse by strangulation for choking his pregnant girlfriend.

Chiefs

Chiefs exercise fifth-year option on left tackle Eric Fisher

The Chiefs exercised their fifth-year option of left tackle Eric Fisher, the team announced Monday. The club had until Monday to execute the option, which should approach $12 million for 2017. The option is guaranteed for injury, which means he’d be paid even if he were to be seriously hurt in 2016.

Sam Mellinger

With the draft over, time to look forward for the Chiefs — good and bad

The forces of change in the NFL can be fickle, but it is likely the Chiefs narrowly missed a major one this weekend. Nobody outside the small circle of the Chiefs' leadership can know this for sure, but there is a strong possibility the team would've drafted Memphis quarterback Paxton Lynch if he was still available with their original No. 28 pick in the first round of the draft.

Videos

More Videos

John Dorsey and Andy Reid on drafting Tyreek Hill 04:43

John Dorsey and Andy Reid on drafting Tyreek Hill

Tyreek Hill on explaining himself during NFL draft process 01:19

Tyreek Hill on explaining himself during NFL draft process

Ten players available for the Chiefs in the second round 05:12

Ten players available for the Chiefs in the second round

Dontari Poe talks about being stronger 02:08

Dontari Poe talks about being stronger

Ten players the Chiefs should target in the NFL Draft 05:58

Ten players the Chiefs should target in the NFL Draft

Chiefs players participate in Braden's Hope calendar 02:45

Chiefs players participate in Braden's Hope calendar

Chiefs' Mitch Morse remembers his draft 01:16

Chiefs' Mitch Morse remembers his draft

Ron Parker takes pride in his versatility 02:23

Ron Parker takes pride in his versatility

Chiefs punter Dustin Colquitt discusses his family's Super Bowl rings 03:07

Chiefs punter Dustin Colquitt discusses his family's Super Bowl rings

Chiefs' Phillip Gaines discusses his recovery from injury 03:12

Chiefs' Phillip Gaines discusses his recovery from injury

Royals announcer Rex Hudler and former Chief Ryan Lilja duel at Kansas Speedway 01:37

Royals announcer Rex Hudler and former Chief Ryan Lilja duel at Kansas Speedway

Share Video

Getting to know Chris Jones, the Chiefs' top NFL draft pick

The Chiefs selected Mississippi State defensive tackle Chris Jones with their first pick of the 2016 NFL Draft. Hear from Andy Reid, John Dorsey and Southeast scout Ryne Nutt on what attracted them to Jones, a massive man (6 feet 6, 310 pounds) with good athleticism. Also hear from Jones himself on how it feels to be a Chief.
Chris Jones cfickett@kcstar.com
Getting to know Chris Jones, the Chiefs' top NFL draft pick 05:39

Getting to know Chris Jones, the Chiefs' top NFL draft pick

John Dorsey and Andy Reid on drafting Tyreek Hill 04:43

John Dorsey and Andy Reid on drafting Tyreek Hill

Tyreek Hill on explaining himself during NFL draft process 01:19

Tyreek Hill on explaining himself during NFL draft process

Ten players available for the Chiefs in the second round 05:12

Ten players available for the Chiefs in the second round

Standings, stats and more