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Vahe Gregorian

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.

The K Zone

What happened to Esky Magic?

So what’s gone wrong for Alcides Escobar? Escobar has tried to replicate his postseason success on swinging at first pitches this season, but it hasn’t worked nearly as well. At least part of it has been pitchers adjusting to him.

Chiefs

Dontari Poe talks about being stronger

Chiefs nose tackle Dontari Poe recently talked to reporters at the Kansas City Chiefs practice facility to discuss how he is getting stronger, feeling better and in the best shape ahead of the 2016 season.

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

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Chiefs' Phillip Gaines discusses his recovery from injury

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

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Alex Smith discusses the Chiefs' running backs and quarterbacks

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Quarterback Alex Smith talks about the Chiefs becoming a better team

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Chiefs' Eric Fisher talks about being a better offensive lineman

Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson talks about being a consistent player 04:13

Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson talks about being a consistent player

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Ten players available for the Chiefs in the second round

Terez Paylor, Chiefs beat reporter for The Star, breaks down 10 players the team could take with its first of two second-round picks in the NFL draft Friday.
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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