The Chiefs’ annual rookie minicamp continued Sunday as 69 players from across the nation tried to catch the eye of the team’s coaching staff on the field. Linebackers and defensive linemen worked on their footwork.
The Chiefs only let the media shoot video from the first 20 minutes of practice, which mainly involves stretching and warmups. But in this video, you catch raw footage of the Chiefs quarterbacks warming up, their receivers practicing one-handed catches and their defensive backs working on their backpedaling.
With the first three rounds over, here's my updated big board of draft-eligible prospects as the NFL Draft concludes Saturday (11 a.m. on NFL Network and ESPN). Rankings are determined by a combination of the Chiefs’ needs and the players’ talent.
The Kansas City Star’s Terez A. Paylor tells CineSport’s Brian Clark what makes a player eligible for his “All-Juice Team.” One such player who shows up ready to play is Miami offensive lineman Ereck Flowers (pictured). Paylor also discusses what the Kansas City Chiefs will do in Thursday’s NFL Draft.
The Chiefs' three-day rookie minicamp begins Saturday at their Arrowhead Stadium practice facility. Here’s a complete list of players present, with jersey numbers and team status (draft pick, priority free agent, reserve-futures or tryout).
This is the seventh in The Star’s series of NFL first-round draft projections. The Star will release its final mock draft April 30, the first day of the draft. Each mock is based on individual film work, research and recent transactions.
The Chiefs have exercised a fifth-year option on defensive tackle Dontari Poe, a source confirmed to The Star on Friday. Poe had one year left on his original rookie deal, and will have a 2015 salary cap number of $3.6 million.