Sam Mellinger

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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.

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Earl Watson became NBA’s youngest head coach with help from John Wooden, Disney’s CEO and his late brother

Earl Watson graduated in 1997 from Washington High in Kansas City, Kansas. He is 36 years old, younger than a handful of players in the NBA, and not far removed from some of the men he will lead in the fall in his first official season as the Phoenix Suns’ head coach. He knew he wanted to be a coach even as a teenager, when he was a high school basketball star recruited by many of the nation’s biggest programs.

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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.

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

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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

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Ten players the Chiefs should target in the NFL Draft