Historically, Chiefs First Round Draft Picks Have Produced More Hits Than Misses

May 19, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Someone once said that a team is only as good as its drafts.
Drafting is not brain surgery. Teams have refined their drafting approach by adding more scouts, extending budgets, and implementing sophisticated equipment to quantitatively, and qualitatively, support their draft selections.
Much has been written about how bad the Chiefs have drafted over the years. But if you research the topic, you will find that K.C. rarely misses on first-round picks.
Now, that doesn't mean that most of those picks were Pro Bowlers. But the team found some value, to a reasonable extent, in the high selections they chose.
In my opinion, the Chiefs have drafted only three first round busts over the past twenty years (in 1990, 1995, and 2002).
In 1990 , Percy Snow looked like the bigger college version of Mike Tyson. Snow was the hardest hitting middle linebacker you could ever imagine. Kansas City celebrated when he was still available at their pick.
But the Chiefs' sco...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

readers comments