The 2022 NFL Draft is sort of hereMatt McMullen
A system known as the “widespread draft” was carried out for the AFL and NFL in 1967, making a joint draft between the 2 leagues and establishing the precursor for what has change into the marquee occasion of the offseason.
The 2 leagues merged in 1970, and the remaining is historical past.
Within the days main as much as the 2022 NFL Draft, we’re having a look again at who the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs have chosen in every spherical for the reason that occasion’s beginnings 55 years in the past. Here is a have a look at what we have lined to date:
Spherical 7 | Spherical 6 | Spherical 5 | Spherical 4 | Spherical 3
We’ll proceed with the second spherical, the place Kansas Metropolis presently owns two alternatives (No. 50 and No. 62). The Chiefs picked linebacker Nick Bolton (No. 58 general) and middle Creed Humphrey (No. 63 general) within the second spherical final yr.
As of now, these are the alternatives Kansas Metropolis presently has within the 2022 Draft:
No. 29 general (Spherical 1)
No. 30 general (Spherical 1)
No. 50 general (Spherical 2)
No. 62 general (Spherical 2)
No. 94 general (Spherical 3)
No. 103 general (Spherical 3)*
No. 121 general (Spherical 4)
No. 135 general (Spherical 4)
No. 233 general (Spherical 7)
No. 243 general (Spherical 7)
No. 251 general (Spherical 7)
No. 259 general (Spherical 7)*
* Denotes a compensatory decide
And this is a have a look at who the Chiefs have drafted within the second spherical since 1967:
2021 | Decide No. 63 | Creed Humphrey | C | Oklahoma
2021 | Decide No. 58 | Nick Bolton | LB | Missouri
2020 | Decide No. 63 | Willie Homosexual Jr. | LB | Mississippi State
2019 | Decide No. 63 | Juan Thornhill | S | Virginia
2019 | Decide No. 56 | Mecole Hardman | WR | Georgia
2018 | Decide No. 46 | Breeland Speaks | LB | Mississippi
2017 | Decide No. 59 | Tanoh Kpassagnon | DE | Villanova
2016 | Decide No. 37 | Chris Jones | DT | Mississippi State
2015 | Decide No. 49 | Mitch Morse | G | Missouri
2012 | Decide No. 44 | Jeff Allen | T | Illinois
2011 | Decide No. 55 | Rodney Hudson | C | Florida State
2010 | Decide No. 50 | Javier Arenas | DB | Alabama
2010 | Decide No. 36 | Dexter McCluster | WR | Mississippi
2008 | Decide No. 35 | Brandon Flowers | DB | Virginia Tech
2007 | Decide No. 54 | Turk McBride | DT | Tennessee
2006 | Decide No. 54 | Bernard Pollard | DB | Purdue
2004 | Decide No. 61 | Kris Wilson | TE | Pittsburgh
2004 | Decide No. 36 | Junior Siavii | DT | Oregon
2003 | Decide No. 47 | Kawika Mitchell | LB | South Florida
2002 | Decide No. 43 | Eddie Freeman | DE | Alabama – Birmingham
2000 | Decide No. 54 | William Bartee | DB | Oklahoma
1999 | Decide No. 54 | Mike Cloud | RB | Boston Faculty
1997 | Decide No. 47 | Kevin Lockett | WR | Kansas State
1996 | Decide No. 58 | Reggie Tongue | DB | Oregon State
1994 | Decide No. 58 | Donnell Bennett | RB | Miami (FL)
1992 | Decide No. 40 | Matt Blundin | QB | Virginia
1991 | Decide No. 50 | Joe Valerio | C | Pennsylvania
1990 | Decide No. 40 | Tim Grunhard | C | Notre Dame
1989 | Decide No. 32 | Mike Elkins | QB | Wake Forest
1987 | Decide No. 35 | Christian Okoye | RB | Azusa Pacific
1986 | Decide No. 35 | Dino Hackett | LB | Appalachian State
1985 | Decide No. 41 | Jonathan Hayes | TE | Iowa
1984 | Decide No. 34 | Scott Radecic | LB | Penn State
1983 | Decide No. 34 | Dave Lutz | T | Georgia Tech
1982 | Decide No. 46 | Calvin Daniels | LB | North Carolina
1981 | Decide No. 41 | Joe Delaney | RB | Northwestern State (LA)
1978 | Decide No. 29 | Sylvester Hicks | DE | Tennessee State
1977 | Decide No. 37 | Tony Reed | RB | Colorado
1976 | Decide No. 41 | Cliff Frazier | DT | UCLA
1975 | Decide No. 34 | Elmore Stephens | TE | Kentucky
1974 | Decide No. 41 | Charlie Getty | T | Penn State
1973 | Decide No. 27 | Gary Butler | TE | Rice
1971 | Decide No. 42 | Scott Lewis | DE | Grambling State
1971 | Decide No. 39 | Wilbur Younger | DE | William Penn
1970 | Decide No. 52 | Clyde Werner | LB | Washington
1969 | Decide No. 48 | Ed Podolak | RB | Iowa
1968 | Decide No. 48 | Mike Livingston | QB | SMU
1967 | Decide No. 50 | Willie Lanier | LB | Morgan State
1967 | Decide No. 47 | Jim Lynch | LB | Notre Dame
– Forty-seven of Kansas Metropolis’s 49 second-round picks since 1967 have gone on to swimsuit up for the Chiefs, enjoying in a mixed 2,904 complete contests.
– Kansas Metropolis struck gold within the second spherical final yr, deciding on linebacker Nick Bolton (No. 58 general) and middle Creed Humphrey (No. 63 general). Bolton went on to change into solely the third rookie since 2000 to rack up 110+ tackles and 10+ tackles-for-loss whereas Humphrey earned the highest single-season Professional Soccer Focus grade amongst all facilities since 2017.
– The Chiefs took defensive deal with Chris Jones, who has racked up 49.5 sacks over the course of his six-year profession, within the second spherical (No. 37 general) of the 2016 Draft.
– The Chiefs chosen Professional Soccer Corridor of Fame linebacker Willie Lanier within the second spherical (fiftieth general) of the 1967 Draft. Lanier performed in 149 video games for Kansas Metropolis, incomes eight Professional Bowl alternatives and a spot in Canton in 1986.
– Seven of the Chiefs’ second-round picks since 1967 went on to play in a minimum of 100 video games for Kansas Metropolis: middle Tim Grunhard (169), linebacker Jim Lynch (151), linebacker Willie Lanier (149), offensive deal with Dave Lutz (139), tight finish Jonathan Hayes (136), offensive deal with Charlie Getty (119) and operating again Ed Podolak (104).
– Although he solely performed in 23 video games for the franchise earlier than his tragic passing, operating again Joe Delaney made his mark throughout his brief time in Kansas Metropolis. Delaney rushed for 1,121 yards as a rookie after the Chiefs chosen him within the second spherical of the 1981 Draft.
– One other tailback drafted within the second spherical who made an on the spot impression for Kansas Metropolis was Christian Okoye, who rushed for 4,897 yards and 40 touchdowns over his six-year profession with the Chiefs.