Coffee With The Chiefs – 4/9 Edition


Folks, the weekend is almost here. Only two more days of avoiding mean glances from your bosses before you can go home and relax for the weekend. While you are dreaming about getting out of the office, here is the latest on the Kansas City Chiefs from around the web.

Director of Player Personnel Chris Ballard speaks with Mitch Holthus about the offseasonVideo on

How many Pro Bowlers have the Chiefs drafted?Pete Sweeney of

"In 1967, a system called the “common draft” was implemented for the AFL and NFL. In this system, the two leagues held a joint draft for college players. The “common draft” existed until 1969 as the AFL and NFL would officially merge in 1970."

Man sentenced to 15 years in death of former Chiefs cheerleader Tony Rizzo of Kansas City Star

"On Wednesday, Maney stood in a Johnson County courtroom packed with members of his and Mogenson’s families, where a judge sentenced him to 15 years and eight months in prison for killing the 30-year-old dance studio owner and former Chiefs cheerleader."

Battles in Kansas City include receiver, offensive lineAdam Teicher of

"This could change with the draft, when the Kansas City Chiefs add 10 rookies to their roster. At this point, the Chiefs don’t look like they will have much in the way of competition for starting positions when training camp begins in July."

The Chiefs need to draft better players in the later roundsAdam Teicher of

"Katz didn’t get into the specifics of why she ranked the Chiefs so low but one point she made in a generic sense is that what happens after the first round usually determines the success of the draft. That’s where the great drafting teams do their best work."