Coffee with the Chiefs – 4/29 edition


Good morning, Addicts. The Kansas City Chiefs front office is holed up in Arrowhead Stadium next to its big board going over the final preparations before the 2015 NFL Draft gets underway on Thursday. Soon enough, Chiefs Kingdom will have a host of new players to welcome into the family, both draft picks and undrafted free agents.

But first, we have the latest Kansas City news from around the web.

Chiefs president Mark Donovan signs long-term

"During Donovan’s tenure in Kansas City, the Chiefs have invested heavily in enhancing the in-stadium experience for fans at Arrowhead. The team has emerged as a league leader in fan engagement with a focus on introducing technology-based solutions and celebrating the traditions and fan rituals that make Arrowhead special. Since Donovan’s arrival the club has introduced a number of features including a stadium-wide Wi-Fi network, a Chiefs-specific mobile application and ticketless technology."

2015 NFL Draft: Intriguing corners to watchPete Sweeney of

"Waynes left Michigan State as a junior after starting the last two seasons, which included a string of 27 consecutive starts. In his college career, Waynes compiled 101 tackles, six interceptions and 13 pass breakups."

Round-by-round history of Kansas City Chiefs drafts BJ Kissel of

"Now that we’re just a few days away from the start of this year’s draft, let’s take another quick look at the history of the Chiefs’ drafts and see what trends, if any that might continue in 2015."

Dorsey’s drafting of running backsAdam Teicher of

"But none of these players have been selected with a premium pick, considering Davis was drafted with a pick toward the end of his round. Thomas is also much more than a running back. He lined up as a rookie in a variety of spots, and since he has to be classified at some position, we’re listing him at the spot where he’s also listed by the Chiefs."