Coffee with the Chiefs – 5/4 edition


It’s Monday, which means another work week. But have no fear, Addicts! The Kansas City Chiefs have a litany of new players to learn about and follow, and rookie minicamp is right around the corner. Take a look at the most important news from around the web.

ESPN analysts say Chiefs didn’t draft on needTerez A. Paylor of Kansas City Star

"All were positions where the Chiefs needed more depth and competition. But during a conference call with reporters on Sunday, ESPN draft analysts Todd McShay and Mel Kiper Jr. agreed that the Chiefs didn’t necessarily force those picks based on need."

Mel Kiper says Chiefs got better on defenseJoel Thorman of Arrowhead Pride

"This analysis sounds about right. The Peters pick is all about the potential involved. You’ll put up with a lot for a great talent. The Morse pick felt a round too early to most others it seems. The Chiefs two receivers will have a shot to help them considering the cupboard is somewhat bare there."

Kansas City’s draft: The good and bad Farzin Vousoughian of Bleacher Report

"With starter potential and depth support, the Chiefs have some bright-eyed talent who hope to learn from the veterans, adapt to the NFL style of play and make an impact to help the team return to the postseason."

Top 10 UFA’s in Chiefs historyJohn Viril of KC Kingdom

"Typically, players fall through the cracks due to injury (Priest Holmes 2 knee surgeries at Texas), or they are great athletes who played another sport in college (Antonio Gates, Basketball), character issues (Tyler Bray with Kansas City), or they come from a small school that lacked quality competition."

Wrapping up the weekendPete Sweeney of

"Do a quick Google search on the receiver and two things will jump out—his blazing 4.35 40-yard dash time at the NFL Scouting Combine and a 26-minute Star Wars remake titled “Retribution” that he created with some friends. As of Saturday evening, the video has more than 500,000 YouTube views."