Top 100 all-time Kansas City Chiefs moments: 100-76

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KANSAS CITY, MO – NOVEMBER 19: Quarterback Trent Green #10 of the Kansas City Chiefs looks for a receiver against the Oakland Raiders on November 19, 2006 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. The Chiefs defeated the Raiders 17-13. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

90. Chiefs trade for Trent Green (2001)

The Kansas City Chiefs are seemingly always looking for a quarterback. They have never been able to draft and develop a quarterback like other teams, so they usually trade for somebody in their prime and hope for the best. There was the signing on Len Dawson, the drafting of Todd Blackledge (which did not work out well), and then the trades for an older Joe Montana, and a younger Elvis Grbac.

After Grbac flamed out, the Chiefs went looking around once more. In the 2001 offseason, the team hired head coach Dick Vermeil and then made a move to secure quarterback Trent Green. Green has signed with the St. Louis Rams in 1999 but tore his ACL in the preseason, then lost his job to Kurt Warner. Green’s first season was a mess in Kansas City due to a  high volume of interceptions, but he rebounded beautifully over the next five.

Green would go on to star for the Chiefs, leading them to a division title and becoming one of the most prolific passers in the league. Green finished his time in Kansas City with two Pro Bowl berths and an AFC passing title in 2004.

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