Coffee with the Chiefs – Looking defense in draft


Good morning, Addicts! I hope the work week is going well for you. We only have another two days before the weekend, which allows us to do whatever the heck we want. This guy is going ring shopping, which means I’ll be very happy and yet my wallet will be very sad all at the same time. Might need a beverage afterwards, if only for the lonely wallet.

As for the Kansas City Chiefs, the search continues for our first bit of real news this offseason. With the NFL Scouting Combine underway, we won’t have to wait much longer.

Here is the news you need to know…

Chiefs could benefit from unusually deep class of defensive linemenTerez Paylor of the Kansas City Star

"Poe, however, played through back issues this season and is set to be an unrestricted free agent in 2017. Given the Chiefs’ recent habit of using their first picks to fortify premium positions a year ahead of potential free-agent departures, you can’t count out the chances of them using the 28th overall pick this year on an interior defensive lineman — a position that happens to be unusually strong."

Chiefs, Eagles are potential landing spots for Robert Griffin IIIMarc Sessler of

"So what about the Cowboys? Owner and general manager Jerry Jones has long been complimentary of Griffin, with Rapoport saying Dallas “could potentially be in the mix as well.” Not the case in quarterback-needy Houston, though, with RapSheet saying he “wouldn’t think the Texans” are about to enter the race for a passer who still feels destined to get another shot in the NFL."

2016 NFL Draft is getting closerLeigh Oleszczak of KC Kingdom

"One thing that fans can look forward to in the coming months, however, is the 2016 NFL Draft. The Kansas City Chiefs hold the 28th overall pick this year, which is the fourth last pick in the first round (New England forfeited their pick due to the DeflateGate scandal)."