Kansas City Chiefs: Brett Veach's five worst draft picks ever

Let's take a look at his worst picks in his relatively short tenure, which featured some growing pains to currently tenured players.

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4. OL Darian Kinnard

Darian Kinnard, an offensive tackle from Kentucky, was selected by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 5th round of the 2022 NFL Draft. With a massive frame at 6-5 and over 320 pounds, Kinnard was noted for his strength and ability to move defenders in the running game. His 35-inch arms and mauler-type playing style made him a formidable force on the field, particularly in run blocking. However, he never saw much opportunity to maul the opposition.

Coming off an All-American season, Kinnard was initially projected as a first-round pick, but he slid to the fifth round. Kentucky associate coach Vince Marrow believed that Kinnard was undervalued and overthought by NFL personnel, and he expressed confidence that Kinnard would have a successful NFL career.

However, Kinnard's career with the Chiefs was limited to just one game, and he is currently not with the team, having moved to the Philadelphia Eagles. He still has time to carve out an NFL career, but it likely will not be with the Chiefs. After hoping that he could be an NFL starter, he hasn't come close to that yet.

Given the expectations set by his college performance and the initial projections, Kinnard's limited playtime and lack of impact with the Chiefs could lead to the perception that he has not lived up to his potential.