"So the Chiefs ended up looking smart by going against the grain of traditional thinking and executing a high-risk maneuver that made Berry, at No. 5, the earliest pick of a safety in NFL history. Smart for sure, but perhaps the risk in taking Berry was minimal. Maybe adding to a team's secondary is actually one of the safest investments an NFL team can make in the draft." Check out this interesting story re: safe, albeit nontraditional picks in the draft.