A recent list from ESPN’s Todd McShay highlights how young and good they are. McShay removed the top players in the draft and instead looked at the players with the best value. Cowboys QB Dak Prescott, for example, going from a fourth round pick to leading the Cowboys to the playoffs.
You can probably guess who the two Chiefs are.
The first is Tyreek Hill, who was the third best value on this list. McShay said he was downgraded to an undrafted free agent on his board because of his background with domestic violence.
Hill proved to be a versatile playmaker on the field. He ranked second on the team with 61 catches for 593 yards and six TDs. Hill was named a first-team All-Pro for his return ability -- 27.4 kickoff return average, 15.2 punt return average and three return TDs. In total, he scored 12 combined touchdowns as a rookie.
Tyreek’s success almost overshadows the Chiefs other terrific draft pick: DT Chris Jones, who is 11th on this list. A second round pick, he was a great value as well.
Jones was on the field for just over half of the Chiefs' defensive snaps and showed the ability to play multiple positions along the D-line. The Chiefs let DT Dontari Poe walk in free agency, a sign they're high on Jones' ability to continue to develop after posting two sacks and four batted passes in 2016.