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Chiefs awarded two 2022 compensatory NFL Draft picks

That means nine total picks for this year’s draft — but how many will Brett Veach use?

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On Tuesday afternoon, the Kansas City Chiefs were awarded two compensatory picks in the 2022 NFL Draft — one in the third round and one in the seventh round. All of the NFL’s comp picks are included in a release here.

The third-rounder comes as a result of resolution 2C-2A — in this case, personnel executive Ryan Poles leaving the Chiefs to become general manager of the Chicago Bears. The seventh-rounder comes as a result of the free agents lost and gained last offseason.

Here are the Chiefs’ now-nine picks in the 2021 NFL Draft:

Round 1 — No. 30

Round 2 — No. 62

Round 3 — No. 94

Round 3 — No. 103 (compensatory)

Round 4 — No. 135

Round 7 — No. 233 (from Minnesota in the trade for Mike Hughes)

Round 7 — No. 243 (from New England in the trade parting with Yasir Durant)

Round 7 — No. 251

Round 7 — No. 259 (compensatory)


Of the nine picks they’re projected in the 2021 NFL Draft, how many will the Chiefs use?

This poll is closed

  • 5%
    4 or fewer
    (186 votes)
  • 18%
    (641 votes)
  • 36%
    (1257 votes)
  • 27%
    (955 votes)
  • 11%
    8 or more
    (392 votes)
3431 votes total Vote Now

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