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Kansas City Chiefs Rookie Breakdowns

UDFA defensive lineman Malik Herring shows lots of promise for 2022

The Chiefs have struck gold on undrafted free agents before. Could the Georgia defensive lineman be next?

UDFA Breakdown: Zayne Anderson

The Chiefs have struck gold on undrafted free agents before. Could the BYU safety be next?

South Alabama’s Riley Cole: an instinctual linebacker who could make the Chiefs on special teams

The Chiefs have struck gold on undrafted free agents before. Could the South Alabama linebacker be next?

Meet Dicaprio Bootle — a speedy defensive back from Nebraska

The Chiefs have struck gold on undrafted free agents before. Could the Nebraska defensive back be next up?

Chiefs rookie breakdown: Trey Smith

The last selection of the Chiefs’ 2021 draft class rounds out a talented offensive line unit.

Chiefs rookie breakdown: Cornell Powell

The fifth-round wide receiver looks ready to fight for snaps among a competitive position group.

Chiefs rookie breakdown: Noah Gray

The Chiefs’ fifth-round pick could contribute to their offense in many different ways.

Chiefs rookie breakdown: Joshua Kaindoh

Let’s see how the Chiefs’ fourth-round selection fits into the crowded defensive line room.

Chiefs rookie breakdown: Creed Humphrey

For the second installment of this series, let’s look at how the Chiefs’ newest center can make an impact.

Chiefs rookie breakdown: Nick Bolton

For the opening article of this series, I’ll break down how the Chiefs’ first draft selection fits with the team.

The film review is in: Why we feel L’Jarius Sneed could be an early contributor

Even as a fourth-round pick, defensive back L’Jarius Sneed could be a part of the team’s secondary sooner rather than later.

The film review is in: the Chiefs nabbed a good developmental prospect in BoPete Keyes

Keyes: "It was shocking to some people, but for my teammates, it was normal because things like that in practice happen all the time."

The film review is in: Willie Gay Jr. has traits to be a day-one starter for Chiefs

The Chiefs added some much-needed athleticism to the linebacking corps in the second round of the 2020 NFL Draft.

Film review: OT Lucas Niang was a steal in the third round of the draft

The big TCU tackle falling to 96th may go down as one of the biggest steals of the 2020 NFL draft.

Nick Allegretti’s film shows he has the potential to start for the Chiefs in his first year

There’s a lot of buzz about this seventh-round pick, and it’s justified by the intelligence and toughness we see on film

The Darwin Thompson film review is in: the running back has potential to be a dynamic weapon in 2019

The former Utah State running back could become a dynamic weapon for the Chiefs.

The Rashad Fenton film review is in: good depth at cornerback and a knack for special teams

Fenton adds special-teams ability and cornerback depth, all from the sixth round of the NFL Draft.

The Khalen Saunders film review is in: high character and athleticism—why the Chiefs felt they got a steal at No. 84

The Chiefs added a rotational pass rusher in the third round of the draft.