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An insider history of the Kansas City Chiefs at the NFL draft.
A singular, transcendent talent can change the fortunes of a football team instantly. Each year, NFL teams approach the draft with this knowledge, hoping that luck will be on their side and that their extensive scouting and analysis will pay off.
In On the Clock: Kansas City Chiefs, Matt Derrick explores the fascinating, rollercoaster history of the Chiefs at the draft, from Derrick Thomas through Patrick Mahomes and beyond.
Readers will go behind the scenes with top decision-makers as they evaluate, deliberate, and ultimately make the picks they hope will tip the fate of their franchise toward success.
From seemingly surefire first-rounders to surprising late selections, this is a must-read for the Kansas City faithful and NFL fans eager for a glimpse at how teams are built.
About the Author
Matt Derrick is a Chiefs beat writer for Chiefs Digest, and is a contributor on 580 WIBW in Topeka and Sports Radio 810 WHB in Kansas City. He is the author of Patrick Mahomes: Showtime and At Last!: The Kansas City Chiefs’ Unforgettable 2019 Championship Season.