Draft-Chiefs Third Day

by Leon Thompson April 28, 2018, 10:55
Draft-Chiefs Third Day

The Kansas City Chiefs completed a trade with the Cincinnati Bengals to acquire the 46th pick in the 2018 National Football League draft.

Speaks represents the first pick the Chiefs have made this year. After taking Breeland Speaks, it is clear the Chiefs want to get bigger up front. He appeared in all 12 games last season, starting at defensive tackle and finishing the season at defensive end, and piled up 67 tackles and seven sacks.

Speaks started twice at defensive tackle as a freshman, then became a regular for the Rebels as a sophomore.

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Defensive tackle Derrick Nnadi, who finished fourth on the team with 53 tackles in 2017, was selected early in the third Friday night by the Kansas City Chiefs. He fills a need along the defensive line, where the Chiefs will have several players now ticketed to be free agents next season.

To draft Speaks, the Chiefs traded the 54th and 78th pick to the Cincinnati Bengals for the 46th and 100th pick in this year's draft.

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