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Charles Goldman

Grading the 2019 Chiefs draft class after 3 years

The Kansas City Chiefs didn’t have a first-round pick in the 2019 NFL draft after trading it to the Seattle Seahawks for the right to pay Frank Clark.

Despite relinquishing their most valuable pick, they still managed to grab some contributors who helped them en route to a Super Bowl LIV win. They added some players out of need, while others were added with an eye toward the future.

The 2019 NFL draft marked just Brett Veach’s second draft class as general manager of the Chiefs and it was markedly better than his first one. As of today, only one player out of the six picks made in this draft has moved on to play for another team and it was the player at the least valuable position.

Now that we’ve had three years to marinate on the players selected, let’s take a look back and grade how the team did with each pick in 2019.

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