Apr 23, 2020 11:36 AM

Kansas City Chiefs will have five draft picks

Posted Apr 23, 2020 11:36 AM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brett Veach used his first two drafts as general manager of the Kansas City Chiefs to put the finishing touches on a roster that won the franchise its first Super Bowl in 50 years, all without making a single selection in the first round.

Now, on the eve of his third draft, the always-aggressive Veach is finally poised to pick on Day 1 — just barely. And maybe. The Chiefs only have five picks in the draft, and there is a very real possibility that they trade No. 32 to accumulate more picks as they aim to defend their championship.

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Apr 23, 2020 11:36 AM
NFL Draft opens Thursday

The NFL Draft is scheduled Thursday, Friday and Saturday although participants will be at multiple locations across the country.

The draft won’t stop for anything. While some teams expressed concern about not being able to host players for in-person visits and having to conduct the three-day draft virtually because of the coronavirus pandemic, agents and their clients are pleased it’s going on as scheduled. Agents incur high costs for clients leading up to the draft and not all of them get a return on their investment, especially if their players aren't selected in the early rounds or go undrafted.