Chiefs Ink Draft Pick

Staff
Posted Jul 26, 2011


It’s been a slow news day in Kansas City about trades or free agent moves. But this evening, the Chiefs appear to have come to terms with their first draft pick.

According to a tweet by Colorado Cornerback Jalil Brown, who the Chiefs drafted in the fourth round, indicated that his paperwork was complete.

Brown becomes the first draft pick to sign on the dotted line. With training camp set to begin on Friday afternoon at Missouri Western, it’s likely that Brown and some of his fellow draftees could be signed in time to make the bus trip up I-29.

The Chiefs drafted Brown for depth at the cornerback position. He had a solid season for the Buffaloes last season. However, he’s not expected to threaten either Brandon Carr or Brandon Flowers for a starting job. Instead,that competition may come from a free agent acquisition. For more on that topic, check out our Insider Blog.

Brown will enter the season as a back-up. And with second year Javier Arenas, the two give the Chiefs a pair of young cornerbacks that will much needed depth to their talented secondary.

In other Chiefs news:
C Casey Wiegmann - Per our sources, the Kansas City Chiefs signed the veteran to a one-year deal.

WR Terrance Copper - One of the teams best special teams performer agreed to a one-year deal. This new contract marks the third Copper has signed with the Chiefs.

Chiefs Undrafted Free Agent Signings
CB Demond Washington (Auburn)
OG David Mims Virginia Union)
OL Chris Harr (Tennessee Chattanooga)
DE Lucas Patterson (Texas A&M)
WR Josue Paul (Central Connecticut)
DE Brandon Bair (Oregon)
OT Mike Ingersoll (North Carolina)
LB Amara Kamara (Temple)
TE Charlie Gannt (Michigan State)


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