The 2010 NFL Supplemental Draft has come and gone with 50% of the field finding NFL homes. Kansas City is not one of those places.
The NFL announced today that BYU RB Harvey Unga was selected by the Bears, while Illinois DT Josh Price-Brent went to the Cowboys. Both teams used seventh-round picks to select the players.
Kansas City owned higher draft slots than both the Bears and the Cowboys, meaning that Kansas City did not place bids on any of the four players available in this year’s Supplemental Draft. Chicago owned the 12th pick in each round and the Cowboys owned the 30th.
The two other players who entered the Supplemental Draft – Truman State FB Vaness Emokpae and Nebraska/Northwestern State RB Quentin Castille – now become unrestricted free agents and are able to sign with any club.
DE Darren Mickell remains the lone supplemental draft pick in Chiefs franchise history. Kansas City surrendered a second-round pick in the 1993 NFL Draft in order to select Mickell in 1992’s Supplemental Draft. Mickell played in 25 games for the Chiefs over four seasons (1992-95).
In 1993, the Chiefs did not own a pick until the 74th overall selection after spending a second-round choice on Mickell and trading a first-round pick to San Francisco for QB Joe Montana. That 74th overall pick, however, turned out to be one of the finest draft picks in Chiefs history – G Will Shields.