Some of the most respected football writers in the country are beginning to hand out their annual NFL Draft Grades. We all know that, internally, the Chiefs feel good about the needs that were addressed over the weekend, but how does the rest of the country feel?
For Rick Gosselin, NFL columnist for The Dallas Morning News, the Chiefs were perfect this year. He gave them the highest grade of all 32 teams on Sunday morning. Kansas City’s A on Gosselin’s grade card was the only perfect score that he handed out this year.
“The Chiefs drafted the NFL defensive rookie of the year in Berry – and a slew of other
good players. Arenas was the best returner in the draft, and McCluster will give the
AFC matchup problems at both running back and receiver.”
Many believe that the Chiefs were successful in getting the top-rated guard in the draft (
Those three players have garnered enough praise and the addition of S
Outside of Gosselin’s perfect score, the Chiefs also receiving positive grades from the following football gurus.
Fox Sports NFL – Grade = B
Summary: Former NFL coach Monte Kiffin says that Tennessee safety Eric Berry is ready to play right away on the pro level and destined to be a star. Berry likes to think of himself as the next Ronnie Lott. Dexter McCluster, Ole Miss, could be the slot receiver that
Mel Kiper (ESPN) – Grade = B-
Summary: Say this for the Chiefs: They added players you'll notice. Eric Berry is an impact safety and should become a star. Let's make one last Ed Reed comparison before we close the book on this draft. Dexter McCluster early in Round 2 surprised some people --
Those are just a few of the early grades that have begun to trickle in. Monday morning should provide a slew of final grades from football pundits across the country.