Breaking Down the Chiefs Current Roster: How Did it Come Together?

A look at how the current roster was put together

As we all get set for the start of the 2016 NFL Draft on Thursday night, let's take a look at how the rest of the Kansas City Chiefs roster has come together up until this point.

Current Look at How 2016 Chiefs Roster Was Built

YEAR

DRAFT

FREE AGENTS

TRADE/WAIVERS

2005

LB Derrick Johnson (1)

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P Dustin Colquitt (3)

2006

LB Tamba Hali (1)

2007

2008

RB Jamaal Charles (3a)

2009

2010

S Eric Berry (1)

2011

LB Justin Houston (3a)

DL Allen Bailey (3b)

2012

DT Dontari Poe (1)

2013

T Eric Fisher (1)

QB Tyler Bray (CFA)

CB Marcus Cooper (W/SF)

TE Travis Kelce (3a)

FB Anthony Sherman (T/ARI)

RB Knile Davis (3b)

QB Alex Smith (T/SF)

2014

LB Dee Ford (1)

TE Demetrius Harris (FA)

CB Philip Gaines (2)

LB Josh Mauga (FA)

WR De'Anthony Thomas (4)

K Cairo Santos (CFA)

QB Aaron Murray (5)

S Daniel Sorensen (FA)

G Zach Fulton (6a)

RB Charcandrick West (FA)

G Laurent Duvernay-Tardif (6b)

DL Nick Williams (FA)

WR Albert Wilson (CFA)

2015

CB Marcus Peters (1)

G Paul Fanaika (UFA)

TE Brian Parker (W/SD)

C Mitch Morse (2)

OL Curtis Feigt (FA)

WR Chris Conley (3a)

WR Frankie Hammond Jr. (FA)

CB Steven Nelson (3b)

WR Jeremy Maclin (UFA)

LB Ramik Wilson (4)

LB Justin March (CFA)

LB D.J. Alexander (5a)

OL Daniel Munyer (FA)

TE James O'Shaughnessy (5b)

DB Ron Parker (UFA)

DL Rakeem Nunez-Roches (6)

OL Jarrod Pughsley (FA)

T Jah Reid (FA)

RB Spencer Ware (FA)

LS James Winchester (FA)

2016

LB Tyrell Adams (FA)

WR Da'Ron Brown (FA)

S Stevie Brown (FA)

DB Deveron Carr (FA)

WR Kenny Cook (FA)

DE Dominique Davis (FA)

DB Jamell Fleming (UFA)

OL Reid Fragel (FA)

T Laurence Gibson (FA)

LB Cameron Gordon (FA)

DL Jaye Howard (UFA)

LB Tautvydas Kieras (FA)

DL David King (FA)

S Jordan Kovacs (FA)

DB Keith Lewis (FA)

OL Michael Liedtke (FA)

LB Jonathan Massaquoi (FA)

FB Trey Millard (FA)

WR Kashif Moore (FA)

LB Andy Mulumba (FA)

LB Efe Obada (FA)

RB Darrin Reaves (FA)

T Mitchell Schwartz (UFA)

DL Jimmy Staten (FA)

WR Rod Streater (UFA)

DT Alameda Ta'amu (FA)

TE Ross Travis (FA)

WR Fred Williams (FA)

S Jimmy Wilson (FA)

LB Frank Zombo (UFA)

TOTAL ROSTER BREAKDOWN

9 Unrestricted Free Agents

2 Waiver Claims

25 Draft Choices

36 Free Agents

2 Trades

4 College Free Agents

Here's some more information on how the roster was developed, breaking down the round in which all of the current players were selected in their respective draft years.

Current Chiefs Roster by Draft Round

[Overall selection in brackets]

1st Round (9)

[1] QB Alex Smith (2005 - SF), [1] T Eric Fisher (2013), [5] S Eric Berry (2010), [11] DT Dontari Poe (2012), [15] LB Derrick Johnson (2005), [18] CB Marcus Peters (2015), [19] WR Jeremy Maclin (2009 - PHI), [20] LB Tamba Hali (2006), [23] LB Dee Ford (2014).

2nd Round (2)

[37] Mitchell Schwartz (2012 - CLE), [49] C Mitch Morse (2015).

3rd Round (11)

[63] TE Travis Kelce (2013), [70] LB Justin Houston (2011), [73] RB Jamaal Charles (2008), [76] WR Chris Conley (2015), [80] DB Jamell Fleming (2012 - ARZ), [85] T Jah Reid (2011 - BAL), [86] DL Allen Bailey (2011), [87] CB Phillip Gaines (2014), [96] RB Knile Davis (2013), [98] CB Steven Nelson (2015), [99] P Dustin Colquitt (2005).

4th Round (4)

[109] DT Alameda Ta'amu (2012 - PIT), [114] DL Jaye Howard (2012 - SEA), [118] LB Ramik Wilson (2015), [124] WR De'Anthony Thomas (2014).

5th Round (6)

[136] FB Anthony Sherman (2011 - ARI), [152] QB Aaron Murray (2014), [164] LB Jonathan Massaquoi (2012 - ATL), [172] DL Jimmy Staten (2014 - SEA), [172] LB D.J. Alexander (2015), [173] TE James O'Shaughnessy (2015).

6th Round (4)

[193] OL Zach Fulton (2014), [194] RB Spencer Ware (2013 - SEA), [200] G Laurent Duvernay-Tardif (2014), [217] DL Rakeem Nunez-Roches (2015).

7th Round (10)

[213] G Paul Fanaika (2009 - PHI), [223] DL Nick Williams (2013 - PIT), [233] WR Da'Ron Brown (2015), {235} S Jimmy Wilson (2011 - MIA),  [239] DL David King (2013 - PHI), [240] OL Reid Fragel (2013 - CIN), [243] T Laurence Gibson (2015 - DAL), [245] FB Trey Millard (2014 - SF), [251] S Stevie Brown (2010 - OAK), [252] CB Marcus Cooper (2013 - SF).

Undrafted (32)

LB Josh Mauga (2009 - NYJ), LB Frank Zombo (2010 - GB), DB Ron Parker (2011 - SEA), WR Kashif Moore (2012 - CIN), WR Rod Streater (2012 - OAK), QB Tyler Bray (2013), DB Deveron Carr (2013 - TB), WR Frankie Hammond Jr. (2013), TE Demetrius Harris (2013), LB Andy Mulumba (2013 - GB), WR Fred Williams (2013), OL Curtis Feigt (2014 - CIN), S Jordan Kovacs (2014 - MIA), LS James Winchester (2013 - PHI), LB Cameron Gordon (2014 - NE), DB Keith Lewis (2014 - TB), RB Darrin Reaves (2014 - CAR), K Cairo Santos (2014), S Daniel Sorensen (2014), WR Albert Wilson (2014), RB Charcandrick West (2014), OL Jarrod Pughsley (2014 - DAL), LB Tyrell Adams (2015 - SEA), WR Kenny Cook (2015), DE Dominique Davis (2015 - PIT), OL Michael Liedtke (2015 - MIA), LB Justin March (2015), TE Brian Parker (2015 - SD), OL Daniel Munyer (2015), LB Efe Obada (2015 - DAL), TE Ross Travis (2015), LB Tautvydas Kieras (2016).

Altogether last season, the Chiefs got 5,079 snaps from guys who went undrafted out of college.

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