Over the past two seasons, the Kansas City Chiefs have drafted two players who were both named first-team All-Pros last year—cornerback Marcus Peters and returner Tyreek Hill.
Peters was the Chiefs' first-round pick (No. 18 overall) in 2015, while Hill went in the fifth round (No. 165 overall) in 2016.
They are two of the league's most exciting young playmakers, and they were both recently named to NFL Media Analyst Elliot Harrison of NFL.com's All-Under-25 team:
Here's what Harrison had to say:
Cornerback: Marcus Peters
"Peters isn't playing around. In just two seasons, he's picked off 14 passes, taking two back for points. Fourteen. His strip job on Kelvin Benjamin pretty much won the day in Carolina back in November. That sounded weird, but you get the point. The most impressive aspect of Peters' game might be his ability to be instant offense on defense. Example: 343 career interception return yards. Already."
Returner: Tyreek Hill
"Our third special-teams rookie, Hill led the NFL in punt return yards (592), yards per punt return (15.2) and total return TDs (3). The speedster racked up more than 1,800 all-purpose yards for Andy Reid last season as an integral part of the Chiefs' offense. Perhaps most impressive was the fact Hill averaged 11.1 yards per carry on end arounds and the like. Look for Hill to move past his slow start in 2016 and be full go in 2017."
To round out the AFC West, the Broncos had one player on there in linebacker Shane Ray, and the Los Angeles Chargers had two players in tight end Hunter Henry and defensive end Joey Bosa. The Oakland Raiders didn't have anyone on the list.
When you add in tight end Travis Kelce, who is just 27 years old, the Chiefs have drafted three All-Pros in the four years general manager John Dorsey has been putting together this roster, including one in each of the last two drafts (Peters, Hill).
This kind of success bodes well for the Chiefs as the 2017 NFL Draft is just a few weeks away.