Second-year linebacker enters his second NFL season with the Chiefs in 2019.
The Chiefs traded their second-round pick (No. 54 overall) along with a third-round selection (No. 78) to the Bengals for the 46th overall pick and a fourth-round selection (No. 100 overall). Speaks was selected with the 46th overall pick in the second round of the 2018 NFL Draft.
Recorded first full career sack in Week 8 vs. Denver (10/28/18).
Logged first NFL start in Week 6 vs. New England (10/13/18) where he recorded his first career sack and forced fumble. Also had six tackles (two solo).
Recorded first career fumble recovery in Week 5 vs. Jacksonville (10/7/18).
Originally entered the NFL as the Chiefs second round (46th overall) pick of the 2018 NFL Draft.