|2019||Kansas City Chiefs||12||20||11||9||1||1|
|2020||Kansas City Chiefs||3||3||3||0||0||0|
- Third-year defensive tackle enters his third NFL season with the Chiefs in 2021.
- Logged first-career start in a Chiefs uniform starting at LDT vs Houston (10/13/19). Saunders tallied two tackles (one solo).
- He became just the second player from Western Illinois University to be drafted by the Chiefs in franchise history. He joins E Jack Atcheson, who was selected with the first pick in the 1960 AFL Draft, making him the first draft pick in franchise history.
- Originally entered the NFL as the Chiefs third round (84th overall) pick of the 2019 NFL Draft.