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With the 2014 NFL Draft about three weeks away, I decided to do something a little different. Instead of adding yet another list of draft busts, I wanted to rank which draft picks wrecked the most havoc on the franchise.
The Kansas City Chiefs have had their fair share of Draft Day mistakes
The Kansas City Chiefs have had their fair share of Draft Day mistakes, as every organization has. The key is to not make too many mistakes too many years in a row. That can set back a franchise for years.
A blown draft pick can cause mayhem not just due to a failed player, but can also the impact a team by passing up a crying need, touching off a damaging internal battle among management, or the player’s off-the-field behavior. The effect of one toxic pick can last for years. Several close together, and there will be a whole lot of losing.
To put it another way: what five draft picks caused the most damage to the Kansas City Chiefs “brand”?
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