Ranking the Chiefs Last 10 First-Round Picks, Worst to Best

Patrick Mahomes has three Super Bowl wins in his first six seasons
Patrick Mahomes has three Super Bowl wins in his first six seasons / Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
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5. Marcus Peters, CB - 2015

Peters also gets docked for longevity, having spent only three years with the Chiefs before being traded to the Rams, but what an impressive three years it was on the field. I won't argue much if you prefer Poe over Peters, though I'd argue the corner's peak was more special as he quickly established himself as one of the premier defenders in the NFL.

He was named the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 2015 while being named a Second-Team All-Pro, notching 60 tackles, a league-leading 26 deflected passes and eight interceptions, and even scoring two TDs. Peters earned First-Team All-Pro honors in 2016 with another six interceptions.

While Peters had an unceremonious exit from Kansas City following behavioral issues, he was named a First-Team All-Pro again in 2019 and played in the 2018 Super Bowl with the Rams, ultimately losing to New England 13-3.

He's currently a free agent, though Peters has spent time with the Rams, Ravens, and Raiders since exiting the Chiefs. With 33 career interceptions, 11 forced fumbles, 10 fumble recoveries and eight total TDs, he's one of the better cornerbacks of the era despite the occasional off-field controversy.

For a 23rd-overall pick, getting two All-Pro selections and a Rookie of the Year award is good work even if things didn't work out in the end.