Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 4/26/12
Poe-no. I can’t believe it. I’m still waiting for someone to wake me up and tell me this was a big fat (pun intended) joke. KC had the perfect chance to nab a player every single person who’s heard of football thinks will be a decade long Pro Bowler. They should have been licking their chops at the thought of picking Stanford guard David DeCastro or at the worst possible case, Mississippi State DT Fletcher Cox. Instead Kansas City stepped up to the plate and with a big fat eaffus pitch coming at them, they struck out. Kansas City took the Mike Mamula of the 2012 Draft. They took the Darius Heyward-Bey, the Combine freak who can’t play a lick. Ladies and gentlemen, Dontari Poe is a Kansas City Chief and their team is no better than they were prior to the draft. When looking at Poe’s strengths listed by ESPN as they searched for something to say about him other than he’s a “physical freak”, they gave us the golden nugget that Poe can apparently drop back in coverage. That’s just ...
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