Three players the Kansas City Chiefs could have taken in the 2014 NFL Draft instead of Dee Ford

Coming out of Auburn and the feared SEC, Dee Ford was considered to be one of the best linebackers and pass rushers available in the 2014 NFL Draft.  While he is only in his second year, Ford has yet to show the dominance he displayed at the college level for the Kansas City Chiefs who drafted Ford with the 23rd overall pick in 2014.  While Ford’s upside cannot be discounted...
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Kansas City Chiefs Rookie LB Dee Ford is Scared or Doesn't Have a Clue What He's Doing

When Dee Ford was at Auburn last season the man was a beast. He was a force to be reckoned with on the field and teams did not look forward to facing him. When the Kansas City Chiefs drafted him late in the first round (No. 23) it was not a shocking move. After his college career he appeared to be a first round talent.However, after seeing him avoided making a play on Frank Gore...
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October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Dee Ford: The Next Derrick Thomas

The mention of Derrick Thomas’ name brings about a whole range of emotions from fans of the Kansas City Chiefs. His name synonymous with folklore and tales of things that seem almost inhuman and impossible. To those who saw him play Derrick was nothing short of a Legend, but the newest generation of fans can never understand what he truly meant to this organization, to this city...
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May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs OLB Ford looks good at rookie minicamp

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Chiefs coach Andy Reid got a closer look at Dee Ford during the team's three-day rookie minicamp, and he liked what he saw from the team's first-round draft pick. Ford is transitioning from defensive end at Auburn to outside linebacker with Kansas City. "It's a new position for him," Reid said. "I think he's done a great job of jumping in the book and learning...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs rookie Dee Ford pays homage to Derrick Thomas

Chiefs rookie linebacker Dee Ford wore No. 30 at Auburn, where his knack for terrorizing opposing offenses earned him a first-round draft selection. Unfortunately for Ford, No. 30 is unavailable to him in the NFL due to the league's jersey rules. In need of digits, he ultimately decided on No. 55. Why? “This is Derrick Thomas’ college number," Ford told the team's official...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs sign first-round pick Dee Ford

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Chiefs signed first-round pick Dee Ford on Saturday, putting the final player from this year's draft class under contract as the team began a three-day rookie minicamp. Ford played defensive end at Auburn but the Chiefs view him as a pass-rushing outside linebacker, one who can complement Pro Bowl selections Tamba Hali and Justin Houston this season and potentially...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Receiver questions, rookie impact, Dee Ford, Grading the draft & more

Draft season is over, but it’s not too late to find out how the Chiefs did. Here’s how the experts ranked the Chiefs 2014 NFL Draft. Does Aaron Murray make sense for the Chiefs? Was he a steal in the fifth round? Check out this video and you can decide for yourself. The Chiefs first round pick, Dee Ford, is a character both on and off the field. Here are the top ten things you...
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May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Ten things you need to know about 1st round pick Dee Ford

The Kansas City Chiefs selected Auburn pass rusher Dee Ford with their first round pick, the 23rd overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. Ford is a bit undersized at only 6’2 and 250 pounds, but he has an incredibly quick first step. He was very successful in his time at Auburn, finishing last season as one of the most productive pass rushers in the Southeastern Conference. Here are...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Draft recap

1st round draft pick Dee Ford, will be welcomed with open arms in Kansas City ( The Kansas City Chiefs concluded the 2014 NFL Draft with six total picks. Without making any trades during the draft, the Chiefs maximized their picks and had a very successful draft filling holes left from free agency and drafting players that can have an immediate impact helping the Chiefs...
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Dee Ford’s reaction to being selected by the Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs selected pass rusher Dee Ford from Auburn University in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Some prospects spend the first night of the draft in New York City, others spend it in their home with their family. Ford spent the night at an Alabama nightclub with his friends and family. Needless to say, he was pretty excited to get that call from Andy Reid and...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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