It may be just one season, but nearly everyone who follows the NFL is convinced that Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is the league’s next great superstar. Of course, it wasn’t that long ago that just about every team had a chance to get him in the 2017 NFL Draft.
Nine teams passed on him before the Chiefs traded up to draft Mahomes with the pick that originally belonged to the Bills, something any other team could have done if they saw in Mahomes what apparently only the Chiefs saw. Of course, let’s not forget those nine players who somehow came off the board before Mahomes in 2017.
As a bonus, at the end of the article we’ve also included five All-Pro players who were drafted after Mahomes.