NFL Draft Days

The 2023 NFL Draft is happening at Union Station in Kansas City on April 27-29! Let’s show our Kansas City pride and have employees participate in spirit days and activities. Find more information by visiting the Roo Employee Engagement website.

Draft Facts – Did you know?

  • The first draft was in 1936.
  • Until the 1970s, teams typically didn’t give physical exams to their potential draft picks.
  • The first NFL Draft to be televised was in 1980 on ESPN.
  • In 1982, NFS, which had expanded to 16 member clubs, conducted its first National Invitational Camp in Tampa, Florida, bringing the top draft-eligible college players to one location to collect medical information. 
  • The draft expanded to a three-day format in 2010.
  • In 2015, the draft moved out of New York City.
  • This is the first year that the draft will take place in Kansas City.

Kansas City Chiefs and the 2023 Draft

Follow along and watch the draft nightly by tuning in to NFL Network, ABC, ESPN and ESPN Deportes. Visit for all the latest on NFL Draft coverage.

This year the Chiefs will have the following picks:

  • Round 1: No. 31 overall
  • Round 2: No. 63
  • Round 3: No. 95
  • Round 4: No. 122 (from Dolphins), 134
  • Round 5: No. 166
  • Round 6: Nos. 178 (from Bears through Dolphins), 217
  • Round 7: Nos. 249, 250