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Chiefs pass on making supplemental draft selection

Published on -7/11/2014, 10:13 AM

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By Terez A. Paylor

McClatchy-Tribune

Along with the rest of the league, the Kansas City Chiefs passed on selecting a player in this year's NFL supplemental draft on Thursday.

The supplemental draft, which lasts seven rounds and is held entirely by email, accommodates draft-eligible players -- those who have been out of high school for at least three years -- who did not enter the regular draft in May.

It often includes players whose eligibility is jeopardized by academic or disciplinary issues after the filing deadline for the regular draft, which is in mid-January.

If a team selects a player in a given round, it would lose the corresponding selection in the next year's draft.

This year's draft featured only four prospects -- New Mexico wide receiver Chase Clayton, North Carolina linebacker Darius Lipford, Virginia-Lynchburg defensive tackle LaKendrick Ross and SMU running back Traylon Shead. All four players are now free agents and may sign with any team.

This marks the second straight year a player has not been taken in the supplemental draft. The Cleveland Browns used a second-round draft pick to select receiver Josh Gordon in 2012.

The last time the Chiefs took a player in the supplemental draft was 1992, when they used a second-round pick to select Florida defensive end Darren Mickell.

In four seasons with the Chiefs, Mickell played in 45 games and had 71 tackles and 13.5 sacks. His best season with the Chiefs came in 1994, when he had 35 tackles and seven sacks in 16 games.

After stints with the Giants, Saints and Raiders, Mickell finished his nine-year career with 151 tackles and 26 sacks in 89 games.

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