Jackson first draft of K.C. masterpiece?
New Chiefs GM Pioli's top selection not flashy, but "right guy to play our scheme"
KANSAS CITY -- There was no mistaking what Scott Pioli wanted to do with his first pick as general manager of the Kansas City Chiefs.
He wasn't looking for a player who would be a sexy pick. He also claims he wasn't looking to enhance his reputation as a master trader on draft day. Instead, Pioli only cared about finding a player who fit the image he has for this team. On Saturday afternoon, Pioli tried convincing everybody that LSU defensive end Tyson Jackson was that guy.
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2009 NFL Draft