Chiefs Sign Third-Round DL Derrick Nnadi, Wrap Up Draft Class


The Kansas City Chiefs announced Thursday that they’ve signed third-round DL Derrick Nnadi to a four-year rookie contract.

The Chiefs have now signed their entire 2018 draft class:

Rd Pick Player Pos. Status
2 46 Breeland Speaks DL Signed
3 75 Derrick Nnadi DL Signed
3 100 Dorian O’Daniel LB Signed
4 124 Armani Watts S Signed
6 196 Tremon Smith CB Signed
6 198 Kahlil McKenzie DT Signed

Nnadi, 22, was selected with the No. 75 overall pick by the Chiefs in the third round of this year’s draft. According to, he receives a four-year, $3,419,400 contract that includes a $959,400 signing bonus.

During his four-year college career at Florida State, Nnadi recorded 165 total tackles, 24.5 tackles for loss, 12 sacks, three pass defenses, two fumble recoveries, and three forced fumbles.

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