Four years ago today, the Kansas City Chiefs changed their franchise forever, making the gutsy decision to trade up to No. 10 in the 2017 NFL draft. With that pick, they selected Texas Tech QB Patrick Mahomes. The move had its immediate detractors, but time would tell that it was the best decision the franchise could have made.
— Kansas City Chiefs (@Chiefs) April 27, 2021
To celebrate four years of Mahomes with the Chiefs, we’re going to take a look back at our writer’s instant reactions to the trade. Below you’ll see the shoot-from-the-hip takes from current Chiefs Wire managing editor Charles Goldman, former Chiefs Wire managing editor Wesley Roesch, John Dillon, and Nicolas Roesch.