KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Chiefs handled business Friday with a majority of their 2016 draft class, signing six of the nine selections ahead of Saturday’s rookie minicamp.
Kansas City announced the signings of second-round pick defensive lineman Chris Jones (37th overall), fourth-round pick offensive lineman Parker Ehinger (105th overall), fourth-round pick wide receiver Demarcus Robinson (126th overall), fifth-round pick quarterback Kevin Hogan (162nd overall), sixth-round pick cornerback D.J. White (178th overall) and sixth-round pick outside linebacker Dadi Nicolas (203rd overall).
Terms of the deals were not disclosed.
The remaining players from the 2016 draft class currently unsigned are third-round pick cornerback KeiVarae Russell (74th overall), fourth-round pick cornerback Eric Murray (106th overall) and fifth-round pick running back Tyreek Hill (165th overall).
The Chiefs also officially announced the signings of seven undrafted agents: Vanderbilt guard Jake Bernstein, Hawaii center Ben Clarke, Dartmouth cornerback Vernon Harris, Mount Union cornerback Tre Jones, Brigham Young wide receiver Mitch Matthews, Southern Methodist cornerback Shak Randolph and Florida State linebacker Terrance Smith.
The signings of Bernstein and Harris were previously reported by The Topeka Capital-Journal and ChiefsDigest.com.
The Chiefs cleared a roster spot by waiving outside linebacker Tautvydas Kieras with an injured designation, according to Friday’s NFL Transactions report.
Kieras, who was a track star at Mississippi State and didn’t play football, signed a free-agent contract in March.