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'We got it done!': The inside story of how Patrick Mahomes landed with the Chiefs

Jan 09, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

Sometime after the fall of 2015, Brett Veach, then the Kansas City Chiefs' director of player personnel, was studying offensive linemen for the upcoming NFL draft. As Veach evaluated game film of Texas Tech offensive tackle Le'Raven Clark, another player on the screen distracted his focus. The Red Raiders' sophomore quarterback made one unfathomable throw after another. He overcame his rawness with uncommon athleticism.

Those clips formed the basis of an obsession for Veach. And they were ...