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1. Will Shields

This certainly wasn’t easy.

Consideration was given to Len Dawson, Tony Gonzalez, and Derrick Thomas but we decided to opt for the man who according to Pro Football Reference provided the most Approximate Value to the team, that being longtime Right Guard, Will Shields. 

A first ballot Pro Football Hall of Fame (in 2012) Will Shields started 223 of his 224 Games (all with Kansas City) Shields immediately was a force on the Offensive Line where he was the team’s starting Right Guard for fourteen seasons.  Shields holds the team record for Pro Bowls (12) and the 2000’s All-Decade Team Selection was also a two-time First Team All-Pro Selection.

Shields never missed a game in the NFL and he was also the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award winner in 2003.  The Chiefs inducted Shields into their Hall of Fame in 2015.

Again, while arguments could be made for other former Kansas City Chief players, it is equally easy to defend Shields in this spot.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Offensive Guard
  • Acquired: Drafted in the 3rd Round, 74th Overall in the NFL Draft 4/25/93.
  • Departed: Retired 4/15/07.
  • Games Played: 224
  • Notable Statistics: 223 Games Started
    9 Fumble Recoveries
    160 Approximate Value
  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    Pro Bowl Selection (1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 & 2006)

    First Team All Pro Selection (2002 & 2003)

    Second Team All Pro Selection (1997, 2004, 2005 & 2006)

    Walter Payton Man of the Year (2003)
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