Chiefs Go WR with the 26th Pick; Take Pitt WR Jon Baldwin

The Chiefs made a deal with the Ravens to move up to 26 in the 2011 NFL Draft, and grabbed 6-foot-4 WR Jonathan Baldwin from Pittsburgh to help out the teams offense and give Matt Cassel another threat to combine with Dwayne Bowe.

Here’s what NFL Draft Countdown said about Baldwin:

Was a 2½-year starter for the Panthers — Named 1st Team All-Big East in 2009 and 2010 — Father, Jeffrey, was a defensive lineman at Pitt from 1981-84 — Cousin, Charles Fisher, was a standout defensive back at West Virginia (1995-98) and went on to play with the Cincinnati Bengals — Hails from Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, which is the same hometown as Mike Ditka, Sean Gilbert and Darrelle Revis — Also a standout basketball and track star in high school — Garnered Big East All-Academic notice in 2009

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