Kansas City Chiefs sign first-round Draft pick Dee Ford

Defensive end Dee Ford #95 of the Auburn Tigers reacts on the bench during their game against the Georgia Bulldogs on November 10, 2012
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The Kansas City Chiefs confirm that they have signed first-round Draft pick Dee Ford on a four-year deal.

The Kansas City Chiefs have announced that they have signed first-round Draft pick Dee Ford.

Andy Reid's side selected the defensive end 22nd overall in the 2014 NFL Draft, and Ford has now penned a four-year deal with the club with the option of a fifth year, should the club decide to use it.

Ford recorded 29 tackles and 10.5 sacks for the Auburn Tigers in the 2013 season and will provide competition for Tamba Hali and Justin Houston to bolster the Chiefs' pass rush.

The Chiefs have now signed all of their 2014 Draft picks to long-term deals.

Running back Jamaal Charles #25 of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrates after rushing for a first quarter touchdown against the Washington Redskins at FedExField on December 8, 2013
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