View Full Version : KC Star : Chiefs knew Thomas was their guy in the 1989 draft

08-08-2009, 01:30 AM
The Chiefs’ first impression of Derrick Thomas was not entirely positive. Thomas had chosen not to work out at the 1989 NFL combine, so when the Chiefs’ scouting entourage paid a visit to the University of Alabama, Carl Peterson, then in his first months as the club’s president and general manager, put Thomas through as grueling a workout as he could devise.

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