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With the 2013 NFL Draft about to kick into swing, let’s unveil team-by-team projections for the first three rounds before the party gets started at 8 p.m. ET on April 25. Here’s part 11 of the series on the Kansas City Chiefs. Photo Credit: KCChiefs.com [RELATED: 2013 NFL Draft: Kansas City Chiefs' Best Options With No. 1 Pick] First Round (No. 1 Overall): Luke Joeckel, OT, Texas A&M After striking a trade for QB Alex Smith and releasing starting right tackle Eric Winston (and also looking to trade Branden Albert), Kansas City’s decision with the No. 1 overall pick is almost a foregone conclusion. Luke Joeckel is a technician with an athletic build at the position and excels in pass protection. He looks to become a long-time starting left tackle with the Chiefs, albeit Eric Fisher and trading down are also options. Third Round (No. 63 Overall): Kiko Alonso, ILB, Oregon Three of the Chiefs’ starting linebackers made the Pro Bowl last year, but the the team needs to recover ...
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The Arizona Cardinals are in the market for a left tackle,
and they hold the No. 7 overall pick in the upcoming NFL Draft. There are three
big-name tackles available, but there’s also a chance that the trio could be
off the board by the time the Cardinals are up. For this reason, Arizona has
discussed Kansas City Chiefs offensive lineman Branden Albert, according to
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Miami Dolphins are willing to give Brandon Albert the money he’s looking for, but the hang up is the draft compensation.
From TA: My understanding is #Dolphins are willing to meet Branden Albert’s contract demands of similar $$ to Duane Brown. Waiting on KC
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 22, 2013
Real question is what...
Trade talks between the Kansas City Chiefs and Miami
Dolphins regarding offensive lineman Branden Albert remain ongoing, but there
could be a snag in the negotiations. The Dolphins are willing to offer Albert a
lucrative contract extension, but his asking price is beyond what the St. Louis
Rams paid Jake Long this offseason. For that reason, a trade isn’t likely to be
According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, if the Kansas City Chiefs can’t trade Brandon Albert prior to the draft, they will likely take Eric Fisher with the first overall pick on Thursday night.
As we get closer to draft, hearing more that if Chiefs cant deal Branden Albert, then Eric Fisher will be 1st overall pick …
— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) April 24, 2013...
Branden Albert Closing In with the Dolphins?:
The Miami Dolphins started the offseason with a bang, scooping up better known and big time players left and right. They may be in position to acquire yet another well known player, this time via a trade. After weeks of speculation that the Dolphins had an interest in disgruntled Kansas City Chiefs tackle, Branden Albert, and again that...
Kansas City. A place recently known more for its jazz music and barbecue than its football team, could perhaps be on the brink of entering NFL relevancy once again. The Kansas City Chiefs are returning 6 Pro Bowlers (pictured), have the No. 1 overall draft pick and inked Alex Smith to a three year, $10 million contract. Throw in an Andy Reid to boot and the Chief’s now have a...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The running joke around Kansas City at the end of last season went something like this: "The Chiefs are so bad" - pause for effect - "they can't even stink in the right year."
After going 2-14 to match the worst finish in franchise history, the Chiefs will have the top pick in the NFL draft for the first time. But there's no clear...
The 2013 draft will be unusually suspenseful for all involved parties.
Typically by this point it’s known or widely assumed what a team will do with the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL draft. But this year the Chiefs will be keeping everyone on their toes.
Kansas City will likely wait until Thursday, the first day of the draft, to announce who they will take No. 1, according to Adam...
Tony Pauline DraftInsider.net reports that that “several” position coaches for the Kansas City Chiefs would prefer Central Michigan LT Eric Fisher over Texas A&M’s Luke Joeckel.
Chiefs GM John Dorsey recently mentioned that they’ve narrowed down their list of targets to four players, so it’s safe to assume that Fisher and Joeckel are included in that group...
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BY NICK ST. DENISHere's the weekend-roundup version of the kickoff. Happy Monday:The Dolphins are waiting for Chiefs tackle Branden Albert to lower is asking price.Bills receiver Stevie Johnson debuts his new Sirius XM radio show.The Darrelle Revis-to-Bucaneers trade unfolded Sunday.Trent Dilfer says Tony Sparano to the Jets was "the worst hire ever."Former NFL safety...