KANSAS CITY, Mo. The Chiefs simply couldn't resist taking what they considered the most athletic and talented offensive tackle in the NFL draft Eric Fisher of Central Michigan.
Chiefs general manager John Dorsey and coach Andy Reid also took Fisher based on his versatility, which may come in handy after the much-rumored Branden Albert trade to Miami fizzled on Thursday.
In fact, multiple reports suggested that the Chiefs and Miami agreed to delay trade discussions on Albert until at least after the first round of the draft. And even if trade talks resume, the Chiefs no longer will be able to grab Miami's No. 42 overall pick, the selection the Chiefs coveted. That pick went to Oakland so Miami could move up to No. 3 in the draft.
What it all means now is that the Chiefs could end up with Albert at left tackle next season and Fisher at right tackle.
"We're in no hurry to move Albert to someone else," Reid said from the Chiefs' practice facility. "I consider Albert a good offensi...