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Pro Sports Daily:
The Kansas City Chiefs have signed four of their draft picks, including fourth-rounder Devon Wylie of Fresno State, the team announced Friday Besides wide receiver Wylie, the Chiefs signed running back Cyrus Gray of Texas A&M (sixth round), Junior Hemingway of Michigan (seventh-round) and Jerome Long of San Diego State (seventh round). The Chiefs still have four draft picks to sign, including first-round pick Dontari Poe, a defensive tackle from Memphis.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. For the record, the guy everybody keeps comparing to Wes Welker didn't ask for the number 83. Honest. Some wise-apple gave it to him.
"I requested a number in the teens," wideout Devon Wylie explained Friday afternoon, shortly after the Kansas City Chiefs wrapped up their first day of rookie mini-camp. "(It) wasn't necessarily my choice....
It finally hit Dontari Poe that he's playing in the NFL when walked into the locker room at the Kansas City Chiefs' practice facility.
There were the helmets. Bright red with that arrowhead logo on the side, as shiny as a child's new ball.
''It was like, `Yeah, I'm here now,''' Poe said Friday.
Now it's time to prove he belongs.
Kansas City Chiefs left tackle Brandon Albert could be in store for his most important season of his five-year NFL career. Not only will his rookie contract expire at the end of the season, but he may be forced into new roles with heavier expectations in 2012.