Found April 18, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Kansas City Chiefs are expected to use the first overall pick in next week’s draft on Texas A&M left tackle Luke Joeckel.Texas A&M left tackle Luke Joeckel will be the first name called next week. According to numerous league sources, the Chiefs are locked in on him, barring anything unforeseen, after also strongly considering Central Michigan left tackle Eric Fisher. But Joeckel has played in a tougher conference and is a safer pick, and in a league where first-time general managers is becoming the rule (especially guys with college backgrounds), you are going to see a lot of clubs deferring to the safest guy (more on that later, when we delve into the guards).This has been in the cards since Andy Reid traded for quarterback Alex Smith, extended wide receiver Dwayne Bowe and franchised right tackle Branden Albert. As much as Kansas City would love to trade down (a familiar refrain in this draft), that option won’t emerge.I don’t believe the Chiefs can go wrong with taking a player like Joeckel.  There are other players worthy of being taken first overall but he’ll be a good player for them going forward.  Need NFL Tickets?


Report: Ravens will open the season on the road against the Broncos

The complete regular season NFL schedule is will be released later today.  We’ve now found out who the defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens will play to open their season up.According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Ravens will open up the season on the road against the Broncos.The Ravens will open the 2013 season at Denver in a Thurs night kickoff. Full NFL schedule...

Dolphins rumors: Miami interested in Chiefs’ Branden Albert

It appears that the Miami Dolphins and Kansas City Chiefs could be mulling a trade that would send offensive lineman Branden Albert to KC, according to Ian Rapoport of The Dolphins are interested in Albert, and notes that a potential deal “makes too much sense.” Miami is in need of a left tackle after losing Jake Long to free agency. The Chiefs have Albert...

Chiefs permit Dolphins to talk with LT Albert

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Kansas City Chiefs have had ongoing discussions with Branden Albert while also giving the Miami Dolphins permission to speak with representatives of the left tackle. General manager John Dorsey said Friday that the Chiefs haven't talked to the Dolphins the last couple days, and he has not given the Dolphins permission to do any medical examinations...

Dolphins Reportedly Interested in Branden Albert

It’s being reported by Ian Rapoport on his twitter account, that the Miami Dolphins are interested in acquiring LT Branden Albert from the Kansas City Chiefs. Now that the Dolphins have large shoes to fill, with Jake Long moving to St. Louis, going after Albert, who is still just 28, would be a great move. The cost for Albert is reportedly a high second round pick. Currently the...

Kansas City Chiefs Reportedly Want a 2nd-Round Pick in Trade for Branden Albert

Ever since LT Branden Albert signed his one-year $9.8 million franchise tender last month, he has been very unhappy with the team for being slow in their attempt to lock him down long term. Albert was seeking a multi-year contract during the offseason and instead was slapped with the franchise tag. Although he would still be making a pretty penny in 2013, Albert is more concerned...

La Canfora: Browns “looking hard” at Dee Milliner

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Cleveland Browns are “looking hard at” Alabama cornerback Dee Milliner.The Browns already have a pretty solid defense, but teaming Milliner up withJoe Haden would give them a nice set of corners. Need NFL Tickets?

Chiefs give Brandon Albert permission to visit the Dolphins

We reported yesterday that the Dolphins are interested in trading for Chiefs’ left tackle Brandon Albert.According to ESPN’s John Clayton, the Chiefs have given Albert permission to meet with the Dolphins to try to work out a trade between both teams.The Kansas City Chiefs have given the Miami Dolphins permission to talk to left tackle Branden Albert to help facilitate...

Andy Reid says Brandon Albert wasn’t given permission to talk to the Dolphins

It was reported earlier today that the Chiefs have given Brandon Albert permission to talk to the Dolphins about a trade.According to Adam Teicher of the Kansas City Star, Chiefs head coach Andy Reid denies that they’ve given Albert permission to talk to the Dolphins.Andy Reid denied the chiefs have given permission to the Dolphins to speak with Branden Albert— Adam Teicher ...

Tackle Branden Albert rumored to have interest by Miami

  Just this evening, Jason LaCanfora of CBS Sports posted an article detailing the possibility of Branden Albert being traded to Miami.  Should the Dolphins pursue this avenue, they will and must be prepared to pay Albert a little more for his services than what Eric Winston is seeking as well as a second round draft pick.  Albert is due 9.83 million on a one year deal...

Ravens Will Open 2013 Season Against Broncos

The full 2013 NFL schedule will be released later on this evening, but according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Baltimore Ravens will open the season on the road against the Denver Broncos. It has become tradition that the Super Bowl champions kickoff the season at home on Thursday night, however, the Ravens and Baltimore Orioles had a scheduling conflict with each other...
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