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 wasn't me. No, I've always been (the number) seven. I mean, I wore seven in high school and an 18 once in college. I like single numbers and teen numbers, but this number in the 80s, that was one of them (that) was available, and they just gave it to me. So, (I'm) just rolling with it."
He does that. The dude rolls left. The dude rolls right. Mostly, he just rolls to daylight. In his first practice as a Chief, the kid who wears Welker's number seemed to be doing a pretty fair tribute to the Patriots star, the NFL's poster boy for pint-sized slot receivers.
"I'm going to have to increase my speed in my own way, and I'm going...