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We knew the Kansas City Chiefs planned to work out offensive tackle and top prospect in the 2013 NFL Draft Luke Joeckel on Friday. But he's not the only one. The Chiefs plan to work out linebacker / defensive end Damontre Moore and linebacker Sean Porter, too.
As noted by AP user Steve_Chiefs in the FanShots, the Kansas City Chiefs have a threefer coming up. Or a trifecta. Trio. Triple. Three. Something like that. The KC Chiefs are working out three Texas A&M football players in College Station on Friday: LT Luke Joeckel, LB / DE Damontre Moore and LB Sean Porter, according to Billy Liucci. We knew about the Joeckel and Porter workouts -- we just didn't know they'd all come at once (which, if you think about it, makes sense).
Joeckel, we all know about. He's the top offensive tackle in this draft or the second best behind Eric Fisher, depending on who you ask. He's dependable, doesn't have a lot of red flags and he's expected to be picked near the top of next April's draft. He would come into Kansas City and play on the right side if Branden Albert is still around and on the left side if Albert is gone.
As of today, Chiefs workout is the only one Joeckel has scheduled. Hint, hint.— Billy Liucci (@billyliucci) March 21, 2013
Porter is also someone we know about as we just heard this week that the Chiefs planned to work him out. He's projected to go in the third or fourth round. He has the "raw" tag heading into the draft, which isn't such a bad thing for NFL teams who judge players based on potential. He's a pass rusher but it's not clear what else he can do very well. We've talked plenty lately about the KC Chiefs and pass rushers, and how that would work with the current set-up of Tamba Hali and Justin Houston.
Then there's Damontre Moore, a defensive end / linebacker at 6'4 and 250 pounds. Opinions on him are all over the place. Some say he could be the next Aldon Smith. Some question his effort. Back in February Tony Pauline had him as his No. 1 player in the draft. Others, obviously, disagree.
I left Damontre Moore off my mock draft, which many of you questioned. He didn't have very good workout at combine, or interview well.— Gil Brandt (@Gil_Brandt) March 4, 2013
Damontre Moore told me that he'll go through the entire gauntlet for the Kansas City Chiefs tomorrow, including running 40— Billy Liucci (@billyliucci) March 21, 2013
One more thing Moore would have to learn: Broncos are bad news.
Moore will be mentored by Von Miller. The two are close, grew up in same town. Won't help for 3/8 pro day, but should help on team visits— Gil Brandt (@Gil_Brandt) March 4, 2013
If you're counting, this is at least the fourth pass rusher the Chiefs have worked out who could reasonably go No. 1 overall. Including Moore, that's Dion Jordan, Ziggy Ansah and Jarvis Jones, who the Chiefs will meet with at some point before the Draft.
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