Arrowheadlines: Kansas City Chiefs News 3/24

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Good morning! Here is your Kansas City Chiefs news from across the internet. Enjoy!

Mike DeVito, New Addition To The Chiefs' Defensive Line, Can't Wait To Get Started from KC Star

Mike DeVito won't be on the field for the plays that fans pay good money to see, the ones featured on highlight shows.

He won't play much for his new team, the Chiefs, on passing plays. But DeVito, a veteran defensive lineman, signed recently after six seasons with the New York Jets, wouldn't have it any other way.

He prefers the dirty work of playing on running downs.

Video: Chiefs RB Dexter McCluster Clown On Kansas And Ole Miss Near Sprint Center from College Basketball Talk

Major hat tip to these journalists from the University Daily Kansan student newspaper, who caught Kansas City Chiefs running back Dexter McCluster near the Sprint Center and peppered him with word-association questions.

OU's Lane Johnson Could Be Top-Five Pick With Lions from The Tulsa World

The Kansas City Chiefs, owners of the first pick, held a private workout Friday morning with Joeckel and Friday afternoon with Johnson. They'll be in Mt. Pleasant to run Fisher through drills next week.

Chiefs coach Andy Reid and general manager John Dorsey were among the contingent watching Johnson in Norman.

Eagles Schedule Private Workout With Jarvis Jones from NJ.com

Following a Pro-Day workout that those in attendance described as disappointing, Jones revealed he has a private workout planned with the Eagles coming up. In addition to the Eagles, Jones said he will also be working out with the Kansas City Chiefs and Detroit Lions in the near future.

AFC West Checkpoint from ESPN

You never want to go too crazy about a team coming off a 2-14 season, but the Chiefs don't have a ton of holes. They have improved in key spots and don't have glaring holes. The biggest improvement, of course, was at quarterback, where Alex Smith takes over for Matt Cassel and Brady Quinn. Smith is not elite, not even close. Still, he is far from terrible. With that problem fixed, the Chiefs might look to get stronger on the offensive line, and they also could use another inside linebacker and another body on the defensive line. But that's average stuff. Pretty good for a 2-14 team.

Roundup: Eagles Reportedly Interested In DL Martin from PhillyMag.com

Meanwhile, Andy Reid and Chiefs GM John Dorsey traveled to Texas A&M to work out offensive tackle Luke Joeckel earlier this week, according to Adam Caplan.

Kansas City is doing its homework on all of the top tackles. Reid and company have workouts scheduled with Central Michigan's Eric Fisher and Oklahoma's Lane Johnson as well, according to the Detroit Free Press.

Cowboys' Brandon Carr Spurred By Friends' Murder-Suicide To Take Public Stand Against Domestic Violence from The Dallas Morning News

"These days it's the social norm and kids are more comfortable with talking about and laughing about it. They are more comfortable with fighting on camera or even abusing women verbally," he said. "It's time to get hold of the situation."

Carr, 26, has been with the Cowboys for one season. His best play last year was a spectacular overtime interception against the Pittsburgh Steelers. He might have been better known in Dallas before that play because of what happened to a friend from the Chiefs:

Brandon Carr On Playing For The Cowboys: 'No Offense, But Dallas, It's The Big D. This Is It Right Here." from The Dallas Morning News

"Let's see, what's the politically right answer?" Carr said, giving a small laugh. He spoke after Saturday's "Men Against Abuse" rally at City Hall. "No offense, but Dallas, it's the Big D. This is it right here.

"I love that because it gives me the opportunity where I have the platform to do anything in the community and this is Phase One for what I have planned for reaching out and giving back to my community. Between Dallas and Kansas City it's night and day. It's a bigger city, a bigger market."

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