Geno Smith, Dee Milliner To Visit Kansas City from NFL.com
The Kansas City Chiefs have spent the last week or so hitting the road, hosting private workouts with several possibilities for their No. 1 overall pick in next month's 2013 NFL Draft. Now, they are heading back home for the last two visits.
According to sources briefed on the Chiefs' plans, the team will be bringing West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith and Alabama cornerback Dee Milliner to Kansas City.
2013 Scouting Saga - Trip #4 from The Mothership
Another day, another trip, this time to the state of Michigan, where the Kansas City Chiefs continue their mission to find the best players available in the upcoming NFL Draft. As the team travels to each new spot and scouts pro prospects, we'll update you with more photos and miles logged during the 2013 scouting saga.
See pics from the team's previous scouting trips in the Photo Gallery.
Today, the team took a round trip to Central Michigan University, home of the Chippewas.
2013 NFL Draft Spotlight - Day 3: Dee Milliner from The Mothership
Dee Milliner made a big name for himself in 2012. One season earlier, he helped the Crimson Tide win a national champsionship but was playing behind other star players in Alabama's lineup, like Dre Kirkpatrick, Dont'a Hightower and Mark Barron, all three were selected in the first round of the 2012 draft.
Milliner showcased his elite combination of size and athleticism again in 2012, including his blanket-like coverage against Notre Dame TE Tyler Eifert in the BCS title game, won by Alabama for the second-straight season.
2013 NFL Draft: Chiefs Spotlight from CBS Sports
The Kansas City Chiefs are honing in on what head coach Andy Reid said recently was a short list of "eight to 10 players" they'll debate atop the draft.
While Reid passed on providing specifics, there's no secret Reid, general manager John Dorsey and various coaches and personnel types have spent face time with outside linebacker Dion Jordan at Oregon and outside linebacker-defensive end Ezekiel Ansah at Brigham Young.
Chiefs Help Promote Healthy Lifestyle To Kids from FOX4KC
Tuesday afternoon some local kids got to hang out with a Kansas City Chiefs player. Chiefs Center Rodney Hudson visited the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Kansas City on East 43rd Street to talk about the importance on living a healthy lifestyle.
Joined by Chiefs Cheerleaders and KC Wolf Hudson spoke to 100 kids, kindergarten through fifth grade. He took questions and talked with students about living a healthy lifestyle.
Former Cyclones Knott, Klein Show Off For NFL Scouts from KCRG - TV9
Knott, who was coming off shoulder surgery, didn't do physical drills at Indianapolis, but put up 20 reps on the bench press at pro day with the bar set at 225 pounds.
"I'm happy with it," ISU's sixth all-time leading tackler said.
Knott - who ran a 40 in the 4.7-4.8 range - is also pleased he can now focus primarily on making football plays.
He's not into guessing where/when he might go, but will take part in a local workout April 5 for his hometown Kansas City Chiefs (Knott went to high school in Waukee).
Sheriff Tom Dart's Search For Gacy Victims Comes Up Empty At NW Side Building from The Chicago Sun-Times
Huzzah! Huzzah! Chicago Sun-Times' sportswriter extraordinaire, Rick Telander, has been nominated for the prestigious Dick Schaap Writing Award for "Like a Rose," an NFL Films documentary based on Telander's book of his own experiences playing football - up until he was cut from the Kansas City Chiefs' training camp in 1971. The honor will be bestowed May 7 at the 34th Sports Emmy Awards at Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York.
NFL Head Coaches Plentiful In Athens from Athens Online
Linebacker Jarvis Jones said last week he was to meet with Kansas City and Philadelphia. The Chiefs' website posted a photo of Reid meeting with Richt.
Former Georgia defensive coordinator Gary Gibbs, now Kansas City's linebackers coach, also made the trip along with secondary coach Al Harris.
I've written about the Arizona Cardinals making a run this season. Their defense is legit. I love what the Kansas City Chiefs have done; they will win at least six more games this year. Jeff Fisher, meanwhile, has the St. Louis Rams trending. But none of those squads are flying under anyone's radar. if you want to follow a potential Cinderella story, you have to find the dark horse. Look for a team so low, no one can see it.
NFL Coaches Are Doing A Close Study Of Georgia Prospects from The Macon Telegraph
But four others have streamed through, according to a UGA spokesman:
- Andy Reid, the new Kansas City Chiefs head coach, whose team holds the No. 1 overall pick. It's not likely that Reid is looking at Jarvis Jones for the first overall pick, but the Chiefs have a lot of picks, and could be looking at Jones and Alec Ogletree in the (unlikely) event of a trade-down in the first round. (Current Georgia inside linebacker Ryne Rankin, a freshman, tweeted about having met Reid on Monday.)