[Insert paragraph about the Kansas City Chiefs having the No. 1 pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, and that there isn't a Luck or RGIII this year, and blah blah blah...]
This should be said too -- John Dorsey told me the Chiefs are open to the idea of trading the first pick.— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) April 1, 2013
For real: who's gonna take the No. 1 pick? Someone has to. Historically teams have been willing to trade up for a top quarterback but ... yeah. What's that you say about Geno Smith? Oh. It should be pointed out that the teams with the No. 3, 7 and 8 picks in the draft, all who could reasonably have a shot at and a need for Geno Smith, have secured other options in Matt Flynn, Kevin Kolb and Carson Palmer. Just sayin'.
Chiefs GM John Dorsey told me the club has narrowed the field to 4 contenders for the 1st pick. Said decision will come 4 days b4 the draft.— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) April 1, 2013
Ah. You know what spurs action like nothing else in the NFL? Deadlines. That's right, deadlines. Maybe I'm reading into this too much, but this looks like a (soft) deadline to me.
Here's what Andy Reid said about trading back a few weeks ago: keeping it "wide open".