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Broncos Were Interested In New Chiefs Receiver Jerheme Urban

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The Kansas City Chiefs agreed to terms with former Arizona Cardinals receiver Jerheme Urban on Thursday and it may have been just in the nick of time.

According to Mike Forman of the Victoria Advocate, he was also drawing interest from the Denver Broncos.

This isn't a huge surprise. There are plenty of connections between the two teams and it's certainly not the first time they've been interested in the same player (Matt Cassel anyone?).

"It's a chance for me to come in and be a veteran presence in the locker room," he said. "I've heard a lot of great things about Chris Chambers. This gives me a chance to be another veteran presence and help turn the program around."

Urban visited the Chiefs on Wednesday and his signing was official by Thursday.

He's been here for only one day and he already may miss the start of the Chiefs offseason program.

But for good reason.

Urban's wife is scheduled to give birth to their first child on March 27th, which is about the same time the Chiefs are scheduled to start their offseason workouts.

"As much as coach Haley and coach Weis care about football they're adamant about family first," Urban said. "They said they better not see me before the baby comes."