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Chiefs Cancel Visit With Florida C Maurkice Pouncey

The Kansas City Chiefs can have pre-draft visits with up to 30 players. This is when players come to Kansas City and the team can talk with them and have the team doctors take a look at any potential problems. This is not when workouts occur. It's more of a getting to know you session.

The Chiefs had planned on bringing in Florida center Maurkice Pouncey, according to the Orlando-Sentinel, but now reports the visit has been canceled.

I'm not sure what the situation is. It's possible the Chiefs just got filled up with too many visits or it's possible that they've taken him off their short board.

While Pouncey is an interesting prospect, it'd be hard to see the Chiefs drafting him this April.

A combination of Casey Wiegmann and Rudy Niswanger should lock down the center job in 2010 so Pouncey may not need to start until 2011.

And that's not what you're expecting out of someone who would likely be taken with the 36th pick in the draft.

From various reports, Pouncey may not even be around at that pick. Surely, the Chiefs wouldn't trade back into the first round for a center so maybe they've gotten some information that Pouncey's more than likely going to be taken ahead of them.

Just like a player visiting doesn't mean the Chiefs will draft him, someone not coming in doesn't necessarily cross him off the list.

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