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Arrowheadlines: Kansas City Chiefs News 4/20

Good morning Chiefs fans! We're only three days away from the start of the 2010 NFL Draft. I hope you decide to spend your draft time on AP. We'll be rockin' and rollin' with all kinds of activity around here come Thursday.

Also, don't forget that the schedule comes out today. Yes!

Here's your news for the morning:

Insider Blog: Nuclear Football
NFL schedulers have historically been generous in sharing the national spotlight with franchise’s unveiling a new or renovated stadium. Since 2000, 14 teams have opened a new or renovated stadium across the country. Ten of those 14 teams went on to debut their stadiums in a prime time national television slot during their first or second home contest.

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But what can the Chiefs really expect to get from those selections? We went back and dug through the last 10 NFL Drafts and matched up the selections in the slots the Chiefs currently hold in this year’s selection meeting. Like last year’s fifth pick in the first round was Jets QB Mark Sanchez .

Top picks at safety since 2004 -
The Chiefs have taken a safety in the first round of the NFL draft just once — Jerome Woods with the 28th overall pick in 1996 — and no NFL safety has been drafted as high as fifth overall since 2004. Below are the top picks at safety in each draft over the last six years. Blogs " Blog Archive Chiefs willing to make trade, but are others willing? "
The Chiefs have a lot of needs, the most pressing being on the offensive line. But as Solomon Wilcots points out, the Chiefs could still get one of the top offensive linemen in the draft if they moved down about 10 spots. This move sounds great in theory for the Chiefs. But who would be one of the willing trade partners?

Gulf Coast grad waits, hopes | | The News-Press
After playing linebacker for four years at the University of Minnesota and impressing scouts at the NFL Combine, Campbell has heard that he may be drafted as early as the third round or as late as the sixth. He knows he is on the draft board of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Minnesota Vikings, Kansas City Chiefs, Jacksonville Jaguars, Cleveland Browns, Philadelphia Eagles and the Miami Dolphins.

2010 NFL Draft Musings - Behind the Steel Curtain
In fact, let me take this one step further just for fun. What if the Steelers were to trade Ben Roethlisberger for Kansas City's pick at #4 + Matt Cassell + a 2nd round pick in either this year or next year's draft? With that #4 pick the Steelers nab Eric Berry and hope he and Polamalu anchor the best defense in football in 2010, while hoping Cassell's play resembles his 2008 season when he had talent around him in New England as opposed to last year in Kansas City where even college teams wouldn't have been scared by the Chiefs playmakers at WR.  Will it happen?  

Name calling » Local Sports » Meadville Tribune
Seattle was the first of three NFL visits Harris made. He visited the Jacksonville Jaguars on April 13 and the next day drove to Cincinnati to visit with the Bengals. Harris has also met with Kansas City Chiefs scouts throughout the process.

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