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Chiefs Showing Interest In Another Iowa Player

I'm not sure if anyone mentioned this (we don't have him listed on our draft interests chart) but a reader passed along a report that Iowa TE Tony Moeaki visited Kansas City.

He's been injured quite a bit over the last few years. In 2007, he broke his wrist and dislocated his elbow. In 2008, he broke his foot, which later required surgery. In 2009, he missed a few games with a high ankle sprain.

"He started 15 games over his career, and that durability is a big question mark," said Dan Shonka, general manager and national scout for Ourlads Scouting Services LLC. "But you see him play and you evaluate him, he’s a terrific football player. He’s got excellent hands, he’s one of the few tight ends in this draft that’s the total package, he catches the ball well, he runs routes, he blocks."

When the Chiefs brought him in for a visit, team doctors wanted to get their own look at him. He's obviously got some injury concerns and these visits is when some of the medical stuff takes place.

Moeaki is expected to be a mid-round pick.

Chiefs GM Scott Pioli and Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz are friends so that relationship is something to keep in mind. Last we heard from Ferentz, he said he and Pioli hadn't talked about top prospect OL Bryan Bulaga.

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