Kansas City Chiefs CB Jalil Brown picked up an interception last night in training camp practice. An overthrow by QB Matt Cassel intended for WR Dexter McCluster resulted in Brown making the snag and the defense hurrying up to block and try to get him in the end zone.
Brown's an interesting player for the Chiefs because the secondary is arguably the Chiefs best position group in the long-term. Your starters -- CB Brandon Flowers, CB Brandon Carr, S Kendrick Lewis and S Eric Berry -- are all 25 years old or younger and clearly shown a lot of talent.
So where does Brown fit in?
We're not totally sure yet but he said last night that he does feel he's a step ahead of other rookies because of his college experience.
"Luckily," Brown said, "I had a coach in college who ran some NFL style defenses so I feel like I have a head start over some players."
That said, Brown says he's still learning a lot of new information.
"When you're in college, you think there's only a few ways you can run your defense. When you get to this level, there's a ton of different ways -- man on one side, zone, a trap coverage. So I'm sitting here trying to pick their brains and learn as much as I can with the limited amount of time I have to get out there and make plays as much as possible on the field."
I'm very curious to see what Brown's role is in the coming years. Is he just another defensive back? Will he eventually replace one of the Brandons? How much will he play in year one?
The first step to finding out what he can do comes in about 36 hours.