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Arrowheadlines: Chiefs News 3/26

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Good morning! If we could only change today's date from 3/26 to 4/26, it would be draft day. In the meantime we'll have Kansas City Chiefs news like today (not much). Enjoy.

Washington Huskies nose tackle Alameda Ta'amu is in a prominent position. The nose tackle is a special position on the football field, as a dominant player at the spot can upgrade a defense from good to great.

DraftTek released its latest mock, and Ta'amu gets picked 44th in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft by the Chiefs.

NFL Mock Draft 2012: Kansas City Chiefs Pick Alameda Ta'amu from SB Nation Kansas City

The Steelers don't have that same leverage with Cotchery, but they have stayed in contact with him and his agent, Jack Scharf.

"It's not like he's looking to leave," Colbert said. "I think he'll leave if it's best for him and his family, but I think deep down he wants to stay."

The Steelers are believed to be $6 million to $8 million under the salary cap, which likely would limit what they can do in free agency.

General Manager Colbert, Steelers Not In Free Agency Rush from The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Tennessee wing player Taber Spani grew up in suburban Kansas City with a father who was well-known to local sports fans. Gary Spani played middle linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs from 1978-86 and retired as the team's all-time leading tackler with 999.

Des Moines Regional Women's Basketball Notebook from The Des Moines Register

Bill Williamson, ESPN's AFC West blogger, has put together a recent list of the best free agent fits remaining for each team, and the Kansas City Chiefs could help bolster the roster at defensive tackle with his choice of Aubrayo Franklin. That's a good guess considering the Chiefs have only two developmental players at the position at this time.

Aubrayo Franklin Is 'Best Fit Remaining' For Kansas City Chiefs In NFL Free Agency from SBN Kansas City

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