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In Steve Breaston's five NFL seasons, he's been cursed - or perhaps blessed - to play with some of the NFL's top wide receivers. In Arizona, they were Larry Fitzgerald and Anquan Boldin.
After coming to the Chiefs last season, it was Dwayne Bowe. Either way, Breaston played the role of sidekick, and he almost always played it well.
Breaston may have to take the lead this year for the Chiefs.
Breaston May Have To Be The Go-To-Guy At Receiver For Chiefs from KC Star
But for the most part, we know what their competition will look like, and we know that the Chiefs will try to win games with a very promising roster around an ordinary quarterback as the rest of the league shifts to find star passers.
This is a fascinating test case.
The Chiefs' role models in this are the 49ers and Ravens, both of whom came within a play or two of the Super Bowl last year, and both of whom are making do with limited quarterbacks.
Chiefs Dream Big, Except At Quarterback from KC Star
KC Star Video: Chiefs Can "Coach Up" Dontari Poe
KCChiefs.com Video: Offseason Workout Impressions - Week 3
KC Star Photo Gallery: Fuel Up To Play 60 Event At Arrowhead
The Chiefs missed out on signing quarterback Peyton Manning, but they appear to have an interest in one of his favorite receivers.
Tight end Dallas Clark, who caught 427 passes from Manning and the Colts over the past nine years, was to visit with the Chiefs as a free agent on Tuesday night.
Chiefs Show Interest In Dallas Clark from KC Star
"It's been my dream my whole life, and now that it has come true it's turning into a reality," said Eachus, who finished his career third on Colgate's all-time rushing list. "You want to stay humble, but at the same time don't let anything back. Now isn't the time to be timid. You have to be aggressive and confident in yourself."
RB Eachus Signs With K.C. Chiefs from The Dallas Post
Matt Cassel may be the unquestioned starter in Kansas City but he's on an extremely short leash. Should Cassel struggle or if it appears he is holding the team back, Romeo Crennel may be forced to go to one of his other signal callers in an effort to spark the offense.
But who will it be?
Both Stanzi and Quinn could make a legitimate case for the backup role in KC.
Chiefs Training Camp Battles: Quinn Vs. Stanzi from Arrowhead Addict
If you ask noted NFL analyst Mike Mayock, the Kansas City Chiefs fared quite well in the 2012 NFL Draft. WIth the first three picks, the Chiefs grabbed Dontari Poe at defensive end and then offensive linemen Jeff Allen and Donald Stephenson in the second and third rounds respectively. Mayock loves all three, but it's clear he believes that Poe in particular can be something very special.
2012 NFL Draft Grade: Mike Mayock Praises Dontari Poe, Compares Him To Haloti Ngata from SBN KC
Twenty-eight teams called Robert Golden during last weekend's NFL Draft.
The Miami Dolphins, New Orleans Saints, Kansas City Chiefs and Denver Broncos even went as far as to say they would "for sure" draft the former Arizona defensive back if he was still on the board in the later rounds.
Golden remained available all of the way until the 253rd and final pick, yet none of the 28 teams he talked to pulled the trigger...
Former UA Defensive Back Joins Steelers, Ready To Prove His Worth from The Arizona Daily Wildcat
Kansas City Chiefs: Tyler Bray, QB, Tennessee: The Chiefs miss the playoffs, Matt Cassel's time as the franchise quarterback comes to an end, and the reins are handed over to Tyler Bray, the big gunslinger out of Tennessee. Bray came on strong toward the end of the 2011 campaign and is expected to be an All-SEC quarterback in 2012.
Schrager's 2013 Mock Draft from FOX Sports
The Seahawks have Flynn, Tarvaris Jackson and Wilson under contract in 2012 for less than the amount Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel made last year. It's good to have options until you know what will stick.
It's worth noting that Wilson is the only quarterback on the roster the Seahawks drafted. That's why we wouldn't bet against Wilson sticking around for a while.
Wilson Has A Shot With Seahawks QB Not 'Set In Stone' from NFL.com
Manley said he had been in contact with the Falcons every day the week leading up to the draft, and he thought there was a chance they might use their seventh-round pick on him. He also received a free-agent offer from the Philadelphia Eagles and had phone calls from the Kansas City Chiefs and Miami Dolphins, but said he was swayed by the interest the Atlanta coaches showed before the draft.
Hamilton's Manley Signs With Falcons from The Hamilton Journal News
@MikeVmos which KC BBQ/establishment comes up with the Poe, Powe platter for the #Chiefs? Or has a sandwich featuring such a name?
Was surprised to get a lot of Tweets like this, actually. I get that Poe is 350 pounds, but we all understand that he put up 225 pounds on the bench 44 times, right? And that he ran a 4.91 40?
This is more than a champion eater.
Twitter Tuesday from Don't Kill The Mellinger