Do the Kansas City Chiefs have an interest in Georgia QB Aaron Murray? Perhaps so.
The agent for Murray said a few weeks ago that the Chiefs were among a number of teams to express interest in his client, who was unable to work out at the Senior Bowl and NFL Combine because of a torn ACL last November.
Murray and his Bulldog teammates will be working out at the Georgia campus on Wednesday. The Chiefs will likely be repped at the pro day (Update: Yes they are) because they just met with him on Tuesday night, according to USA Today. I'm assuming that visit took place in Georgia and not Kansas City.
I'm not sure who Murray met with -- a scout? John Dorsey? Andy Reid? -- but the more contact a player has with a team, the more information that team is trying to find on that player. Information can be worth something and everyone is searching for as much of it as possible.
Scouting Murray has its advantages because there is four years of tape on him. He played 52 games in college football, which means everything you want to know about his on-field presence is on tape. The Chiefs also have Justin Houston and Sanders Commings who played with Murray. That he played four years is very, very intriguing to me. He could be a third or fourth round pick but you never know with quarterbacks.
I could see the Chiefs bringing him in for a visit to their team facility as well (if they haven't already, they're good at keeping secrets) because team visits often occur because of medical questions. Teams can have their doctors look at a player during a team visit. With Murray coming off the torn ACL, seems like a logical thing to do.
I'm interested in the Chiefs drafting Murray but probably not with a third round pick. If he falls in the fourth or fifth, I'd give it some thought despite other needs on the roster. Currently on the Chiefs roster is starter Alex Smith, No. 2 Chase Daniel, who has two years left on his three-year contract, and Tyler Bray, who went undrafted out of Tennessee last season.
Also of note is that Tony Dungy said Aaron Murray should go No. 1 ... if he came out last year. From November 2012: