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Kansas City Chiefs will work out former Michigan QB / WR

Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

The Kansas City Chiefs have added an interesting athlete to their draft interests list by working out former Michigan star Devin Gardner.

While most will remember Gardner as a quarterback, his pro future is as a wide receiver and it's a move he's welcomed with open arms. While other college quarterbacks insist on remaining at the position, Gardner comes with the right intangibles and a bit of experience (16 catches for 266 yards as a WR in 2012) as well.

Gardner weighs in at 218 pounds and stands 6'4, so the size is definitely there for either position. Gardner worked out during Michigan's pro day and was timed at 4.62 in the 40-yard dash. He also measured a 35.5" vertical jump and had 15 reps on the bench press. He was not invited to the NFL Combine.

The Chiefs have a workout with Gardner in the days leading up to the draft, per Nick Baumgardner, and they're not the only ones interested in taking a closer look. Gardner has also worked out for the Cincinnati Bengals and Atlanta Falcons with an upcoming workout scheduled with the New England Patriots.

If anything, Gardner is likely a very late draft pick or Dorsey is doing his homework for interesting undrafted free agents. CBS Sports has him listed at number 406 overall (which itself is a silly proposition to rank players in such a way)

Gardner finished last season with 10 touchdowns and 15 interceptions for the Wolverines, completing 174 of 273 passing attempts for 1,896 yards.

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