The Kansas City Chiefs were one of seven teams to work out former Iowa State defensive lineman David Irving last week and now they have reportedly scheduled a visit with him. Aaron Wilson of National Football Post reports Irving is visiting the Chiefs, Oakland Raiders and Seattle Seahawks.
The Chiefs could use another defensive lineman project. Allen Bailey, Mike DeVito and Jaye Howard can hold things down in 2015 but DeVito's probably here for just one more year and Howard has just one more year remaining on his contract. The Chiefs don't know what they have in 2013 draft pick Mike Catapano after he missed last season so investing in d-line depth makes sense.
NFL.com's draft profile of him says he is a draftable player.
But there's more to the story. Irving, 6'7 and 273 pounds, was dismissed from Iowa State last year due to these incidents reported by Aaron Wilson:
Irving was suspended in 2013 after being charged with domestic assault against the mother of his child with the charges subsequently dropped two months later. Irving was charged with fifth-degree theft, disorderly conduct and criminal mischief in 2014, causing his dismissal from the team.
Obviously that's not good. The Chiefs will need to do their due diligence if they're considering Irving as a prospect.