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Chiefs' Andy Reid says not to read anything into Donald Stephenson taking left tackle reps

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John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports

The Kansas City Chiefs have 10 of these OTAs followed by their mandatory minicamp in June so there is some time to do some tinkering. That's what the Chiefs did on Thursday by getting Donald Stephenson reps at left tackle, which usually belongs to Eric Fisher, who lined up with the second team.

Chiefs coach Andy Reid said there's not much to read into with the swap because it isn't anything Fisher has or hasn't done (so of course everyone will read into it).

"Well, it's the only way you can get Donald some reps there," Reid said on Thursday (video here). "We want to make sure that we have everybody covered. Actually, Fish has done a very nice job so I wouldn't read anything into that. We're staying consistent moving people around."

In the event Fisher couldn't play, Stephenson could move to left tackle and then right tackle would go to ... Jeff Allen? We don't even know the offensive line starters yet so it's clearly too early to be talking about the swing tackle. But it is an important position if someone gets hurt. That's something Stephenson realizes given the seven games he started as a swing tackle in 2013.