Andy Reid hinted earlier in the week that Eric Fisher would be getting his right tackle job back after he was a healthy scratch last week and that is indeed the case. Reid confirmed on Saturday that Fisher would be starting on Monday Night Football against the Green Bay Packers.
The Fisher saga has been an odd one. The Chiefs unexpected started Jah Reid at RT in Week 1 and Week 2 while Fisher, who was listed as a full participant in practice and probable to play, sat on the bench. Apparently, he's ready now and Reid says that he can make the adjustment from the left tackle, which is where he spent the entire offseason, to right tackle, which is where he spent his rookie year.
"He's done well," Andy Reid said Saturday, via quotes from the Chiefs. "I mean, he had played over there (on the right side) for the year, his first year. He's a pretty good athlete. Easy adjustment."
What's odd here - besides a guy off the street beating the No. 1 pick out - is that the Chiefs spent Fisher's rookie year talking about how hard it is to move to right tackle. And then they spent his second year talking about how hard it is to move back to left tackle. And now it's an "easy adjustment" to make. We're going to find out just how easy it is on Monday.
Reid also said that Jeff Allen, who has been inactive the past two weeks despite being listed as probable, is close to 100 percent. I'm still not totally sure what position Allen would play if he did play. Probably guard.