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Kansas City Chiefs turning over every rock, including those in Canada

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Leave it to John Dorsey to find players from non-traditional football backgrounds. A couple years ago it was CFL WR Weston Dressler who had a tryout with the Chiefs. Then it was drafting Laurent Duvernay-Tardif who was to school in Canada. This year it's a couple of younger players from Canada who are drawing the Chiefs interest.

Two players from the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds - Terrell Davis and Quinn Van Gylswyk - have heard from the Chiefs after they won their national championship, according to this report. They're not going to be drafted by KC but Chiefs GM John Dorsey checks on seemingly every possible player. If they impress they could sign an offseason contract like Dressler once did.

Davis told the Times Colonist that he has talked with the Chiefs.

"I just got off the phone with the [Kansas City] Chiefs [Monday] night and they seemed pretty interested, we'll see how that turns out, I guess," said Davis, who has also had interest from the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Philadelphia Eagles. "I'm really excited about it. I never thought this would happen, but I'm glad it might turn out this way. I've been dreaming about that since I was a kid."

Quinn Van Gylswyk is a kicker while Davis is viewed as either a linebacker or running back.

Most teams are interested in Davis as a linebacker as the 22-year-old made the switch to defence from running back last year. "The Chiefs would like me to switch back to running back though. They like the bigger-sized running back in their offensive system and that's where they see me at, I guess," said the six-foot, 225-pounder, who came off an incredible CIS season.

A running back named Terrell Davis? Sounds familiar. I'm not sure if I love the idea of this or hate it.