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Arrowheadlines: Kansas City Chiefs News 4/10

Good morning! Here is today's Kansas City Chiefs news. Enjoy!

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Vanderbilt G Jake Bernstein had predraft visit with Chiefs from Chiefs Digest

The Chiefs hosted former Vanderbilt guard Jake Bernstein on a predraft visit the past week, a source familiar with the appointment informed The Topeka Capital-Journal and

The source spoke on the condition of anonymity because the Chiefs don't announce predraft visits.

The 6-4, 310-pound Bernstein previously had a private workout with the Tennessee Titans and is scheduled to have a private workout with the Chicago Bears before the NFL Draft, according to the source

Eric Berry to be Best of Preps speaker from The Chattanooga Times Free Press

"I feel like I have a great connection with high school sports because I've seen the influence it can have on a young kid's life," Berry, 27, said. "From the role the coaches play to just competing, it all helps build so many positive aspects like character and how to carry yourself after success and failure later in life.

"It's always interesting to see what motivates kids. Plus the fact that I love Chattanooga, since it's always been kind of my happy medium place between where I grew up and where I went to school and started my career. I used to stop at the mall there if I was on my way home from UT, but if I was on my way back to school, I was usually trying not to be late for a meeting, so I didn't get to stop. It's a great place and I'm looking forward to being there and just hearing about all the athletes that are going to be honored."


If the Chiefs play their cards right in the draft, they could very well end up being the top team among those four. There is no question that they have a lot of talent on their roster currently, but adding some young pieces that fit into their system will be critical for their success.

At this point in time, the Chiefs hold the No. 28 overall pick in the draft. It is a pick that holds the potential to be a very good player and there are a lot of options for them in that part of the draft as well. Kansas City has always been a very solid team in the draft, but they have to take that to the next level this year and come through with a nearly perfect draft.

That being said, which five prospects could be potential 2016 NFL Draft first-round targets for the Chiefs?

Bell: Surprise early retirements are new norm in NFL from 11 Alive

When word leaked on Friday that D'Brickashaw Ferguson was hanging up the cleats after 10 seasons, it was only so stunning that the New York Jets left tackle had joined a growing list of players who bolted against what used to be the grain for pro football players.

Calvin Johnson. Jerod Mayo. Husain Abdullah. B.J. Raji. Marshawn Lynch. And so on.

It's the new normal in the league that Jerry Glanville, the former Elvis-loving coach, once colorfully insisted was an acronym for the notion of Not For Long.

Yes, Roger, there's been a culture shift fueled by variables that include concussions, CTE concerns, protocols, a huge class action lawsuit and common sense.

Rams improve their draft position through a trade in this mock draft from The Los Angeles Times

28. KANSAS CITY -€” Josh Doctson, WR, Texas Christian: Typically, the Chiefs are looking for help at receiver. Doctson could get the nod over Notre Dame's blistering-fast Will Fuller.

Byard a player to watch from Houma Today

This year there is a defensive player from a small school that is gathering a tremendous amount of interest and that football player has some local connections.

Middle Tennessee safety Kevin Byard has had a host of teams including the Tennessee Titans, Carolina Panthers, Kansas City Chiefs, Green Bay Packers and Atlanta Falcons who have worked him out.

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