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NFL draft rumors: Chiefs showing interest in Purdue offensive lineman

We just talked recently about whether the Kansas City Chiefs need to add a guard or whether they should stand pat with the competition they have. Good timing because I just saw this report that the Chiefs are showing interest in a Purdue offensive lineman.

A college tackle who could convert to guard? This sounds like an Andy Reid / John Dorsey player. Hedelin played left tackle the past two years at Purdue after transferring from junior college. His 6'4, 297 pound frame seems to translate to guard at the NFL level. He is from Sweden.

Hedelin is considered a late round pick or undrafted free agent. The Chiefs should only draft a guard if they think that guard can beat out Zach Fulton, Laurent Duvernay-Tardif or Paul Fanaika. Considering offensive linemen aren't very good early on anymore, I'm not sure I'd be down with drafting him; priority free agent though? Sure.

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