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Chiefs claim former 49ers G Jordan Devey after cutting OL Michael Liedtke

The Kansas City Chiefs personnel moves continue even in the offseason. The NFL's daily personnel notice shows that the Chiefs cut offensive lineman Michael Liedtke and claimed guard Jordan Devey off of waivers from the San Francisco 49ers.

Devey was a 2013 UDFA for the Ravens out of Memphis, went to New England where he played center and guard and then was traded to the 49ers last year.

This blurb from Rotoworld is not exactly encouraging: "Acquired from the Patriots in the preseason, Devey was dreadful in nine starts for the 49ers last season before being benched. Already 28, he does not have much room to grown. The Chiefs are thin at guard, but Devey is still a roster longshot."

Indeed the Chiefs are thin at guard. They need to throw numbers at that position to find something that works. Parker Ehinger was drafted in the fourth round a couple weeks ago so he hopes he's the answer there.

"It's a little bit different," Ehinger said about transitioning to left guard after playing tackle in college. "It's a little bit of an adjustment at first. I played left guard at the East-West Shrine Game so it's not too uncommon for me, it's just bumping down inside. I'm a little more comfortable coming out of a right hand stance at guard, but it's nothing I can't handle at left guard."

Jah Reid, who is most often thought of as a tackle, is an intriguing option after a very brief stint at guard last season. Laurent Duvernay-Tardif and Zach Fulton have each been a starter in one of the past two seasons.

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