Chiefs investigating OTs
March, 22, 2013
By Tim Kavanagh | ESPN.com
With a new regime in control of the Kansas City Chiefs, many have assumed that there will be the usual amount of roster-churning during the initial offseason. Couple that with possessing the No. 1 overall draft pick, and it's an exciting time for those who follow the club. The offensive line is certainly in a state of flux, as we've seen the team release starting RT Eric Winston and place the franchise tag on LT Branden Albert. Subsequently, however, there have been reports that Albert is on the trading block, so perhaps this is an indication that that No. 1 pick will be used on a player to replace him.
Buttressing that belief is a report from Adam Caplan of the Sideline View on Friday morning. Caplan indicates that a contingent from the Chiefs -- including GM John Dorsey and HC Andy Reid -- are headed to Texas A&M to conduct a private workout with LT prospect Luke Joeckel. Thereafter, per Caplan, the group will head to Oklahoma to check out fellow OT prospect Lane Johnson. While it's believed that Joeckel is more suited to the left side, Johnson has been cited as a player that can fit in at either tackle spot. This could be important depending upon what the Chiefs do with Albert.