Top 5 Headlines 2/24: Chiefs Interested in Drafting a QB?

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1. Chiefs will take the best player 18th overall, even in the unlikely event it's a quarterback

By Terez Paylor - The Kansas City Star

"It should come as no surprise that the biggest story from the NFL Combine, which concluded Monday, was the battle between Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota for the title of the draft's top quarterback.

The winner, most likely, will go No. 1 overall to Tampa Bay."    READ MORE…

Photo Gallery: MU, KU, and KSU at the Combine

The local colleges MU, KU, and KSU were well represented at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis.

2. Chiefs GM Dorsey On Byron Jones NFL Combine Performance

By Desmond Conner - The Hartford Courant

"Just reaching out to folks talking about the outstanding day for former UConn cornerback Byron Jones had at the NFL Combine today springing a record 12 feet 3 inches in the broad jump which could possibly be a world record, too.

And, Jones also leapt 44.5 inches in the high jump which was a half an inch off the record in that event."    READ MORE…

3. Kansas City Chiefs RUMORS: Bernardick McKinney Targeted In 2015 NFL Draft As Justin Houston Replacement?

By Cal Setar - HNGN

"McKinney is an absolute beast physically - 6-foot-4, 246-pounds - who anchored the defense for the Mississippi State Bulldogs.

While he didn't quite put on a show at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis, he did himself a few favors by timing at 4.66 seconds in the 40-yard dash and posting one of the best vertical jumps, 40.5 inches, for a linebacker."    READ MORE…

4. Free-agent report: WR Jason Avant

By Adam Teicher - ESPN.com

"We are beginning a player-by-player look at the Kansas City Chiefs' potential unrestricted free agents. We'll start with a veteran wide receiver signed by the Chiefs late last season.

WR Jason Avant

He has played nine NFL seasons, one with the Chiefs. He played in five games with no starts for Chiefs in 2014 and caught 13 passes for 152 yards and no touchdowns. He turns 32 in April."    READ MORE…

5. Former UC Bearcat Travis Kelce has epic dance-off at PBR event

By Henry Green - Fox Sports Ohio

"Kansas City Chiefs tight end and former UC Bearcat Travis Kelce has quite the personality.

He made headlines during football season with some inappropriate moves, and now he is hitting the Professional Bull Riders circuit to show off his dance moves."    READ MORE…

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