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Chiefs have narrowed options for No. 1 pick to just four players

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With just under a month remaining before the NFL draft, the Kansas City Chiefs have narrowed their potential choices for the No. 1 overall pick.

According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, the Chiefs are now considering just four players as possible options for the top pick on April 25. True to form this time of year, general manager John Dorsey had no intention of saying who those players are.

West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith is meeting with the Chiefs this week. Texas A&M tackle Luke Joeckel and Central Michigan tackle Eric Fisher could also potentially be among the four players in the Chiefs thoughts for the No. 1 pick.

Dorsey said the decision on who they will take will be made four days prior to the draft. However, Dorsey didn’t rule out the possibility of the Chiefs trading the pick either.

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44 Responses to “Chiefs have narrowed options for No. 1 pick to just four players”
  1. fistoftheraven says: Apr 2, 2013 12:33 AM

    QB is no longer a position in need (arguably). They will most definitely take a o-line or create a smokescreen to trade down.

  2. bdawks20 says: Apr 2, 2013 12:34 AM

    My guess is:
    1. Luke Joeckel
    2. Geno Smith
    3. Eric Fisher
    4. Dion Jordan

    When all is said in done, Luke Joeckel is not going to be passed up and will be the 1st pick in the draft.

  3. Max says: Apr 2, 2013 12:36 AM

    Awesome news dude! Thanks a bunch for bringing such clarity to the issue of #1 overall pick. Its so straight forward now.

  4. We'reFineThere says: Apr 2, 2013 12:39 AM

    Well they can’t like Geno that much then.

  5. footballfan84 says: Apr 2, 2013 12:41 AM

    They forgot Leon Sandcastle!

  6. prideandpoise says: Apr 2, 2013 12:41 AM

    The Chiefs are considering four players: Geno Smith, Luke Joeckel and Eric Fisher

  7. grandpoopah says: Apr 2, 2013 12:43 AM

    Lousy year to have the #1 overall. I like Joeckel, Fisher, Floyd, and Jordan. But none are going to alter a franchise like Luck or Griffin did last year.

  8. blue18hutthutt says: Apr 2, 2013 12:49 AM

    With the first pick in the 2013 NFL draft, the Kansas City Chiefs select Leon Sandcastle

  9. couchbasher says: Apr 2, 2013 12:49 AM

    lol – you mean just one player!!! blowing smoke.

  10. says: Apr 2, 2013 12:50 AM

    …and three of them are offensive tackles.

    OK-maybe two OTs and two DL.

  11. sarkent says: Apr 2, 2013 12:56 AM

    You forgot to mention Leon Sandcastle.

  12. lostsok says: Apr 2, 2013 12:58 AM

    Well, glad we’ve cleared that up…

  13. riverhorsey says: Apr 2, 2013 1:13 AM

    Dion Jordon

  14. cullimon says: Apr 2, 2013 1:15 AM

    Who’s #4?

  15. linvillegorge says: Apr 2, 2013 1:33 AM

    LOL! Nobody’s trading for the #1 overall pick this year. Terrible year to be sitting at #1. They’re feigning interest in Geno Smith just hoping that someone will be dumb enough to offer them a package to trade up to #1. Not gonna happen. They’re gonna take Joeckel. Usually when an OT is in the conversation for #1 overall, he’s a once a decade type prospect. Joeckel would be a top 10 type prospect in most drafts. This draft is deep overall, but it’s awfully light in the pants in terms of elite prospects.

  16. bigj7769 says: Apr 2, 2013 1:36 AM

    The chiefs are making great moves this off season and could really contend with Denver!!

  17. obiwanbonogi says: Apr 2, 2013 2:37 AM

    For a site that throws out unsubstantiated conjecture on a regular basis(in a good way!) you’d think you could at least come up with four hypothetical draftees as the top four on the Chief’s mystery board instead of three. Who is the fourth?!?

  18. theuglitruth says: Apr 2, 2013 2:42 AM

    They are dying to trade this pick and every team knows it….I just can’t see a team doing a deal with Andy Reid considering his past deals have never paid off for a trade partner.

  19. caloman25 says: Apr 2, 2013 3:21 AM

    Dylan, Dylan, Dylan, and Dylan

  20. skoobyfl says: Apr 2, 2013 4:17 AM

    Geno is #1.

  21. doctorfootball says: Apr 2, 2013 5:04 AM

    I’m not surprised they’re meeting with Geno Smith. It’s not out of the realm of possibilities that they take him but, I’m sure this meeting is just to convince other teams that they might take him so the Chiefs can trade down if the offer is right.

  22. hater79 says: Apr 2, 2013 7:01 AM

    Who cares they are still the Chiefs. And no way they pick Geno Smith if they just signed Alex Smith.

  23. bobbyhoying says: Apr 2, 2013 7:10 AM

    I guess Andy doesn’t have to disseminate mis-information. No one picks ahead of him. I’ll bet he goes with a lineman.

  24. germanstingray says: Apr 2, 2013 7:27 AM

    I’m sure Leon Sandcastle is on the short list.

  25. cbs1971 says: Apr 2, 2013 7:59 AM

    IMO, the Geno Smith story is a ploy. They are not going to take him after getting Alex Smith. I think they will take Joeckel.

    However, we may see some teams try to make a last minute deal to get Geno and this could work in KC’s favor in having everyone “think” they may choose Geno.

    But c’mon……

  26. The Shoeman says: Apr 2, 2013 8:42 AM

    There is NO -WAY , Ried is letting ANYONE know his plans.

    I call B.S. on this story !

  27. vols84 says: Apr 2, 2013 8:42 AM

    Trade the pick. This is a lousy draft.

  28. tdk24 says: Apr 2, 2013 9:06 AM

    4 players doesn’t sound very “narrow” to me.

  29. deathmonkey41 says: Apr 2, 2013 9:37 AM

    Funny enough- Andy Reid can only get his lunch selections down to six choices usually.

  30. realdealsteel says: Apr 2, 2013 9:57 AM

    Chiefs play a good bluff game but alas, it ain’t going to work. No one is going to trade up and give up multiple picks. This isn’t the type of draft that has ” must have” players in it.

    This is a draft where to be truthful, a bunch of second and third round picks will be better players then a lot of first rounders. So why give up picks when I can stock pile?

  31. riseabovecancer says: Apr 2, 2013 10:02 AM

    The Kansas City Chiefs are really going to shock alot of people if they take Geno Smith over 2 underclassmen that needed to stay in school for about a couple more years.

  32. benroethlisberger7 says: Apr 2, 2013 10:03 AM

    Eric Fisher > Luke Joeckel and you all know it.

  33. sullijo1 says: Apr 2, 2013 10:47 AM

    They still have an NFL team in KC??

  34. therealtrenches says: Apr 2, 2013 11:30 AM

    Andy won’t draft an o-lineman w/ the first pick. He likes to pick o-linemen in the middle / late rounds and coach them up. Shawn Andrews is the only guy he drafted in the first. It didn’t work out so well.

    I think he’ll trade down if he can get a dance partner. Too bad Al Davis has passed on. He would’ve played.

  35. kaywan95 says: Apr 2, 2013 11:47 AM

    OMG! thanks for this news! i can finally sleep at night..

  36. EJ says: Apr 2, 2013 12:04 PM

    It is going to be Fisher or Joeckel if they stay at #1. No way does Geno Smith get picked up by KC, It would alienate Alex Smith to no end. Besides, Alex has plenty of good years left in his career, so they can’t use the Rookie is for the future excuse.
    My guess is that someone will try to trade for KC’s first pick. A team that is sure about Geno Smith and his abilities.

  37. jagsfanugh says: Apr 2, 2013 12:16 PM

    vols84 says:
    Apr 2, 2013 8:42 AM
    Trade the pick. This is a lousy draft.”

    Did you get dropped on your head as a baby?

  38. justintuckrule says: Apr 2, 2013 12:56 PM

    This draft is so uninspiring, I actually would take a 40 yr old Deion…Sandcastle

  39. tommynatorii says: Apr 2, 2013 1:41 PM

    A once a decade LT at no. 1 is a can’t miss!
    Signed-Miami Dolphins Fan.

  40. ss376 says: Apr 2, 2013 2:09 PM

    Realdeal’s right. I think the problem the Chiefs have is not that they don’t want to trade the pick but that no-one needs or wants to trade up. I think that if you don’t have a Cam Newton, Andrew Luck, Matt Stafford or an RG3, people just think it’s a weak draft. I don’t think that will be true of this year. I think there are guys who are not flashy but will go really late in round 1 and be multi-year Pro Bowlers, like Chance Warmack, Jarvis Jones, Larry Warford…

  41. radrhatr says: Apr 2, 2013 2:45 PM

    bdawks20 says:

    My guess is:
    1. Luke Joeckel
    2. Geno Smith
    3. Eric Fisher
    4. Dion Jordan

    Change Geno Smith with Milliner or Star and you’re probably right. I don’t see the Chiefs spending a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd next year on 2 QBs.

  42. radrhatr says: Apr 2, 2013 2:46 PM

    What a TERRIBLE year to have the first pick!

  43. mahimike says: Apr 2, 2013 3:30 PM

    Chiefs will shock the world when they draft Geno and hold him hostage for the highest bidder!

  44. radrhatr says: Apr 3, 2013 6:49 AM

    Exactly when has that ever happened? Newsflash. Geno is NOY Eli Manning!

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