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Here’s all that’s happening around Chiefs Kingdom today.
Welcome to The Morning Fix.
Good morning, Addicts. It is Monday. Game of Thrones happened last night. This is the happiest Monday I’ve had in a while.
To the links…
NFL Spin Zone did a re-draft of the 2008 NFL Draft. I like the way the actual draft went more.
Johnson was a complete beast for the first few years of his career, rushing for 2,000 yards in 2009. He would give the Chiefs what Charles has given to them over the last five years. While Dorsey wasn’t a bad player for Kansas City, Johnson has more value because of his position.
Greg A. Bedard of MMQB says St. Louis holds the key to this year’s draft.
If there’s any team that holds the keys to the major drama that could unfold in the first round, it’s the St. Louis Rams. With the second and 13th overall pick, coach Jeff Fisher and general manager Les Snead knows the options are limitless, including different trade scenarios.
Yes, Snead and Rams already have opened for business on the trade market.
The odds are long, but there may be reason to believe A.J. Jenkins could be a late bloomer.
There’s little statistical reason to hold out hope that Jenkins could become a major player, but stats can be deceiving in those first few years. After all, there are others in recent NFL history who took some time before becoming a successful NFL receiver.
Arrowhead Pride asks about the expectations of Alex Smith for 2014.
After the best season of his career, is it fair to expect him to improve significantly in 2014? Is it fair to think he can throw for more touchdowns and more yards while keeping his interceptions down? Is it fair to think he can keep his completion percentage above 60 percent as the passes increase? I’m not sure what the answers are here. How much better should he get?
Ty Rowton, a.k.a. Chiefs super fan “X-Factor,” took a dive for charity.
Organizers of the Facebook-based Plunge for Landon fundraiser said they have lost count of how many people have posted videos of themselves taking a dive for Landon Shaw, an infant from Tarkio, Missouri, who was diagnosed in late February with a rare form of cancer. People are jumping in, from chilly farm ponds north of Kansas City to the Gulf of Mexico and the Potomac River in Washington, D.C.
Two non-football stories:
- Steve Jobs declared a “holy war” against Google in 2011. Remember everyone: The Internet is forever.
- Is Joel Embiid staying at Kansas or leaving for the NBA? We don’t know yet but he’s certainly having fun trolling Twitter followers about his decision.