The Morning Fix: Ra’Shede Hageman, Alex Smith, John Hamm


Sep 19, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid talks with quarterback Alex Smith (11) during the fourth quarter against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field. The Chiefs defeated the Eagles 26-16. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports

Many people need their coffee to get up and going in the morning.  Here at Arrowhead Addict, we understand that for a Chiefs fan, coffee is simply not enough.

Here’s all that’s happening around Chiefs Kingdom today.

Welcome to The Morning Fix.

Good morning, Addicts. ONE MORE DAY until the draft. Uno. …I’ve run out of languages I can say “one” in. I’m uncultured. To the links…

Adam Teicher took Ra’Shede Hageman with the Chiefs’ pick in the first round of ESPN’s NFL Nation mock draft.

"I settled on Minnesota defensive lineman Ra’Shede Hageman and after some reflection, this doesn’t feel like a consolation prize to me and I would be surprised if the Chiefs felt that way if they wind up making the same pick."

Alex Smith is set to host a youth camp next month.

"Smith is scheduled to host the inaugural Hy-Vee Alex Smith Football ProCamp presented by SunnyD at Shawnee Mission West High School in Overland Park, Kan., from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on June 7-8, as announced Monday in a ProCamps Worldwide news release."

Andrew Brandt tells some very interesting tales from the “War Room.”

"And my favorite story: I once told a player we would sign him for a $500 bonus. His answer was, and I quote: “Well, I only have about $100 now, but I can get you the rest in about a week.” “No,” I answered, “We pay you.”"

Terez A. Paylor says the Chiefs are using new technology to help them in the draft this year.

"One of the ways Dorsey has backed up his words is with the use of Decision Lens, an analytics-based software firm based out of Washington, D.C., whose advanced software platform is designed to help the Chiefs’ internal decision-makers identify the players who best fit their criteria for what they want at every position."

Two non-football stories:

– Jon Hamm was kicked out of Bill Simmons’ fantasy football league.

– A 77-year-old attempted to rob a bank. It did not end well.