AFC West: Rob Bruggeman

Kyle Orton gets practice snaps

November, 30, 2011
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Kansas City coach Todd Haley said newly claimed quarterback Kyle Orton will get about 40 percent of the repetitions in practice this week. Haley continues to say Tyler Palko is the team’s starter for now, but he isn’t ruling anything out.

I’d still be surprised if Orton doesn’t play Sunday. The team is paying him $2.5 million for the rest of the season. Palko has thrown six interceptions in his two starts. Why would Orton be getting snaps if the Chiefs didn’t want to use him?

In other AFC West news:

Kansas City mock draft

April, 24, 2009
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Posted by ESPN.com's Bill Williamson

On the eve of the NFL draft, we are taking a crack at a mock draft for each team in the AFC West. This is just for kicks, folks. I'll be lucky if get a first rounder or two on the money.

The mock drafts are based on pre-draft visits and workouts, league information, reports and team needs.

We'll start with the Chiefs and go in order of the team's first choice. Check back throughout the afternoon for the other three team's mock drafts.

Round 1, pick 3

Aaron Curry, Wake Forest, LB

Round 3, pick 67

Mike Thomas, Arizona, WR

Round 4, pick 102

Kyle Moore, USC, DE

Round 5, pick 139

Kevin Ellison, USC, S

Round 6, pick 175

Arian Foster. Tennessee, RB

Round 7, pick 212

Rob Bruggeman, Iowa, C

Round 7, pick 256

David Buehler, USC, K

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