Turley may benefit from Welbourn retiring from Chiefs

Updated: June 16, 2006, 12:13 PM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

Less than a week into his return from a two-year hiatus, Kyle Turley hasn't yet secured the starting right offensive tackle job with the Kansas City Chiefs. But he is certainly skyrocketing up the depth chart.

His ascent was aided Thursday by the abrupt announcement from seven-year veteran John Welbourn that he has decided to retire. The Chiefs' starter at right tackle for the final nine games last season, Welbourn was expected to vie with Turley and returning veterans Jordan Black and ...

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