The Kansas City Chiefs are doing their best to keep everyone guessing. The owners of the No. 1 overall pick of the 2013 NFL Draft claim they're taking a deeper look at their four choices for the top selection, but they still aren't naming which players have made their list.
Chiefs general manager John Dorsey told NFL.com's Albert Breer on April 1 that the Chiefs are down to four potential possibilities for the No. 1 overall pick. Dorsey expounded on the Chiefs' first-pick plans during a news conference Friday.
"You still have to give yourself some options," Dorsey said, The Kansas City Star reported. "What you kind of do now is just kind of see how these four guys play and kind of watch the games as they're played. You understand them as people, now watch them play their respective position.
"When the curtain is raised on Thursday, we'll be ready. But right now it's still ongoing and you never know what's going to happen."
Most agree Texas A&M offensive tackle Luke Joeckel is considered by many as the top prospect this year. Central Michigan offensive tackle Eric Fisher also is in the conversation. There are no obvious picks -- Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III, Cam Newton, Sam Bradford, Ndamukong Suh, Matthew Stafford -- in this year's draft. Joeckel and Fisher are the safest bets. West Virginia's Geno Smith is among the top quarterbacks, but his selection at No. 1 would be stretch. Oregon's Dion Jordan and BYU's Ziggy Ansah are thought to be the top defensive ends. Florida's Sharrif Floyd is rated by many pundits as the No. 1 defensive tackle.
Regardless, there's probably some gamesmanship in Dorsey's number. Anyone besides Joeckel or Fisher would be a surprise.
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