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Tyler Bray reportedly signs with Kansas City Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs didn't pick up a quarterback in the 2013 NFL Draft, but they might have landed the strongest arm available this year.

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The Chiefs signed Tennessee's Tyler Bray, a league source told ESPNBoston.com on Sunday.

Expected by many to have been a mid-round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, Bray has all the measurables of an NFL starter. At 6-foot-6 and 230 pounds, Bray produced the NFL Scouting Combine's best peak ball speed at 59 mph.

"This kid can rip it," NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock said at the combine. "He's got a live arm, man."

Bray's accuracy was scattershot and his pocket presence suspect at Tennessee, but maturity issues apparently kept him from being drafted. Bray reportedly turned off NFL teams with his inability to correctly identify plays on the whiteboard during the interview process.

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"There's a lot of refinement that needs to take place," ESPN analyst Jon Gruden said recently. "He's got to learn how to manage some situations better. He's got to deliver at crunch time. He's got to polish his game. I think his preparation needs to increase."

Bray isn't going to challenge quarterback Alex Smith for the starting job any time soon, but Chiefs coach Andy Reid has picked up the most intriguing arm talent available after the draft.

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