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Chiefs' Eric Fisher to start at RT vs. Packers

Eric Fisher is back in the starting lineup.

Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid told reporters on Saturday the No. 1 overall pick in 2013 will start at right tackle Monday night versus the Green Bay Packers.

Fisher battled an ankle injury that relegated him to just three total snaps through the first two weeks. There were reports prior to Week 1 that Fisher requested to sit versus the Houston Texans because he wasn't healthy enough to battle J.J. Watt. Reid categorically denied those reports.

On Monday night, Fisher will replace Jah Reid, who played every snap at right tackle the first two weeks. Reid struggled, especially in pass blocking.

Prior to the season, the Chiefs swapped Fisher to right tackle after spending all of 2014 on the left side. The first-round pick started 13 games at right tackle his rookie season.

Donald Stephenson took over the left tackle job following a shining in the preseason. The fourth-year pro has been stout through two games, ranking as the No. 7 overall tackle, according to Pro Football Focus.

Fisher's return is a positive for a Chiefs offense that will look to pound Jamaal Charles on the ground versus the Packers' 31st ranked run defense (allowing 154 rushing yards per game).

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