Around The Web: Signing Season, Tyson Jackson 101, Podolak Takes A Swing For Charity

As I’m sure you’ve noticed, things are quiet around the NFL right now, though it’s not as quiet as years past.  As Bob Gretz notes, teams around the league have gotten a jump on getting the 256 selections from April’s draft signed with over 100 already under contract. There are two teams that have already […]

Read: Draft Picks Speak

Following Saturday’s mini-camp session, four of the Chiefs newly drafted players spoke to the media: DE Tyson Jackson, DE Alex Magee, OT Colin Brown and K Ryan Succop. Jackson on adjusting to the Kansas City defense: “It’s pretty different.  It’s more of a 3-4 role here, compared to the 4-3 at LSU.  At the end […]

Read: Chief Reason For Optimism

Former Purdue defensive end Alex Magee might not have been drafted until the third round in last week’s NFL draft, but as Jim Owczarski at the Beacon News reports, that doesn’t mean he wasn’t in high demand. The Kansas City Chiefs called Magee early on the second day of the draft to tell him they […]

Draft: Q&A With Alex Magee

Read the full transcript at KCChiefs.com. It’s a great introduction to Magee, but here is the highlight for me: Q: How do you feel about rushing the passer? MAGEE: “We are going to get to the quarterback. The D-line coach there taught me some things that I really didn’t know. I am just excited to […]

Draft: Kansas City Chiefs Select Alex Magee, DE, Purdue

Another high character guy, Magee is majoring in Law & Society and aspires to work for the FBI or DEA.  Enjoys going to church.  Played fullback in short-yardage situations in high school and can line up at DE. Scouts Inc. gave Magee a rating of 74 and ranked him the 8th best DT available in […]

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