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After losing out on the Peyton Manning sweepstakes, the Kansas City Chiefs are looking to move up on the draft board.
According to Russ Lande at the Sporting News, just two days ago, Kansas City Chiefs were looking to move up to grab the third overall pick from Minnesota Vikings to select USC offensive linemen Matt Kalil.
Russ Lande went on to say, "If Kalil is not selected by the Vikings, our sources tell us the Chiefs (who own the 11th overall pick) will attempt to trade up to obtain him."
Kansas City definitely wants to bolster that offensive line as in NFL free agency they signed former Texan Eric Winston to play right tackle and have 2008 first-round pick Branden Albert at left tackle.
In 2012, Kalil could take over at left tackle, which would allow the Chiefs to move Albert to guard.
This report of the Chiefs taking Kalil is also in direct correlation to ESPN NFL expert Adam Schefter, who said on his Twitter account on April 21st that he is only 28.3 percent certain that the Vikings will select Kalil.
Schefter has been reporting on NFL Live and NFL 32 this past week that Kalil to the Vikings is far from a lock, and he currently believes LSU CB Morris Claiborne or Oklahoma State WR Justin Blackmon will be the pick at No. 3 .
Schefter went on to say that the Vikings are more interested in Claiborne or Blackmon than Kalil at this point in time and are considering trading out of the spot.