NFL on FOX insider Jay Glazer tweeted Wednesday that he believed the Chiefs were leaning towards the Central Michigan offensive tackle despite the general consensus belief the franchise would take Texas A&M tackle Luke Joeckel.
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Although most believe Chiefs take Luke Joeckel, I do not, I believe Chiefs will take Eric Fisher w #1 pick. Big, nasty, fits city
Sure enough, the Chiefs made Glazer a prophet Thursday. Fisher, who is 6-foot-7 and weighs over 305 pounds, possesses the nastiness that Chiefs head coach Andy Reid desires in his linemen, as Glazer explained Thursday:
Again, Fisher had been Chiefs guy over Joeckel bc of athleticism, nastiness and they felt he’d be better for Andy’s system