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Kansas City Chiefs Casey Wiegmann Listed As No. 37 On ESPN's Center Rankings

After an impressive showing among most categories on ESPN's new player rankings (via Scouts, Inc.), the Kansas City Chiefs are failing miserably along the interior offensive line. Whether or not the scouts' views are accurate, the Chiefs certainly don't look good on paper at the center position when compared to other teams.

Casey Wiegmann is the incumbent signed to a new one-year deal this off-season and he's currently ranked No. 37 overall in the NFL in centers, meaning that several teams have back-ups rated better than Wiegmann. His overall score of 62 places him just above Rudy Niswanger at 61. Nick Mangold of the Jets is No. 1 with a 90 overall score.

The Chiefs might have realized this weakness, however, when they drafted Miami's Rodney Hudson with their second round selection. It's clear that he's the future of the position, although his readiness for the NFL level is in question given his lack of true experience at center having played a lot of guard in college as well. He will need the adjustments that Haley and his offensive staff will instill in him, but the position is brighter than the Chiefs are getting credit for at this point.