Coming into the 2012 offseason, the Kansas City Chiefs were expected to make a number of moves to the offensive line to help solidify and improve both the starting five and the overall depth. The signing of Eric Winston is one major move that will reap dividends for years to come, and the major work is already finished. The team might still take David DeCastro or another top guard in the first couple of rounds in the 2012 NFL Draft, but tackle depth still remains an issue.
To that end, it's interesting to note that the team has worked out Donald Stephenson, an offensive tackle from Oklahoma, in a private workout. Stephenson is a 6-6, 312 lb. workout beast who dominated the competition at the NFL Combine in the 40-yard dash, broad jump and vertical leap.
Stephenson presents an interesting prospect since information on him is so spotty. Wes Bunting doesn't even list himamong his 48 offensive tackle prospects for the NFL Draft at the National Football Post. Yet NFL Draft Scout has him at No. 9 overall within tackle prospects. Stephenson was All-Big 12 Honorable Mention last year. CBS Sports Dane Brugler compares him to Joseph Barksdale and writes, "Progressively improved since earning the starting job last season and carries a degree of developmental upside."
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