It hasn't taken long for Alex Smith to become the leader of the Kansas City Chiefs.
Short on glam, slim on glitter and no sign of Manti Te'o, the NFL draft was still a solid B-plus.
The Kansas City Chiefs took offensive tackle Eric Fisher of Central Michigan to begin the NFL draft Thursday night, then Jacksonville went for Texas A&M's Luke Joeckel.
Fisher, from Central Michigan, became the first player from the Mid-American Conference taken to open the draft. He is the third offensive tackle picked No. 1 overall since the 1970 merger, joining Orlando Pace in 1997 and Jake Long five years ago.
The Kansas City Chiefs began to realize about two weeks ago that Central Michigan's Eric Fisher would be their choice with the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL draft.
Short on glam, slim on glitter, the NFL draft was still nothing less than a rock solid B-plus.
Are you ready for some Peyton Manning?
The Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens will open the 2013 season at Denver in the now-traditional Thursday night kickoff game.
Peyton Manning back in Indianapolis _ in a Broncos uniform.