Casey Wiegmann, Ryan Lilja Sign with Chiefs: 2010 Offensive Line Takes Shape

March 16, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Before Jamaal Charles burst onto the scene with a 108-yard rushing performance in week 10, Kansas City fans clamored for a revamped offensive line.
Atrocious in protection, the offensive unit surrendered 42 sacks in 2009, but the majority came in the first half of the season.
The inability to give the quarterback time to let plays develop is also a cause for quarterback Matt Cassel’s troubling 5.9 yards per completion last season.
While the offensive line jelled, it was still clear there was room for improvement.
Kansas City’s front office management has addressed this concern with two offseason signings: the return of center Casey Wiegmann and guard Ryan Lilja. (Lilja was part of the KC practice squad under head coach Dick Vermeil before being cut and signing with the Colts.)
Both players were full-time starters last season, Wiegmann for the Broncos and Lilja for the Colts.
What does this mean?
Well, the speculation of movin...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

readers comments