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Only Room for 1 QB in Draft's 1st Round

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So Manti T'eo goes in the first round, but USC's Matt Barkley doesn't?

 

With less than three weeks to go before the NFL draft, that's a distinct possibility. The Times projects four safeties, two guards and the controversial Notre Dame linebacker to go in the opening round, but only one quarterback.

 

A look at how the first round could unfold:

 

1. CHIEFS — Luke Joeckel, T, Texas A&M: If they don't sign Branden Albert to a long-term deal, the Chiefs need a capable blind-side bodyguard for newly acquired quarterback Alex Smith. Joeckel and Eric Fisher are the best in this class.

 

2. JAGUARS — Sharrif Floyd, DT, Florida: Floyd, the best defensive tackle in the draft, would be a welcome addition to a team that finished...

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