Five Kansas City Royals Who Could Be Chiefs

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May 12, 2015; Arlington, TX, USA; Kansas City Royals left fielder Alex Gordon (4) in the dugout after hitting a home run in the tenth inning against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington. The Royals won 7-6 in 10 innings. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

A linebacker has to leave everything on the field, and that is how Alex Gordon plays every day while in left field. He isn’t afraid to sacrifice his body, and it would be easy to see him flying around the field trying to tackle any ball carrier even remotely in his area.

Gordon would be one of the smaller linebackers in the NFL at 6’2”, 220 pounds, but he would hold his own against the best. Obstacles would be nothing new for him after having to learn how to play the outfield despite coming to the Big Leagues as a third baseman.

Gordon will have a long, productive MLB career, and there is no reason to think he couldn’t do the same if he were a member of the Chiefs.

He would be a leader, more by his actions than his words, and his effort would never be questioned. Gordon wouldn’t come without his flaws (average speed; stubbornness), but the Chiefs would be lucky to have him.

Good thing for them, they are pretty stacked at linebacker.

NFL comparisonDeAndre Levy, Detroit Lions

Career prediction — 13 seasons, 1,080 total tackles, nine interceptions, three defensive touchdowns

Awards — 6x Pro Bowler

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