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Chiefs tackle Eric Fisher is bigger in hopes of being better in 2014

Shortly after Chiefs tackle Eric Fisher participated in his first camp practice Tuesday — a full two days before his fellow veterans are mandated to — the 6-foot-8 Fisher said he now weighs 20 pounds more than he did last season. “I’m weighing about 315,” Fisher said. “I’m happy with that weight. I think they’re happy with that weight.”

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NFL teams are cornering the market with bigger defensive backs

When he was the Chiefs’ head coach, Marty Schottenheimer was fond of saying a team can never have enough good cornerbacks. Nowadays, an NFL team can’t have enough big cornerbacks. The Seattle Seahawks established the template, and won the Super Bowl by deploying tall cornerbacks like 6-foot-3 Richard Sherman.