August 12, 2013 3:42 PM

Fullback position returns to Chiefs’ offense

When fullback Anthony Sherman caught a short swing pass from quarterback Alex Smith, tucked it away and sprinted upfield for an eight-yard gain in the Chiefs’ preseason opener at New Orleans, the message was clear. The role of fullback, a position on the endangered list in this era of multi-receiver offenses, has a significant role in the Chiefs’ game plan.

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