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Donald Stephenson | Tackle

Team: Kansas City Chiefs
Age / DOB:  (25) / 9/30/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 312
College: Oklahoma
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Chiefs G/T Donald Stephenson is expected to miss a week after undergoing finger surgery.
Stephenson won't play in the first preseason game. He's competing to be the Chiefs' starting left guard. Thu, Aug 1, 2013 12:37:00 PM

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The Kansas City Star confirms Donald Stephenson has been running as the first-team left guard during OTAs.

Stephenson started seven games at right tackle last season, but is currently blocked by Eric Fisher and Branden Albert. The Chiefs view Stephenson as a potential upgrade over incumbent starter Jeff Allen in their zone blocking scheme. Jon Asamoah is locked into the starting right guard job.
Sat, Jun 8, 2013 07:55:00 PM

Chiefs OT Donald Stephenson is "spending a lot of time at guard" in OTAs.

He's also running with the second team at left tackle. A 2012 third-rounder, Stephenson's path at tackle is currently blocked by Eric Fisher and Branden Albert. Stephenson played 377 snaps as a rookie, but got whipped in pass protection. Stephenson will be in the mix for swing-tackle duties. His 6-foot-6, 312-pound frame would be big for a guard.
Tue, May 21, 2013 04:14:00 PM

Chiefs signed third-round OT Donald Stephenson to a four-year contract.

Stephenson worked at left tackle during rookie camp, and the Chiefs are projecting him as a swing tackle in his first season. Stephenson possesses left tackle length at 6-foot-6, 314 with 35 1/4-inch arms, and showed terrific athleticism with a 35 1/2-inch vertical and 4.98 forty at the Combine. Stephenson is a bit of a project, but he has the skill level of a future starter.
Thu, May 17, 2012 10:38:00 AM

Third-round pick Donald Stephenson is practicing at left tackle during Chiefs rookie minicamp.

Keep in mind this is a rookie camp, involving no veterans aside from tryout players. Branden Albert will be the Chiefs' left tackle this season, but Stephenson represents long-term insurance for the contract-year starter. Kansas City is hoping Stephenson will emerge as a capable swing tackle in year one.
Fri, May 11, 2012 07:57:00 PM

Chiefs selected Oklahoma OT Donald Stephenson with the No. 74 overall pick in the 2012 draft.

Rotoworld draft guru Josh Norris' 11th ranked tackle, Stephenson was a left tackle for the Sooners, but will be limited to swing duties behind Branden Albert and Eric Winston as a rookie, and perhaps for 2-3 years to come. He boasts excellent athleticism for a tackle, but has below-average strength. He's currently more of an asset in the run game than passing attack. Clocking in at 6-foot-6, 312 pounds, the Chiefs may want him to add raw bulk as much as muscle.
Fri, Apr 27, 2012 09:50:00 PM

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