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One On One: Jason Dunn

Dunn can be a threat in the passing game.

Memo to the Kansas City Chiefs: Get Jason Dunn the damn ball. Now, I know the man can block. At 6-foot-6 and 275 pounds, Dunn was born to keep defensive ends and linebackers away from quarterbacks and ball carriers. But the thing is that defenses have gotten used to seeing Dunn close to the line of scrimmage, and they aren't respecting him in the passing game.

Dunn is not the prototype for a pass-catching tight end. He shouldn't have to be. He's still got the ability to be effective in the passing game, and the Chiefs should take advantage. At training camp last year, quarterback Trent Green threw Dunn a pass over the middle. Dunn deftly plucked the ball out of the air over his shoulder and turned upfield. The only player standing between him and the... Recommended Stories