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Around the AFC West: Kansas City Chiefs Lose Starting Center for the year

By Ernie Padaon

Sept. 16, 2012; Orchard Park, NY, USA; Kansas City Chiefs center Rodney Hudson (61) snaps the ball to quarterback Matt Cassel (7) during the second half against the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Bills beat the Chiefs 35 to 17. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-US PRESSWIRE

The Chiefs lost their starting center, Rodney Hudson, for the entire year with a broken leg. He was placed on injured reserve today.

Hudson was entering his first year as the starter and has a promising future, but is development will have to be put on the rehab trail.

The Chiefs moved their guards, Ryan Lilja, over to center in place of Hudson and now are starting rookie Jeff Allen at the guard spot.

It sounds like the Chargers should send a few blitzes up the middle with Donald Butler in order to test these guys out