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The One At 1: 2013 -- Eric Fisher

El tackle Eric Fisher, de la Universidad Central Michigan, posa junto al comisionado de la NFL Roger Goodell tras ser elegido en la primera selección general del draft de la liga por los Chiefs de Kansas City, el jueves 25 de abril de 2013 en Radio City Music Hall de Nueva York. (Foto AP/Mary Altaffer)
New Chiefs tackle Eric Fisher poses with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell after being drafted No. 1 overall in 2013.

The Cardinals hold the No. 1 overall pick for April’s NFL draft for the first time since 1958. As the day for the Cards to make their selection draws closer, azcardinals.com will take a look at the last 30 No. 1 overall selections and each player’s impact on the team and league.

NAME/YEAR: T Eric Fisher, 2013

TEAM: Kansas City Chiefs

THE SITUATION: Fisher was anything but a sure thing, but this draft didn’t have a quarterback worth taking high. The Chiefs fixed their QB issue by acquiring former No. 1 overall pick Alex Smith, so they set their sights on an offensive lineman. Fisher, from Central Michigan, was hopefully going to be Kansas City’s long-term answer at left tackle.

THE CAREER: While Fisher hasn’t been an Orlando Pace, he has started nearly every game since his rookie season and was a fixture for an offensive line leading the way for the most dangerous and highest-scoring offense in the league in 2018.

THE OTHER OPTIONS IN TOP FIVE: In a draft that history has not treated well, there were no other obvious choices, especially since Fisher has become steady in Kansas City. Tackle Lane Johnson (fourth, Eagles) has carved out a similar turn in Philadelphia, and defensive end Ziggy Ansah (fifth, Lions) has been OK for Detroit when he is able to stay healthy.

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