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Kansas City Chiefs: Defensive Line Preview

Looking at the Kansas City Chiefs defensive line headed into the 2014 season questions surrounded the starting defensive ends and a back-up for Dontari Poe. Tyson Jackson had moved on to the Atlanta Falcons and while Vance Walker had been signed in the offseason he had yet to take hold of the starting DE job opposite of Mike DeVito.Throughout OTA’s and training camp Allen Bailey...
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LT, Undrafted RB, Tweets Highlight Video to KC Chiefs...who Sign Him

LaVance Taylor, an undrafted running back out of Central Missouri tweeted a highlight film Wednesday to the Kansas City Chiefs. @KCChiefs hey my name is LaVance Taylor and I am currently a free agent and I wanted you to check me out.— LaVance Taylor (@LaVance_TCT) July 29, 2015Thursday? They signed him. @KCChiefs hey my name is LaVance Taylor and I am currently...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Can Alex Smith Excel Without Kansas City Chiefs’ Triple Threat at Tight End?

(Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) The 2014 season left much to be desired when it came to the Kansas City Chiefs offense. While an Alex Smith-led unit was never expected to post elite totals for the Chiefs, Smith and his lack of pass-catching options gave the team a meager 199 passing yards per game, 7.0 yards per attempt and just 18 passing touchdowns – all numbers that...
Via The Sports Journal
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Kansas City Chiefs: Four new developments as training camp begins

The last seven days have been surprisingly busy for the Kansas City Chiefs. Along with the start of training camp, there have been a number of developing situations, both big and small, that could profoundly impact the team. From injuries, to player releases, and a most welcome return, here is the Kansas City Chiefs’ week in review. Sean Smith Suspended On Friday, July 24 the...
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Chiefs looking for significant contributions from rookie corners, Marcus Peters and Steve Nelson

The Kansas City Chiefs have veterans Sean Smith, Phillip Gaines, Jamell Fleming and Marcus Cooper, but that will not stop the team from giving rookies Marcus Peters and Steve Nelson a chance to carve out significant roles in their first season. Smith has been suspended for the season’s first three games for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy, and that opens up a starting...
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Chiefs used Chase Daniel as an emergency camp running back

Chiefs fans might cry if Chase Daniel has to take snaps at running back this season.It's no big deal if the team's backup quarterback has to line up there now, though. These early camp practices are designed to knock off the rust for quarterbacks and rookies only.Andy Reid was out of rookie running backs. So, the head coach turned to Daniel, who was more than happy to do his best...
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Four things to know about Kansas City Chiefs DT Dontari Poe and when he could play

Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Dontari Poe won’t be playing football for awhile. Earlier this month he underwent surgery on his back after hurting it in June and then again in July. So what’s it all mean? Will Poe play Week 1? Or could he be out for the year? It’s all slightly unclear for now, but here are four things you need to know. No. 4 — This sounds painful Trainer...
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WATCH: Kansas City Chiefs DB Eric Berry Back at Practice For First Time in Months

Last season Kansas City Chiefs fans were hit with a major blow when the news that safety Eric Berry had been diagnosed with a type of cancer, lymphoma. You never want to lose a player, but more importantly, you never want a player to have to fight for his life. Late Tuesday night Berry, his teammates, and the fans got some news that had been a long time coming.He was cleared to start...
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Kansas City Chiefs Sorting Out Receiving Options Behind Jeremy Maclin

(Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images) The Kansas City Chiefs threw exactly zero touchdown passes to their wide receivers last season, a remarkable feat considering Alex Smith did record 18 touchdowns through the air. That number isn’t very good compared to league standards, but the fact that not a single receiver reached the endzone in 16 games highlights just how futile the position...
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Chiefs Rookie Role Projections, Part 4: TE and D-Line

Welcome to the fourth installment of the 2015 Kansas City Chiefs Rookie Role Projections. As in the last editions, these projections will focus not on the statistics that the rookies might generate in the coming season but instead on how often they should see the field and how they will contribute based on their strengths and skillsets. This week, we’ll take a peek at James O...
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Four nuggets about Kansas City Chiefs cancer free S Eric Berry that will make you smile

Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry lit up Twitter late last night and for good reason. The Pro Bowl safety was officially cancer free and back with the Chiefs. Berry was diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma back in December and missed the last few games of the Chiefs’ 2014 season. Eight months later — here we are. Obviously this is a huge win for Berry, and, from a football perspective...
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Chiefs Waive RB Cyrus Gray

The Kansas City Chiefs announced that they’ve placed RB Cyrus Gray on waivers Wednesday. The #Chiefs have released Cyrus Gray. — Kansas City Chiefs (@KCChiefs) July 29, 2015 Gray, 25, has one year remaining on his four-year, $2.168 million rookie contract that included a $68,000 signing bonus. He stands to make a base salary of $660,000 for the 2015 season. Kansas City...
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Chiefs head into training camp with high expectations

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs will look a little different on offense this season. They'll look a little familiar on defense. Neither of which is necessarily a bad thing. The Chiefs' popgun offense and stingy defense carried them to a 9-7 record last season, barely missing out on the playoffs on the final Sunday of the regular season. So with just a few tweaks to the...
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Eric Berry cleared to practice with Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs got a huge shot in the arm with the announcement that safety Eric Berry will return to the field on Wednesday. The Pro Bowl safety has been cleared by doctors to begin practicing with the team after successfully battling Hodgkin’s Lymphoma this past year. The Chiefs announced the joyful news on Twitter Tuesday night: Andy Reid and Eric Berry will speak...
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Kansas City Chiefs DT Dontari Poe out indefinitely after back surgery

The Kansas City Chiefs will be without Dontari Poe for the foreseeable future after the dominant defensive tackle recently underwent back surgery. The surgery was to repair a herniated disc and was performed on July 15, according to Terez A. Paylor of The Kansas City Star, and he will arrive on Friday at St. Joe to start his rehab. Poe had a successful surgery on July 15. Will be...
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Tamba Hali spends his money on drones, not cars

Tamba Hali depends his Chiefs paychecks like a 275-pound grade-schooler.Kansas City's star linebacker has a gigantic drone collection. Why? Because he can.“I’ll crash them and we’ll get the other one ready to go up,” Hali told CBS 2 in New York. “I like flying them and filming around the area.”
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Four Kansas City Chiefs stats from Pro Football Focus proving the defense is silly good

The Kansas City Chiefs had a very, very good defense in 2014. Whether it was Justin Houston’s ridiculous 22 sacks or the unit as a whole, giving up 282 points, the second fewest in the entire NFL it was one of the best groups in the league. And whether or not you like / trust Pro Football Focus, it’d be silly to not acknowledge they exist and a lot of people swear by the site...
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Kansas City Chiefs to Open Season with “Red Thursday”

KANSAS CITY, MO – DECEMBER 28: Chase Daniel #10 of the Kansas City Chiefs drops back to Knile Davis #34 of the Kansas City Chiefs during the game against the San Diego Chargers at Arrowhead Stadium on December 28, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Mandatory Credit: Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images) The city of Kansas City loves its Chiefs and for the 24th straight year, they...
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Tamba Hali on Dee Ford: 'He's like another Von Miller'

Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Dee Ford sits behind Tamba Hali and Justin Houston on the depth chart, but after sitting and watching his rookie season, he's ready for more action. Ford played 122 defensive snaps last season notching two sacks and five quarterback hurries. The No. 23 overall pick in 2014, Ford said he's been working to get more playing time and that his offseason...
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Jamaal Charles gives a great speech at the Special Olympics

At 10 years old, Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles competed at the Special Olympics. Prior to that, he was diagnosed with a learning disorder. Needless to say, this annual event is dear to his heart. Speaking at the Opening Ceremony of the Special Olympics in Los Angeles on Saturday night, Charles gave a stirring speech about what the event did for him during his adolescence...
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Next Level – Travis Kelce

In this segment, one player from the 2014 season is going to go under the microscope and reasoning will be shown as to why this player will take their game to the next level in 2015. This time, Kansas City Chiefs tight end, Travis Kelce will be going under the spotlight and it will reveal just how he will break out in 2015. Freakish athleticism. Kelce is one heck of an athlete. Last...
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Kansas City Chiefs: Predicting the 53-man roster, part two

Allen Bailey Continuing on with my prediction of the Kansas City Chiefs’ 53-man roster for 2015, part two will cover defensive players and specialists such as the kicker, punter, and long snapper. If you missed part one on the offense, check out the link below. Kansas City Chiefs: Predicting the 53-man roster, part one Nose Tackles Dontari Poe and Rakeem Nunez-Roches Beginning...
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Four Kansas City Chiefs who have to produce in 2015

Under the tutelage of Head Coach Andy Reid and General Manager John Dorsey, the Kansas City Chiefs have shown a great deal of improvement. Before the new regime, the Chiefs had fallen on hard times. From 2007 to 2012, they managed only one winning season, culminated by the 2012 season in which they finished with the worst record in the NFL at 2-14, earning the Chiefs the 1st overall...
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Brett Favre told great story about Andy Reid

Brett Favre and Andy Reid spent seven seasons together with the Green Bay Packers in the 1990s. Reid was an assistant coach when Favre won his only Super Bowl championship in 1997, and the two had plenty of success together. When Favre was inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame on Saturday night, he told...Read More
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Kansas City Chiefs, Justin Houston optimistic about extension

The Kansas City Chiefs and Justin Houston are looking to get a long-term extension done before tomorrow’s deadline, and there is reportedly optimism that a deal will get done. Whether or not that ends up happening or not is a completely different question. Houston is currently set to play the season under the Chiefs’ franchise tag, but that certainly isn’t where either side...
Via This Given Sunday
17 days ago  |  Discuss

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