CHIEFS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Chiefs bring receivers coach Greg Lewis aboard

Greg Lewis wasn’t out of work long. The former Eagles wide receivers coach, who was fired this offseason, has landed a job with the Chiefs, according to Alex Marvez of the Sporting News. The link is a natural one, since Lewis played six years for Chiefs coach Andy Reid in Philadelphia, after making the team…
Via Pro Football Talk
4 hours ago

Old-School Strength with Tight End Travis Kelce

Travis Kelce racked up 1,125 yards for the AFC West Champion Kansas City Chiefs this season, a career high. The third-year tight end also scored four touchdowns while averaging 13.2 yards per catch, solidifying his status as a big-time playmaker for quarterback Alex Smith. How did Kelce get to this stage of his career? By putting in a ton of work at the gym. Kelce is built like...
Via Stack
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs Sign LS James Winchester to Contract Extension

The Chiefs made a move on Monday
Via Chiefs.com
20 hours ago

Jets sign former Chiefs wideout Frankie Hammond

The Jets added another wide receiver with some return experience. The team announced they had signed former Chiefs wideout Frankie Hammond to a future contract. Hammond spent two years on the Chiefs’ active roster and last year on the practice squad. He averaged 10.9 yards per punt return, and gives them another option behind a…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

Travis Kelce stands by ref comments, writes out check to NFL

Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce got fined $12,500 by the league last week after he ripped the officiating in the team’s divisional round loss to the Steelers. Among the thoughts Kelce shared was that referee Carl Cheffers shouldn’t be allowed to wear a “zebra jersey” as a Foot Locker employee, something the league would seem…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

Travis Kelce fined $21,615 for shoving player, calling out ref

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce is developing quite the reputation as a hothead, and as a result he’s becoming accustomed to dropping some cash into the NFL’s swear jar.Following a couple of incidents that occurred during and after the Chiefs’ devastating loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers last Sunday night, Kelce has been fined a total $21,615, per ESPN’s Adam Teicher...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking Down How the Chiefs’ 2016 Roster Was Built

Taking a closer look at the final Chiefs’ 53-man roster
Via Chiefs.com
3 days ago

The AFC Championship’s two most important players

Come playoff time, all 53 players on every roster are going to be important and play some role. However, not all players are of equal importance. Some guys are going to do minor things to help a team win, while others are going to play major roles.Here are the two players in the AFC Championship Game that are most vital to their team earning a victory and a spot in Super Bowl LI...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Over a dozen Steelers players dealing with the flu

There’s never a good time for an NFL team to be dealing with a flu bug. Preparing for the AFC Championship game, the Pittsburgh Steelers are going through it at the absolute worst time. But coach Mike Tomlin insists that the team will be ready to go on Sunday.“I’m just thankful that I’ve stayed out of the line of fire,” Tomlin said, per Jeremy Fowler, ESPN. “We’re not...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Falling just short

The Kansas City Chiefs season came to an end this past Sunday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers by a final score of 18-16. For the second consecutive season, the Chiefs’ season came to an end in the divisional round, both games ending by a one score margin. The Chiefs scored on both their first drive and last drive of the game, but were unable to get anything going in between...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL selects referee Carl Cheffers to officiate Super Bowl LI

The NFL clearly didn’t ask for the advice of Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce before picking the referee for Super Bowl LI. According to ESPN’s Kevin Seifert, referee Carl Cheffers—who was harshly criticized by Kelce after Kansas City’s loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Divisional Round—has been selected to officiate Super Bowl LI in Houston. It will...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs 2017 free agents highlighted by Eric Berry, Dontari Poe

The Kansas City Chiefs have a few free agents to think about. The big ones are the ones you already know about: Eric Berry and Dontari Poe. Those are pretty much the only “big” free agents for the Chiefs to worry about this year. But they are indeed big. Let’s look at this year’s crop of free agents (the list comes via Over The Cap): S Eric Berry: It’s not quite Justin...
Via Arrowhead Pride
5 days ago

Kansas City Chiefs will roll over about $5 million in salary cap space

The Kansas City Chiefs will have about $5 million in extra salary cap space for the 2017 season. The NFLPA released the amount of cap space each team will roll over from 2016. For the Chiefs, that number is $5,002,168. The average is over $9 million so this is actually on the low end. $5 million is still something. That buys you a Dustin Colquitt or a Ron Parker. That’s...
Via Arrowhead Pride
5 days ago

Andy Reid: Chiefs can win with Alex Smith

The four remaining teams in the NFL Playoffs are all led by successful quarterbacks with extensive resumes, all of them among the most talented in the league. Many would say Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith doesn’t fit into that mold, and as such, the inevitable questions are coming up after his team lost to Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers in the playoffs. Smith...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs face crucial roster decisions this offseason

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Eric Berry lingered a little longer than the rest of the Kansas City Chiefs after pregame warmups, soaking in as much of the atmosphere of Arrowhead Stadium as he could Sunday night.After a frustrating, disheartening 18-16 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers a few hours later, the star safety was among the last to step into the showers.He was among the last to get...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs' Reid questions costly holding call on Fisher

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Chiefs coach Andy Reid doesn't believe the holding penalty on left tackle Eric Fisher that cost Kansas City a tying two-point conversion against Pittsburgh on Sunday night should have been called.After watching film of the decisive play in the Steelers' 18-16 playoff win, when Fisher appeared to pull Steelers pass rusher James Harrison to the ground with about...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Conley hit in helmet by Sean Davis

Sean Davis was called for an unnecessary roughness penalty in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s Steelers-Chiefs playoff game after a helmet-to-helmet hit on Chris Conley. The Chiefs were facing a long third down and threw over the middle towards the goal line. Conley dropped the pass — but it was clear why. He was hit in the head by Davis: That helmet to helmet on Conley made...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Travis Kelce shoves Ross Cockrell, gets penalized

Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce was clearly frustrated after dropping a few passes in Sunday’s divisional playoff game against the Steelers, and it showed. His frustration boiled over during one particular moment in the third quarter, when the Chiefs were preparing for a third-and-five situation. Kelce, however, got into it with Ross Cockrell before the ball was snapped, and then...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Arrowhead Stadium freezes over ahead of Sunday playoff game

If you needed further evidence that the NFL made the right decision in postponing Sunday’s Steelers-Chiefs playoff game by a few hours, here you go. Stadium employees were hard at work Sunday afternoon getting the place ready for the evening kickoff, and among their tasks was clearing a significant amount of ice off the seats in the wake of a weekend ice storm. 1/4 inch of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Playoff Preview: Kansas City Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs have been poised to make a deep playoff run ever since Andy Reid took over as head coach in 2013. Last season, the Chiefs rattled off 11 consecutive victories before falling to the Patriots in the divisional round. This year, Kansas City won ten of its final 12 games en route to a first-round bye and a matchup at home against the Pittsburgh Steelers.The Chiefs...
Via The Sports Quotient
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles: ‘I still want to play football’ despite injury setbacks

Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles took to his personal blog this week to stress that he wants to continue his NFL career despite numerous injury setbacks over the past few seasons. “What I do know is that I still want to play football,” Charles wrote in the essay. “I was only 29 years old this season. My goal right now is to just focus on the now and my rehab...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Houston, Spencer Ware both 'good to go' for Chiefs

With a playoff matchup looming against a potent Pittsburgh Steelers squad, the Kansas City Chiefs could use every bit of help possible if they have aspirations of advancing to the AFC Championship Game. Good news came today for the Chiefs, as head coach Andy Reid announced that key starters, running back Spencer Ware and linebacker Justin Houston, were “good to go” for this...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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