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Chiefs Awarded Four Compensatory Picks in 2017 NFL Draft

The NFL announced this year’s compensatory picks
Via Chiefs.com
13 hours ago

Kansas City Chiefs: In need of help at running back?

The Kansas City Chiefs have made the playoffs the past two seasons in large part with inconsistency at the running back position. Jamaal Charles is the leader in the backfield, but has missed the majority of the last two seasons due to injury, and with his increasing age, there is no telling when or even if he will return to his former self. With the NFL Combine coming up and the...
Via isportsweb.com
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jamaal Charles could be on the roster bubble

Running backs in their 30s don’t normally generate a lot of interest on the open market.Even when that running back’s name is Jamaal Charles, the age and the injury history could combine to keep the phone from ringing.It’s not a guarantee that Charles will remain with the Chiefs next season, and according to Pro Football Talk, the Chiefs signed C.J. Spiller.Spencer Ware and...
Via The Sports Daily
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs sign RB C.J. Spiller

Once a dynamic Pro Bowl performer with the Buffalo Bills, former first-round pick C.J. Spiller has fallen on hard times recently.The 29-year-old running back was released by the New Orleans Saints back in September, eventually latching on with the New York Jets and Seattle Seahawks later in the campaign. He would end up rushing a combined six times in as many games between the two...
Via Sportsnaut
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Say no to Romo

The Kansas City Chiefs lost in the divisional round of the playoffs this past season for the second consecutive year. The Chiefs have one of the most talented rosters in the league, but many believe that they can only go so far with Alex Smith, a traditionally conservative quarterback. When the Dallas Cowboys’ star quarterback, Tony Romo, went down with an injury last preseason...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Braves sign former NFL player

It might not be Deion Sanders, Michael Jordan or Tim Tebow, but the Atlanta Braves made some pretty interesting news on Thursday. According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, Atlanta has signed former Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Sanders Commings.Really, this is a thing. Commings, originally selected by the Chiefs in the fifth round of the 2013 NFL Draft, played in only two games...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Chiefs’ Top Five Special Teams Plays of 2016

Dave Toub’s unit had another good season
Via Chiefs.com
1 day ago

TGS Offseason Preview: Kansas City Chiefs

Between now and the start of the new league year in March, TGS is providing brief summaries looking ahead at the offseason from the perspective of each NFL team. In this edition, we look at the Kansas City Chiefs. 2016 record: 12-4 — 1st place, AFC West What’s new? Nothing of significance right now. Projected salary cap space: $5 million — The third-lowest total in the league...
Via This Given Sunday
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: ‘Growing sense’ Chiefs could let Alex Smith go in favor of Tony Romo, Jimmy Garoppolo

Alex Smith has never quite lived up to the expectations associated with a No. 1 overall pick. He was kicked to the curb in San Francisco by Colin Kaepernick back in 2012, and he’s been a serviceable starter for the Kansas City Chiefs ever since being traded in 2013. However, it appears the Chiefs might follow in the 49ers’ footsteps regarding Smith in favor of either Tony Romo...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dont’a Hightower would be a fun free agent for the Chiefs (but it won’t happen)

Usually those “The one free agent every team needs” articles aren’t all that interesting but this one from Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com is. He suggests Patriots LB Dont’a Hightower for the Kansas City Chiefs. Interesting choice, and not one we hear every day. There are reasons for and against this. Here’s what Rosenthal said: John Dorsey could make room if he truly wanted...
Via Arrowhead Pride
4 days ago

Are the Kansas City Chiefs in win-now mode?

I posted a story wondering if Tyler Bray was ready to be the Chiefs No. 2 behind Alex Smith and someone suggested to me in response that they need a veteran back there because the Chiefs are in win-now mode. I won’t argue the value of a veteran back there but I wondered if the Chiefs are really in win-now mode. Are they? I look at the quarterback and the fact that they have this...
Via Arrowhead Pride
4 days ago

Which was better: Chiefs 2015 draft class or 2016?

The Kansas City Chiefs last couple of draft classes have been really good. Not only on hitting on a few stars but depth for days as well. I’m not completely sure which draft class is better: 2015 or 2016? I know, it’s not three years out and it’s too early to judge them but we’re judging them for good reasons. Let’s look at this again: 2015: CB Marcus Peters, C Mitch...
Via Arrowhead Pride
4 days ago

Texans, Chiefs make most sense for Romo?

There are a handful of teams that Tony Romo would reportedly like to end up with if and when he is traded or released this offseason, but two of those teams seem to stand out above the rest.In his weekly column for The MMQB, Peter King lays out the reasons why the Houston Texans and Kansas City Chiefs are the most likely landing spots for Romo. King notes that Texans head coach Bill...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs coach Andy Reid makes minor moves to coaching staff

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Chiefs have promoted Brad Childress to assistant head coach and announced that Matt Nagy will take over as the sole offensive coordinator in a minor shake-up of Andy Reid's staff. Childress and Nagy served as co-offensive coordinators last season. Their new roles were announced Monday. Childress takes over from David Culley, who served as assistant head...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs free agency priorities

The Kansas City Chiefs are in a relatively good position when it comes to players entering free agency in 2017.  While most of the team is under contract for 2017, two key players are set to hit the open market. Strong safety Eric Berry and nose tackle Dontari Poe will be unrestricted free agents heading into the 2017 season. Both players will be able to negotiate with other teams...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Agent: Eric Berry contract talks have long way to go

The agent for Eric Berry says his talks with the Kansas City Chiefs about a new contract have a “long ways to go,” contrary to what the team’s GM recently said.Berry’s contract status is a matter of great intrigue as he has threatened to sit out the season if he is franchise-tagged again.According to comments shared by Arrowhead Pride Thursday, Chiefs GM John Dorsey said...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs' Dorsey says talks with Berry, Poe 'very positive'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) For a man who hates to discuss contracts, Chiefs general manager John Dorsey spent a whole lot of time Thursday doing precisely that during an end-of-the-season teleconference. He even addressed his own contract. Dorsey and coach Andy Reid have five-year deals that expire after next season, and there has been speculation that Dorsey could be the heir apparent...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs GM Dorsey cites 'very positive' talks with Berry, Poe reps

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Chiefs general manager John Dorsey has had "very positive" discussions with representatives of safety Eric Berry and defensive tackle Dontari Poe, though he declined to say whether he expects to reach agreements with either of the pending free agents. Dorsey also addressed his own contract situation during an end-of-season teleconference with reporters Thursday...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Suspect accused of killing Joe McKnight indicted on second-degree murder charges

The man who is accused of killing former NFL player Joe McKnight was indicted on Thursday by Jefferson Parish’s District Attorney on second-degree murder charges following a grand jury’s investigation.The man accused of killing McKnight, Ronald Gasser Jr., was arrested for manslaughter in December for the death of McKnight on Dec. 1 in a road-rage incident.Detectives believe...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Travis Kelce does ‘Salt Bae’ dance after scoring TD in Pro Bowl

Travis Kelce embraced one of the hottest social media trends after scoring a touchdown in the Pro Bowl on Sunday.Kelce managed to get wide open and had a clear path to the end zone, which he jubilantly leaped into.He then celebrated by doing the “Salt Bae” dance. Kelce really likes to dance, that’s for sure.
Via The Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alex Smith is terrible at Pro Bowl dodgeball

You’d think an NFL quarterback would be really good at dodgeball.Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith might be an exception.Just watch this clip from the NFL Pro Bowl skills competition on Thursday: What kind of form is that? His awkward, sidearmed throw predictably bounced harmlessly off the ground.Come on, Alex Smith. Just throw the ball. Dodgeball isn’t third down.
Via The Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every head coach in the history of the Kansas City Chiefs

Dating back to 1960 and their founding as the Dallas Texans, the Kansas City Chiefs (relocated and renamed in 1963) have had 13 coaches in its NFL franchise history. This includes two members of the Hall of Fame as coaches, one of whom also lead the team to a Super Bowl victory. How many of the leaders of the Chiefs can you name?Clue: Years Active
January 24, 2017  |  Discuss

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
January 24, 2017  |  Discuss

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
January 20, 2017  |  Discuss
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