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CHIEFS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Kansas City Chiefs’ looming decision on big free agent is part of bold predictions

Now that the games are over, the next few months will be spent following the NFL’s off-the-field news. This will include free agency, the draft and random things like the police blotter. In a sport that truly is a year-round endeavor, however, this certainly won’t be a quiet time on the calendar. So with that thought in mind, cover32′s James Merilatt came up with five bold...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Can the Kansas City Chiefs afford to let this offensive lineman walk in free agency?

It’s a tough position to evaluate. There aren’t a lot of stats to help with the cause. Styles of play can sometimes skew opinions. And the difference between a win and a loss on any given play isn’t always black and white. But what is clear is that it’s a vital position. Whether a team is run-first or pass-happy, the ability to control the line of scrimmage is the key to...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

“Mutual Interest” Between Chiefs & S Kurt Coleman Regarding Return

Herbie Teope of ChiefsDigest.com reports that the Chiefs met with free agent S Kurt Coleman‘s representative at the Combine and have had “positive” discussions. Terez A. Paylor confirms the meeting and adds that there is “mutual” interest in bringing Coleman back to Kansas City next year. The Chiefs have also shown interest in retaining DB Ron Parker, who will also...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs waive tight end Fasano to free up salary cap space

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Chiefs waived veteran tight end Anthony Fasano on Thursday, freeing up about $2 million in salary cap space that they could use to keep All-Pro linebacker Justin Houston. The Chiefs have been unable to come to a long-term deal with Houston, making it likely that they will place the franchise tag on him. But the deadline for that designation...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs release veteran TE Anthony Fasano

According to Jeff Darlington of the NFL Network, the Chiefs are going to release veteran tight end Anthony Fasano. He caught 25 passes and had four touchdowns for the Chiefs in 2014. Fasano was set to make $2.8 million in 2015, however, with the emergence of Travis Kelce, he became an expensive backup. Chiefs will be releasing TE Anthony Fasano later today, source says. Still...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kansas City Chiefs release veteran tight end, save nearly $2M

The Kansas City Chiefs are the latest team to say so long to a “pricey” veteran. Chiefs will be releasing TE Anthony Fasano later today, source says. Still a productive vet (4 TDs in '14) — but salary cap casualty for KC. — Jeff Darlington (@JeffDarlington) February 26, 2015 Fasano had 25 catches for 226 yards and four touchdowns last year in KC, his second season with...
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Chiefs Releasing TE Anthony Fasano, Free Up $1.96M In Cap Space

Jeff Darlington of NFL Media reports that the Kansas City Chiefs are releasing veteran TE Anthony Fasano on Thursday. His cap figure for the 2015 season was $4,209,375, so he was clearly a candidate for release given the Chiefs’ current financial situation. Fasano, 30, still has another two years remaining on his four-year, $16 million contract that base salaries of $2.8 million...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Major Free Agent Outcomes Will Set Chiefs Draft Board

The NFL Combine is a great place for NFL general managers and front office leaders to get work done. As a general manager, the process of the combine gets you a few things. First and foremost, the combine results can confirm what the scouts have already seen on film. The Scouts have done their film work, written their reports and given the decision makers the initial grades the...
Via Pro Football Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs C Rodney Hudson Could $7M Per Year In Next Deal, Raiders Reportedly Interested

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that the Chiefs nearly reached an agreement with free agent C Rodney Hudson during the season that would have paid him $6M per year. However, Hudson put together a very impressive season and is in a great position to cash in once free agency is open for business. La Canfora expects Hudson to ultimately end up with a contract that would pay...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike DeVito could join the free-agent market

According to Conor Orr of NFL.com, Kansas City Chiefs veteran defensive end/tackle Mike DeVito could be headed for free agency if the team looks to him for a pay-cut. DeVito will likely be approached bby the club to take a pay cut in order after tearing his Achilles against the Titans at the start of the season. Orr writes: DeVito, 30, is scheduled to make $4 million in 2015...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs need to upgrade their wide receivers

The Kansas City Chiefs put on an all-time miserable show during the 2014-15 season with no wide receiver touchdowns and ranking 29th in passing yards per game. John Dorsey and the Chiefs seem to be aware of this and have already made a step towards a change with the release of A.J. Jenkins and Donnie Avery last Tuesday. With 176 yards, Avery ranked third in receiving yards among...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs TE Travis Kelce Loses Rodeo Dance Off to Fan Named Skim Milk

After missing his rookie season due to an injury, Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce showed fans why he was worth the wait by leading the team in receptions (67) and receiving yards (862) last season to go with five touchdowns. From time to time he even showed off some moves for the fans as well.Recently while taking in a PBR event in Kansas City, Travis had a chance to show...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Top Four Returners In 2015

The Kansas City Chiefs are slowly but surely preparing for the 2015 NFL regular season, which begins in early September with many returning starters. Of these starters, there are four that one could argue are the most vital to the overall success of the organization.Jamaal CharlesThe obvious first choice when speaking of impact players on Kansas City’s roster is star running back...
Via Pro Football Spot
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Former UC Bearcat Travis Kelce has epic dance-off at PBR event

Kansas City Chiefs tight end and former UC Bearcat Travis Kelce has quite the personality. He made headlines during football season with some inappropriate moves, and now he is hitting the Professional Bull Riders circuit to show off his dance moves. During a PBR event in Kansas City, Kelce participated in a dance-off with a fan from the audience. Kelce put on a good performance...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs 2015 NFL Off-Season Preview

Positions of Need Wide Receiver Everyone knows by now that no Chief wide receiver caught a touchdown this season, but it wasn’t just that they were being kept out of the end zone. Chief wide receivers combined for just 129 catches for 1588 yards. For comparison, Antonio Brown had 129 catches for 1698 yards by himself and also scored 13 times. Part of their wide receiver issues...
Via The Football Fan Spot
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs paying particular attention to DBs Louisville's Gerod Holliman and TCU's Chris Hackett

The Kansas City Chiefs are not being shy about what area they want to upgrade this offseason at the 2015 NFL Combine. The team wants to add better personnel to their defensive backfield and two prospect have their full attention in Louisville's Gerod Holliman and TCU's Chris Hackett . “It’s not strong,” CBS Sports and NFLDraftScout.com draft analyst Dane Brugler said...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Taking a Look at the Cuts of Donnie Avery and AJ Jenkins

On Tuesday the Kansas City Chiefs announced two roster moves regarding their disappointing receiver corps, releasing Donnie Avery and AJ Jenkins. Avery had been acquired via free agency in March of 2013, while AJ Jenkins had been acquired in a trade with the 49ers the same year. Avery hasn’t done much in his two years with the Chiefs, recording 55 receptions for 772 yards (14...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Buckle up, Chiefs fans: If Houston stays, another popular vet likely hits the road

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- He was going to be tagged right away. Then he was going to sign the tender right away. And then he wasn't. They don't call it the silly season for nothing. The upside for Kansas City Chiefs fans is that a contract (and, justifiably, a raise) for Justin Houston still feels like a "when" and not an "if." General manager John Dorsey bobbed and weaved a bit at the...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs coach Andy Reid using cane after knee replacement surgery

  Chiefs coach Andy Reid vowed Wednesday that he will be ready for the start of the season despite needing a cane to get around the scouting combine following knee replacement surgery. Reid skipped attending the Senior Bowl because of the procedure, which occurred after the Chiefs finished 9-7 and missed the playoffs. He joked that he ''won't be starting on PUP'' - the physically...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Alex Smith Edition

As of late, the Kansas City Chiefs have made a comeback to be one of the top teams in the AFC West. This can be credited to many different aspects of their roster, especially the talented linebacker position that the Chiefs boast. One position, however, that fans are constantly questioning is the quarterback position for Kansas City. Alex Smith, the current owner of the position...
Via Pro Football Spot
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Dwyane Bowe Be the Next Kansas City Chiefs Wide Receiver to Go?

The Kansas City Chiefs had a good group of wide receivers last year, but for some reason decided not to use them when they got close to the end zone opting to go with one of their tight ends or running backs instead. They actually went the whole season without a single wide receiver scoring a touchdown.So since they are not utilizing them it appears they are getting rid of them....
Via FatManWriting
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs QB Chase Daniel Must Be Drinking Some Crazy Kool Aid

Former Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel has been able to live the life. A solid quarterback back in his college days he has been a back-up quarterback in the NFL for the last five seasons and looks to make it a sixth next year. Chances are he will be playing somewhere. He has shown enough potential in the preseason for that, but he is confident that he will be in Kansas City next...
Via FatManWriting
13 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Potential Free-Agency Destinations for Justin Houston

In four seasons since the Kansas City Chiefs made him their third-round draft pick in 2011, outside linebacker Justin Houston has proven to be on a pass-rushing level all his own. In his first three seasons, he had been a decent pass-rusher for the Chiefs, totaling 26.5 sacks—good for 39th in league history over the first three years of a player’s career. But his production exploded...
Via Sportsnaut
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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