Chiefs Rumors & News

  • Reinforcements could soon be on the way for the Chiefs, ‘a pretty good football team’

    Kansas City Star "Consecutive losses to Pittsburgh and Oakland have caused some consternation among Chiefs fans, but Andy Reid has been doing this head coaching thing long enough — 19 years now — to know this: In the NFL, things are never as good — or bad — as you think they are. And thus, it’s easy for the..." October 21

  • Kareem Hunt is first player ever with 100 scrimmage yards in first seven games

    Pro Football Talk "Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt gained 87 yards rushing and 30 yards receiving on Thursday night, putting him in exclusive company in NFL history. Hunt is the only player ever to gain 100 yards from scrimmage in each of his first seven NFL games. He was already the first player ever to gain 100..." October 21

  • Marshawn Lynch Suspended 1 Game for Pushing Referee

    Bleacher Report "Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch was suspended one game Friday for making contact with an official during Thursday's 31-30 win over the Kansas City Chiefs. During the second quarter of the game, Lynch ran onto the field to get involved in a scrum that started after Chiefs cornerback..." October 20

  • Raiders' Donald Penn: Marshawn Lynch was protecting cousin Marcus Peters in Thursday melee

    ESPN "Marshawn Lynch was protecting Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters when the Oakland Raiders running back ran off the sidelines and onto the field in the middle of a melee in the Raiders' 31-30 victory Thursday, said Raiders left tackle Donald Penn. Peters had just been flagged for a late..." October 20

  • Donald Trump’s Petition Seeks ‘Stand For National Anthem’ Supporters

    NESN "Donald Trump now is trying to combat an athletes’ movement with one of his own. The president released a petition Thursday on the Republican National Committee website, in which he asks people to register their support for standing for the national anthem. “The President has asked for a..." October 20

  • Big Mike Mitchell fine wasn’t for hit on Alex Smith

    Pro Football Talk "On Thursday, there was a report that Steelers safety Mike Mitchell was appealing a $48,620 fine for hitting Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith late and low during last Sunday’s game. Mitchell was fined that amount, but it wasn’t for hitting Smith. PFT has confirmed with the league that Mitchell..." October 20

  • Chiefs Waive DB Jacoby Glenn From IR With Settlement

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Kansas City Chiefs officially waived DB Jacoby Glenn from injured reserve with a settlement on Wednesday. Glenn, 24, originally signed on with the Bears as an undrafted free agent out of Central Florida in 2015. He was unable to crack Chicago’s 53-man roster coming out of the preseason..." October 19

  • President Trump slams NFL for not forcing players to stand for anthem

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL is back on President Trump’s radar Wednesday. The President went on a Twitter spurt Wednesday morning and the NFL’s announcement that there will be no change to league rules regarding the national anthem was part of his agenda. After a day that included a meeting between players and..." October 18

  • Eric Reid doesn’t think rule change on anthem is coming

    Pro Football Talk "In a statement about Tuesday’s meeting between the NFL, NFLPA, players and team owners in New York, the NFL and NFLPA said that everyone in the NFL community has “a tremendous respect” for the national anthem but it doesn’t sound like the anthem was a focal point of the meeting. Albert Breer of..." October 17

  • Andy Reid on passing on FG: I do what my gut says to do

    Pro Football Talk "Chiefs coach Andy Reid opened himself up to second-guessing on Sunday afternoon when he opted to go for it on fourth-and-two from the Steelers’ 4-yard-line early in the fourth quarter. The Chiefs were down 12-3 and many thought kicking a field goal to make it a one-score game would have been..." October 16

  • Chiefs re-sign running back C.J. Spiller for the fourth time

    Kansas City Star "In the wake of an injury to running back Charcandrick West, the Chiefs have once again re-signed running back C.J. Spiller, sources told The Star. This marks the fourth time the Chiefs have signed Spiller in the past year. Spiller, 29, was released at the 53-man roster deadline to create a spot..." October 16

  • Tyreek Hill knocked out of final Chiefs' drive

    Kansas City Star "In a matter of seconds, the Chiefs got a play they needed followed by a tough break, both involving speedster Tyreek Hill. The Chiefs trailed by six but worked their way to a final possession with two minutes remaining and in decent field position thanks to Hill’s 32-yard punt return that set..." October 16

  • Albert Wilson, Ramon Foster inactive for Chiefs-Steelers

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs made wide receiver Albert Wilson a late addition to the injury report when they listed him as questionable with a knee injury on Saturday. They made him one of their inactives on Sunday afternoon. With Wilson out, the Chiefs will roll with Tyreek Hill, De'Anthony Thomas, Jehu..." October 15

  • Alex Smith is making the most of his new four-letter motto

    Pro Football Talk "Alex Smith has embraced the two-word phrase once uttered by Lee Corso on national television. Corso wasn’t fired for his on-air F-bomb. Smith, by embracing that mindset after the Chiefs drafted his eventual replacement, could delay his own termination (or trade) from Kansas City. Sam..." October 15

  • Travis Kelce and Justin Houston could play in Week 6

    Fanrag Sports "Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid told reporters that barring any setbacks, tight end Travis Kelce and outside linebacker Justin Houston “should be good to go” Sunday when his team takes on the Pittsburgh Steelers. Both players were on the practice field on Friday. Kelce suffered a..." October 13

  • Texas man gets hefty prison sentence for robbing Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes

    CBS Sports "A Texas man who was accused of robbing Chiefs backup quarterback Patrick Mahomes back in May has pleaded guilty to the crime. Michael Blake Pinkerton was sentenced to 12 years in prison Friday after admitting in court that he was responsible for the robbery that took place on May 12. At..." October 13

  • NFL TV audience numbers continue to decline early in 2017 season

    Sporting News "No wonder alarm bells are sounding in NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s office. The league's average TV audience through Week 5 of the 2017 season dropped 7 percent vs. the same period of the 2016 season, according to Nielsen data obtained by Sporting News. Worse for the league, the average..." October 13

  • Albert Wilson added to Chiefs’ injury list but Dee Ford returns to practice

    Kansas City Star "To the extensive list of Chiefs injuries, add wide receiver Albert Wilson. Coach Andy Reid said Wilson sprained a knee in Sunday’s victory at Houston. He didn’t practice Wednesday. “He’s making progress every day,” Reid said. “He feels better today than he did yesterday. We’ll have to see..." October 12

  • NFL: No Change To National Anthem Policy

    Pro Football Rumors "Although reports earlier this week indicated that the NFL may force players to stand for the national anthem, the NFL and NFLPA today released a joint statement indicating that the league’s policy has not been altered. “Commissioner Roger Goodell reached out to NFLPA Executive Director..." October 12

  • Donald Trump keeps the pressure on the NFL over anthem

    Pro Football Talk "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is really trying to move past the national anthem controversy. But President Donald Trump keeps trying to paint him into a corner, in an effort to prove that he’s the most patriotic. Trump’s at it on the Twitter machine again this morning, with more bluster..." October 11

  • Roger Goodell Sends Letter to Teams Essentially Saying They Are About to Force Players to Stand for Anthem

    Black Sports Online "The NFL is about to get on their knees for Donald Trump. Donald Trump said there should be a policy in place to force players to stand for anthem. Jerry Jones and other owners have already started the process of threatening the players. Now, Roger Goodell who works for the owners has sent a..." October 11

  • Donald Trump takes aim at NFL’s “tax breaks”

    Pro Football Talk "The President of the United States is on the warpath with the NFL again this morning, issuing his usual subtle threats. Donald Trump is using the NFL as a foil in his battle to make himself synonymous with patriotism and the flag, after his strong-arming teams into making guys stand for the..." October 10

  • Chiefs still like their options if Travis Kelce can’t play against Steelers

    Kansas City Star "If Travis Kelce can’t play Sunday against the Steelers, Chiefs coach Andy Reid said he feels comfortable about the tight end position. “It looked like Kelce was feeling OK after the game,” Reid said Monday. “I’m not telling you Kelce is out … but if he is out I feel very comfortable with the..." October 10

  • Alex Smith: The Evolution of NFL's Real MVP

    Sportsnaut "A crazy, albeit realistic, thought came to mind during the Kansas City Chiefs’ 42-34 win over the Houston Texans on Sunday night. What if Alex Smith is the NFL MVP through five weeks? No, we didn’t misspell Aaron Rodgers here. No, Tom Brady didn’t suddenly use his diet to morph into Alex Smith’s..." October 09

  • Reid on pulling Kelce from game after return: 'he couldn't quite remember'

    Sporting News "The Chiefs preserved their undefeated record Sunday night with a 42-34 win over the Texans, but serious concerns linger in Kansas City with injuries to tight end Travis Kelce and wideout Chris Conley. Conley’s situation is simple as he ruptured his Achilles tendon and is likely done for the..." October 09

  • Travis Kelce in concussion protocol

    Fanrag Sports "Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce left Sunday night’s game against the Houston Texans in the third quarter after having been evaluated for a concussion. Kelce was sidelined for a brief amount of time during the first half before getting back onto the field. Prior to his departure in the..." October 09

  • Chris Conley Suffers Achilles Injury During Chiefs' Win vs. Texans on SNF

    Bleacher Report "Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Chris Conley suffered a torn Achilles during Sunday's 42-34 victory over the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium. Kansas City head coach Andy Reid shared the news after the game, per Terez A. Paylor of the Kansas City Star. The injury happened on an onside kick from..." October 09

  • ‘I’m an American’: Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters breaks silence on protests

    Kansas City Star "In an interview with The Star on Friday, Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters made it clear that while he’s under no obligation to explain why he sits during the national anthem, he thinks those who’ve heckled him and posted angry messages on social media have him all wrong. He also made it clear that..." October 07

  • Chiefs uncover no evidence fan yelled racial slur at Terrelle Pryor

    Kansas City Star "The Chiefs say they have looked into Washington receiver Terrelle Pryor Sr’s claims that Chiefs fans called him the “N-word” during Monday night’s game at Arrowhead Stadium and haven’t found anything to substantiate them. “Washington didn’t make our people aware of an incident, the people we..." October 05

  • NFL has 'no tolerance for racial comments directed to anyone'

    ESPN "If it is able to identify the person who allegedly shouted a racial slur at Terrelle Pryor on Monday night, the NFL will ban that fan from future games, league spokesman Joe Lockhart said on a conference call Thursday. "We have no tolerance for racial comments directed to anyone," Lockhart..." October 05

  • Redskins' Terrelle Pryor says Chiefs fan unleashed N-word from stands

    ESPN "Washington Redskins wide receiver Terrelle Pryor said via Instagram that he was called the N-word by a Chiefs fan, prompting him to use obscenities as he exited the field through the tunnel after Monday night's game in Kansas City. The postgame exchange was caught on video and replayed on..." October 05

  • Deshaun Watson a Chief? Patrick Mahomes a Texan? Could’ve happened

    Kansas City Star "The Chiefs could’ve avoided scheming for one of the the game’s hottest players, Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson. They could have drafted him in April. Deshaun Watson a Kansas City Chief, and waiting in the wings? Patrick Mahomes a Houston Texan, and starting? It might’ve..." October 05

  • Video Captures Redskins Player Terrelle Pryor Cursing at and Flipping Off Chiefs Fans After Game

    Complex "The end of the Redskins/Chiefs game on Monday Night Football earlier this week was really wild. The Chiefs scored a late touchdown on a fluky fumble recovery to deliver not one but two historically bad gambling beats to all of the sports bettors out there. And it looks like the craziness..." October 04

  • Personal info on nearly 1,200 NFL players and agents exposed in NFLPA database leak

    USA Today "Colin Kaepernick was among 1,133 players and agents whose personal information was exposed due to a misconfigured online database operated by the NFL Players Association, according to an internet security company. Kaepernick, who was the target of death threats last year as he knelt during the..." October 04

  • This Alex Smith pass to Albert Wilson was huge play on Chiefs’ final drive

    Kansas City Star "The Chiefs are the lone unbeaten team in the NFL, but the latest victory didn’t come easy. On “Monday Night Football,” the Chiefs beat Washington 29-20 at Arrowhead Stadium thanks to a last-second field goal and a fumble recover for a touchdown. After Washington had tied the game, Chiefs..." October 03

  • Tyreek Hill has new agent, hopes to increase off-field profile

    Pro Football Talk "Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill arrived in the NFL with a cloud of controversy, due to a criminal past that included assaulting his then-pregnant girlfriend. As he excels on the field and stays away from trouble off it, Hill hopes to turn his current situation into revenue and good deeds by hiring a..." October 03

  • Anheuser-Busch has no plans to end relationship with NFL despite rumors

    Larry Brown Sports "Anheuser-Busch may have created a recording specifically for people who were calling the company to inquire about its sponsorship of the NFL, but that does not mean the company is considering pulling the plug on one of its most profitable partnerships. Over the weekend, rumors began circulating..." October 03

  • Chiefs' defensive TD sinks gamblers and Fantasy owners alike on Monday night

    CBS Sports "The Chiefs and Redskins went toe to toe Monday night, playing an extremely close game that came down to a field-goal attempt with eight seconds left on the clock. Chiefs rookie Harrison Butker drilled the kick, but with four seconds remaining, Washington had at least some hope that a crazy ending..." October 03

  • Travis Kelce looks to become a bigger target this week

    Kansas City Star "Travis Kelce became a regular in 2014 and has become one of football premier’s tight ends. But from a statistical standpoint, he never had a game as quiet as the previous one. That figures to change Monday when the Chiefs meet Washington at Arrowhead Stadium. In last weekend’s victory at the..." October 02

  • How can the Chiefs fix their pass-protection problems? Many ways, coaches say

    Kansas City Star "When Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith turned on the tape of Washington’s 27-10 win last week over Oakland, he saw a fast, aggressive defense that got after Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, who was sacked a league-low 18 times last season. Washington sacked Carr four times in the victory, the most..." October 01

  • Chiefs rule out Dee Ford and Mitch Morse, waive Cairo Santos

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs are down two starters and a kicker with injuries. Kansas City outside linebacker Dee Ford and center Mitch Morse have both been ruled out for Monday night’s game against Washington. The Chiefs also waived kicker Cairo Santos with an injury designation." September 30

  • NFL has not approved an automatic ejection rule

    Pro Football Talk "When Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan knocked out Packers receiver Devante Adams with a vicious (and illegal) helmet-to-helmet hit on Thursday, some argued that Trevathan should have been the first player to be sent to the showers under the league’s new rule mandating automatic ejections for..." September 29

  • Owners fret over whether fans will make good on threats to flee

    Pro Football Talk "Football fans routinely do plenty of huffing and puffing, but they rarely blow the house down. This time around, the NFL worries about the house getting blown down. Every year, bad teams emerge and their fans (in most non-California instances) still support them. And even if any given season..." September 29

  • Trump: NFL owners 'afraid' to take action against kneeling players

    Fox News Sports "President Trump, in an exclusive interview with "Fox & Friends," said that NFL owners are “afraid” to act against their players protesting the national anthem at games across the country. “The NFL is in a box and they have to do something about it,” Trump told Fox News' Pete Hegseth, in the..." September 28

  • Police union to Chiefs’ Marcus Peters: Get off the sideline and into the community

    Kansas City Star "The president of a Kansas City police union is asking Kansas City Chiefs player Marcus Peters to set aside personal protest and get involved in a new police-backed community outreach program. Peters was one of the first Chiefs players to protest the treatment of minorities by police officers by..." September 28

  • Chiefs have a 50-yard touchdown in NFL record nine straight games

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs just keep breaking big plays. When Kareem Hunt ran for a 69-yard touchdown in the final minutes of the Chiefs’ win over the Chargers on Sunday, it represented the ninth consecutive game in which the Chiefs scored a touchdown of 50 yards or longer. That’s the longest streak in NFL..." September 27

  • Justin Timberlake reportedly 'finalizing' deal to perform at Super Bowl halftime

    CBS Sports "The Super Bowl is going to get a familiar face for halftime of Super Bowl LII when the game comes to Minnesota. Pop superstar Justin Timberlake is reportedly "finalizing" a deal to perform at the event for the first time in 13 years. According to US Magazine, Timberlake and the NFL are locking..." September 27

  • DirecTV refunds Sunday Ticket subscribers who are upset over NFL protests

    New York Daily News "NFL fans who are too angry to watch the Red Zone channel can now enter the Green Zone. DirecTV is offering total refunds to Sunday Ticket customers who want to cancel their package due to the national anthem protests around the league, according to ESPN. The Sunday Ticket package, which..." September 27

  • Chiefs Defense Comes Out Flashy, Finishes Stout, in Sunday’s Win Over Chargers

    NFL.com "It was a tale of two halves for the Chiefs' defense Sunday afternoon, and both were good. The Kansas City Chiefs have outscored their opponents 42-10 in the fourth quarter through three games this season, and during Sunday’s 24-10 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers, the defense had their..." September 26

  • What’s the solution to the anthem protests?

    Pro Football Talk "The Commander-in-Chief continues to express, in 140 characters or less, his views regarding the NFL and the national anthem. Most recently, President Trump suggested that “[t]he only way out for them is to set a rule that you can’t kneel during our National Anthem!” While that would definitely..." September 26