Pro Football Talk "Chiefs outside linebacker Justin Houston would love to leave Kansas City in free agency, but the franchise tag makes that a long shot. Which might be why Chiefs owner Clark Hunt is confident that in the end, Houston will stay where he is. “He knows, and his agent knows, how much we want him..." March 27
Philly.com "There were more ex-Eagles than current Eagles at Todd Herremans' third annual Hoops 4 Hope fund raiser Thursday night at Vie Restaurant. A month ago, LeSean McCoy, Jeremy Maclin, Trent Cole and Herremans were four of the more notable Eagles and accounted for a combined 32 seasons in..." March 27
SB Nation "The NFL views Mexico, Canada and China as the next markets to focus on as it looks to add more international games to the schedule, according to Albert Breer of the NFL Network. The league could be considering NFL games in those markets, similar to the International Series that already takes place..." March 27
Pro Football Talk "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell acknowledged the obvious on Wednesday when he said at the league meeting that multiple teams had dealings before the start of free agency that may have violated the letter of the law. “We want to make sure no teams are gaining an advantage as it relates to free..." March 26
USA Today "A rules alteration that would inject more excitement into the near-automatic extra point could be adopted for the 2015 NFL season as early as the league's next meeting this May. There was lively discussion among the 32 teams Wednesday about adding significant drama to the mundane point after..." March 25
Dorsey said he has texted w/Eric Berry & recovery from Hodgkin's disease is going well. Berry is driving again as well. No FB return update
Kansas City Star "One might be tempted to look at quarterback Terrelle Pryor’s athleticism and 6-foot-4, 233-pound frame and think the Chiefs could have possibly signed him in January to play another position, like receiver. Not so, according to Chiefs coach Andy Reid. “We’re going to give him an opportunity..." March 24
NFL.com "A total of 32 compensatory choices in the upcoming 2015 NFL Draft have been awarded to 14 teams, the NFL announced Monday at the NFL Annual Meeting in Arizona. Under the rules, a team losing more or better compensatory free agents than it acquires in the previous year is eligible to receive..." March 24
SB Nation "Besides instant replay reform and finding a better definition of a "catch," the NFL's competition committee is busy this week deciding whether to increase the duties of injury spotters in NFL games. The proposal would allow independent medical trainers to watch for possible concussions and stop..." March 23
Complex "The NFL's first Veteran Combine took place this weekend. A new addition to the offseason calendar, the Combine seemed like a great idea for older players to get in front of scouts and front office types—a way to balance the scales between the incoming rookie class and the veteran class that'll..." March 23
Fox Sports "One of the world's biggest soccer hotbeds could soon host a different type of football event. A source told FOXSports.com that Brazil is a viable candidate to host the 2017 Pro Bowl. The all-star exhibition game's future destination is one of the subjects that will be broached during the..." March 23
Toronto Sun "The threshold for what constitutes a catch when a receiver falls to the ground is changing, a member of the league’s competition committee told Sun Media on Sunday. In a conference call last week, the committee announced that the controversial “complete-the-catch-to-the-ground” rule will stay,..." March 23
SI.com "The MMQB: What’s the lesson you take from easily your most trying year as commissioner? Goodell: I don’t know if you could put one or two … One of the things we always focus on is, What do we learn and how do we get better? I think in this case there were several factors. One is, Do we have the..." March 23
Former Chiefs DL Kevin Vickerson has agreed to terms on a deal with the Jets. #nyj
CBS Cleveland "Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce joined Bull & Fox to talk about his first two seasons with the Chiefs, the transition to the NFL game and his expectations for his third season, why he’s been watching Tony Gonzalez film this offseason, Jimmy Graham being traded to Seattle, Alex Smith’s leadership,..." March 20
The #Browns are signing WR Dwayne Bowe, source said.
SB Nation "Veteran wide receiver Dwayne Bowe has signed with the Cleveland Browns, per Ian Rapoport. Contract details were not yet available. Cleveland has a hole to fill at the wide receiver position this season. Josh Gordon will be out for the 2015 season while serving an indefinite suspension. The..." March 19
CBSSports.com "The big wave of free agency has come and gone, and the focus has turned to the draft, but that doesn't mean there still aren't holes to fill, some huge ones, for each of the NFL's 32 teams. You can't solve all the problems in free agency. In fact, it's usually only a few if a team is lucky. For..." March 18
Windy City Gridiron "It's being reported that the Chicago Bears have added a very important piece to the special teams puzzle today, by signing former Kansas City Chiefs long snapper, Thomas Gafford. Earlier today, the Chicago Bears were working out long snappers, because as the Tribune's Brad Biggs pointed out,..." March 17
SB Nation "Alex Richanbach, executive producer of Funny or Die Sports was on a SXSW panel last Saturday called "Now Athletes are Funny: Power of Comedy and Sports." I hadn't noticed it on the schedule until it was about halfway over, but I stopped in just as Richanbach was getting into the meat of a pretty..." March 17
Arizona Republic "NFL free agency started this week, so the news cycle was dominated by the redistribution of wealth. It was a job fair at the highest level of sports as players were traded, re-signed, signed and released. That was to be expected. What was surprising is that in a time devoted to procuring..." March 17
I can confirm the #Chiefs will sign Ron Parker. Agent Justin Turner tells me the deal is worth $30 million in total money over five years.
Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs signed wide receiver Jeremy Maclin this week, reuniting him with coach Andy Reid and others who were in the Eagles organization earlier in Maclin’s career. On Friday, they re-signed a player that Maclin also knows from his days in Philly. The Chiefs announced that they have re-signed..." March 14
Pro Football Talk "Earlier this week, the Saints shipped Ben Grubbs to Kansas City for a fifth-round pick. And the Chiefs promptly tore up the final year of the guard’s existing deal. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Grubbs and the Chiefs agreed to terms on a four-year, $24 million contract. The..." March 14
Arrowhead Pride "The Kansas City Chiefs announced the official re-signings of three free agents on Friday: wide receiver Jason Avant, tight end Richard Gordon and safety Kelcie McCray. While none of the signings are high profile, the Chiefs are bringing back a few key performers from last year. Avant signed..." March 13
Dawgs By Nature "The Browns are pursuing free agent wide receiver Dwayne Bowe, who was cut by the Chiefs on Thursday. The Chiefs cut Bowe yesterday. Josh McCown was cut by the Buccaneers. Brain Hartline was cut by the Dolphins. Thad Lewis was cut by the Texans. So far all three free agent acquisitions by the..." March 13
Tennessean "The Titans agreed to terms with former Chiefs tight end Anthony Fasano on Friday morning, according to a source. Fasano was released by the Chiefs last month after recording 48 catches for 426 yards in two seasons. He was scheduled to make $2.8 million in 2015." March 13
The Score "The Kansas City Chiefs have reportedly acquired two-time Pro Bowl guard Ben Grubbs from the New Orleans Saints in exchange for a fifth-round pick in this year's draft, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter." March 12
Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs haven’t made an announcement yet, but wide receiver Dwayne Bowe has let word of his departure from the team slip on Thursday afternoon. The feeling for some time has been that Bowe would not be back with the Chiefs for the 2015 season and the Jeremy Maclin signing made it a question..." March 12
The Score "Justin Houston's imminent contract extension is the Kansas City Chiefs' main priority this spring, but it may still be a long and arduous process. Houston led the NFL with 22 sacks last season, and became the anchor of the Chiefs' defense, capturing Pro Bowl and first-team All-Pro honors along..." March 12
When @KCChiefs clear cap space, Jeremy Maclin will sign a 5-year, $55 million deal, including $22.5 million in guarantees. $11 mill avg
The #Chiefs are expected to release WR Dwayne Bowe tomorrow, source said.
Former Raiders S Tyvon Branch to the Chiefs. One-year deal.
Don't know what kind of cap magic they would be able to pull off, but Chiefs haven't given up on Darrelle Revis i'm told. NE and NYJ also in
The Score "The NFL isn't happy that so many details of the contracts slated to be signed when free agency officially begins Tuesday are being leaked ahead of time. The league sent a letter to all 32 teams stating its displeasure with the release of contract terms, according to Yahoo Sports' Rand Getlin. " March 09
ESPN.com "The wild ride of subtraction and addition will apparently continue with the Philadelphia Eagles because receiver Jeremy Maclin plans to reunite with former coach Andy Reid on the Kansas City Chiefs once free agency officially begins on Tuesday, according to league sources. The Chiefs will need..." March 09
Pro Football Talk "Once the new league year begins on Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. ET, players restricted by the franchise tag can start entertaining offers from teams that would be willing: (1) to pay them a lot of money; and (2) to give up two first-round draft picks to make it happen. It’s highly unusual for..." March 08
Safety Tyvon Branch remains hot commodity. Visited w/IND and is meeting with WSH and KC is scheduled for his next visit. Plenty of interest
Chiefs re-signing LB Josh Mauga to a 3-year deal worth close to $8 million, per source.
Pro Football Talk "The days before the start of the new league year routinely feature teams creating cap space by moving on from contracts with cap numbers they no longer can justify. On Thursday, the Chiefs did just that with veteran linebacker Joe Mays." March 05
One player not yet on the free agent market: #Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe. The expectation is that he will be, unless Chiefs can trade him.
Chiefs GM John Dorsey: Team will look at "long-term options" with Houston. "Our goal is to reach a deal that is mutually beneficial."
Officially: Dez Bryant, Justin Houston, Jason Pierre-Paul, and Demaryius Thomas have been franchise tagged, sources say.
Game of tag is underway: Chiefs officially placed their franchise tag on LB Justin Houston, per team source.
Cincy Jungle "The Bengals have already set up a visit with James Casey after Philadelphia cut him, and they could target another tight end who was just released in Anthony Fasano. The nine-year veteran was on tap to make $2.8 million next season, and Fasano finished his two-year run in Kansas City with 48..." March 01
Fox Sports Kansas City "Matt Herkenhoff has walked more than a few yards in Eric Fisher's spikes. Big No. 60 played 125 games with the Kansas City Chiefs from 1976-85, starting 122, primarily as a left tackle. He loved, lost and wrestled with the Alzados and the Matuszaks and the Gastineaus in between. And the take on..." March 01
Pro Football Talk "Rarely (if ever) does a guy finish his rookie contract with a 20-plus-sack season. Chiefs linebacker Justin Houston did just that, and now the question becomes whether the Chiefs will find a way to keep him with a long-term deal or apply the franchise tag. An agreement seems unlikely at this..." February 28
A source tells me the #Chiefs met with C Rodney Hudson’s representative at the combine, and talks will continue between the two sides.
ESPN.com "The Kansas City Chiefs might need to decide soon whether between Aaron Murray and Terrelle Pryor they have a No. 2 quarterback they're comfortable with. The backup to Alex Smith for the past two season has been Chase Daniel, but his $4.8 million salary-cap figure could be too much of a burden..." February 20
Covers.com "The NFL expects this year's salary cap to be between $140 million and $143 million, at least $1.5 million higher than projected, ESPN reported Wednesday. League sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter that the NFL notified teams Wednesday. The league had informed team executives at the owners..." February 19