Chiefs Rumors & News

  • Chiefs receiver Jeremy Maclin determined to bounce back in 2017

    Kansas City Star "Jeremy Maclin has never been one to mince words. And when it comes to football, the Chiefs’ No. 1 receiver also sets a high bar for himself. So if you ask Maclin, 29, how the 2016 season went for him — on a strictly personal level — you had better be prepared to hear the brutal truth. “It..." May 24

  • Jamaal Charles aiming to be ready in time for camp

    NFL.com "Jamaal Charles always wanted to be a Bronco, and now he is. He just isn't going to be participating as a Bronco until late July. That's according to NFL Network's James Palmer, who reported Tuesday that the running back aims to be ready in time for training camp. Coming off November surgery..." May 23

  • Chiefs’ tackle Jah Reid sues former college

    Kansas City Star "Jah Reid to Central Florida: Please ask permission to use my likeness. Reid, the Chiefs offensive tackle, has filed suit against his college, Central Florida, and a separate corporation led by Knights football coach Scott Frost for improper use of his likeness promoting the school’s football..." May 23

  • Chiefs sign Tourek Williams

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs got a look at linebacker Tourek Williams when he played for the Chargers and now they’ll be getting a closer view. The NFL’s transaction wire brought word on Monday that the Chiefs have signed Williams to their 90-man roster. Linebacker Victor Ochi was waived in a corresponding move." May 22

  • Chiefs Travis Kelce Dating TV Personality Kayla Nicole

    Black Sports Online "Kelce has good taste. Look at the hand placement, that is when you know it is real and you are never planning to let her go without a battle. TMZ Sports has learned Kelce’s been dating model/TV personality Kayla Nicole for the last six months … and guess what? She’s amazingly..." May 22

  • Eight NFL teams that could become dynasties

    Sportsnaut "Sports dynasties are hard. There’s no real definition — just ask baseball fans about the San Francisco Giants from 2010-14 — and a definitive dynasty doesn’t come around in any sport, let alone football, in the salary cap era. When you think of dynasties during the Super Bowl era, you think of..." May 21

  • Alex Smith Thinks Chiefs Aren’t Committed To Him Past 2017

    NFL Trade Rumors "Chiefs QB Alex Smith said that he does not think the team is committed to him after drafting Patrick Mahomes with the No. 10 overall pick. “I think [the Chiefs are] committed to me [only] through this year,” Smith said, via Adam Teicher of ESPN. “That’s just the nature of it. If you don’t go..." May 18

  • NFL owners expected to approve proposal reducing overtime to 10 minutes

    Sportsnaut "The NFL’s overtime rules are expected to receive a major change in the form of how long the overtime period will last. NFL owners are expected to pass a proposal that would reduce the overtime period from 15 minutes to 10 during regular season games, per Judy Battista of NFL Media. This was a..." May 17

  • Chiefs Make Front Office Changes

    Pro Football Rumors "Two experienced Chiefs front office execs will be on the market after the franchise opted to move on without them. Seven-year Chiefs staffer Trip MacCracken and four-year cog Will Lewis will not return in their roles for the 2017 season after their contracts weren’t renewed, Field Yates of..." May 16

  • Two men arrested after Texas Tech's Patrick Mahomes II robbed at gunpoint

    CBS 7 "Two men have been arrested after Texas Tech's Patrick Mahomes II and three others were robbed at gunpoint, CBS-affiliate KYTX reports. On the night of Friday, May 12 deputies with the Smith County Sheriff's Office responded to a home for an aggravated robbery call. At the home deputies met..." May 16

  • Patrick Mahomes II, KC Chiefs #1 draft pick, robbed at gunpoint

    CBS 19 "Patrick Mahomes II, the No. 1 draft pick for the Kansas City Chiefs, and three others were reportedly robbed at gunpoint in Smith County on May 12. According to a press release from the Smith County Sheriff's Office, deputies were sent to a residence on Mansion Creek Circle around 9:15 p.m. in..." May 15

  • Chiefs linebacker Ukeme Eligwe eager for game action

    Kansas City Star "Linebacker Ukeme Eligwe, the Chiefs’ fifth-round draft selection, did not have the college career he envisioned as a four-star recruit from Stone Mountain, Ga. He was part of the Florida State’s 2012 incoming class along with quarterback Jameis Winston. After a redshirt season, Eligwe appeared..." May 12

  • Chiefs sign free agent guard Andrew Tiller

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs have made a move to bolster their interior offensive line. Andrew Tiller, a guard who has started seven games for the 49ers in each of the last two seasons, signed with Kansas City today. The Chiefs announced the move this morning but likely had it worked out earlier and waited..." May 10

  • Khaseem Greene Facing Legal Trouble

    Pro Football Rumors "The Chiefs released linebacker Khaseem Greene on Tuesday for reasons that weren’t entirely related to football. The Rutgers product was indicted on weapons charges for an incident that went down in December in Elizabeth, New Jersey, as Marisa Iati of NJ.com writes. Prosecutors found..." May 10

  • Alberto Riveron named NFL senior VP of officiating

    NFL.com "The NFL has a new team atop their officiating department. According to a release sent out by the league Wednesday, Alberto Riveron was named the senior vice president of officiating, filling the role vacated by former officiating head Dean Blandino. Russell Yurk, an NFL replay veteran of..." May 10

  • Chiefs sign former Saints second-rounder Stanley Jean-Baptiste

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs churned the bottom of the roster Tuesday, and gave another chance to one of the draft busts of recent memory. They announced they signed six free agents, including cornerback Stanley Jean-Baptiste. The Saints drafted the former Nebraska cornerback in the second round of the 2014..." May 09

  • Chiefs GM: Team told Alex Smith of intent to draft QB

    NFL.com "So far, the Chiefs and Alex Smith remain simpatico following the club's decision to trade up and draft Smith's eventual successor. Smith maintained during the draft process that the Chiefs were transparent. On Monday, the team's general manager revealed just how open they were about their..." May 08

  • QB Patrick Mahomes II shows off arm at first practice with Chiefs

    ESPN "If one thing was evident from quarterback Patrick Mahomes II's first practice with the Kansas City Chiefs, it’s that his passes get to where they’re going in a hurry. Mahomes showed the arm that was part of the reason the Chiefs traded up to get him in the first round of the draft as Kansas..." May 07

  • Chiefs claim Kelvin Taylor off waivers from Seahawks

    Pro Football Talk "Tucked at the bottom of the announcement regarding the Chiefs’ 12 undrafted free-agent acquisitions and their three signed draft picks is this intriguing tidbit: The Chiefs claimed running back Kelvin Taylor on waivers from the Seahawks. Taylor, the son of former NFL running back Fred Taylor,..." May 06

  • Chiefs sign three draft picks, 12 free agents

    Pro Football Talk "With their rookie minicamp launching on Saturday, three of the Chiefs’ draft picks have contracts in place. The team announced on Saturday that fourth-round receiver Jehu Chesson, fifth-round linebacker Ukeme Eligwe, and sixth-round defensive back Leon McQuay III have agreed to terms." May 06

  • Jamaal Charles: “I would never be against KC,” would’ve taken pay cut to stay

    Denver Post "When running back Jamaal Charles signed a one-year deal to join the Broncos on Tuesday, he told local media that he “always wanted to play in Denver” and that he grew up a John Elway fan. Charles’ college teammate and former Packers tight end Jermichael Finley later posted on Twitter an old photo..." May 06

  • Chiefs Claim RB Kelvin Taylor Off Waivers From Seahawks

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Kansas City Chiefs officially claimed RB Kelvin Taylor off of waivers from the Seahawks on Friday. Taylor, 23, was selected in the sixth round of last year’s draft by the 49ers. He was unable to make the 53-man roster coming out of the preseason but was later signed to their practice..." May 05

  • Chiefs sign De’Vante Bausby

    Pro Football Talk "The post-draft roster shuffling around the league continued Wednesday with the Chiefs picking up a cornerback discarded by the Bears earlier this week. The Chiefs announced that they have signed De’Vante Bausby, who was sent packing along with five others in Chicago on Monday. It will be..." May 03

  • Jamaal Charles says he's always been a Broncos fan, wants vengeance on Chiefs

    CBS Sports "Do you remember when Hulk Hogan switched from WWE to WCW and joined the NWO? It was a wild turn of events for anyone who followed wrestling then, to see this American hero suddenly flip to the dark side and become a villain. For wrestling fans of a certain age, it was a harsh introduction to the..." May 03

  • Broncos Signing RB Jamaal Charles To One-Year Deal Worth Up To $3.75M

    NFL Trade Rumors "Adam Schefter of ESPN is reporting that the Broncos are planning to sign former Chiefs’ RB Jamaal Charles. According to Ian Rapoport, Charles receives a one-year contract worth up to $3.75 million from the Broncos. Denver brought Charles in for a visit on Tuesday. Reports mentioned that as..." May 02

  • Andy Reid: We love Alex Smith, but he’s getting older

    Pro Football Talk "Chiefs coach Andy Reid insists that the decision to trade up in the first round and draft quarterback Patrick Mahomes is not a reflection on the current status of the incumbent starter, Alex Smith. Reid said on PFT Live that Smith is still the starting quarterback and still getting ready to..." May 02

  • Broncos ready to sign Jamaal Charles if he passes physical

    ALL 22 "The Denver Broncos are expected to sign free-agent running back Jamaal Charles, provided the 30-year-old passes a physical, according to Troy Renck for Denver7 ABC. The news comes comes as little surprised. Denver was described as “enthused” about Charles’ visit in the initial report, while..." May 02

  • Chiefs CEO explains why trading up for Patrick Mahomes was an 'easy decision'

    CBS Sports "The first round of the 2017 NFL Draft was filled with surprises, starting with the Bears' inexplicable decision to trade up from No. 3 to No. 2 to grab Mitchell Trubisky. The issue wasn't who they took -- though questions remain about what type of NFL quarterback Trubisky will be -- but that the..." May 01

  • Andy Reid explains how he told Alex Smith the Chiefs were drafting a QB

    Fox Sports "The Kansas City Chiefs made one of the biggest moves in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft, moving up from 27th to select former Texas Tech star Patrick Mahomes with the 10th overall selection. On Monday's episode of "The Herd," Chiefs head coach Andy Reid explained the team's decision to..." May 01

  • Jamaal Charles visiting the Broncos tomorrow

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos were reportedly interested in making a move Thursday to get into position for Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey. When that didn’t happen, they started looking at other explosive, versatile runners. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, former Chiefs running back Jamaal..." May 01

  • Chiefs picking up the 2018 option on Dee Ford’s contract

    Kansas City Star "The Chiefs have exercised outside linebacker Dee Ford’s fifth-year option, general manager John Dorsey revealed Monday, leaving him under contract through the 2018 season. “That was a no-brainer decision,” Dorsey explained in his annual post-draft teleconference with reporters. “We had known..." May 01

  • Bettors quickly push Patriots' win total up to 11.5

    ESPN "A Las Vegas sportsbook on Sunday opened the New England Patriots' season win total at 11, the highest of any team. That number didn't last long. Shortly after posting the first NFL win totals in Las Vegas, the sportsbook at the South Point casino took multiple $1,000 bets on New England to..." May 01

  • Chiefs bolster running game by drafting Kareem Hunt at No. 86

    CBS Sports "With the 86th overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, acquired via trade with the Vikings, the Chiefs select running back Kareem Hunt out of Toledo. To move up to No. 86, the Chiefs swapped third-rounders with the Vikings and threw in their fourth- and seventh-round picks too, according to Terez A...." April 29

  • Patriots trade with Chiefs for TE James O’Shaughnessy

    Pro Football Talk "The Patriots have picked up a tight end ahead of the start of the final day of the 2017 NFL Draft. The Patriots traded a fifth-round pick (No. 183 overall) to the Chiefs for tight end James O’Shaughnessy and a sixth-round pick (No. 216 overall) on Saturday morning. The Chiefs now have three..." April 29

  • Chiefs think Patrick Mahomes can be “truly great”

    Pro Football Talk "Chiefs General Manager John Dorsey said he traded up to pick quarterback Patrick Mahomes with the 10th overall pick in the draft for a simple reason: He thinks Mahomes is a franchise-changing player. “He has got unbelievable talent,” Dorsey said. “He’s got the skill set to be one of those truly..." April 28

  • Giants 'very disappointed' to miss out on Patrick Mahomes

    Fanrag Sports "The New York Giants were reportedly “very disappointed” that they were unable to land quarterback Patrick Mahomes in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft, according to Anita Marks of ESPN New York. Mahomes, the 6-foot-3 gunslinger out of Texas Tech, was one of the trendiest prospects leading..." April 28

  • Seahawks targeted Pat Mahomes, interested in QB on Day 2

    Sportsnaut "As things turned out in Round 1 of the 2017 NFL Draft, the Kansas City Chiefs traded up to the 10th pick to select quarterback Patrick Mahomes. If things had not played out that direction, the Seattle Seahawks would have reportedly considered drafting Mahomes had he fallen to late in the first..." April 28

  • 10 best players still available in 2017 NFL Draft

    Larry Brown Sports "The first round of the 2017 NFL Draft has officially come to a close and 32 players now have a new home. But what about all the players who remain? What about those who unexpectedly fell? And just how far will those with question-mark players continue to fall? Each of those are legitimate..." April 28

  • Kansas City Chiefs trade up, take QB Patrick Mahomes at No. 10 in NFL Draft

    Fox Sports "The Kansas City Chiefs traded up to take Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes II at No. 10 in NFL Draft on Thursday night. The Buffalo Bills received the 27th pick, a third-rounder (No. 91) and a 2018 first-rounder. More to come." April 28

  • Chiefs entertaining trade up into top 10 for Patrick Mahomes

    Sportsnaut "While the quarterbacks in the 2017 NFL Draft are not that highly regarded by some, they may be off of the board early. Texas Tech signal caller Patrick Mahomes has generally been ranked between the second and fourth best quarterback in the draft, but he could be gone quickly. Not only are the..." April 27

  • Chiefs’ Albert Wilson signs restricted free-agent tender

    Kansas City Star "Chiefs receiver Albert Wilson has signed his restricted free-agent tender, according to the NFL’s transaction wire. The Chiefs placed an original-round tender on Wilson, who joined the club as an undrafted free agent in 2014. As a restricted free agent — a players with three years of accrued..." April 27

  • With Alex Smith in fold, Chiefs still open to drafting QBs

    The Topeka Capital-Journal "Alex Smith has seen the young quarterbacks walking through the doors of the Chiefs’ facility the last few weeks, each wanting nothing more than to one day take his job. He’s not worried about it in the least. The veteran quarterback is firmly entrenched as the starter in Kansas City,..." April 26

  • Chiefs GM John Dorsey Opens Up About Possibility of Draft-Day Trade

    KCChiefs.com "With 10 draft picks in total, could the Chiefs be on the move again this year? It’s the goal of every NFL personnel staff to be forced into tough decisions when having to trim down their roster to just 53 players at the conclusion of the preseason. The deeper the roster, the more difficult..." April 25

  • 'Bloodbath' in Bristol: ESPN could cut 70 people

    Sporting News "The layoffs at ESPN might turn out worse than predicted, sources tell Sporting News. The Worldwide Leader in Sports could cut around 70 TV/radio anchors, reporters, analysts and online writers over coming days and weeks, sources said. That would be worse than the 40 to 50 on-air talents..." April 25

  • Jamaal Charles’ agent reminds teams his client is available

    Pro Football Talk "Adrian Peterson has agreed to a deal with the Saints, leaving the free agent market with one less veteran back with the draft getting underway in a couple of days. One of the remaining unsigned backs is trying to drum up interest in his services as well. Agent David Mulugheta posted a video of..." April 25

  • Albert Wilson signs RFA tender with Chiefs

    Pro Football Talk "The deadline for restricted free agents to sign with other teams has come and gone, which leaves players yet to sign their tenders with little reason not to do so. Chiefs wide receiver Albert Wilson is among the latest to come to that conclusion. The NFL’s transaction wire brings word that..." April 24

  • Chiefs should avoid another controversial draft pick, like Joe Mixon

    Kansas City Star "Preparation for the NFL Draft is an endlessly arduous process, Chiefs general manager John Dorsey will tell you, albeit one he revels in. If you accept literally the results of a study he said he commissioned, he and his staff will have put in about 60,000 hours toward the cause by the time the..." April 23

  • Chiefs release DL Jaye Howard

    ESPN "The Kansas City Chiefs have released veteran defensive lineman Jaye Howard, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Howard, 28, spent the last four seasons with the Chiefs and was scheduled to make $3.7 million in base salary in 2017, including $2.5 million in guarantees. The Chiefs released..." April 22

  • Chiefs have NFL-high 12 more net rest days than their opponents

    Pro Football Talk "Chiefs coach Andy Reid has a long track record of doing well after bye weeks, which has to make Kansas City fans thrilled with the NFL’s schedule makers this year. The NFL schedule gives the Chiefs a league-high 12 more net rest days than their opponents, according to Brian Burke of ESPN. That..." April 21

  • Alex Smith knows the Chiefs will add a QB soon

    The Sports Daily "Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith knows the team will look for a quarterback soon. Smith is a 32-year-old veteran who has been put through the ringer, including five offensive coordinators in as many years while being asked to manage games. So the man understands the realities of the..." April 21