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  1. Off-Season Moves?
  • Report Suggests About 1 in 6 NFL Players Go Broke Within 12 Years of Retiring

    Complex "When the NFL comes back in 2015, and you gaze upon the first 11-on-11 play of the bloodsport's season, know that, statistically speaking, at least three players on that field will be bankrupt soon after they hang up their cleats. According to a new research paper by the National Bureau of Economic..." April 15

  • Chiefs cornerback Sean Smith receives two years probation for DUI

    Kansas City Star "Sean Smith entered a guilty plea in Kansas City Municipal Court last month for driving under the influence and received two years probation, according to court documents. Last June, Smith was cited for driving under the influence, careless driving and failure to present insurance last summer..." April 15

  • '15 draft could define Packer-like Chiefs for years to come

    Fox Sports Kansas City "This draft, 2015, is the draft that will stick, one way or another. A pile of 10 picks might turn into 10 players. Or 12. Or eight. Or six. Or 15. All we know is the size of the stack the Kansas City Chiefs showed up at the casino with. The rest? The rest is the fun part. Or not. "I think..." April 14

  • Jamaal Charles acknowledges how difficult 2014 season was "I caught up over the phone today with Jamaal Charles, who will return to Kansas City next week as the Chiefs begin the conditioning portion of their offseason program. I’ll be doing a series of posts this week about our discussion. For now just know that Charles, who spent his offseason working..." April 14

  • Schedule release likely coming next week

    Pro Football Talk "With the draft only 17 days away and in light of the NFL’s habit of releasing the regular-season schedule before the draft, the window for releasing the 2015 regular-season schedule is getting fairly narrow. The current thinking, per a source with knowledge of the situation, is that the sheet..." April 13

  • 2015 NFL preseason schedule announced "Preseason football may be some four months off, but the NFL wants to give you time to get adequately pumped for what amounts to glorified practices. That's right: On Thursday, the league announced the 2015 preseason schedule in all its meaningless glory. Meaningless may be an overstatement; the..." April 09

  • Brother: Eric Berry 'doing really good' in cancer fight "The updates on Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry and his battle with Hodgkin lymphoma continue to provide an upbeat message. The latest note comes from Berry's brother, Evan, a sophomore defensive back for the Tennessee Volunteers. "He's doing really good," Evan Berry told reporters..." April 08

  • Chiefs have least amount of salary cap space in the NFL right now

    Arrowhead Pride "The NFLPA has public salary cap numbers for each and currently they are showing that the Kansas City Chiefs have the least amount of salary cap space in the NFL. The Chiefs sit with $2.8 million in cap space while the Detroit Lions are closest with $4.6 million in cap space. The Chiefs will..." April 07

  • Chiefs re-sign LB Josh Martin

    Pro Football Talk "Chiefs exclusive-rights free agent Josh Martin re-signed with the club on Monday, per the NFL’s personnel notice. A backup outside linebacker, the 23-year-old Martin notched 14 tackles in 14 games for Kansas City in 2014. A Columbia product, Martin (6-3, 245) was one of the Chiefs’ leading..." April 06

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Chiefs took a visit from #Bengals returner/receiver Brandon Tate, source said.

  • John Dorsey says Chiefs are giving Donald Stephenson ‘a clean slate’

    Kansas City Star "The Chiefs have shuffled the deck along the offensive line this offseason, thanks to the additions of guards Ben Grubbs and Paul Fanaika and the departure of center Rodney Hudson. But while finding a replacement for Hudson (whether it’s third-year backup Eric Kush or someone else) will remain a..." March 29

  • Chiefs see Andy Reid and Alex Smith as a Super Bowl combination

    Kansas City Star "Like any leader, Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt understands that he has to set a bar for his employees, and give them clear objectives. But when it comes to the football side, one thing he does not do, however, is set a mandatory win total. Instead, he gives coach Andy Reid and general manager a..." March 29

  • Jeremy Maclin: 'I still believe in Chip' "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 28

  • Chiefs owner: We’re going to get Justin Houston signed

    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

  • NFL exploring Mexico, Germany and other markets to host games

    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

  • With so much tampering, NFL will struggle to police it all

    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

  • NFL momentum builds to alter extra point for 2015 season

    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

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    Alex Marvez @alexmarvez

    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

  • Terrelle Pryor was signed to be a quarterback, Andy Reid says

    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

  • Chiefs, Seahawks, Broncos lead 2015 compensatory draft picks "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

  • NFL may let injury spotters stop play during games

    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

  • The NFL Charged Its Players $400 to Participate in Veteran Combine

    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

  • NFL considering Brazil to host 2017 Pro Bowl

    Fox Sports "One of the world's biggest soccer hotbeds could soon host a different type of football event. A source told 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

  • The threshold for ‘completing a catch to the ground’ in NFL is changing, and Packers prez tells how

    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

  • Roger Goodell, Unplugged "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

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    Former Chiefs DL Kevin Vickerson has agreed to terms on a deal with the Jets. #nyj

  • Travis Kelce Says He’s Watching Tony Gonzalez Film This Offseason

    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

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Browns are signing WR Dwayne Bowe, source said.

  • Browns sign Dwayne Bowe, according to report

    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

  • Biggest position holes to fill for all 32 teams in the NFL Draft "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

  • Report: Chicago Bears sign long snapper Thomas Gafford

    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

  • The time Roger Goodell backed out of doing 'Between Two Ferns'

    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

  • Jones-Drew, Locker, Willis, Worilds may signal start of a trend of young NFL players retiring

    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

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    Terez A. Paylor @TerezPaylor

    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.

  • Chiefs re-sign Jason Avant, Kelcie McCray and Richard Gordon

    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

  • Ben Grubbs gets a new deal in Kansas City

    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

  • Chiefs re-sign Jason Avant, Richard Gordon, Kelcie McCray

    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

  • Browns have "strong interest" in Dwayne Bowe

    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

  • Titans reach deal with TE Anthony Fasano, sources say

    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

  • Report: Chiefs acquire Ben Grubbs from Saints for 5th-round pick

    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

  • Dwayne Bowe says goodbye to Kansas City

    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

  • Chiefs GM John Dorsey: Justin Houston's extension will be a long process

    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

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    Chris Mortensen @mortreport

    When @KCChiefs clear cap space, Jeremy Maclin will sign a 5-year, $55 million deal, including $22.5 million in guarantees. $11 mill avg

  • 38d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Chiefs are expected to release WR Dwayne Bowe tomorrow, source said.

  • 39d
    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    Former Raiders S Tyvon Branch to the Chiefs. One-year deal.

  • 39d
    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    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

  • Report: NFL angry with leaked contracts ahead of free agency

    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

  • WR Maclin leaving Eagles for Chiefs "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

  • Unhappy with Chiefs, Houston hopes to attract an offer sheet

    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

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    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

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