Chiefs Rumors & News

  • Jamaal Charles: I didn’t want to go through the concussion protocol

    Pro Football Talk "When Jamaal Charles scored a touchdown Sunday against San Diego, he had a violent collision with Chargers cornerback Brandon Flowers, sending both of them to the turf. Flowers left the game with a concussion, but Charles kept playing. Maybe he shouldn’t have. Charles said on ESPN Radio that he..." October 22

  • Chiefs wary of the Chargers’ red-hot Philip Rivers, and with good reason

    Kansas City Star "Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers hardly needs more momentum entering his team’s home showdown against the Chiefs on Sunday. He is, after all, 6-0 against them at San Diego since 2008. However, Rivers has thrown for more than 300 yards in two of his last three outings, a red-hot stretch in a..." October 19

  • Chiefs’ secondary avoiding a repeat of last year's aerial circus

    Kansas City Star "One of the enduring images of the Chiefs’ 22-17 loss to San Francisco last week was 49ers receiver Brandon Lloyd’s soaring 29-yard catch over Sean Smith in the fourth quarter. Yet, it must be said that while the catch was majestic — it made many highlight reels after the game — it was also..." October 13

  • Bose sends out free headphones to NFL teams

    Los That Sports Blog "Now that audio powerhouse Bose is the official headphone supplier for the NFL — something that got San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick fined $10k for wearing Beats headphones this past weekend — Bose needs to push their brand via NFL players. Apparently the company has moved quickly to do so, as..." October 10

  • Larry Johnson, Former Miami Dolphin, Arrested for Aggravated Battery in Miami Beach

    NBC Miami "Former Miami Dolphins running back Larry Johnson was arrested early Tuesday following a fight at a Miami Beach club, police said. Johnson, 34, was arrested on an aggravated battery charge around 3 a.m. outside the club at the Delano Hotel at 1685 Collins Avenue, according to a Miami Beach..." October 07

  • Chiefs considering surgery for running back Cyrus Gray’s hand

    Kansas City Star "Chiefs coach Andy Reid said the team is considering surgery for running back and special-teams player Cyrus Gray, who suffered a fractured hand Sunday during the 22-17 loss to the 49ers. “They casted it up and we’ll see how that goes,” Reid said. “Potential surgery, so we are leaving the cast..." October 07

  • 49ers rally for 22-17 win over Alex Smith-led Chiefs

    San Jose Mercury News "As Brandon Lloyd soared toward the sunny sky that baked Levi’s Stadium, the 49ers’ fate went with him Sunday. Their fourth-quarter comeback might not have happened if Lloyd didn’t haul in a 29-yard reception and spark a go-ahead scoring drive in an eventual 22-17 win over the Kansas City..." October 06

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    Terez A. Paylor @TerezPaylor

    Donnie Avery has a core muscle injury. Needs surgery. On his way to Philly to get fixed. Is out for Sunday.

  • WR A.J. Jenkins returns to San Francisco as a starter

    ESPN.com "Quarterback Alex Smith isn’t the only Kansas City Chiefs player with a homecoming of sorts on Sunday when his team plays against the 49ers in San Francisco. Wide receiver A.J. Jenkins, a first-round pick of the 49ers in 2012, will make the second start of his NFL career in place of the injured..." October 02

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    Adam Teicher @adamteicher

    No surprise but the Chiefs placed RB Joe McKnight on IR, ending his season. Ruptured his Achilles last week in practice

  • Kansas City blows out New England on Monday Night Football

    Arrowhead Pride "The Chiefs played their best game in a long time. The KC Chiefs beat up on the New England Patriots on Monday Night Football. A national TV crowd was watching Arrowhead Stadium, which showed up in a BIG way and set the Guinness World Record for crowd roar in a stadium. Here's what we learned..." September 30

  • NFL admits mistake in penalizing Husain Abdullah for religious celebration

    Yahoo! Sports "The NFL wasted no time admitting a mistake in penalizing Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah, who went to the ground in Muslim prayer after scoring a touchdown against the Patriots. Abdullah's touchdown, celebration and ensuing 15-yard penalty happened on Monday night, and by Tuesday morning the NFL..." September 30

  • Referees flag Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah for celebration penalty after slide and prayer in endzone

    Kansas City Star "Husain Abdullah is a devout Muslim. He’s also a safety for the Chiefs, and he made a promise to himself if he ever did find himself in the end zone. “If I get a pick, I’m going to prostrate before God in the end zone,” Abdullah said. Early in the fourth quarter, Abdullah dropped deep in a..." September 30

  • Tamba Hali will be big challenge for struggling Nate Solder

    Providence Journal "Nate Solder was honest when asked about the Patriots’ offensive line last week. He simply said it needs to get better. Things won’t get any easier for the tackle or the rest of the offensive line when the Patriots take on the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday night. Their opponents are second in the..." September 29

  • Jovan Belcher likely had CTE, according to post-mortem brain exam

    Kansas City Star "A post-mortem analysis of Jovan Belcher’s brain found the 25-year-old linebacker was likely suffering from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, The Star has learned. Belcher was a starting linebacker for the Chiefs who shot and killed his girlfriend, Kasandra Perkins, then himself on Dec. 1, 2012...." September 29

  • Jamaal Charles probable for Monday night

    Pro Football Talk "Tailback Jamaal Charles is set to return to the Chiefs’ lineup Monday night against New England. Charles (ankle) is listed as probable on the club’s injury report after putting in his third consecutive limited practice of the week on Saturday. Charles suffered the injury in the Chiefs’ loss..." September 27

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    Herbie Teope @HerbieTeope

    #Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles (ankle) on the practice field for third straight day during portion open to media. pic.twitter.com/UshJ5whC53

  • 25d
    Herbie Teope @HerbieTeope

    #Chiefs RB/WR De'Anthony Thomas (hamstring) also on field today. I didn't see S Eric Berry (ankle). Coach Reid talks at 1 p.m. Updates then.

  • McKnight is Chiefs' latest Achilles victim

    ESPN.com "Just a few days after having the best game of his NFL career, Kansas City Chiefs running back Joe McKnight ruptured an Achilles tendon in practice and is likely done for the season. “We’re trying to determine when he’ll have surgery and who will do the surgery and all that stuff,’’ Chiefs..." September 27

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    BJ Kissel @ChiefsReporter

    Joe McKnight ruptured his Achilles at practice yesterday. #Chiefs

  • Chiefs plan to expand Jamaal Charles' practice role

    ESPN.com "The Kansas City Chiefs plan to expand the role of injured running back Jamaal Charles at practice Thursday as they begin preparations for Monday night's game against the New England Patriots at Arrowhead Stadium. Charles, who injured an ankle two weeks ago, was a limited practice participant..." September 25

  • Miami Dolphins players ‘beyond furious’ with defensive scheme in loss to Kansas City Chiefs

    Miami Herald "Ryan Tannehill wasn’t nearly good enough. Again. And the Dolphins lost by 19 points. Again. But that’s only half the story of Sunday's 34-15 shellacking at the hands of the Chiefs, who handed the Dolphins their second blowout loss in a row. The defense, supposedly the strength of the..." September 22

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    As for #Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles, he’s a game-time decision. It’s more of a bruise than a high-ankle sprain, though. Gives him a real chance

  • Chiefs' Jamaal Charles questionable

    ESPN.com "The Kansas City Chiefs listed running back Jamaal Charles as questionable for Sunday's game against the Dolphins in Miami. According to the league's injury guidelines, that means Charles has a 50-50 chance of playing. Charles practiced on Friday for the second straight day after sitting out..." September 20

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    Herbie Teope @HerbieTeope

    #Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles (ankle) on the field going through warm-ups and position drills during portion open to media.

  • Could Condoleezza Rice Replace Roger Goodell As Commissioner Of The NFL?

    ThePostGame.com "While there are still many questions to be answered as the NFL investigates its handling of Ray Rice's assault case, there are already a handful of prominent voices calling for commissioner Roger Goodell to step down and an intriguing candidate to take his place. U.S. Senator Kirsten..." September 16

  • Resilient defense protects Broncos' 24-17 win over Chiefs

    Denver Post "Terrance Knighton knew in his head, in his heart and on his chest that his moment would arrive. The Broncos have talked for six months about how they are tougher on defense. They added attitude at safety, leadership at rush end and a cornerback who covers receivers like Saran Wrap. They believe..." September 15

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    BJ Kissel @ChiefsReporter

    "It doesn't look to be a real severe one, but it does have the component of a high ankle sprain." #Chiefs coach Andy Reid on Jamaal Charles

  • X-rays negative for Jamaal Charles, MRI likely

    Pro Football Talk "Good news, Chiefs fans. Per a league source, X-rays were negative on the ankle injured by Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles on Sunday. It doesn’t mean Charles will be back in action next week. An MRI on Monday is likely, which will reveal the extent of any damage to the ligaments holding the..." September 15

  • Chiefs lose Eric Berry, Jamaal Charles to ankle injuries

    Pro Football Talk "Two of the Chiefs’ best players are out for the rest of today’s game in Denver. Kansas City has confirmed that both safety Eric Berry and running back Jamaal Charles have left the game with ankle injuries." September 14

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    Michael Fabiano @Michael_Fabiano

    Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles questionable to return with ankle injury. The injuries just keep mounting...

  • Keep an eye on Chiefs rising star Travis Kelce

    USA Today "Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry doesn't compare teammate Travis Kelce to New England Patriots star Rob Gronkowski. Berry has covered Kelce enough in practice – or at least tried to cover him – to say the 6-foot-5, 260-pound former quarterback doesn't compare to any other tight end in the..." September 14

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    Terez A. Paylor @TerezPaylor

    Jeff Allen is having surgery on his elbow. Reid said he is most likely out for the season.

  • For Chiefs coach Reid, there's a difference between Rice and Vick

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "Andy Reid believes in second chances. But in the same breath, he also believes that fans and media shouldn't equate Ray Rice with Michael Vick. "As far as Michael's situation, that was a bit of a different situation," the Kansas City Chiefs' coach said today at the team's training complex when..." September 10

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    BJ Kissel @ChiefsReporter

    De'Anthony Thomas will not practice today, per coach Reid. #Chiefs

  • NFL Leads Push For Franchise in Europe

    ThePostGame.com "This NFL season has kicked off with more fanfare than ever before, and excitement for the sport isn't limited to the United States. For the first time in the league's history there will be three regular-season games played abroad, all of them at Wembley Stadium in London. The games will come on..." September 09

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    Terez A. Paylor @TerezPaylor

    Reid: "Not giving 25 the ball more than seven times is negligence on my part."

  • Chiefs' Derrick Johnson tears Achilles

    ESPN.com "Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson tore his Achilles tendon Sunday against the Tennessee Titans, according to a source. Johnson was taken from the Arrowhead Stadium playing field in a motorized cart with an injury to his Achilles tendon." September 08

  • Chiefs announce ruptured Achilles tendons for Derrick Johnson, Mike DeVito

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs lost a game on Sunday and they lost two defensive starters with injuries that are likely season enders. Coach Andy Reid announced after the game that linebacker Derrick Johnson and defensive end Mike DeVito both ruptured their Achilles tendons during the 26-10 loss to the..." September 07

  • Titans begin Whisenhunt era with 26-10 win over Chiefs

    Tennessean "Ken Whisenhunt is off to a good start with the Titans. Whisenhunt, who replaced Mike Munchak as head coach in January, saw Jake Locker throw two touchdown passes and Ryan Succop kick four field goals as the Titans posted a 26-10 victory over the Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday. Locker..." September 07

  • Two Chiefs defensive starters suffer Achilles injuries

    Pro Football Talk "The news out of Kansas City is not good for the Chiefs. Two starters on the Chiefs’ defense, linebacker Derrick Johnson and defensive end Mike DeVito, have left the game with Achilles injuries." September 07

  • Chiefs reconnect with their past as a bridge to their future

    Kansas City Star "As Chiefs general manager John Dorsey scouted players at the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl in January, he was approached by a procession of former Kansas City players and coaches who were coaching in the game. One by one, they offered two words to Dorsey, whose first Chiefs team was coming off a..." September 07

  • Chiefs’ Jeff Allen accepts challenge of fortifying right tackle spot

    Kansas City Star "After an uneven overall performance during the preseason, it’s safe to say the Chiefs’ offensive line will be in the spotlight during their season opener Sunday against the Tennessee Titans. Of the five players expected to start, only one — center Rodney Hudson — is an incumbent starter from..." September 06

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    BJ Kissel @ChiefsReporter

    Coach Reid said "it'd be a stretch" for De'Anthony Thomas (hamstring) to play on Sunday vs #Titans. Frankie Hammond would return punts.

  • Brian Waters retires from the NFL: ‘I will always be grateful’

    Dallas Morning News "Six-time Pro Bowl offensive guard Brian Waters, who spent last season with the Dallas Cowboys, has decided to retire from the NFL. Waters, 37, played high school football at Waxahachie and college football at North Texas. He went undrafted in 1999, and the Cowboys signed him as an undrafted..." September 02

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    Take two: Former Eagles, Vikings safety Kurt Coleman signing with the Chiefs, his agent @blakebaratz tweets.

  • Chip Kelly's Eagles thriving with Reid Era holdovers

    CSN Philly "We’re now two years removed from the Andy Reid Era. Chip Kelly has come in, cleaned house, gutted the roster, brought in his own guys. All that remains on his record-setting offense from his predecessor is four starting offensive linemen, an all-pro running back, one of the best tight ends in..." September 02

  • Alex Smith wanted deal prior to season

    ESPN.com "Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith said Monday he didn't want to go into the season without a contract extension. He won't have to after signing a four-year extension a day earlier. "I was really hoping that it would get done before [the start of the regular season]," Smith said. "I didn't want to..." September 02

  • Alex Smith, Chiefs deal worth $68M

    ESPN.com "The Kansas City Chiefs have signed Alex Smith to a four-year contract extension that will keep him as their quarterback for the long term, sources told ESPN on Sunday. ESPN and various media reports have the extension worth about $68 million. The Kansas City Star was the first to report the..." September 02

  • Chiefs claim Damion Square, sign nine to practice squad

    Pro Football Talk "When you see a player move from the Eagles to the Chiefs, the impulse is to say that Chiefs coach Andy Reid made the move because of some knowledge he gleaned while he was still in Philadelphia. That’s not the case with defensive lineman Damion Square, however. Square didn’t join the Eagles..." September 01