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  • Justin Houston says 49ers’ Garoppolo should’ve run out of bounds to avoid injury

    Kansas City Star "San Francisco lost more than a football game Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium. The 49ers appear to have lost their quarterback for the foreseeable future. The 49ers fear that quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo tore an anterior cruciate ligament after his left knee buckled prior to a collision..." September 24

  • Chiefs Have Emerged As Possible Trade Partner For Earl Thomas

    Arrowhead Pride "It’s not often you see breaking news such as this on game day, but here we are. ESPN’s Chris Mortensen is reporting that disgruntled Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomascould be traded, and the Kansas City Chiefs have emerged as a possible..." September 23

  • Bieniemy praises Kareem Hunt despite slow start: ‘He’s playing hard, he’s playing fast’

    Kansas City Star "This time a year ago, Kareem Hunt was in the midst of shocking the NFL. The running back out of Toledo burst on to the scene with 246 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns on the defending Super Bowl champion Patriots in Week 1. And that was just the beginning of his record-setting..." September 22

  • Steelers' James Conner, Chiefs' Eric Berry 'just thankful' after cancer fights

    ESPN "James Conner was catching up with an old friend when he hugged Eric Berry after last week's game, but he also appreciates the deeper meaning behind the embrace: Two cancer survivors celebrating another NFL Sunday together. The embrace between the Steelers running back and the..." September 22

  • Andy Reid knows it will get harder as defenses study Patrick Mahomes

    Pro Football Talk "Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has started his career as a starter better than anyone could have expected, throwing more touchdown passes in the first two games of a season (10) than any other player ever has in the history of the league, and also twice being named the AFC offensive player..." September 22

  • Richard Sherman offers brilliant quote about stopping the Chiefs

    Sportsnaut "Richard Sherman and the San Francisco 49ers’ defense has the unenviable task of taking on a red-hot Kansas City Chiefs offense this coming Sunday. Second-year quarterback Patrick Mahomes torched the Pittsburgh Steelers to the tune of six touchdown passes last week, leaving fans..." September 20

  • When players went on strike for better benefits, Eric Dickerson undermined them

    Pro Football Talk "Eric Dickerson is now speaking out for the idea that Hall of Fame players should be paid $300,000 a year in retirement. But when Dickerson was an active player, supporting the retired players was not his concern. In 1987, the NFL players went on strike, and among the key pieces of..." September 20

  • Bears' Nagy: Unfair to compare Trubisky's, Mahomes' numbers so early

    CBS Sports "Quarterbacks from the same draft class are linked for their entire NFL careers, especially when the earlier selection fails to live up to expectations. Such is the case for Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky and Kansas City Chiefs signal-caller Patrick Mahomes. Trubisky was..." September 19

  • Marquise Goodwin or Tyreek Hill? 49ers WR chimes in on the debate

    Sportsnaut "There’s very little question that Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill is the most-electric player at his position in the NFL. He proved it over and over and over again Week 1 against the Los Angeles Chargers. With his Chiefs now set to take on Marquise Goodwin and the..." September 19

  • Eric Dickerson: NFL should pay each Hall of Famer $300,000 a year

    Pro Football Talk "When Eric Dickerson released a statement calling for an annual salary for Hall of Famers, he didn’t say what that salary should be. But now he has given a dollar amount of $300,000 annually. “If it was up to me, I think every Hall of Famer would get about..." September 19

  • Group of NFL Hall of Famers demands an annual salary and health benefits

    Pro Football Talk "A group of Pro Football Hall of Famers are arguing that every member of the Hall of Fame should be paid an annual salary and given health insurance. In a letter sent to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith, and Pro..." September 18

  • Report: Eric Berry improving, could practice this week

    Larry Brown Sports "The Kansas City Chiefs are off to a great start, but they could get a huge boost with a return of a star defender. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, Chiefs safety Eric Berry, who has yet to play this season with a heel injury, is improving and could return to practice this..." September 17

  • Chiefs Hosted TE Clive Walford For Workout

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, the Chiefs brought in free agent TE Clive Walfordto a workout on Monday. The Chiefs are also working out TE Nick Keizer this week. (Aaron Wilson) Walford recently tried out for the Jaguars, but left Jacksonville..." September 17

  • Andy Reid attributes Patrick Mahomes’ quick success to Alex Smith’s selflessness

    Pro Football Talk "Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes explained to PFT on Sunday afternoon the value of sitting and learning for a year. That value was enhanced by who he was learning from, while sitting. “I will come back to last year and being in that room with Alex [Smith], having that..." September 17

  • Bud Dupree admits Steelers underestimated 'intelligence' of Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes

    CBS Sports "Patrick Mahomes tore up the Steelers for 326 yards and six touchdowns in a 42-37 win on Sunday. To put the Chiefs' offensive dominance into perspective, consider that Mahomes threw more touchdowns than the number of third downs (five) the Chiefs faced against a Steelers defense that looked..." September 17

  • Patrick Mahomes sets record with 10 passing touchdowns to start season

    Larry Brown Sports "Brett Favre. Johnny Unitas. Peyton Manning. Tom Brady. Joe Montana. Dan Marino. All of these quarterbacks enjoyed stellar careers in the NFL, yet none of them threw for as many touchdowns in their first two games of a season as Patrick Mahomes. Mahomes lit it up in his season debut..." September 16

  • This Marcus Peters touchdown celebration against Raiders reportedly cost him $13K in fines

    CBS Sports "Celebration is fun, but celebration can be expensive if you decide to push the envelope and get a little aggressive with how you celebrate, which is what Marcus Peters decided to do when he grabbed his crotch and dove backwards into the end zone in a game-sealing pick six against the Raiders on..." September 15

  • Jerry Rice says Tyreek Hill’s speed reminds him of Raiders legend Bo Jackson

    Clutch Points "Kansas City Chiefs speedster Tyreek Hill has been given a lot of compliments since he entered the NFL but probably none better than the praise Jerry Rice gave him Thursday comparing him to the then-Los Angeles Raiders legend, Bo Jackson. Rice appeared on the Sept. 13 edition..." September 13

  • Alabama had an NFL-high 44 players on Week One rosters

    Pro Football Talk "Alabama has been the top program in college football in recent years, so it’s unsurprising that the Crimson Tide have put more players into the NFL than any other college team. Alabama had 44 players on Week One rosters, the most of any college. After Alabama were a..." September 13

  • One helmet rule penalty was called through 14 games "The offseason angst over the revised helmet-to-helmet hitting policy slowed to a sputter as real games began. Through 14 regular season games -- with two Monday night tilts to be played -- referees penalized one player for a use of helmet foul, per league..." September 10

  • Eric Berry, Joey Bosa inactive for Chiefs-Chargers

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs and Chargers will be without defensive cornerstones, as safety Eric Berry and defensive end Joey Bosa are inactive for this afternoon’s AFC West game. Berry hasn’t practiced since a heel injury in mid-August. Coming off a 2017 season lost to a torn Achilles,..." September 09

  • Eric Berry “probably won’t” play this week, per Andy Reid

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs have rebuilt their secondary this offseason, and they’ll be without a cornerstone this week. According to Adam Teicher of, safety Eric Berry “probably won’t” play this week, according to coach Andy Reid. Berry is..." September 07

  • Trump continues crusade against Nike amid ‘Just Do It’ campaign

    New York Post "President Trump on Friday morning took a swipe at Nike, which aired its highly anticipated ad featuring Colin Kaepernick during the NFL season opener the night before. “What was Nike thinking?” the president wondered on Twitter shortly before 7..." September 07

  • NFL projected to make more than $2 billion a year from legalized gambling

    Larry Brown Sports "The NFL has long been resistant to the idea of legalized sports wagering — at least when making statements in public. But privately, team owners and league executives must be licking their chops. ESPN’s Darren Rovell on Wednesday shared some of the results of a poll..." September 05

  • Eric Berry’s Week One status uncertain due to sore heel

    Pro Football Talk "Chiefs safety Eric Berry has not played in a game since Week One of the 2017 season and it remains unclear if that will change this weekend. Berry has been out of practice for three weeks because of a sore heel, which is the same injury that hindered him last summer before he tore his..." September 04

  • Andy Reid’s new-look Chiefs roster shreds projections, deviates from the norm

    Kansas City Star "Forget what you thought you knew about an Andy Reid roster. This makeup of this year’s Chiefs 53-man roster is unlike any previous in Reid’s tenure, nullifying nearly all projections made over the last month. With an emphasis on developing younger players, Reid..." September 04

  • Chiefs Extend OL Cameron Erving

    Pro Football Rumors "Going into his second Chiefs season, Cameron Erving will have some security with his second NFL franchise. The Chiefs announced they’ve signed the former first-round pick to an extension. Details aren’t known of the terms at this point, but the 2015 Browns first-rounder is..." September 04

  • Chiefs claim Austin Reiter off waivers

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs made a change to their offensive line on Monday. They claimed center Austin Reiter off of waivers from the Browns and placed offensive lineman Bryan Witzmann on waivers in a corresponding move. Reiter was dropped by Cleveland after they added five waiver claims on..." September 03

  • Chiefs Cut Down To Final 53

    Pro Football Rumors "In addition to David Amerson, the Chiefs will release longtime depth cog Frank Zombo. The outside linebacker’s been in Kansas City since the Andy Reid regime began in 2013. He started 11 games in 2016, when Justin Houston missed most of the season with knee trouble, but will not..." September 02

  • Chiefs place Daniel Sorensen on IR, release Matt McGloin

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs kept safety Daniel Sorensen on the 53-man roster Saturday despite a serious knee injury, but they made a move to take Sorensen off the active roster on Sunday. Sorensen has been placed on injured reserve. By virtue of being on the initial roster, Sorensen is eligible to be..." September 02

  • Dolphins trade safety Jordan Lucas to the Chiefs "The Miami Dolphins today announce they have traded cornerback Jordan Lucas to the Kansas City Chiefs for an undisclosed draft pick. Lucas was drafted by the Dolphins in the sixth round (204th overall) of the 2016 NFL draft. " September 01

  • Report: NFL anthem talks likely to extend into regular season

    The Score "The 2018 NFL season is a week away, and the league is still trying to resolve issues surrounding its anthem policy. There's been little movement in negotiations between the NFL and NFLPA, and discussions are expected to continue into the season, sources told Mark Maske of the..." August 31

  • Chiefs’ Steven Nelson not panicked over preseason struggles by secondary

    Kansas City Star "Chiefs starting cornerback Steven Nelson had been having the best training camp of his career before missing the week leading up last Saturday’s exhibition game in Chicago while in the NFL’s concussion protocol. Nelson is slated to move exclusively to corner this season..." August 30

  • Cowboys Trade CB Charvarius Ward To Chiefs

    NFL Trade Rumors "Todd Archer and Adam Schefter are reporting that the Cowboys have agreed to trade undrafted rookie CB Charvarius Ward t the Chiefs. The trade is expected to be finalized on Friday. Ward, 22, wound up signing on with the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent..." August 30

  • NFLPA is still opposed to 18-game season

    Pro Football Talk "At a time when the NFL power structure has been wisely coy (if not outright silent) regarding its simmering desire to expand the regular season from 16 games to 18, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has jerked the cat out of the bag (probably not a commonly used expression in the oil and gas..." August 29

  • Players, NFL reps to discuss anthem policy today "A group of players and NFL Players Association representatives will meet Monday with a few team owners and NFL representatives to discuss the league's national anthem policy, a source involved with the situation told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. The meeting comes amidst the..." August 27

  • One year to date of knee blowout, Chiefs running back Spencer Ware returns to game

    Kansas City Star "Spencer Ware was back. Not in a huge way. His totals from the Chiefs’ 27-20 loss on Saturday were light: Three yards on three rushing attempts and two receptions for 18 yards. But for the first time in exactly one year, Ware was on the field to log..." August 26

  • Tyreek Hill: Chiefs will have best offense in the NFL

    Yardbarker "To say that Tyreek Hill has confidence in his Kansas City Chiefs entering the season would be an understatement. Following Saturday’s preseason loss to the Chicago Bears, Hill stated that the Chiefs would have the “best offense” in the NFL. He went on to praise the..." August 26

  • Chiefs’ starting offense at full speed in Chicago

    Pro Football Talk "The Bears decided to rest their starters for today’s preseason game, but the Chiefs have their top players on the field, and quarterback Patrick Mahomes continues to look like he has command of the offense. Mahomes avoided a Bears blitz and hit Kareem Hunt for a short pass that..." August 25

  • Jets sign veteran RB Charcandrick West "It didn't taking long for Charcandrick West to find a new home. After being released by the Kansas City Chiefs on Wednesday, the New York Jets announced they signed the veteran running back. With Spencer Ware returning from..." August 24

  • Why Chiefs’ Travis Kelce is playing mind games with Patrick Mahomes

    Kansas City Star "Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce was asked Wednesday if his role in the offense is different this season with Patrick Mahomes quarterbacking instead of Alex Smith, and the first thing he said was this: “I mean, not really. We’re still under (coach) Andy Reid’s scheme...." August 23

  • Chiefs confident Sammy Watkins, Patrick Mahomes are “starting to sync”

    Pro Football Talk "Wide receiver Sammy Watkins hasn’t caught a pass through the team’s first two preseason games and he failed to come back for a Patrick Mahomes pass that could have been a touchdown. Coach Andy Reid noted that Watkins needs to do a better on plays like that, but he..." August 23

  • Tyreek Hill: “Me and Pat [Mahomes] could be the best”

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs could have a special offense, thanks to a quarterback who can throw it a mile and a receiver who can’t be overthrown. So what does receiver Tyreek Hill, perhaps the fastest receiver in football, think of the one-two punch that No. 10 and No. 15 can..." August 23

  • CBS will join ESPN in not broadcasting national anthem before NFL games, Fox plans to show it on special occasions

    Awful Announcing "Last Friday, ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro announced that the network won’t televise the national anthem on Monday Night Football in light of the controversy surrounding some players’ decision to kneel during it in protest of inequality. “We generally have..." August 23

  • How CBS, Fox and NBC plan to handle the national anthem during NFL broadcasts in 2018

    USA Today "President Donald Trump ripped ESPN on Tuesday night for its plans to not show the national anthem live as part of its NFL broadcasts. But ESPN is not the only major network planning to go that route. A CBS Sports spokesperson told USA TODAY Sports this week..." August 22

  • Kansas City Chiefs cut veteran RB Charcandrick West "The Kansas City Chiefs thinned out the backfield ahead of the team's third preseason game. The Chiefs announced the release of running back Charcandrick West on Wednesday. With Kareem Hunt set to be a dual-threat workhorse..." August 22

  • Trump criticizes ESPN for not showing national anthem

    Pro Football Talk "Hours after his longtime lawyer pleaded guilty to making an illegal payoff to a porn star, President Trump tried to change the subject by going back to one of his favorite topics: The national anthem played before NFL games. Trump said at a rally in West Virginia that he was outraged..." August 22

  • Amid uproar, NFL officials will discuss new helmet rule, but no major changes anticipated

    Washington Post "Amid the uproar among some players and fans over the NFL’s new helmet rule, league officials plan to discuss the rule in the coming days but are unlikely to make major changes to it before the regular season. According to one person familiar with the league’s inner..." August 21

  • Andy Reid loves Patrick Mahomes’ arm strength, but also likes his accuracy

    Pro Football Talk "After Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes unleashed an incredible deep ball on a touchdown pass to Tyreek Hill on Friday night, all anyone wanted to talk about was Mahomes’ amazing arm. But Chiefs coach Andy Reid says there’s more to like about Mahomes than his cannon. Reid..." August 19

  • Injured and ineffective: The Chiefs’ defense and the proper level of worry

    Kansas City Star "An incomplete list of what we know about the 2018 Chiefs: 1. Their quarterback can throw it 70 yards off-balance without a tight spiral. 2. They have a receiver fast enough to make that throw more than a cool trick. 3. None of that matters if the defense actually..." August 19