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  • Bashaud Breeland signing with the Kansas City Chiefs

    Cheesehead TV "The Packers never seemed to make much of a push to bring back the veteran corner. Former Packers CB Bashaud Breeland is signing with the Chiefs, a source told ESPN — Rob Demovsky (@RobDemovsky) March 18

  • Lions host RB Spencer Ware on free-agent visit

    Michigan Live "The Detroit Lions’ pursuit of a No. 2 running back continues, this time hosting Spencer Ware on a free-agent visit according to ESPN. Ware, 27, is best known for his days in Kansas City. He ran for 921 yards during a breakout season in 2016, plus caught 33 passes for another 447..." March 18

  • If Tyreek Hill broke his son’s arm, the Kansas City Chiefs must break with their star

    Kansas City Star "The Kansas City Chiefs knew Tyreek Hill’s history of domestic violence when they signed him. That was a controversial decision, and one that doesn’t seem to have helped him or his family. And if he did break his 3-year-old son’s arm, the team needs to break it off..." March 16

  • Chiefs GM: Salary cap required proactive changes on D "The Kansas City Chiefs spent the past week shedding big-name, big-money defensive players. Justin Houston was cut. So was Eric Berry. Franchise-tagged pass rusher Dee Ford was traded for a second-round pick next year. Starting corner Steven..." March 15

  • Darqueze Dennard visiting Kansas City

    Pro Football Talk "Cornerback Darqueze Dennard is scheduled to visit the Chiefs, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. He is one of the top remaining players in free agency, ranking 52nd on PFT’s list of top-100 free agents. The Bengals made Dennard a first-round draft pick in 2014. He has..." March 15

  • Police records show two recent reports of child abuse at Tyreek Hill’s address

    Pro Football Talk "The allegations against Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill have quickly become more significant, and troubling. According to KCTV, authorities are investigating Hill for not one but two incidents of child abuse. The first happened on March 5, and the second occurred on Thursday, March..." March 15

  • Earl Thomas thought he was headed to Chiefs

    Clutch Points "Earl Thomas signed with the Baltimore Ravens earlier this week, inking a four-year, $55 million contract. He didn’t become the highest-paid safety in the NFL like he had hoped, but he still landed a pretty nice deal. However, before Thomas signed with the Ravens, he thought he was headed..." March 15

  • Tyreek Hill under investigation for alleged battery

    Kansas City Star "The Kansas City Chiefs have confirmed to The Star that they are aware of a law enforcement investigation involving wide receiver Tyreek Hill. The Star has obtained a police report from the Overland Park Police Department about a battery incident that lists a juvenile as the victim...." March 15

  • Joe Montana Denies Wrongdoing in FBI's Rick Singer, College Bribery Probe

    Bleacher Report "Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana has insisted he did nothing wrong in the FBI's ongoing college bribery scandal. On Thursday, Montana posted on Twitter to deny the allegations: Mr...." March 15

  • Brett Veach: Chiefs are trying to be proactive with their salary cap

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs parted ways with a couple of cornerstone defensive players in recent days, and saw several other players leave in free agency and trade. On Thursday, G.M. Brett Veach addressed the media regarding the tough decisions that the AFC finalists had to make. “Change is..." March 14

  • Tyrann Mathieu: Joining the Chiefs was a “no-brainer”

    Pro Football Talk "The Texans wanted to keep safety Tyrann Mathieu, but Mathieu’s attention quickly went to the city that has the reigning NFL MVP, Patrick Mahomes. “I wanted to come to a team that had great talent, great core players, a lot of their core players are still young, closer to..." March 14

  • Chiefs expected to sign former Saints defensive end Alex Okafor "Reports say the Chiefs are expected to sign former New Orleans Saints defensive end Alex Okafor. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport was the first to report the expected roster move. He said Okafor will get a 3-year deal for up to $24 million. Okafor spent the past two seasons..." March 14

  • Steelers reportedly among the teams interested in Justin Houston

    Behind The Steel Curtain "The Pittsburgh Steelers are a team making moves, and while many fans might think most of their moves are done — you might want to think again. The Steelers, who have little-to-no salary cap space left, will need to make some moves on their own roster to free up cap..." March 14

  • Report: Eric Berry expected to be healthy, draw ‘significant’ interest

    Larry Brown Sports "Eric Berry has been one of the best defensive backs in football throughout his career when healthy, and there is little reason to believe he will have trouble finding work now that the Kansas City Chiefs have moved on from him. Berry has appeared in just three regular season games..." March 14

  • Chiefs, Raiders Among Several Teams Interested In DE Markus Golden

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to NBC Sports’ Scott Bair, the Oakland Raiders are among several teams interested in DE Markus Golden.   Yahoo!’s Terez Paylor says the Kansas City Chiefs have also expressed interest in Golden. Per Bair, sources said..." March 14

  • Allen Bailey reportedly meeting with Patriots

    Providence Journal "As the Patriots search for ways to rebuild their defensive line, they’re starting to meet with free agents. According to Pro Football Talk, defensive lineman Allen Bailey is visiting with the Patriots today. The 29-year-old has spent all eight NFL seasons in Kansas City. Last..." March 14

  • Chiefs release 5-time Pro Bowl safety Berry

    The Score "The Kansas City Chiefs have released five-time Pro Bowl safety Eric Berry, the team announced Wednesday. Berry was just two seasons into the six-year, $78-million extension he inked in 2017. Heel injuries limited him to just two regular-season games last year. "We..." March 13

  • Chiefs have serious interest in CB Ronald Darby

    Sporting News "The Chiefs are doing all they can to overhaul their defense. Kansas City is bringing in free-agent cornerback Ronald Darby for a meeting on Wednesday, according to NFL Network. If the team is pleased with the interview and Darby is interested, the team could sign him, the..." March 13

  • Browns Interested In Trading For Chiefs S Eric Berry?

    NFL Trade Rumors "Art Stapleton is hearing rumors that Browns GM John Dorsey could be making an attempt to trade for Chiefs S Eric Berry. Stapleton mentions that he would normally ignore these rumors, but after the Browns acquired Odell Beckham Jr last year,..." March 13

  • Steelers land cornerback for $25.5 million, keep LB Anthony Chickillo

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Steelers got a jump on free agency, which does not officially start until 4 p.m. Wednesday, by signing another team’s cornerback and one of their own linebackers. They agreed with cornerback Steven Nelson on a three-year contract worth $25.5 million, or an average of $8.5..." March 13

  • Browns signing TE Demetrius Harris to a 2-year deal, former Chiefs FA

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Browns keep adding weapons for Baker Mayfield. They’re signing former Chiefs free agent tight end Demetrius Harris to a two-year deal, a league source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported the deal. Harris (6-7, 230) was signed by..." March 13

  • Rapoport: 49ers ‘deep in talks’ with Chiefs about potential trade for LB Dee Ford

    49ers Webzone "Hot on the heels of the Beckham-to-Cleveland news, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network is reporting that the San Francisco 49ers are "deep in talks" with the Kansas City Chiefs for linebacker Dee Ford. A big piece of completing the deal is a new contract for the defensive..." March 12

  • Damien Wilson agrees to sign with Kansas City Chiefs, per report

    247 Sports "Linebacker Damien Wilson of the Dallas Cowboys has come to terms on a free agent contract with the Kansas City Chiefs, according to a report from Ian Rapoport of NFL Media.  The deal will be worth $5.6 million over two years, according to Matt Verderame..." March 12

  • 49ers, Chiefs Agree To Dee Ford Trade

    Pro Football Rumors "The Chiefs will send Dee Ford to San Francisco. The 49ers have agreed to send their 2020 second-round pick to the Chiefs for the franchise-tagged pass rusher, Albert Breer of tweets. We heard earlier tonight that the two sides were discussing a..." March 12

  • Tyrann Mathieu means Chiefs no longer have to count on Eric Berry

    ESPN "The Kansas City Chiefs have always been rewarded for their faith in safety Eric Berry, who earlier in his career beat back cancer to return to his previous form as one of the NFL's best safeties. It's never a good idea to count him out. But after Berry's two..." March 12

  • Reports: Chiefs signing safety Tyrann Mathieu to a three-year deal

    Arrowhead Pride "The Kansas City Chiefs are signing former Houston Texans safety Tyrann Mathieu to a three-year deal worth $42 million. That equates to $14 million per year, the same amount of money the Chiefs freed up by releasing linebacker Justin Houston on Sunday. March 11

  • Bills To Sign Mitch Morse

    Pro Football Rumors "The Bills just keep on rolling. After landing Frank Gore, Kevin Johnson, and Tyler Kroft, Buffalo is making another big move. Center Mitch Morse has agreed to terms with the Bills, according to Adam Schefter of (Twitter link). Morse is coming to Buffalo from Kansas City,..." March 11

  • Green Bay Packers waiting until after first wave of free agency to pursue Dee Ford

    Clutch Points "It remains to be seen whether the Kansas City Chiefs will trade Dee Ford. If Andy Reid’s team ends up dealing the franchise-tagged pass-rusher, though, one team that will supposedly have been in the running for his services is the Green Bay Packers. Sports..." March 11

  • These NFL teams could be most aggressive spenders in free agency

    USA Today "After weeks of speculation about potential moves across the NFL, the action will at last commence. Starting on Monday, teams can officially begin negotiations with prospective players, and at 4 p.m., Wednesday, contract signings can take place. There’s not a team..." March 11

  • Chiefs release veteran linebacker Justin Houston, free up $14 million in cap space

    Kansas City Star "The Chiefs are moving on from veteran linebacker Justin Houston. Houston, who was drafted by the organization in 2011, has been released, a source told The Star on Sunday. By parting ways with Houston, the Chiefs will save $14 million in cap space, while still carrying $7.1..." March 10

  • Carlos Hyde Agrees to One-Year, $2.8 Million Deal with Chiefs

    SI "The Chiefs have signed running back Carlos Hyde, the team announced Saturday. Per ESPN's Adam Schefter, Kansas City signed Hyde to a one-year deal worth $2.8 million with $1.6 million of his contract guaranteed. Hyde was released by the Jaguars on Friday, the team who acquired him..." March 09

  • Broncos Propose Alternative to Onside Kick, Chiefs Propose NFL Overtime Rules Overhaul

    SI "The Broncos have proposed an alternative to onside kicks as one of the nine rules changes submitted to the league's competition committee for consideration for 2019, the NFL announced Friday night. Denver's proposal would give teams trailing in the fourth quarter one..." March 09

  • Carlos Hyde to Visit Chiefs After Jaguars Release

    Bleacher Report "The Jacksonville Jaguars released running back Carlos Hyde on Friday, and the Kansas City Chiefs might snatch him quickly from the free-agency pond. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Friday night that Hyde is set to visit with the Chiefs on Saturday. Last season was..." March 09

  • Packers, 49ers interested in trading for Dee Ford

    The Score "The Green Bay Packers and San Francisco 49ers have expressed interest in trading for pass-rusher Dee Ford, who received the franchise tag from the Kansas City Chiefs last week, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. " March 09

  • Did Le’Veon Bell Hint At Wanting To Join Chiefs In Free Agency?

    NESN "It’s tough to imagine the Kansas City Chiefs getting any more explosive on offense. The Chiefs featured arguably the most high-powered offensive attack last season led by 2018 NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes, Tyreek Hill and Travis Kelce. Now think about the kind of damage that unit..." March 07

  • NFL Discussing Loaning QBs, Other Players to AAF, Bill Polian Says

    Bleacher Report "Bill Polian has been to the mountaintop in the NFL, and now the Pro Football Hall of Famer's encore act is to help players reach their highest potentials through the newly launched Alliance of American Footballleague. Polian, the co-founder and head of football in AAF,..." March 07

  • Dee Ford, Jadeveon Clowney could file grievance over franchise tag designation

    Sportsnaut "The Houston Texans and Kansas City Chiefs could soon have a grievance to deal with as it pertains to Jadeveon Clowney and Dee Ford. Both teams used the non-exclusive franchise tag to lock up these pass rushers for the 2019 season, and both are registered as having done it under the..." March 05

  • Chiefs reportedly working on ‘record-setting deal’ for Tyreek Hill

    Sportsnaut "The Kansas City Chiefs have no intention of letting superstar wide receiver Tyreek Hill hit the open market and are working on securing him long term. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, the team has begun negotiating with Hill on “what’ll be a record-setting..." March 05

  • Chiefs Looking For Second-Round Pick In Trade For OLB Dee Ford?

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday morning that the Chiefs may be willing to trade OLB Dee Ford for a second-round pick. The Chiefs announced Monday that they’ve placed the franchise tag on Ford. However, it’s clear that they’re willing to shop him around..." March 05

  • Chiefs reportedly franchise tag Dee Ford after edge rusher breaks out with 13 sacks

    CBS Sports "et another edge pass rusher won't be hitting the open market.  On Monday, not long after Jadeveon Clowney, DeMarcus Lawrence, and Frank Clark all got hit with the franchise tag by their respective teams, Chiefs pass rusher Dee Ford was also franchise tagged, according to..." March 04

  • Justin Houston reportedly being released by Chiefs

    12 Up "?In a shocking turn of events, one of the biggest fan favorites for the Chiefs appears to be headed toward free agency. Ever since he first donned a Kansas City jersey starting in 2011, ?linebacker Justin Houston has been adored by the KC faithful. However, per a report, his..." March 04

  • Travis Kelce undergoes ankle surgery, likely back for training camp

    Larry Brown Sports "Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce reportedly needed a cleanup on his ankle. According to Mike Garafolo and Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, Kelce recently underwent surgery on his ankle to clean some issues up and will miss most of the team’s spring program. He is, however,..." March 02

  • Chiefs To Tag Dee Ford, Plan To Listen To Trade Offers

    Pro Football Rumors "The Chiefs are set to place their franchise tag on Dee Ford, as expected. The unexpected news: they are going to listen to trade offers for the sixth-year pass rusher, Adam Schefter of reports (on Twitter). Kansas City is shifting to a 4-3 defense, and although Ford played..." March 02

  • Chiefs interested in All-Pro Le’Veon Bell

    Sportsnaut "We’d have to consider the Kansas City Chiefs big winners if they happen to manage a way to sign impending free agent running back Le’Veon Bell. Take note of this bit of inside information gathered at the NFL Scouting Combine from CBS Sports insider Jason La..." March 02

  • NFL, NFLPA near agreement on 2019 salary cap amid optimism for a labor deal this year

    Washington Post "The NFL and the NFL Players Association are finalizing a 2019 salary cap number that will be around $188 million, according to a person involved in the negotiations who spoke on the condition of anonymity to address ongoing discussions. The final number will be reached in the next..." March 01

  • Chiefs will propose OT rule change guaranteeing both teams a possession

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs lost the AFC Championship Game without their offense ever taking the field in overtime, and they don’t want that to happen again — to them or any other team. And so, Chiefs General Manager Brett Veach said on PFT Live, Chiefs coach Andy Reid is working on a..." March 01

  • Mike Vick worked with Pat Mahomes as a rookie, said, “I’ve never seen that”

    Pro Football Talk "Kansas City General Manager Brett Veach believed in Patrick Mahomes long before the Chiefs decided to trade up for him in the first round of the 2017 NFL draft. But when he really knew he made the right call was when Mahomes showed up to his rookie training camp and wowed Michael..." February 28

  • Chiefs engaging in trade talks for OLB Justin Houston "Justin Houston could be on the move. The Kansas City Chiefs have engaged in trade talks involving their former All-Pro outside linebacker, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. Teams have been calling with real interest in acquiring Houston, Rapoport..." February 28

  • Eric Berry won’t undergo offseason surgery

    Yardbarker "Eric Berry missed most of the past two seasons. He was sidelined for much of 2018 because of a painful heel issue, but the Chiefs’ plan for their All-Pro safety evidently does not include surgery. The 30-year-old defender is not slated to undergo an offseason procedure to..." February 27

  • No consensus reached on changing NFL replay

    ESPN "The NFL competition committee has spent the past two days discussing the present and future of replay review but has reached no consensus about whether to change it, several members said Tuesday. For the most part, conversations here at the scouting combine have rehashed previously rejected..." February 26