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  • Patrick Mahomes the betting favorite to repeat as MVP

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL hasn’t had a repeat Most Valuable Player since Peyton Manning in 2008 and 2009. Could it happen this year? It could, based on the FanDuel odds, which have Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes as the favorite to win the MVP for the 2019 season, at 6/1 odds. After..." May 20

  • Chiefs could approach Cardinals for Patrick Peterson trade in August

    Clutch Points "The Kansas City Chiefs may soon have two guys in their secondary who played together with the Arizona Cardinals. That is if they do in fact trade for Patrick Peterson at some point. According to Nate Taylor of The Athletic, the Chiefs could approach the Cardinals about a Peterson..." May 19

  • Dwayne Bowe Chiefs 'Pulling For' Tyreek Hill ... Amid Child Abuse Probe

    TMZ "Tyreek Hill's teammates still have his back and are still pulling for him to rejoin the team ... so says Dwayne Bowe, who tells TMZ Sports he heard that straight from Chiefs players last week. "When I talk to guys on the team, they're still rooting for him," the..." May 19

  • Chiefs Appear to Have Already Given Out Eric Berry and Justin Houston's Numbers

    12 Up "The Kansas City Chiefs released longtime safety Eric Berry and LB Justin Houston in March. Given their importance for so many years at Arrowhead, you would think that the franchise wouldn't be so quick to remove their memory. Well, if the latest report says anything, it's that..." May 17

  • What's behind the Kansas City Chiefs' brutal history of domestic violence?

    USA Today "No other franchise in the NFL has compiled a record of domestic violence quite as brutal as the Kansas City Chiefs. ? In 2012 alone, the organization had two domestic murder-suicides, one at the hands of a player, Jovan Belcher, and the other at the hands of another..." May 17

  • Former wide receiver Dwayne Bowe signs one-day contract to retire a Chief

    Arrowhead Pride "One-day-contract season in Kansas City continued Thursday, with the Chiefs signing former wide receiver Dwayne Bowe. Bowe has now retired as a Chief after spending his final season as a member of the Cleveland Browns. The Chiefs announced the..." May 16

  • Jets trade Darron Lee to Chiefs as Adam Gase grabs reins

    New York Post "Darron Lee likely isn’t smiling anymore. The Jets, as expected, traded their 2016 first-round pick to the Kansas City Chiefs in exchange for 2020 sixth rounder on Wednesday, a source confirmed to The Post’s Brian Costello. What wasn’t expected: How..." May 15

  • NFL and marijuana: Players hope for change in punishing policy

    Detroit Free Press "The pain wasn't the same as a midair smack from a hulking linebacker while coming across the middle, but former Detroit Lions superstar receiver Calvin Johnson said he needed some serious relief during his 2016 season on "Dancing with the Stars."  “When I..." May 15

  • Now should the 49ers pursue Eric Berry?

    Niners Nation "NFL free agency has gone through its first two waves of signings. One player still available is Eric Berry, and it’s quite painful to see. When he was on, Berrry was a safety no one wanted to [site-decorum] with. The one you didn’t want to challenge on the field. He went..." May 14

  • Don't Blame Patrick Mahomes If He Can't Repeat MVP-Caliber Season in 2019

    Bleacher Report "Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes set an impossible standard even he can't replicate during the 2019 campaign.  Very few players earn the designation of must-see television. Mahomes did last season after becoming the second quarterback..." May 14

  • Former Bills first-round pick EJ Manuel reportedly retires

    Buffalo News "Former Bills first-round draft pick EJ Manuel is planning to retire, ESPN's Field Yates reported. Manuel, 29, had signed with the Kansas City Chiefs as candidate to back up Patrick Mahomes in late February. Manuel was drafted No. 16 overall in 2013 by the Bills. He..." May 13

  • Hard Knocks team for 2019 still in limbo

    Clutch Points "The NFL offseason has been chugging along, and the start of the season seems right around the corner. But one important milestone has been missing, as we still don’t know which team is going to appear on ‘Hard Knocks.’ The popular HBO show has usually announced its team for..." May 13

  • Gunther Cunningham, former Chiefs head coach and longtime NFL assistant, dies at 72

    CBS Sports "Gunther Cunningham, a longtime NFL assistant coach who also served as head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs from 1999 to 2000, has died at the age of 72.  Cunningham DIED Saturday after battling a brief illness. He is survived by his wife, René, his children Adam..." May 13

  • Surprised by silence on Tyreek Hill? Don't be

    Yardbarker "When was the last time you heard anything about the Tyreek Hill situation? Two weeks have passed since audio of Hill and his fiancée, Crystal Espinal, was released by Kansas City's KCTV. Espinal is heard on it accusing Hill of hitting their 3-year-old son. She tells him that the..." May 10

  • Chiefs Release Wide Receiver Sammie Coates

    12 Up "The Kansas City Chiefs have been under the watchful eye of the NFL this offseason as fans assess the team's moves as they attempt to reach the Super Bowl in 2019. The Chiefs made a roster move on Friday, parting ways with wide receiver Sammie Coates after just a few..." May 10

  • Here are seven trades that make sense now that the draft is over, including a Patriots blockbuster

    CBS Sports "With the NFL Draft now in the rearview mirror, this is usually the part of the offseason where there's not very much excitement, but don't worry, because there could actually be some excitement this year in the form of some wild trades.  With the draft over and the free..." May 10

  • Why NFL players should never 'do anything for free' according to NFLPA director

    NBC Sports Washington "If it was up to NFL Player's Association executive director DeMaurice Smith, players like Redskins rookie Montez Sweat wouldn't step a foot near the field at rookie minicamp without a contract. And all players, he said, wouldn't do anything on the field for things..." May 10

  • The Best Player Who Could Be Cut from Every NFL Roster This Offseason

    Bleacher Report "Follow the money. The statement is as true in professional football as any other walk of life.  NFL teams won't release good players without reason. Mitigating factors prompt such action. More often than not, a burdensome contract causes the organization to move on from..." May 10

  • NFL Jersey Ads Could Be Lucrative, But Complicated

    SI "If you view the NFL and its teams as a greedy business, you’d have a pretty good point. Teams raise ticket prices even after losing seasons. They put city councils in chokeholds for tax dollars to renovate existing stadiums or make new ones entirely. The league pays its..." May 10

  • Kansas City Chiefs could be a potential trade destination for Patrick Peterson

    Clutch Points "The Kansas City Chiefs have been a rumored landing spot for Cardinals star cornerback Patrick Peterson, should he be traded, for some time now. On Thursday, CBS Sports again brought the topic up by naming the Chiefs as a sensible trade destination for the Pro Bowl..." May 10

  • Will Kansas City Chiefs win the Super Bowl? Not With Andy Reid

    Sportsnaut "Amidst an offseason that’s been marked by the controversy surrounding wide receiverTyreek Hill, the Kansas City Chiefs has been productive — though quiet — in doing what they are supposed to do: improving the team for head coach Andy Reid. But are they a legitimate Super..." May 10

  • Which quarterbacks won’t get big-money long-term deal?

    Pro Football Talk "Over the past few years, NFL teams have made a habit out of handing out new contract after new contract to quarterbacks, with in many cases the latest quarterback to sign becoming the highest-paid player in league history. Since June 2017, Derek Carr passed Andrew..." May 08

  • Chiefs sign tryout players Herb Miller, Andrew Soroh

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs signed two players who tried out at their rookie minicamp. Florida Atlantic defensive backs Herb Miller III and Andrew Soroh (pictured) announced on social media that Kansas City has awarded them a contract. The Chiefs also added running back Marcus Marshall after a tryout..." May 07

  • Chiefs waive four, sign four

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs announced four signings and the four corresponding departures Tuesday. The signings of three players who won jobs at the rookie minicamp — running back Marcus Marshall, defensive back Herb Miller and defensive back Andrew Soroh — already were reported. Add..." May 07

  • Next wave of free agency expected after Tuesday's comp-pick deadline

    The Score "The NFL draft is in the rear-view mirror, and the last big wave of free-agent signings could be just around the corner. After Tuesday's deadline at 11:59 p.m. ET, teams will be able to ink players on the open market without those additions counting against the 2020..." May 07

  • NFL Trades that Should Happen Before the 2019 NFL Season

    Bleacher Report "No trade is unrealistic in the NFL.  This rule used to apply to only mock drafts. The way the 2019 draft ended up unfolding would have been slammed by most onlookers if it was a simple mock draft before the event started.  Similar story for trade..." May 06

  • Will the 2019 Kansas City Chiefs keep pace with last year’s success?

    Clutch Points "The Kansas City Chiefs will have their work cut out for them in 2019. After a 12-4 campaign last season, it’s a fair to wonder if the magic of 2018 can be captured again. Can quarterback Patrick Mahomes replicate a breakout season? Will they light up the..." May 05

  • Will NFL overtime rules be changing in 2019? Cowboys showing serious support for Chiefs' proposal

    CBS Sports "The NFL's overtime rule could be undergoing a big change this offseason and that could all happen before the end of the month.  The league's 32 owners are scheduled to get together for their annual spring meeting starting May 20, and when that happens, one of the hottest..." May 05

  • NFL stays silent on Tyreek Hill

    Pro Football Talk "It this were a Sunday during the regular season, the pregame shows would be rife with reports regarding the status of Tyreek Hill. Then again, if this were a Sunday during the regular season, there would be nothing to report because Tyreek Hill already would be on the Commissioner Exempt..." May 05

  • Chiefs Sign 17 UDFAs

    Pro Football Rumors "The Chiefs have announced the signing of 17 undrafted free agents. The entire list is below: Dino Boyd, OT (Cincinnati) Jalin Burrell, DB (New Mexico) Jamal Custis, WR (Syracuse) Felton Davis, WR (Michigan State) Mark Fields, DB..." May 04

  • Chiefs Sign Second-Round WR Mecole Hardman

    Pro Football Rumors "After signing 17 undrafted free agents earlier today, the Chiefs have also inked the majority of their draft class to contracts. The team announced that they have signed four of their six draft picks: 2-56: Mecole Hardman, WR (Georgia) 6-201: Rashad Fenton, DB (South..." May 04

  • Chiefs give six-figure guarantee to undrafted receiver Jamal Custis

    Syracuse.com "Former Syracuse football wide receiver Jamal Custis received a gaudy guarantee in his contract with the Kansas City Chiefs. Custis, who signed as an undrafted free agent, will net more than $100,000 in his attempt to make Kansas City’s 53-man roster, ESPN’s Adam Schefter..." May 04

  • 17 first-round picks from 2016 had their fifth-year options picked up

    Pro Football Talk "When NFL teams decline to pick up the fifth-year option for a first-round draft pick, they’re essentially saying that pick fell short of expectations. By that measure, 45 percent of the first-round picks in the 2016 NFL draft fell short. The fifth-year option decisions are..." May 03

  • Tyreek Hill Says Fiancee Admitted Hurting Child ... Alleges Text Msg Proof

    TMZ "Tyreek Hill is adamantly denying he's ever abused his 3-year-old son ... and says his fiancee is the one who's gotten physical with the boy in the past -- and he has text messages to prove it. It's all in a letter reportedly sent to the NFL on Thursday by Hill's..." May 02

  • Chiefs sack leader Chris Jones is absent from OTAs

    Yahoo! Sports "Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Chris Jones has not been present since the team’s offseason workout program began on April 15, multiple sources told Yahoo Sports. Jones, 24, is coming off a breakout third season in which he recorded 15 1/2 sacks (third in the league),..." May 02

  • Tyreek Hill's lawyer details abuse denial in letter to NFL

    ESPN "The attorney for Tyreek Hill issued a detailed denial of child abuse allegations made against the Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver in a recording that was released last week while also accusing Hill's fiancée of abusing their 3-year-old son. In a..." May 02

  • Veteran LB Derrick Johnson Signing One-Day Conract To Retire With Chiefs

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to 610 Sports Radio, veteran LB Derrick Johnson is signing a one-day contract to retire as a member of the Chiefs. Johnson, 36, is a former first-round pick of the Chiefs back in 2005. He was entering in the second year of his three-year, $21 million contract..." May 02

  • NFL not expected to take action on Tyreek Hill this week

    NFL.com "The NFL is not expected to take any action on Tyreek Hill this week as local prosecutors continue their reopened child abuse investigation involving the Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported..." May 01

  • Travis Kelce Drops The Bomb On Tyreek Hill & If He'll Play Football Ever Again

    Total Pro Sports "Slowly but surely, more and more Chiefs players are speaking out on the situation involving Tyreek Hill and his child abuse investigation. On Tuesday, safety Tyrann Mathieu weighed in on the situation, calling it “very disappointing.” On Wednesday, Chiefs tight end Travis..." May 01

  • Chiefs' Mathieu condemns Hill's alleged abuse: 'It's very disappointing'

    The Score "Tyrann Mathieu, the Kansas City Chiefs' prized free-agent acquisition, spoke out Wednesday against new teammate Tyreek Hill in light of the abuse allegations facing him. "I think it's bad, man," Mathieu told SB Nation Radio on Tuesday. "Obviously, it's very..." May 01

  • Tyrann Mathieu says Saints didn’t contact him this offseason

    247 Sports "Tyrann Mathieu was once again one of the most coveted players available during the free agency period this offseason, but once again the New Orleans Saints elected to pass him up. The veteran safety was looking for a new deal this year, and once again, the New Orleans native was..." May 01

  • Report: Tyreek Hill called 911 after seeing fiancee passed out at house on April 1

    Yahoo! Sports "Suspended Kansas City Chiefs wideout Tyreek Hill made a call to first responders to report that his fiancee Crystal Espinal was passed out at the couple’s home on April 1. KCTV5 in Kansas City played a portion of the call Hill made from a hotel room at..." May 01

  • Tyreek Hill dealing with previously unpublished incident, per report

    Sportsnaut "Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill might not be long for that job after a recent video was released suggesting that he threatened his significant other. Said video also included the mother of Hill’s son suggesting that he abused the young kid. All of this comes after..." April 30

  • Colts sign Spencer Ware after passing on RBs in draft

    NFL.com "After bypassing the running back position during the draft, the Indianapolis Colts added a veteran presence. The team announced it signed Spencer Ware Tuesday. The 27-year-old running back spent the last four years in Kansas City after being a 2013 draft..." April 30

  • 13 NFL veterans who have been put on notice after NFL draft

    USA Today "The 2019 NFL draft now complete, the roster-building process for the league's 32 teams is basically complete heading into next season. Sure, clubs will tinker — prominent free agents like Ndamukong Suh, Eric Berry, Michael Crabtree and Ziggy Ansah remain..." April 30

  • Jamaal Charles Signing One-Day Contract To Retire With Chiefs

    NFL Trade Rumors "Veteran RB Jamaal Charles will sign a one-day contract to retire with the Chiefs, per 610 Sports Radio. Charles, 31, is a former third-round pick of the Chiefs back in 2008. After nine years in Kansas City, the Chiefs released him in 2017 and he later signed a one-year,..." April 30

  • Chargers’ Keenan Allen throws shade at new Chiefs’ defensive players

    Kansas City Star "I’m not sure the Chiefs actually have a bulletin board in their locker room, but that doesn’t matter. You can bet the players are aware of what Chargers’ receiver Keenan Allen had to say about the Chiefs defense. On Monday, Allen spoke to reporters and was..." April 30

  • Chiefs waive Tejan Koroma

    Yahoo! Sports "The Chiefs waived center Tejan Koroma on Monday, according to the NFL’s official transactions. Kansas City drafted center Nick Allegretti in the seventh round Saturday. The Chiefs lost Mitch Morse in free agency but have Austin Reiter as the leading candidate to replace him as..." April 29

  • Source: NFL may put Tyreek Hill on exempt list this week

    ESPN "The NFL and the players' union have reviewed the audiotape that a TV station aired last week on which Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill and his fiancée discuss injuries to their child, a source told ESPN's Dan Graziano. The league has..." April 29

  • Chiefs add another dynamic weapon in Darwin Thompson

    The Score "The Kansas City Chiefs selected running back Darwin Thompson out of Utah State in the sixth round of the 2019 NFL Draft, 214th overall. With the rocket-armed Patrick Mahomes under center, the Chiefs are focussing on adding more speed to their offense. Kansas City moved up to..." April 28