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  • 3 best landing spots for free-agent running back Frank Gore

    Sportsnaut "Frank Gore has delighted the football world since he entered the league as a third-round pick. With the 2021 season approaching, NFL fans are hoping the future Hall of Famer returns for his 17th season. Gore, who turned 38 on May 14, spent the 2020 season with the New York Jets. One..." May 16

  • Projecting Every NFL Team's Starting Lineup for 2021

    Bleacher Report "The NFL draft has come and gone, and for the most part, the rosters for the league's 32 teams are set for the 2021 season. However, there's a long way to go between now and the season opener between the Dallas Cowboys and Tampa Bay Buccaneers on September 9. There..." May 16

  • 2 mistakes by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2021 NFL Draft

    Clutch Points "The Kansas City Chiefs just concluded their 2020 season with a disappointing performance in Super Bowl LV against eventual champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Despite having a strong roster on paper, it is evident that the Chiefs still have a couple of holes to address in their current..." May 16

  • Kansas City Chiefs schedule and 2021 season predictions

    Sportsnaut "The Kansas City Chiefs schedule for the 2021 NFL season starts out like gangbusters with games against conference title contenders in that of the Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens. The two-time defending AFC champions, led by Patrick Mahomes, must also contend with teams like..." May 15

  • The Best Player Who Could Be Cut from Every NFL Roster in 2021 Offseason

    Bleacher Report "NFL teams are dealing with bloated rosters after taking in plenty of new players via free agency and the draft. Organizations have also been coming to terms with undrafted rookie free agents, loading up their cupboards to prepare for training camp and the preseason. Many of these..." May 15

  • Twitter Reacts to Troubling Video of Chiefs Rookie After KC Arrival

    Heavy "Nearly two weeks following the conclusion of the 2021 NFL Draft, the Kansas City Chiefs rookie class took the field for the first time during rookie minicamp on Friday, May 14. A total of 29 players were back in action, including all six of the team’s draft picks, eight..." May 14

  • Masks no longer required for fully vaccinated players, staff at NFL facilities

    The Score "The NFL has updated its COVID-19 protocols after the CDC said Thursday it's safe for those who are fully vaccinated to not wear masks in most indoor and outdoor settings. As a result, fully vaccinated players and staff are no longer required to wear masks anywhere at team..." May 14

  • 4 best teams to replace the Cowboys as America’s Team

    Clutch Points "If you love the Dallas Cowboys, you will ignore this, but for other American sports fans, it’s a big question: Which team should be the new America’s Team? Before we identify replacements, let’s acknowledge why this question is worth bringing up. The..." May 14

  • 7 NFL Trades That Should Happen Before Next Season

    Bleacher Report "With the 2021 NFL draft in the rearview, teams are looking to the free-agent and trade markets to round out rosters before training camp. Some quality free agents remain—like Richard Sherman, Justin Houston and Trai Turner—but trade activity can also pick up late in the..." May 14

  • Chiefs Sign Second-Round C Creed Humphrey "After completing a deal with their No. 58 pick earlier today, the Chiefs have now signed No. 63. The team announced that they’ve signed center Creed Humphrey to his rookie pact. Read More- May 14

  • 5 NFL rookies who may disappoint in 2021

    Sportsnaut "NFL rookies faced challenges like we haven’t seen before for young players in the 2021 season, with COVID-19 wiping out rookie minicamps and preseason games. Things will be back to normal this fall and that’s great news for the 2021 NFL Draft class. There are a lot of..." May 14

  • Five NFL veterans on chopping block after draft

    CBS Sports "With every draft class comes a wave of rookies who are primed to unseat veterans and ultimately lead to their roster demise. With the rookie wage scale in place for a decade now, the cost of young, springy players makes it alluring for teams to utilize them as contributors over pricey,..." May 14

  • 5 key teams who benefited most from 2021 NFL schedule

    Sportsnaut "Now that the NFL schedule is out for the 2021 season, we can better assess which key teams got a more favorable draw than most. Looking at the raw strength of schedule numbers based on the 2020 campaign can be useful, yet it can’t be the only metric relied upon. Fresh..." May 14

  • Target to temporarily pause sales of popular sports, Pokémon cards due to safety concerns

    ESPN "Retail store Target released a statement this week stating it will temporarily pause sales of NFL, NBA, MLB and Pokémon cards out of caution for its employees and customers. The increase in demand for trading cards has caused issues for the retailer in its stores that range..." May 14

  • 2021 NFL schedule: 10 teams don't have a scheduled day, time for Week 15 and here's what that means

    CBS Sports "While the 2021 NFL schedule has been finalized and every team knows the week they are playing each opponent, 10 teams don't know the exact date of the game they will play. This schedule anomaly occurs in Week 15 of the season, the first of three weeks the NFL will have Saturday..." May 14

  • 2021 NFL schedule: Three Chiefs games for fans to circle "Green Bay Packers at Kansas City Chiefs, Week 9, Nov. 7, 4:25 p.m. ET (FOX) Quarterbacks steal our attention. They win MVPs and crowd the top picks in the draft. Aaron Rodgers (assuming he doesn't get traded or retires) vs. Patrick Mahomes --..." May 13

  • Chiefs trade for Vikings' Mike Hughes

    Arrowhead Pride "The Kansas City Chiefs have agreed to a trade with the Minnesota Vikings for cornerback Mike Hughes, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Sports Illustrated’s Albert Breer was first with the details on the swap — with..." May 13

  • Chiefs Sign Second-Round LB Nick Bolton

    Yardbarker "The Chiefs didn’t have a first-round pick in this past draft because of the Orlando Brown Jr. trade, so their first pick came at 58th overall. Kansas City used that pick on linebacker Nick Bolton, who is now officially a Chief. Read More- May 13

  • NFL Backups Who Could Earn Starting Jobs Before 2021 Season

    Bleacher Report "For young players who intend to take a significant leap early in their careers, the work starts in the NFL offseason.  Although several teams will choose not to participate in OTAs, many players will work out independently before mandatory minicamp in June...." May 13

  • 3 best landing spots for free-agent linebacker K.J. Wright

    Sportsnaut "The 2021 NFL Draft is in the rearview mirror with NFL minicamp approaching and linebacker K.J. Wright remains a free agent. While there are plenty of veterans available on the open market, Wright me be one of the first scooped up before training camp. After an outstanding season with..." May 13

  • Senior Bowl to be played at later date in 2022

    Saturday Down South "The Senior Bowl is moving to February in 2022. The leading postseason/pre-draft all-star game is moving to the first Saturday in February (Feb. 5) due to the change in the NFL’s schedule. NFL teams are playing a 17th regular-season game starting in 2021. " May 13

  • Best NFL game from each of the 18 weeks

    CBS Sports "The NFL released its full schedule for the 2021 season. More and more teams are announcing that they'll have fans in the stands this year, which will make things dramatically different -- and more enjoyable -- than they were a year ago. But it's not just the fans in the stadiums that..." May 13

  • Andy Reid on Aaron Rodgers vs. Patrick Mahomes: 'Have to be ready for that one' "The most hotly anticipated game of the 2021 season pits the Green Bay Packers at Kansas City Chiefs. With the schedule officially released, we now know that game will kick off in Week 9, in the late-afternoon slot on FOX. Fans aren't the only ones looking forward to ?Aaron..." May 13

  • Browns Receiver Calls Out Chiefs After Schedule Release

    Heavy "The Cleveland Browns will get a shot at revenge against the Kansas City Chiefs on the opening weekend of the NFL season and wide receiver Rashard Higgins can’t wait. The Browns lost to the Chiefs in the AFC Divisional round last year and a controversial..." May 13

  • Answering the 2021 NFL draft's biggest questions: Experts debate favorite picks, top rookie classes, QBs, more

    ESPN "You've read our 2021 NFL draft grades, along with the best picks for all 32 teams, biggest Day 3 steals and the lingering questions that every team has headed into the offseason. Now it's time for our panel of NFL experts to weigh in on what they liked and..." May 13

  • Kansas City Chiefs schedule 2021: Dates & times for all 17 games, strength of schedule, final record prediction

    Sporting News "The Chiefs will again be strong AFC title favorites when they navigate through their 2021 NFL schedule. Kansas City, runner-up in Super Bowl 55 to Tampa Bay after winning Super Bowl 54 over San Francisco, is coming off a 14-2 season, its best record to date under coach Andy..." May 12

  • Top 10 games of 2021 NFL schedule

    USA Today "The NFL draft is less than two weeks removed from its completion. The first real action won't begin for nearly four more months. And yet, it's somehow already time to look ahead to next season. On Wednesday, the NFL released its full-regular season schedule for 2021, the first..." May 12

  • NFL releases 2021 regular-season schedule

    Sportsnet "The NFL has released its 2021 regular-season schedule, set to start on Sept. 9 with the Super Bowl champs Tampa Bay Buccaneers hosting the Dallas Cowboys.   " May 12

  • Here Are All the Things NFL Stars Are Doing in Chiefs' Tailgate Picture

    The Big Lead "The full schedule for the 2021 NFL season will be officially released tonight, but enough information has leaked that we already have a pretty good idea of what every team will be facing starting in September. It's also the time of year where each organization's social teams get to..." May 12

  • 3 NFL coaches on the hot seat entering the 2021 season

    Clutch Points "The 2021 NFL season is still a ways away, but with free agency and the NFL Draft done, the focus has shifted to the upcoming season. As is the case each and every season, there are quite a few head coaches who could be on the hot seat entering this year. Last season, there were quite..." May 12

  • 4 NFL Teams That Blew the 2021 Offseason

    Bleacher Report "The NFL offseason isn't a land of improvement for every team.  While free agency and the draft tend to create optimism for even the most embattled fanbases, reality quickly returns alongside the sweltering heat of summer and training camps.  Some..." May 12

  • Cardinals Give Jordan Hicks Permission To Seek Trade

    AZ Cardinals "The schedule comes out Wednesday afternoon, but the biggest Cardinals' news of the day may end up being about the team's linebacker situation. 3 best..." May 12

  • Rising NFL Stars to Keep an Eye On in 2021

    Bleacher Report "The next wave of superstars is about to take the NFL by storm.  Last year, young players such as Josh Allen, Calvin Ridley and Jaire Alexander cemented themselves as standouts at their respective positions. In 2021, a handful of players heading into their..." May 12

  • Chiefs GM Brett Veach On Orlando Brown Contract Situation

    Pro Football Rumors "Shortly after the Chiefs acquired left tackle Orlando Brown from the Ravens, we heard that the team was not planning an immediate extension. And in an interview with Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk today, Kansas City GM Brett Veach said that contract negotiations will..." May 12

  • Chiefs draft evaluations: How Nick Bolton, Creed Humphrey and others fit, film review, strengths/weaknesses

    The Athletic "The NFL Draft brings with it more hype and hope for every NFL team than any other event all year. It also brings more angst and anger. Immediately following the draft, every fan base rushes to either defend their team’s picks or explain in nearly excruciating detail why they were the..." May 11

  • NFL reportedly had interest in Colin Kaepernick in 2020

    Sportsnaut "Colin Kaepernick hasn’t played in the NFL since the 2016 season, but that didn’t stop teams from inquiring about his availability as recently as last year. ESPN’s Josina Anderson reported that she’d spoken with a head coach who said Kaepernick was..." May 11

  • Ranking the 11 Most Boneheaded Moves of the 2021 NFL Offseason

    Bleacher Report "The NFL offseason is a time for hope. As teams add fresh faces in free agency, via trades and in the draft, it's easy to believe every team can be a playoff contender. The Washington Football Team went from three wins in 2019 to a division title in 2020, providing an..." May 11

  • NFL veterans who immensely benefited from the draft

    CBS Sports "Aaron Rodgers stole the show at the 2021 NFL Draft -- and the Green Bay Packers quarterback didn't even change teams. Rodgers wanting to get out of Green Bay changed the landscape of the draft, along with the plans of several teams in the 24 hours leading up to the No. 1..." May 11

  • 3 best landing spots for free-agent pass-rusher Shaquem Griffin

    Sportsnaut "After three seasons with the Seattle Seahawks, Shaquem Griffin is generating interest from multiple teams on the free-agent market. NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reported on the buzz surrounding Griffin, who’s converting from linebacker to a pure pass-rusher and..." May 11

  • Chiefs’ Andrew Wylie Signs RFA Tender

    Pro Football Rumors "Much has changed on the Chiefs’ offensive line since Andrew Wylie suited up for Super Bowl LV. Despite the team’s near-complete overhaul up front, Wylie will be back in the fold. May 11

  • No NFL game in Mexico City during 2021 season due to COVID-19?

    Yardbarker "Back in March, reports emerged the NFL was hopeful it could resume international series games at venues such as Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London and Estadio Azteca in Mexico City this coming fall after the league canceled such contests last year due to the COVID-19..." May 11

  • Aaron Rodgers Already Trying to Recruit Players to Join Him on New Team

    The Big Lead "Tensions are high between Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers right now. There has been no sign of anything resembling reconciliation between the two sides since draft night, when Adam Schefter broke the news of Rodgers' displeasure with the..." May 11

  • NFL Sophomores Who Could Avoid the Bust Label in 2021

    Bleacher Report "In the same way a false start isn't necessarily the end of an offense's drive, a stumble out of the gates for an NFL rookie doesn't guarantee permanent bust status. While first-round picks all share elite physical traits and upside, factors such as college..." May 11

  • Jaguars, Falcons set to host games in London when new NFL 2021 schedule is revealed

    The Athletic "The NFL, sources said, will be back in London this fall for two regular-season games, a development the league will disclose on Wednesday when the full season schedule is revealed.  The league at the Super Bowl made its preference clear that it wished to return to London, where..." May 11

  • JuJu Smith-Schuster: I'd rather play with Big Ben than other options during free agency

    The Score "Playing one more year with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was key for wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster when he decided to re-sign with the Pittsburgh Steelers this offseason. Though Smith-Schuster could've joined Patrick Mahomes on the..." May 11

  • 2021 NFL All-Paid Team: Patrick Mahomes, DeAndre Hopkins, Joey Bosa top the marquee "The 2021 NFL All-Paid Team is a collection of the highest-paid players in the league at each position. It's essentially an All-Pro team, but the pocketbook supersedes pedigree and production for the day. Average per year (APY) is the most accepted measure of comparison for player..." May 11

  • NFL social media teams go ‘crazy’ for schedule release day, and those viral videos have a purpose

    The Athletic "Welcome to the Super Bowl of NFL social media. On Wednesday, around 8 p.m. ET, the league will release its 2021 season schedule. Simultaneously, team social media directors will publish content promoting those schedules, a process that in recent years has become ultra-competitive and,..." May 11

  • Eric Fisher may not be ready until October

    Pro Football Talk "The Colts are signing Eric Fisher, but he may not be replacing Anthony Castonzo as the team’s left tackle right off the bat. Fisher tore his Achilles in the AFC Championship Game in January, so he’s spending the offseason rehabbing and working his way back to..." May 10

  • Chiefs have released tight end Sean Culkin

    Arrowhead Pride "The Kansas City Chiefs have released tight end Sean Culkin, according to ESPN’s Field Yates. As Yates noted, Culkin drew headlines this offseason when he became the first NFL player to have his salary converted to Bitcoin. The Chiefs originally..." May 10

  • Chiefs Release OL Bryan Witzmann

    Pro Football Rumors "The Chiefs carved out a few roster spots today by letting go of three players. Per the NFL’s transactions report, the team released offensive lineman Bryan Witzmann and tight end Sean Culkin. The team also waived quarterback Jordan Ta’amu. Witzmann, 30,..." May 10