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KANSAS CITY, Mo. New Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith's first impression of the team that stumbled through a dreadful 2-14 season in 2012?
"Hungry," Smith said. "So far, it seems to me, this is a very hungry group. These last couple of weeks, I've noticed everyone really eating up the coaching. A lot of great energy.
"They are really hungry to get better."
And it's now Smith's job to keep his new team hungry and the Chiefs try to move past one of the worst seasons in franchise history.
Smith and the Chiefs took part in the first day of voluntary off-season practices Tuesday inside the team's training facility.
Everyone was in attendance, except left tackle Branden Albert, whom the Chiefs put a franchise tag on for 2013. Albert has been unhappy that no progress has been made on a long-term deal, and he skipped voluntary off-season meetings last week.
"(Branden) Albert is the only one who didn't show up but look, I understand t...
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Trying to create a mock draft is more luck than science, especially with the ability for teams to trade as each pick is selected. Trying to plan beyond the first pick when Commissioner Goodell comes to the podium is almost impossible until you know the team that will make the pick and who is off the board at that time.
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The Kansas City Chiefs were initially looking to acquire two draft picks in exchange for left tackle Brandon Albert, but it looks like things have changed now that they’re having a hard time finding a trade partner, according to Peter King of SI.com
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The Kansas City Chiefs have signed veteran Akeem Jordan to provide depth and push for playing time alongside middle linebacker Derrick Johnson.
The team announced the move in a statement Monday.
Jordan has appeared in 82 games with 34 starts in six seasons for the Philadelphia Eagles, where current Chiefs coach Andy Reid had been in charge until he was fired this offseason.
Ever since LT Branden Albert signed his one-year $9.8 million franchise tender last month, he has been very unhappy with the team for being slow in their attempt to lock him down long term. Albert was seeking a multi-year contract during the offseason and instead was slapped with the franchise tag. Although he would still be making a pretty penny in 2013, Albert is more concerned...
With just eight days until the Chiefs are officially on the clock, we continue our draft countdown series and the quest to improve the roster before next Thursday. And if the Chiefs offense is going to take the next step, it needs a veteran running back to compliment, Jamaal Charles.
Kansas City Chiefs start first 3-day minicamp under head coach Andy Reid – from arrowheadpride.com By Joel Thorman on Apr 16 2013 The Kansas City Chiefs will have a three-day voluntary minicamp from Tuesday-Thursday of this week. Though it’s voluntary, … Continue reading →
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It’s being reported by Ian Rapoport on his twitter account, that the Miami Dolphins are interested in acquiring LT Branden Albert from the Kansas City Chiefs. Now that the Dolphins have large shoes to fill, with Jake Long moving to St. Louis, going after Albert, who is still just 28, would be a great move.
The cost for Albert is reportedly a high second round pick. Currently the...
Daniel Jeremiah of the NFL Network “wouldn’t be shocked” if the Kansas City Chiefs elected to take Central Michigan OT Eric Fisher with No. 1 overall pick next Thursday.
Jeremiah adds that there’s a “lot of buzz” supporting this idea right now.
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According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Kansas City Chiefs are expected to use the first overall pick in next week’s draft on Texas A&M left tackle Luke Joeckel.Texas A&M left tackle Luke Joeckel will be the first name called next week. According to numerous league sources, the Chiefs are locked in on him, barring anything unforeseen, after also strongly considering...