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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The top tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs a year ago currently resides third on the depth chart, trailing a veteran newcomer and a rather unheralded draft pick.
That alone is illustrative of a couple points.
First, the Chiefs didn't get a whole lot of production out of the position last year, when they fielded one of the worst offenses in the NFL. And second, new coach Andy Reid intends to get a whole lot more out of it this season, perhaps to take some of the load off his wide receivers.
That's why he refused to stand pat with Tony Moeaki this offseason, paying big money to lure free agent Anthony Fasano to Kansas City and then spending a third-round draft pick on Travis Kelce.
All three are expected to contribute to the Chiefs' revamped offense beginning Friday night, when they open their preseason schedule in New Orleans.
"It's a big group, a physical group and a group, I think, that is really balanced for tight ends," Chief...
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Former Tennessee Volunteers quarterback Tyler Bray went undrafted in the 2013 NFL draft but was quickly invited to camp with the Kansas City Chiefs.
The Chiefs gamble on Bray may be paying off as the Kansas City Star reports that the 21-year-old has impressed the Chiefs.
Internally, Bray has impressed the Chiefs’ decision makers as much as anyone in training camp....
St. Joseph, MO - When the Kansas City Chiefs selected Cincinnati Bearcat Tight End, Travis Kelce, in April’s NFL draft, not many people believed this was an area of need for KC. But there is an adage, sometimes you add to your strengths before building up your weaknesses. And with Kelce in hand, suddenly the tight end position in KC is loaded with talent.
St. Joseph, MO - When the Kansas City Chiefs signed former Missouri Tiger Quarterback, Chase Daniel, in the offseason, he came back to the Midwest after spending most of his NFL career in the big easy playing for the Saints. So how does he feel about going back to New Orleans Friday night to face his old team?
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Chiefs have signed cornerback Semaj Moody and waived cornerback Conroy Black.
Moody played wide receiver and defensive back at South Carolina State before making a name for himself with the Chicago Rush of the Arena Football League. He led the team in tackles and had three interceptions and two fumble recoveries while playing 18 games last season...
St. Joseph, MO - In the latest edition of Warpaint Illustrated the Magazine, we salute the future stardom of Chiefs linebacker, Justin Houston. As one of the Chiefs brightest star, it appears this young man has no limits as he ascends his NFL ceiling.
The Kansas City Chiefs waived linebacker Chad Kilgore and signed cornerback Kennard Cox prior to their final practice Wednesday on the campus of Missouri Western State University.
Kilgore, who played at nearby Northwest Missouri State, spent time in training camp with the Raiders last season. He played high school football in Excelsior Springs, Mo.
A longshot to make the team,...
It's unreal how time flies.It seems like just yesterday the Kansas City Chiefs selected Eric Fisher with the No.1 overall pick.With that, we're already heading into the first preseason games of the year (not counting the Hall Of Fame Game) starting with Thursday evening with the defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens taking on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.Last year was...
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) One of the first things that captured Andre Reed's attention came during a staff meeting, when the rest of the Kansas City Chiefs' coaches were evaluating individual players.
It wasn't exactly like they were being treated as commodities, but it had a similar feeling. Their times in a 40-yard dash. Heights, weights and bench press numbers. All boiled...
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) There were four players in the NFL last season who made at least seven interceptions.
Then there were the Kansas City Chiefs. They picked off seven, too.
It took dozens of lousy plays over the course of the season for the Chiefs to have one of the worst years in franchise history. But their inability to cause turnovers, particularly in the secondary, was somewhere...
Overall outlook: New coach Andy Reid takes his offense to Kansas City where Jamaal Charles is already a featured cog in the machine. Alex Smith was brought in to be a game-manager. The Chiefs finished with the second-most interceptions thrown (20 INTs) last season. This could be your surprise team in the AFC for 2013.
Bye week: 10
Quarterback: Alex Smith
As I mentioned, Chiefs...
The NFL preseason is a time of hopes, dreams and unrealistic expectations. And one team alone stands as the early King of Unrealistic Expectations in 2013: the new-look Kansas City Chiefs, fresh off the worst season in franchise history.
(Eds: APNewsNow.) By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer Longtime Bills wide receiver Andre Reed is trying to break into coaching.
Reed is helping out the Kansas City Chiefs during training camp as a volunteer intern, working with their young wide receivers in preparation for their first preseason game.
Reed says that he had his pick of where he wanted to go, but that Chiefs coach Andy...