Found January 28, 2012 on Fox Sports Kansas City:
Is there a size restriction on NFL running backs? If you've paid attention to the flap in Kansas City about the future of Dexter McCluster, you could be forgiven for drawing that conclusion. The Chiefs, it seems, were busy scouting running backs during workouts for the Senior Bowl -- despite the fact that Pro Bowler Jamaal Charles is expected to return from injury and McCluster's effectiveness in 2011. They can't seem to make themselves believe that the speedy McCluster -- 5-foot-8, 170 pounds -- will manage to withstand the pounding required in a league full of giants. Last year's offensive coordinator, Bill Muir, admitted near the end of the season that McCluster probably should have been more involved in game plans. "In retrospect, I would have liked to have found more ways to get him the ball more often," Muir said, after McCluster wound up as the team's second-leading rusher despite just 114 carries. "You go into the season thinking you d...

Matt Cassel Helps Save Woman From Burning House

Matt Cassel's latest contribution went far beyond the gridiron. The Chiefs quarterback helped save a woman from a fire in her Loch Lloyd, Mo., home on Thursday night, KMBC-TV reports. Cassel's wife reportedly noticed smoke coming from the woman's house, which is located in a gated community, as well as flames coming from the house's chimney. Cassel then ran to the...

Offseason Odyssey: Kansas City Chiefs

Throughout the 2012 offseason, we will be taking a look at each NFL team from a keeper/dynasty perspective. Keeper leagues are very unique, with widely varying formats, but the following are observations based on reasonable draft positions in 2011. Further discussion of different keeper/dynasty decisions and trades is welcome in the comments below. Today, we look at the Offseason...

Report: Matt Cassel alerts woman to fire

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel claims he isn't a hero, but the woman who was unaware her home was on fire until Cassel alerted her likely disagrees. The fire broke out Thursday night in the Village of Loch Lloyd, Mo., a gated community in Cass County, KMBC-TV reported. Cassel, who lives nearby, ran to the house after his wife noticed smoke and flames coming from...

Draft Options for the Chiefs: Offensive Line

There are plenty of questions surrounding the Kansas City Chiefs this offseason. The coaching staff is still working itself out, key players Dwayne Bowe and Brandon Carr have expiring contracts,

Neighbor calls Matt Cassel a hero after house fire

Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel sprang into action late Thursday night when a neighbor’s house caught on fire, and he’s being hailed as a hero in the neighborhood. When Cassel’s wife saw smoke and flames coming from a neighbor’s house, Cassel ran there, rang the doorbell and pounded on the door until the woman inside came…

Romeo Crennel Will Likely Run the Chiefs Defense

According to Alex Marvez of,  Kansas City Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli made an appearance on Sirius XM NFL Radio and said that he expects head coach Romeo Crennel to also call the defensive plays since he is the teams former defensive coordinator. “I’m not sure if he stated it publicly, but I get the sense Romeo wants to be the coordinator on defense,”...

Crennel likely to remain Chiefs DC; no OC hire imminent

Kansas City Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel is not expected to hire a defensive coordinator for next season.

Bears to hire Phil Emery as new GM

After an exhaustive search by team president Ted Phillips, the Bears have chosen Phil Emery, former director of college scouting for the Kansas City Chiefs, as the team's next general manager.

Romeo Crennel plans to take on coordinator role

Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel doesn’t need to hire a defensive coordinator because he will likely handle the role himself. Appearing on SiriusXM with Alex Marvez and Jim Miller, Chiefs G.M. Scott Pioli indicated that Crennel wants to run his defense. “I’m not sure if he stated it publicly, but I get the sense Romeo wants…
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