Found May 21, 2013 on Fox Sports Kansas City:
KANSAS CITY, Mo. Of the 53 less-than-glowing adjectives one could use to describe the Kansas City Chiefs' passing game under The Pioli Dynasty that's how many synonyms churns out when you type in the word "feeble" FAST is not among them. Impotent, yes. Egregious, yes. Fast, no. In fact, according to, the Chiefs ranked 16th in the NFL, right smack dab in the middle, in terms of offensive plays per game in 2012; they checked in at 13th in 2011. Point of comparison: New England and Detroit ranked 1-2 in '12; New Orleans and the Patriots topped the charts the year before that. (As a general rule, the more confident and efficient your respective trigger man is under center, the more plays you tend to run.) That brings us neatly around to the present and, more specifically, new Chiefs coach Andy Reid. In Philadelphia, Reid's Eagles ranked sixth and ninth, respectively, in terms of plays per game, over the past two autumns. ...

Chiefs GM John Dorsey is happy with what he has seen from team: ‘It couldn’t be any better’

General manager John Dorsey has been on the job for five months and the Kansas City Chiefs have taken on a new look under his guidance. Working with coach Andy Reid, Dorsey has seen the growth of the team and likes the results. He likes the way the coaches are teaching the players the system, how the players are taking the coaching, and the hard practices that will hopefully...

Alex Smith can’t escape the pistol offense in Kansas City

According to Adam Teicher of the Kansas City Star via, Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith was seen running a bunch of plays out of the pistol formation.  He of course ran the same offense with the 49ers last season. The Chiefs hired the creator of the pistol, former Nevada coach Chris Auit to help with running as well as stopping the pistol. It would make sense for the Chiefs...

New Chiefs safety chose pilgrimage to Mecca over 2012 season

KANSAS CITY, Mo. No. 39 was everywhere and back Wednesday, more fun than a box of badgers. On the first-unit punt team, sprinting like a toddler in a toy store. In the secondary, eyes wide, hands at the ready, swatting away an errant pass. So when you tell Zac Diles later that Husain Abdullah hasn't played a down of NFL football in 17 months, the wheels inside the head start...

Kansas City Chiefs Entertaining Idea of Pistol Offense

Adam Teicher of the Kansas City Star wrote Monday that the Chiefs are tinkering with the Pistol Spread offense for newly-acquired quarterback Alex Smith. Smith, who ran a similar offense while in college at Utah with Urban Meyer, would be allowed to run and get outside of the pocket more in Andy Reid‘s offense. The hiring of Chris Ault – “Godfather of the Pistol” – as an...

Ryan Lilja’s Potential Comeback Put “On Hold”

The Kansas City Star’s Adam Teicher is reporting former Chiefs offensive lineman, Ryan Lilja, is putting his possible reunion tour “on hold” due to offseason surgeries he endured, as well as Kansas City’s content with the “capable bodies along their line.” Lilja, who retired after the 2012 season, was contacted more than a month ago by the Chiefs and new head coach Andy...

Chiefs installing mixed bag offensive system

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer The Kansas City Chiefs are putting together an offensive system that promises to be bold and dynamic, if not downright revolutionary, a blend of old and new under coach Andy Reid. At least, that's what it looks like on paper. The Chiefs have hired former Vikings coach Brad Childress to be their...

Dexter McCluster may be short, but he can jump really high

Former Ole Miss star Dexter McCluster showed new Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid what exactly makes this little guy such a big player with a huge jump.

Chiefs sign 2 safeties, release 2 defensive backs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Kansas City Chiefs have signed free agent safeties Quintin Demps and Malcolm Bronson and released safety Justin Glenn and cornerback James Rogers. The Chiefs announced the moves before the start of Wednesday's voluntary workout. Demps played for new Chiefs coach Andy Reid while both were in Philadelphia from 2008-09, and spent the past three seasons...

Kansas City Chiefs Sign S Quintin Demps

The Kansas City Chiefs have added to their secondary unit, signing soon-to-be 28-year-old safety Quintin Demps. He last played for the Houston Texans last season, getting action in 12 games while racking up 35 tackles and 5 pass deflections. The five-year veteran will head to camp with competition to make the active roster, with Eric Berry and Kendrick Lewis being his main competition...

Should Chiefs Find 5th Starter Elsewhere?

With another week of OTA’s upon Chiefs fans on Tuesday, the biggest issue for Andy Reid and company is to find five offensive linemen that can block for his complex west coast offense. With four likely set in '13, will KC's new coach go outside to find #5?

Chiefs TE Tony Moeaki likely sidelined until training camp

KANSAS CITY, Mo. The Tony Moeaki Express is back in the repair shop again. Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid said Thursday that he doesn't expect Moeaki, his talented but injury-prone tight end, to take the field again until his squad opens training camp in late July. "We'll see," Reid said after the team wrapped up another three-day session of Organized Team...

Does Chip Kelly need to give his players more structured time?

We know Chip Kelly is one of the nation’s most innovative football minds and his approach to training seems to differ somewhat to the rest of the league, but is it fair to question his methodology already? Chip Kelly was appointed head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles in January 2013 and so far seems to be keeping the team on an even keel in the offseason, but it almost looks...

2013 Fantasy Football Preview: Philadelphia Eagles

This article is an overall analysis of the Philadelphia Eagles' offense and their fantasy value. This is a team that is over-going a transformation and we won't know how it looks until it's game time. Chip Kelly is the new head coach for Philly, taking over after the long overdue departure of Andy Reid. To see what Chip Kelly's offense is going to deal with, let...
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