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It’s a tough year to have the No. 1 overall pick, especially for a quarterback-needy team like the Kansas City Chiefs. There’s no obvious selection, but there is one player they should stay away from.
The Chiefs should not select Texas A&M tackle Luke Joeckel with their first-round pick. With the No. 1 overall pick in a draft, the goal should be to drastically improve your team from the year prior. By selecting Joeckel, that means the Chiefs would not re-sign left tackle Branden Albert, so they’d be drafting the rookie tackle to save money, not to improve their team from what they had in 2012.
If the Chiefs took Joeckel, it would free up money with the intention of spending it through free agency or trade on unknown veterans, but the way to build a team is through the draft. The New York Jets have proven over the past four years that building off veteran players can be just as big of a risk as building on youth.
The Chiefs already have a franchise left tackle in Albert, and whil...
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A little over six weeks since Jovan Belcher shot his girlfriend, then turned the gun on himself, more key details are coming out that give a clearer picture of that tragic day.
ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. has the Kansas City Chiefs slated to take Texas A&M left tackle Luke Joeckel with the first overall pick in April’s draft. Joeckel is the best player in this year’s draft and the Chiefs would be wise to take him and draft a quarterback in the second or third round, rather than reach for one with the first pick. Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI...
Kasandra Perkins shot 9 times
Jovan Belcher shot his girlfriend and mother of his child, 22-year old Kasandra Perkins, nine times, an autopsy report reveals.
Belcher, a Kansas City Chiefs linebacker, murdered Perkins December 1, 2012 at a home they shared, shooting her in the back, leg, hand, chest, neck, and abdomen, before driving approximately five miles to the...
According to KMBC Channel 9 in Kansas City, former Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher was legally intoxicated the morning he shot and killed girlfriend Kasandra Perkins and himself. Autopsy reports showed that Belcher had a blood alcohol content of .170, which is twice the legal limit. On December 1st Belcher shot Kasandra Perkins [...]
Linebacker Jovan Belcher's blood-alcohol level was .17, more than twice the legal limit, when he killed his girlfriend at their apartment before driving to the Kansas City Chiefs' training facility and shooting himself. The autopsy report released Monday by the Jackson County Medical Examiner showed Belcher was legally drunk when he died on Dec. 1 after committing suicide...
Autopsy results released today show that Jovan Belcher was drunk when he fired nine fatal shots into the mother of his child, Kasandra Perkins, on Dec. 1 before driving himself to a Kansas City Chiefs facility and killing himself in front of team personnel.
The 25-year-old Long Island native had a blood-alcohol level of .17, more than twice the legal limit for driving in Missouri...
Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher's alcohol levels were more than twice the legal limit when he took his own life, according to an autopsy report obtained by FOXSports.com on Monday.
Belcher shot himself in the parking lot of Arrowhead Stadium, minutes after killing his girlfriend Kasandra Perkins on the morning of Dec. 1. No drugs were found in his system, but the...
Belcher and Perkins, and Baby Zoey (photo courtesy KCTV)
KANSAS CITY - On Monday, officials released the autopsy reports surrounding the murder suicide of Kasandra Perkins and Kansas City linebacker Jovan Belcher.
The Jackson County Medical Examiner said first, in the released reports, that Belcher shot Perkins nine times. The troubled NFL star shot his girlfriend/mother of...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The wholesale overhaul of the Kansas City Chiefs is nearly complete.
Andy Reid has been hired to replace Romeo Crennel as coach, and longtime Packers personnel man John Dorsey has replaced Scott Pioli as general manager. Most of the assistant coaches are on board, and now the Chiefs can start turning their attention toward the rebuilding job.
With a new head coach in the fold and a new general manager, the Kansas City Chiefs have found a pair of men, that won’t stop until they get the job done.