Posted April 25, 2012 on
In Part Two of our exclusive interview with Chiefs General Manager Scott Pioli, he talks about his rise from Cleveland to his current position and what he took away from his time in New England. Plus how that shaped his drafting philosophy in Kansas City.

Kansas City Chiefs select Dontari Poe, Grade B

The Kansas City Chiefs are rolling the dice on Dontari Poe, but I love the fit. Poe didn’t play like a top-15 pick last year, but he absolutely has the size/athleticism combo to be a stud at nose tackle. While I wouldn’t be crazy about some other teams taking him this high, I trust Romeo Crennel to groom him into a quality nose tackle. Crennel worked with Vince Wilfork early...

Drama in past, Cassel focuses on future

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Matt Cassel must have felt like the odd man out, though he's too professional to admit it. The veteran quarterback of the Kansas City Chiefs knew that the front office was actively pursuing Peyton Manning this offseason - team owner Clark Hunt even acknowledged the interest. But Cassel refused to mope about losing his job, instead standing pat while things...

Manning drama in past, Cassel focuses on future

Matt Cassel doesn't believe that the Kansas City Chiefs went behind his back when they pursed Peyton Manning during the offseason. In fact, he appreciates them being open with him. The veteran quarterback was quick to acknowledge that Manning is one of the best to ever play the game. Manning ultimately ended up with AFC West rival Denver, where he'll play the Chiefs twice...

Draft Needs: Kansas City Chiefs

Matt Peterson tracks the offseason needs of every team in the league. Today’s franchise, the Kansas City Chiefs [full archive here]. Season Recap: The Kansas City Chiefs fielded a talented team in 2010, and expectations were high entering 2011. Within the first two weeks of the season, key players Jamal Charles, Eric Berry, and Tony Moekai went on injured reserve, forcing less...

Alex’s 2012 NFL Mock Draft | 11-21

11.       Kansas City Chiefs: David DeCastro, G, Stanford The Chiefs don't have any glaring needs on their team so they can afford to go BPA. David DeCastro will instantly boost the Chiefs offensive line considering that they also signed Eric WInston this offseason. A good, safe pick here for the Chiefs who could be 1 [...]Thanks for reading. Alex’s 2012 NFL Mock Draft...

Chiefs Mock Draft Round 1: Michael Brockers

With the eleventh overall pick of the 2012 NFL Draft the Kansas City Chiefs select LSU Defensive Tackle Michael Brockers.

2012 NFL Draft: Kansas City Chiefs Seek Youth On Line

As the NFL Draft approaches, the speculation for each team increases and Midwest Kansas City is no different. Last season, one area in which Kansas City had some veteran experience was the offensive line. The Chiefs signed both center Casey Wiegmann and guard Ryan Lilja before the 2010 season to bulk up the men in front of quarterback Matt Cassel. It seems, however, Kansas City...

Time is Now

Jerrell Powe remembers his first day with the Kansas City Chiefs. He mostly kept to himself.

3 Reasons Chiefs should NOT Draft Luke Kuechly and more on the 2012 NFL Draft

With the 2012 NFL Draft growing closer and closer, many members of the Kansas City sports media and fans alike are excited about the possible #11 overall draft pick of Luke Kuechly. Kuechly, a six foot three inch, 242 pound linebacker from Boston College seems to be the accepted, or nearly accepted, consensus draft pick for the Kansas City Chiefs. I, for one, hope this is NOT...

Kansas City Chiefs Draft Dontari Poe: Could Get Scalped

Poe-no. I can’t believe it. I’m still waiting for someone to wake me up and tell me this was a big fat (pun intended) joke. KC had the perfect chance to nab a player every single person who’s heard of football thinks will be a decade long Pro Bowler. They should have been licking their chops at the thought of picking Stanford guard David DeCastro or at the worst possible case...

Kansas City Chiefs: Who They Should Target in The NFL Draft

I have no interest in spending another minute dissecting the dearth of mock drafts out there (even though I actually do that for fun in my spare time…seriously) in order to determine who the Chiefs might (or possibly will) draft. It makes as much sense as choosing to watch Real Housewives of New Jersey with your wife because your analysis determined that’s what you think she...

Chiefs pick DT Dontari Poe

The Kansas City Chiefs have selected Dontari Poe with the 11th oevrall pick... Positives: This huge prospect could challenge to be the first nose tackle taken in the 2012 NFL Draft. Poe is a force in the middle, tying up multiple blockers and holding the point of attack to limit running room. He is explosive off the line for his size and has the speed to track down the quarterback...
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