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Chiefs sign WR Avant, put Jenkins on injured reserve

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Chiefs signed veteran Jason Avant on Friday to help a beleaguered and injury-prone group of wide receivers, reuniting him with Andy Reid, his longtime coach in Philadelphia. Kansas City cleared roster space by placing A.J. Jenkins on injured reserve. Avant was drafted by the Eagles and spent his first eight seasons there - seven of them with Reid - before...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs sign veteran WR Avant, put Jenkins on IR

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Chiefs signed veteran Jason Avant on Friday to help a beleaguered and injury-prone group of wide receivers, reuniting him with Andy Reid, his longtime coach in Philadelphia. Kansas City cleared roster space by placing A.J. Jenkins on injured reserve. Avant was drafted by the Eagles and spent his first eight seasons there -- seven of them with Reid -- before...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Could injuries to Chiefs WRs work against the Raiders?

Much like the Oakland Raiders and every other team in the NFL, the Kansas City Chiefs are dealing with a number of injuries right now. Just as tight end Athony Fassano returns to practice for the Chiefs, three notable players did not practice on Monday. Wide receivers A.J. Jenkins and Donnie Avery along with cornerback Chris Owns all missed practice just days before their tilt with...
Via cover32 - Raiders
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs work out wide receiver Santonio Holmes

Last week Santonio Holmes was released by the Chicago Bears. It did not take long for the former standout wide receiver to get a work out. Holmes visited the Chiefs, Ian Rapoport reported Saturday. Kansas City badly needs receiver help with Donnie Avery and A.J. Jenkins injured and no real threat at wide receiver opposite […] The post Chiefs work out wide receiver Santonio Holmes...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Chief's Injury Update: AJ Jenkins suffers concussion

During Thursday’s lopsided loss to the Green Bay Packers, Kansas City Chiefs WR AJ Jenkins suffered a concussion forcing him to exit the game early. #453592209 / gettyimages.comAccording to Joel Thorman of SB Nation, AJ played quite well for Kansas City before leaving with the injury. At one point, QB Tyler Bray threw an absolute bullet 45 yards down the field to a diving...
Via NFL Injury Report
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jenkins, Williams could provide boost for Chiefs

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs entered training camp with 13 wide receivers after not addressing the position through in the draft. While Dwayne Bowe and Donnie Avery remain the starters, the Chiefs are looking to get contributions from A.J. Jenkins and Kyle Williams. "I like what I see," coach Andy Reid said. "A.J.'s been doing a consistent job, which is good. He's catching...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Breakdown of Wide Receivers AJ Jenkins, Junior Hemmingway, and Donnie Avery

All I’ve heard this off season was that the Chiefs needed a Receiver and the outcry when they didn’t take one in the Draft. So I went back, and including the playoffs, charted every passing play that Donnie Avery, Junior Hemingway, and AJ Jenkins were on last season. I included: Catches Drops Route Ran Defensive Coverage Play Result I chose not to include Dwayne Bowe because...
Via TopSportsReport
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Are the Chiefs set at wide receiver

One of the Kansas City Chiefs biggest weaknesses in the 2013 season was their lack of talent at the wide receiver position. Unfortunately, the team failed to address the position in the offseason after being stood up by free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders. So where do the Chiefs stand at the receiver position? Andy Teicher of ESPN.com broke down how the Chiefs receivers rank...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

A.J. Jenkins Ready To Take On Chiefs No. 2 Role?

Kansas City wide receiver A.J. Jenkins "made big strides last year" coach Andy Reid said recently. SOURCE: Kansas City StarFantasy Spin:Jenkins did catch three balls for 67 yards in the regular season finale (most of the team's starters sat out Week 17), but fantasy owners should not be fooled. The Chiefs went after Emmanuel Sanders in the offseason and are expected to draft a wideout...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Fab Four: Kansas City Chiefs’ developmental players

No matter how you view the Kansas City Chiefs offseason thus far, the undeniable fact is that this team has lost much more than it has gained in free agency. After losing six starting caliber players–all who played a role in Kansas City’s success last season–the reality of the situation is that next seasons success relies not on the offseason additions that are made, but Andy...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
April 11, 2014  |  1 Comment
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