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Chiefs begin clearing cap space, release WRs Avery, Jenkins

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Chiefs released wide receivers Donnie Avery and A.J. Jenkins on Tuesday as they began to clear roster and salary cap space ahead of what could be a busy offseason. All-Pro linebacker Justin Houston and stalwart center Rodney Hudson are eligible for free agency, and the Chiefs would like to keep both of them. But with some massive holes elsewhere and little...
Via AP on Fox
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs begin clearing space by releasing WRs Avery, Jenkins

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Chiefs released wide receivers Donnie Avery and A.J. Jenkins on Tuesday as they began to clear roster and salary cap space ahead of what could be a busy offseason. Kansas City is facing the loss of All-Pro linebacker Justin Houston and center Rodney Hudson in free agency. The Chiefs are expected to meet with Houston's representatives about a long-term deal...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs Waive Former First-Round Pick WR A.J. Jenkins

The Kansas City Chiefs announced Tuesday that they have waived WR A.J. Jenkins. The Chiefs also confirmed the release of veteran WR Donnie Avery. Jenkins, 25, was taken with the No. 30 overall pick in the 2012 draft by the San Francisco 49ers. However, he lasted just a year with the team before he was traded to the Chiefs in return for fellow draft bust Jonathan Baldwin. He had...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions Claim WR Jon Baldwin Off Waivers From 49ers

  The Detroit Lions have claimed former first-round pick WR Jon Baldwin off of waivers from the 49ers, according Michael Schottey. Baldwin was traded to San Francisco in return for former Chiefs first-round pick A.J. Jenkins. However, he hasn’t been able to carve out a role in the team’s offense and was asked to take a pay cut to remain with the team. The 49ers placed him...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Waive WR Jon Baldwin & Claim RB L’Damian Washington Off Waives From Cowboys

  The San Francisco 49ers announced that they have waived former first-round pick WR Jon Baldwin and claimed RB L’Damian Washington off of waivers from the Cowboys. Baldwin came over from the Chiefs in a trade for fellow first-round pick A.J. Jenkins, but he hasn’t been able to carve out a role in the team’s offense. Baldwin, 24, signed a one-year, $645,000 contract that...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 03, 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

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

The worst wide receiver pick in Chiefs history: Jonathan Baldwin

Jonathan Baldwin still has time in his young career to turn things around. But as far as his years in Kansas City are concerned, he simply did not live up to expectations of a first round draft pick. The Chiefs selected Baldwin with the 26th pick of the 2011 draft. 44 receptions, 607 yards, and two touchdowns later, Baldwin was traded to San Francisco for another disappointing wideout...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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