ANDY REID RUMORS & GOSSIP

Chiefs: Backup quarterback battle begins

So who is the Kansas City Chiefs’ backup quarterback? Nobody knows…yet. After veteran Chase Daniel left for the Philadelphia Eagles in free agency after three seasons, the battle to back up starter Alex Smith is wide open. Fourth-year player Tyler Bray and 2014 fifth round draftee Aaron Murray are the early favorites for the job, while this year’s fifth round pick Kevin Hogan...
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Chiefs’ Reid facing pivotal season

This season could be the most important year in Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid’s career. Certainly it will be in his time with the Chiefs. Reid enters the fourth season of a five-year contract he signed with the Chiefs in 2013. He has amassed a regular season record of 31-17 the past three seasons with three second place finished in the AFC West. In the postseason though...
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jamaal Charles will see limited action at OTAs

Jamaal Charles will take the next step toward returning from his ACL injury next week at the Chiefs’ OTAs. Coach Andy Reid said Charles will be a limited participant in the practice sessions, according to Chiefs.com. The practices will be held Tuesday through Thursday. The 29-year-old Charles tore his ACL during Week 5 of the 2015 season. He had run for 364 yards and four touchdowns...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Thomas’ son tries out for the Kansas City Chiefs

Former Colorado State and Akron running back Donnell Alexander’s primary focus during the Kansas City Chiefs three-day rookie minicamp was to impress the team’s coaching staff enough to receive an invite to training camp. Though, Alexander was definitely thinking about what his presence meant to his family. See, Alexander is the son of former Chiefs pass rusher and Pro Football...
Via Sportsnaut
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Reid will miss NFL scouting combine with knee surgery

Andy Reid is going to forego the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine in favor or knee replacement surgery, according to ESPN’s Adam Teicher. Ouch. The Kansas City Chiefs head coach also had the same procedure done last year, which forced him to miss the Senior Bowl, per Teicher. This development shouldn’t affect the Chiefs’ draft plans, however. While Reid has always been a savvy...
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February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Andy Reid defends Chiefs’ clock management against Patriots

Andy Reid is alone on an island thinking his Kansas City Chiefs handled the clock correctly at the end of the AFC divisional matchup against the New England Patriots last weekend. Speaking with 610 Sports Radio’s “The Drive” show on Thursday, Reid defended his team’s snail’s-pace scoring drive late in the fourth quarter: “I think clock management’s very important...
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January 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Andy Reid: Chiefs had headset problems against Patriots

The Patriots advanced to yet another AFC Championship Game with a win over the Chiefs Saturday night. As usual, the conspiracy theories have been rolling in. Kansas City coach Andy Reid said after the game that his team experienced some issues with their electronic communications in the first half. Apparently quarterback Alex Smith was unable to hear the calls from the coaching...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Andy Reid downplays Chiefs' brutal clock management

FOXBORO, Mass. — Trailing the New England Patriots by 14 points with just 6:29 remaining, the Kansas City Chiefs needed a touchdown. They accomplished that task, but not before all but blowing the Saturday’s AFC Divisional Playoff matchup with some brutal clock management. The Chiefs embarked on a glacial, five minute, 16 second drive that finally ended on Charcandrick West’s...
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January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Jeremy Maclin’s high ankle sprain is ‘mild,’ could practice this week

It’s going to be all hands on deck for the Kansas City Chiefs if they want to pull off the road upset against the New England Patriots on Sunday. But fortunately, wide receiver Jeremy Maclin may be one of those hands after all. Chiefs head coach Andy Reid called Maclin’s high-ankle sprain “mild” on Tuesday, saying that the Pro Bowl wideout could even return to practice later...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 12, 2016  |  Discuss

How the heck are the Chiefs suddenly so good?

The Kansas City Chiefs started the 2015 NFL season 1-4 before losing four-time Pro Bowl running back Jamaal Charles to a torn ACL. And then they lost again. At 1-5, their season was widely considered to be over. But somehow, someway, the Chiefs haven’t lost since. Friday will mark the two-month anniversary of their last loss, and with three final games against opponents with...
Via This Given Sunday
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss
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