What We Learned From Saturday's Media Availability

Head Coach Andy Reid, QB Alex Smith, WR Jeremy Maclin, and TE Travis Kelce spoke with the media on Saturday.
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Andy Reid predicts more kickoff returns “than ever”

The “most dangerous play” in the game is about to get even more dangerous. And the NFL has 13 days to keep that from happening. The five-yard change to the touchback rule was supposed to reduce kickoff returns, by enticing the receiving team to take a knee. The opposite outcome is expected, with the kicking…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

AP source: Chiefs' Eric Berry will report to camp Sunday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- All-Pro safety Eric Berry plans to report to the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, giving him two weeks and one preseason game to prepare for the start of the regular season.A person familiar with his plans told The Associated Press that Berry will join the team after its preseason game Saturday in Chicago. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Friday because...
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Eric Berry reportedly ending holdout, will return to Chiefs next week

Eric Berry’s long holdout appears to be nearly over. The standout safety and the Kansas City Chiefs tried and failed to agree to a long-term contract after the Pro Bowl safety was slapped with the franchise tag. He hasn’t signed as of yet, so while his holdout goes on he can’t be fined for missing training camp. But that problem appears to be ending, as Ian Rapoport reports...
Via The Comeback
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Chiefs coach Andy Reid is confident Eric Berry will be ready for Week 1

The Kansas City Chiefs have been without arguably their best player this preseason and training camp, and it has nothing to do with a crushing injury. All-Pro safety Eric Berry held out after he and the team were unable to reach a long-term agreement, forcing him to play the 2016 season under the franchise tag.He obviously wasn’t pleased with the contract negotiations, which led...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Andy Reid confident unsigned Eric Berry will play Week 1

Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry still hasn’t signed his $10.806 million franchise tender, which technically means he’s not a part of any team right now. But Chiefs head coach Andy Reid doesn’t seem to be worried as we fast approach Week 1 of the 2016 NFL Season. “Eric’s one of our good players and he’s in the business side of it right now,” Reid told PFT Live...
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Andy Reid says new kickoff rule isn’t going the way the league wanted

There’s a new rule on kickoffs this year in the NFL. A touchback will now be put on the 25-yard line as opposed to the 20-yard line. The league’s thinking when it made the rule is that more returners would down the ball for a touchback rather than take it out because it’s hard to get a 25-yard return. However, the NFL is finding out that instead of kicking it that deep kickers...
Via Arrowhead Pride
1 day ago

Reid: Chiefs ‘fully loaded’ at QB position after adding Foles

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid is calling his quarterback position “fully loaded” after adding free agent Nick Foles, who once played for Reid in Philadelphia. Andy Reid said Nick Foles is a good fit. Likes that he knows the system. He says team is "fully loaded" at QB position. — Pete Sweeney (@pgsween) August 5, 2016 Foles, 27, picked the Chiefs over a number...
Via The Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Foles to sign with Chiefs

Nick Foles is heading to Kansas City for a reunion with Andy Reid. NFL Media’s Mike Garafolo first reported that Foles will sign with the Chiefs. In addition to the Chiefs, Foles had offers from the Dallas Cowboys and Minnesota Vikings. FA QB Nick Foles agreed to terms with the #KCChiefs, per @MikeGarafolo, and I'm told he also had offers from the #Cowboys & #Vikings....
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Andy Reid lookalike conducts Chiefs presser

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid has a dedicated following of people who like to mimic his look from head to toe. On Monday, one Reid lookalike got a chance to fill in for the head coach during a training camp press conference. Fake Andy Reid starts off the #Chiefs press conference only to be interrupted by the real Andy Reid. — Mike Welch...
Via The Comeback
25 days ago  |  Discuss

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