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Chiefs fullback is one of the NFL's most underrated players

The Chiefs must disagree with the notion that today's NFL doesn't require a fullback. They've used Anthony Sherman throughout Andy Reid' reign to much success.Not enough success that every team will use a lead blocker next season. But enough to get Sherman noticed by writer Elliot Harrison for being so underrated."Sherman is perhaps the best player on this list you've never...
Via Fox Sports
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

AP names Justin Houston, Anthony Sherman All-Pro for the Kansas City Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs can boast of having at least two of the very best players in the NFL in 2014. According to the team’s official twitter account, linebacker Justin Houston was named to the Associated Press’ first-team All-Pro squad for this season: #Chiefs LB @JHouston50 named AP All-Pro. READ: — Kansas City Chiefs (...
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January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Two quick touchdowns help Chiefs stun Bills, 17-13

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) -- Anthony Sherman recovered a fumble to set up Alex Smith's 8-yard touchdown run with nearly 9 minutes left in allowing the Kansas City Chiefs rally to a 17-13 win over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. Jamaal Charles also scored on a 39-yard touchdown run as the Chiefs (6-3) scored twice in span of 4:31 to overcome a 13-3 deficit. The Chiefs defense then made...
Via Associated Press
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Sherman: The Quiet Success of KC

Ask Kansas City Chiefs fullback Anthony Sherman what it feels like to be one of the best full backs in the league and like any professional football player he will tell you it feels great. Then ask all-time leading rusher Jamaal Charles what it feels like to run behind such a solid blocker as Sherman and he will tell you it makes all the difference in the world.In no way should this...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs sign fullback Sherman to extension

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Chiefs have signed fullback Anthony Sherman, who has helped pave the way for one of the NFL's top rushing offenses, to a three-year contract extension. A person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Monday that Sherman can earn up to $7 million over the life of the contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the Chiefs did...
Via Associated Press
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs Sign FB Anthony Sherman To An Extension

Randy Covitz of the Kansas City Star reports that the Chiefs have signed FB Anthony Sherman to a contract extension. Sherman, 25, is in the final year of his four-year, $2,246,900 rookie contract and will make a base salary of $645,000 for the 2014 season. This year, Sherman has appeared in eight games and caught five passes for 49 yards receiving and a touchdown. He’s also...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Andy Reid: Massachusetts Native Anthony Sherman Has ‘Cape Cod Toughness’

FOXBORO, Mass. — Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid might need to study his Massachusetts atlas a little closer. Reid had some high praise for North Attleboro, Mass., native Anthony Sherman, but in complimenting the fullback, he moved him 70 miles south. “He’s got some of that Cape Cod toughness, so he brings it every play,” Reid said. “He’s a tough guy, and you...
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

For Chiefs rookie Thomas, it's not about labels; it's about the endless possibilities

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- De'Anthony Thomas holds Anthony Sherman's shoulder pads the way a cartoon ant holds a giant apple core. The Kansas City Chiefs' rookie scatback looks as if he might be able to jump inside the opening at the neck like it was the cockpit of an IndyCar; stick on a set of wheels, he might drive it all the way to the Brickyard. "They always talk about my size," Thomas...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

The Difference Between a FullBack and an H-Back

During the 80′s, Joe Gibbs and the Redskins ran a powerful, pass-balanced attack. Even still, he wanted to remain balanced. To do this, he blended the position of Fullback and Tight End and renamed it the H-Back. H-Backs have the rushing ability of most Fullbacks and some Running Backs, but they are far better in the passing game, some being very productive as pass catchers...
Via TopSportsReport
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Alex Smith flicks TD pass to Anthony Sherman (GIF)

No one would have expected the Kansas City Chiefs to be piling on the points in Saturday’s playoff game without running back Jamaal Charles but that is exactly what is happening. After Alex Smith hit Donnie Avery with a 79-yard touchdown pass, the Indianapolis Colts inexplicably handed the ball off to Trent Richardson who fumbled. It took only a matter of seconds for Alex Smith...
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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