Former Ole Miss star Dexter McCluster showed new Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid what exactly makes this little guy such a big player with a huge jump.
Chiefs head coach Andy Reid told the Kansas City Star that there’s a place on his team for running back/wide receiver Dexter McCluster. “He’s not the biggest guy in the world, but he’s got a heart of a lion,” Reid said. “He’s got that … tremendous quickness and can catch. He’s pretty good at running the football, so there is a place for him. You line him up everywhere...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. If anyone in the Chiefs offense should be excited about the arrival of new coach Andy Reid, it would be Dexter McCluster.
The diminutive McCluster (5 feet 8, 170 pounds) was drafted in 2010 as a multi-purpose weapon, which he was that season with the Chiefs with Todd Haley as coach and Charlie Weis as offensive coordinator.
As a rookie, McCluster caught 21 passes...
Chiefs wide receiver Dexter McCluster has left Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos to be evaluated for a head and neck injury.
It was unclear when McCluster was hurt, but the injury was announced at the beginning of the second half. McCluster had been active over the first 30 minutes, running twice for 23 yards and catching a game-high four passes for 21 yards.
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November 25, 2012
Kansas City Chiefs running back/wide receiver Dexter McCluster delivered a Thanksgiving meal to an elderly fan and was given an earful for the Chiefs’ woes this season.
“Y’all better start winning some games,” Ms. Louise said. “I’ve been praying, but y’all got to work a little bit harder.”
After signing a few autographs and delivering the meal, McCluster acknowledged...
An elderly woman received a turkey from Chiefs WR Dexter McCluster, and she let the player hear it about the team's struggles.
During today’s overtime win over the New Orleans Saints, Kansas City Chiefs running back/wide receiver Dexter McCluster suffered a bad shoulder injury.
“McCluster was in the process of making a catch and falling to the ground when he braced himself with his left arm. His elbow bent backward unnaturally and he left the game. He’s officially questionable to return,” wrote NFL.com.
Chiefs running back Dexter McCluster left Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints after a gruesome-looking injury to his shoulder.
McCluster was in the process of making a catch and falling to the ground when he braced himself with his left arm. His elbow bent backward unnaturally and he left the game. He's officially questionable to return.
To add insult to injury...
Kansas City WR/RB Dexter McCluster was targeted a team-high 10 times in the Chiefs' 40-24 loss to Atlanta.Fantasy Spin:McCluster carried the ball 114 times in 2011 due to the team's many running back injuries, but that isn't likely to be the case in 2012 with the acquisition of Peyton Hillis. It's exciting to see McCluster used this much in the passing game. We know...
Is there a size restriction on NFL running backs?
If you've paid attention to the flap in Kansas City about the future of Dexter McCluster, you could be forgiven for drawing that conclusion.
The Chiefs, it seems, were busy scouting running backs during workouts for the Senior Bowl -- despite the fact that Pro Bowler Jamaal Charles is expected to return from injury and McCluster...