DONTARI POE RUMORS & GOSSIP
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It sounds like complete and utter sacrilege, said out loud, but that doesn't make it any less true: Like Halloween candy, burnt ends and free rounds at Oktoberfest, as much as we love it, there is such a thing as too much Dontari Poe in one sitting.
Fun Fact No. 1: This past Sunday's 34-15 win at Miami was the first time the Kansas City Chiefs' Pro...
Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro.
Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Frank Schloegel knows smoke. And as far as he's concerned, Dontari Poe was just blowing it.
"Well, you know, the thing is, if you pay attention to what everybody says," Schloegel, one of the proprietors of Woodyard Bar-B-Que, a staple of Kansas City, Kan., says of Poe, the nose tackle who's become a staple of the Kansas City Chiefs' defense...
Kansas City Chiefs defensive lineman Dontari Poe made a difficult decision last June. A former 2012 first round pick (No. 11 overall), Poe chose to stop eating barbecue—which was no small sacrifice considering he’s from Memphis and lives in Kansas City—two of the barbecue capitals of the world. “It might be the hardest thing I’ve had to do since I’ve been here,” Poe...
HAIL TO THE CHIEF
Chiefs defensive tackle Dontari Poe lost between 15-20 pounds during the offseason and he credits his slimming down to cutting barbecue out of his diet.
The Kansas City Chiefs plan on starting rookie nose tackle Dontari Poe for Thursday’s preseason finale against the Green Bay Packers. It looks like they want to see how he fares against a starting offense in a live game.
“He’s making progress,” Crennel told The Kansas City Star per NFL.com. “But he’s still that rookie who reverts back to what he knows at times,...
The Kansas City Chiefs signed defensive tackle Dontari Poe, the team's first-round pick in the 2012 draft. Poe signed a four-year contract in time to take part in the team's first workout Friday. His deal includes a fifth-year club option, as is the norm for first-round picks. Poe was the 11th overall pick and skyrocketed up draft boards with his stunning show of athleticism...
You know that shiny new toy you used to play with nonstop? Well, Kansas City Chiefs first round draft pick, Dontari Poe is Romeo Crennel’s new toy. At 6’5 and 350 lbs Dontari is nothing to mess around with. Named the top defensive tackle taken in the 2012 NFL draft the former Memphis Tiger made 30 career
According to Josh Looney of KCChiefs.com, rookie defensive tackle Dontari Poe is already practicing with the starting defense right now. Of course that doesn’t necessarily mean he’ll be starting week one of the regular season. We’ll have to see how the preseason works itself out.
It looks like the Chiefs want to see how Poe handles things in practice as a starter...
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It finally hit Dontari Poe that he's playing in the NFL when walked into the locker room at the Kansas City Chiefs' practice facility.
There were the helmets. Bright red with that arrowhead logo on the side, as shiny as a child's new ball.
''It was like, `Yeah, I'm here now,''' Poe said Friday.
Now it's time to prove he belongs.
Via AP on Fox
May 12, 2012