DONTARI POE RUMORS & GOSSIP
This year’s 2013 draft is going to be a great one and like many others I will have to wait until the Pro Day’s and NFL Combine’s to get the full analysis of these prospects. This year the first overall pick belongs to Kansas City. New head coach Andy Reid and general manager John Dorsey they will have some pressure on them especially since there is no clear-cut number...
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,...
When a team takes a player with the 11th pick in the NFL draft, that team is usually hoping that player can step in and start immediately. But the Chiefs selected nose tackle Dontari Poe with the 11th pick in this year’s draft, and not only is Poe not currently a starter, he may not even be [...]
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...
With the number of unsigned first-rounders dwindling, the remainders are becoming more conspicuous. One of the unsigned players is the inherently conspicuous Dontari Poe, a six-foot, three-inch, 346-pound behemoth who was picked by the Chiefs with the 11th selection in the draft. On Tuesday afternoon, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported (via ArrowheadPride.com) that the Chiefs and Poe [...]
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter via ArrowheadPride.com, the Kansas City Chiefs and first round pick Dontari Poe are “not close” to getting a deal done.
“Chiefs and Dontari Poe, the 11th overall pick, right now are not close,” said Schefter, via ArrowheadPride.com. ”The next 24 hours are said to be critical to getting a deal done and typically both sides...
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
Chiefs rookie NT Dontari Poe is earning high marks from his defensive line coach for his work ethic and willingness to dig into his studies. Anthony Pleasant seems quite pleased with his prodigy so far. "Its good to have a guy of that magnitude and size, you just have to work hardwhich he has been doing," said Pleasant. "Coming from college to the pros is a big...
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