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Chiefs release 14 players, including QB Ricky Stanzi

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Chiefs parted ways with one of their most polarizing quarterbacks in recent years Sunday when they cut Ricky Stanzi, a former fifth-round draft pick who never saw the field yet some fans seemed to love. Stanzi was among 14 players who were cut ahead of Tuesday's deadline to reach the 75-man roster limit. The Chiefs must reach the 53-man...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Do the Chiefs already have a starter in Ricky Stanzi?

It’s clear that new Head Coach of the Kansas City Chiefs Andy Reid has his work cut out for him with the quarterback position. This Chiefs franchise has survived without a viable starter since Trent Edwards, and it’s even safe to say, a franchise quarterback since the brief stint of Joe Montana in the 90′s. Reid stated in a recent press conference “I’ve got to find that...
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February 14, 2013  |  4 Comments

Kansas City Chiefs will select Geno Smith

The Kansas City Chiefs had a 2-14 record in 2012 and now they look forward to the 1st pick in the 2013 NFL draft. However with the 1st pick comes added pressure because you can’t mess it up. Missing on the top pick sets your franchise back for years. Just look at what Jamarcus Russell has caused. Andy Reid has to make the right decision with this pick, and I believe the Chiefs...
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February 11, 2013  |  3 Comments

Chiefs Andy Reid’s first order of business: Quarterback

The Kansas City Chiefs have reached an agreement with recently fired head coach Andy Reid and Chiefs Andy Reid’s first order of the business in Kansas City is to find a quarterback. Reid is from the West Coast offense scheme and that means Matt Cassel is officially out. Cassel was out before, but Reid’s hiring makes him gone for good, because Cassel doesn’t have the mobility...
Via The Penalty Flag
January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Chiefs May Turn To Ricky Stanzi at QB?

The Chiefs may turn to Ricky Stanzi to start at quarterback in Week 16, Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel said. SOURCE: Kansas City StarFantasy Spin:Brady Quinn injured his ribs Sunday and his status for Week 16 against the Colts is in doubt. "There's a possibility," Crennel said of Stanzi playing Sunday. Quinn will be evaluated Tuesday. Stanzi has never thrown an NFL pass.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Chiefs GM believes Ricky Stanzi can start in the NFL

Getty Images Kansas City Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli told, that back up quarterback Ricky Stanzi could potentially start in the NFL one day. “We drafted a quarterback last year who I truly believe has good ability and has the potential to start in this league,” Pioli recently said, via “I really do believe that.” I’m not sure how good Pioli...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Five Backup Quarterbacks Who Could Start by Midseason

The backup quarterback is always the most popular guy in the locker room and in the eyes of the fan base when you have a losing team. Fair or not, when the going gets tough, the first guy thrown under the bus after the head coach is usually the starting quarterback. Here are five backups [...]
Via Silver and Black Daily
June 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Underdog Stanzi winning over fans in KC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. You brace for the usual jive. Some line about arm strength. Or poise. Or command of the playbook. How Ricky Stanzi is growing up, becoming a man before their very eyes. Instead, Dexter McCluster considers the question for a second, repeating it out loud. "The difference between Ricky now and then?" the Kansas City Chiefs' tailbackreceiver asks. ...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
June 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Chiefs’ Ricky Stanzi moving up the depth chart?

Getty Images During last week’s on the field OTA’s, back up quarterback Ricky Stanzi was the one who led the second team offense onto the field, not Brady Quinn who was just signed this offseason. While Stanzi didn’t look that good when he came in for Matt Cassell, when he went down last season, he might be ready to be his back up in 2012. I wouldn’t be shocked at all if...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Ricky Stanzi impressing at Kansas City Chiefs OTAs

Tweet Ricky Stanzi is taking part in OTAs for the Kansas City Chiefs and is making an impression on some of the media that are in attendance. Mitch Holthus, “Voice of the Kansas City Chiefs”, sent out a tweet yesterday about how Ricky Stanzi performed in a 2-minute drill. Stanzi is entering his second season with the Chiefs and is battling with Brady Quinn for the backup quarterback...
Via The Hawk Talk
May 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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