RON PARKER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Chiefs can move DB Ron Parker around like a chess piece

Ron Parker is still a bit in the dark about his official position for 2015.The newly re-signed defensive back played safety last year. He knows full well that could change.“No one (has) really told me a specific position," Parker told ESPN. "I just do what’s asked and I take it from there.’’That's the perfect mindset to take into a spotty situation. The Chiefs know cornerback...
Via FOX Sports
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs re-sign S Ron Parker

Ron Parker had a strong market this off-season so I’m not surprised that the Chiefs had to give him a 5-year, 25 million dollar deal with 5 million guaranteed to keep him and they did need secondary help. However, that doesn’t mean this wasn’t an overpay. Parker, an undrafted free agent in 2011, played 122 snaps in the first 3 seasons of his career from 2011-2013. He saw a...
Via The Football Fan Spot
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Kansas City Chiefs lock up hybrid DB with new five year contract

For a while there a whole bunch of NFL teams were in the mix and showing interest in hybrid defensive back Ron Parker, but ultimately he decided to stay put. According to a report by NFL insider Ian Rapoport, the Kansas City Chiefs have locked him up with a new five-year deal: Safety Ron Parker is headed back to the #Chiefs. He’ll sign a 5-year, $30M deal, source said — Ian...
Via cover32
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

AP source: Chiefs give Ron Parker 5-year, $30M deal

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Chiefs are bringing back versatile defensive back Ron Parker on a five-year, $30 million contract, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the Chiefs have not announced the deal. Parker's hometown newspaper, The Beaufort Gazette of South Carolina, was first to report Saturday...
Via Associated Press
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs DB Ron Parker Reportedly Targeting $6M In Contract Talks

Terez A. Paylor of the Kansas City Star is hearing that Chiefs free agent DB Ron Parker is asking for roughly $6 million per year in his next contract. Paylor adds that the Chiefs are continuing their talks with Parker’s representatives. While I’m sure the Chiefs would like to retain Parker, they are in a tough cap situation and still need to address star outside linebacker...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Waived countless times, Parker finally lands in KC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Ron Parker can't remember exactly how many pro scouts showed up for his pro day. Might have been two. Might have been as many as five. All he knows is that it wasn't many. It's hard to find Newberry College, after all. Parker was trying to make a name for himself for however many people were there that day. Somehow he succeeded. And when the draft ended that...
Via Associated Press
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Ron Parker forces fumble on incredible strip against Bills (Video)

Kansas City Chiefs safety Ron Parker made one heck of a play to save his team a touchdown against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. Bills running back Bryce Brown had broken free in the third quarter and looked like he was going to score a sure touchdown. Parker came out of nowhere and swatted the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

A bridge too far? Not for Chiefs CB Parker, who says a starting job is his to lose

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- It takes two bridges to get to his boyhood home on St. Helena Island, so Ron Parker is used to circuitous journeys. "Lots of woods, no street lights, like that," the Kansas City Chiefs cornerback and South Carolina native said Wednesday with a grin. To fully appreciate the destination, you have to understand the route. Especially the ones that feature more insane...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs Weekly Rewind: Ron Parker moving up, Ryan Succop… Down?

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to catch up on anything and everything from the Kansas City Chiefs this week. Kansas City Chiefs: - Will Ron Parker be the replacement for Brandon Flowers? (READ) - Will Ryan Succop be on the team this fall? You might be surprised. (READ) - Eric Berry named as one of the five best safeties in the NFL. (READ) - Andy Reid not...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Ron Parker a possible replacement for Brandon Flowers

Ron Parker’s path to the NFL wasn’t always clear. Growing up in St. Helena Island, a small town in South Carolina, Parker started playing the football when he was 17. Nearly a decade later, after experiencing the highest of highs and lowest of lows, Parker finds himself as the center of attention at Chiefs’ mini camp. Prior to making his way to Kansas City, the Hunting Island...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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