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Countdown: Best Chiefs Media of the Week

A roundup of the very best in Kansas City Chiefs media over the past seven days
Via Chiefs.com
20 hours ago

Chiefs’ Alex Smith says he’s never had an easy schedule

Alex Smith is making the media rounds. The Kansas City Chiefs quarterback spoke to NFL Network nationally and KSHB locally. He had some good answers on KSHB so I transcribed a few of those below. On the Chiefs schedule “This is my 12th year and I’ve yet to have an easy schedule. This is the National Football League. There are no weeks off. You never know when you catch teams...
Via Arrowhead Pride
2 days ago

Chiefs Community Caring Team Makes Stops in Omaha, Wichita

The group held a Chiefs Ambassador visit and Play60 camp in both cities
Via Chiefs.com
2 days ago

Chiefs head to camp with injuries, other question marks

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Chiefs might want to have Dr. James Andrews on speed dial. Or better yet, fly him into training camp. When the Chiefs begin their run-up to the regular season on the campus of Missouri Western the last week of July, they will do so with the biggest question marks involving the knees of some key players: running back Jamaal Charles, pass rusher...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs capsule

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (12-6) OPEN CAMP: July 29, St. Joseph, Missouri LAST YEAR: Started 1-5 before winning 10 straight to reach playoffs, beating Houston for first postseason win since 1993 season. Made run without RB Jamaal Charles (right ACL) and with OLBs Justin Houston and Tamba Hali dealing with injuries late in year. Defense allowed just 17.9 points per game, third best in...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Storylines to Follow During Kansas City Chiefs Training Camp

The Chiefs open up training camp to the public on Saturday, July 30, in St. Joseph, Missouri
Via Chiefs.com
4 days ago

No long-term deal for Chiefs' Berry, who'll play under tag

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Chiefs and Eric Berry failed to reach an agreement on a long-term deal, meaning the safety will play this season under the value of his franchise tag, worth $10.8 million. Chiefs general manager John Dorsey announced in a statement Friday that the team and Berry were unable to sign a new contract by the NFL's 4 p.m. EDT deadline. Berry was...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: No long-term deal for Eric Berry

Eric Berry and the Kansas City Chiefs are going to be moving forward for the 2016 season on a one-year deal under the franchise tag, much to Berry’s chagrin as Rand Getlin reported. He’ll enjoy the top-five salary for his position this season guaranteed and could test free agency in 2017. I'm told there will be no long-term deal reached between the #Chiefs and Eric Berry...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Berry pays tribute to Zaevion Dobson in essay

The entire sports world and President Obama himself paid tribute to 15-year-old Zaevion Dobson during the 2016 ESPY Awards on Wednesday night. It was an emotional tribute, one that tore into the fabric of the American psyche in these most volatile of times. For those of you not familiar with Dobson’s story, it’s as harrowing as it is heroic. A high school football player...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Curious Case Of The Kansas City Chiefs

When people discuss Super Bowl contenders for the upcoming football season, the Kansas City Chiefs are rarely seriously considered or even included in the discussion. If I asked someone right now what teams were contenders for Super Bowl LI, the most likely answers would be something like, New England, Denver, Pittsburgh, Carolina, Green Bay, and Seattle. Coincidentally (or not...
Via The Sports Quotient
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Chiefs are unlikely to reach a long-term deal with Eric Berry

The deadline for the Kansas City Chiefs to sign safety Eric Berry to a long-term deal is fast approaching.And, according to multiple reports, it doesn't sound like the team is going to get it done before Friday's deadline. Berry, who had a brilliant comeback season for the Chiefs after being diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2014, was hit with the non-exclusive franchise tag...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs schedule analysis: Weeks 1-9

After an impressive 2015 season which saw the Kansas City Chiefs pull off 10 regular season victories in a row and win their first playoff game in 22 years, there is no question that the Chiefs will be looking to continue that success in 2016. However, against an always tough AFC West, along with a host of other tough teams, the Chiefs will have their work cut out for them. Can the...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Berry Wins ESPY For Best Comeback Athlete

Former Tennessee Volunteer Eric Berry received the ESPY for Best Comeback Athlete tonight in recognition of his resilient battle with cancer.  Berry was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma on December 8, 2014. After going through chemo in the offseason and being declared cancer free, Berry came back for the 2015 season and was named to the Pro Bowl, the AP All-Pro team and was...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ex-Cowboys RB Randle threatened to kill jail officer

Former Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle has gotten himself into trouble with the law on numerous occasions over the past two years, and you can now add threatening an officer to his rap sheet. Randle had to appear in court back in June after he was accused of making a criminal threat against a jail officer the previous month. According to an arrest affidavit that was obtained...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs Running Back Jamaal Charles Shows Off His ACL Recovery With Impressive Ladder Work

Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles has elite NFL quickness. But the four-time Pro Bowler wasn't able to use his speed much last year, because he tore his ACL five games into the season. With hard work and rehab over the off-season, Charles is looking speedy once again. RELATED: 30-Year-Old Free Agent Donte Whitner Is Working Hard to Impress NFL Teams Charles recently...
Via Stack
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs stall contract talks with Eric Berry much to his "surprise"

Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry was expecting more contract dialogue between himself and the franchise he plays for this summer, to no avail. Speaking with reporters Friday night at his football camp, he expressed what appears to be frustration at this development. “I thought it would progress a little bit more,” Berry said, per Terez A. Paylor of the Kansas City Star...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-NFL WR charged for organizing insurance fraud ring

He may not have been a team leader on the fields of the National Football League, but it appears former wide receiver Jeff Webb was a team captain for an insurance fraud ring. The former Kansas City Chiefs player was arrested on multiple felony counts related to insurance fraud in California on Wednesday. According to a report from Bloomberg, Webb is accused of leading a group that...
Via The Comeback
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Breakout candidates for 2016

Last season, the Kansas City Chiefs landed one of the best surprises of the year in cornerback Marcus Peters.  Peters, who was selected in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft, worked his way into the starting lineup, intercepted Houston Texans’ quarterback Brian Hoyer on the first play of the first game, and never looked back.  Peters went on to win Defensive Rookie of the...
Via isportsweb.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs will broadcast preseason games, coaches shows in St. Louis

St. Louis no longer has an NFL franchise now that the Rams have left for Los Angeles. The Kansas City Chiefs are hoping to fill the void left behind. Per the Kansas City Star, Chiefs president Mark Donovan told fans last Friday that would be broadcasting at least all of their preseason games as well as coaches shows and “Chiefs Rewind” in the St. Louis TV market. Donovan also...
Via Awful Announcing
June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Jamaal Charles, Justin Houston to miss start of training camp

The Kansas City Chiefs will go into training camp without two of their most important players on either side of the ball. Both running back Jamaal Charles and linebacker Justin Houston are expected to miss the start of camp, but that doesn’t mean their seasons are in jeopardy. Houston underwent ACL surgery in February and won’t be ready for camp when it begins in late July. Despite...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Wide receiver a position of strength in 2016

Last offseason the Kansas City Chiefs took a number of steps to improve their sub-par receiving corps.  The Chiefs added wide receiver Jeremy Maclin and released Dwayne Bowe, in addition to drafting Chris Conley in the third round of the 2015 NFL Draft. To date, these moves have worked out pretty well for the Chiefs as Maclin finished the year with 1,088 receiving yards and eight...
Via isportsweb.com
June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce to star in dating show

As tight ends become a bigger part of offenses around the NFL, players at that position are grabbing more and more of the spotlight. Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce will be the prized bachelor on “Catching Kelce,” a reality show on E! in which Kelce will choose from 50 female contestants, one from each state. Unlike another high-profile tight end who seems to be in love with...
Via The Sports Daily
June 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Son of NFL legend Derrick Thomas gets tryout with Kansas City Chiefs

One of the NFL’s all-time best players now has a son trying to break into the NFL. Former Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Derrick Thomas left behind quite the legacy on the football field. Now, his son is looking to simply make an NFL roster, 16 years after the Hall of Famer passed away. Running back Donnell Alexander may not have the star accolades his father once carried, but...
Via The Comeback
May 11, 2016  |  Discuss
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