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Why it might be wise to give Dontari Poe a break

For a player his size, the Kansas City Chiefs sure do play Dontari Poe a lot. Finding a three-down nose tackle with his pass-rushing ability is so incredibly rare, so it's no wonder defensive coordinator Bob Sutton wants Poe on the field. But in doing so, K.C. could be relying on Poe's monster athleticism a little too much. Consider that Poe has been a staple of that defense from...
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Kansas City Chiefs: Final first round predictions

Marcus Peters The draft is only a few days away, and expert opinions concerning who the Kansas City Chiefs will select with the 18th overall pick, vary to say the least. With a list of needs ranging from offensive line, to wide receiver, to defensive back and linebacker, it’s anyone’s guess at this point. General Manager John Dorsey has expressed that the Chiefs will listen...
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Chiefs: 2015 NFL Draft order

The Kansas City Chiefs have 10 picks to play with when the 2015 NFL draft begins on April 30th in Chicago. Breakdown of Chiefs' 2015 selections: First round: 18th overall selection Second round: 49th overall selection Third round: 80th overall selection Third round: 98th overall selection Fourth round: 118th overall selection Fifth round: 172nd overall selection...
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Chiefs Fan Prank Calls C-Span During Drone Segment

The debate on the use of drones to combat terrorism is obviously a touchy subject, but one that the American people have the right to discuss and debate. C-Span bravely tackled the topic Monday and opened up their phone lines to the cuckoos who either support or oppose the use of drone strikes. As you can see in the video below, C-Span’s John McArdle was subjected to Pawnee-esque...
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This Kansas City Chiefs fan prank calling C-SPAN is absolutely hilarious (video)

The Kansas City Chiefs have some awesome fans. This guy’s clearly on of their best. Terrific job Gonzo in Lebanon, MO #TalkChiefs wSabby Piscatelli drop RT @ClayWendler: Talkin' #chiefs on C-SPAN — joshklingler (@joshklingler) April 27, 2015 A Sabby Piscitelli reference! Pay Justin Houston! Draft a wideout! AROUND COVER32 Five Things: Ways to improve...
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Kansas City Chiefs Seven Round Mock Draft

With the compensatory picks being announced on, the Chiefs now how many times John Dorsey will be picking in the upcoming draft. With four compensatory picks(3rd, two 5th’s, and a 6th), the Chiefs will be picking a total of 10 times. In this post, I predict who the Chiefs will take with those 10 picks.   Round One, Pick 18: La’El Collins, Tackle LSU For the avid readers...
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Peoria Chiefs Shutout in Fifth Straight Loss

Appleton, WI– The Peoria Chiefs were shutout for the first time in 2015 as the losing streak hit five games in a 2-0 loss to the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers on Saturday afternoon. The loss drops the Chiefs under .500 on the season at 8-9 with one game left in the series. The Chiefs put a runner in scoring position in the first against Cy Sneed as Oscar Mercado singled with one out...
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GM John Dorsey on Justin Houston contract situation: 'I foresee him not going anywhere in the future'

Kansas City Chiefs general manager John Dorsey continued his belief that the team and linebacker Justin Houston will come to a long-term deal before the season. The team has three months to work out a long-term deal with their star pass rusher, who has had 48.5 sacks over his first four seasons. "If you're going to ask me if I've had conversation with his representatives, I...
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Kansas City Chiefs and Justin Houston talk extension

Kansas City Chiefs and Justin Houston talk extension. Terez Paylor of the Kansas City Star broke news of Chiefs General Manager John Dorsey having recent talks with Justin Houston‘s representatives about a possible new contract. Justin Houston was franchised back in March and is seeking long-term security, which is why he is skipping the Chiefs off-season training activities, while...
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Chiefs excerise 5th-year option on NT Poe

Nose tackle Dontari Poe will stay in town for another 2 years with the Kansas City Chiefs, perhaps more, thanks to the team exercising their 5th-year option on him Friday. Poe, 24, was about to enter into the final year of his rookie contract, san the opttion, is now set through 2016 in KC, where he'll collect $6.146 million, per He had six sacks and contributed...
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Chiefs Exercise DT Dontari Poe’s Fifth-Year Option

Albert Breer of NFL Media reports that the Chiefs have picked up DT Dontari Poe‘s fifth-year option on Friday. The move will cost the Chiefs approximately $6.1 million for the 2016 season. However, it’s guaranteed for injury only and won’t prevent the team from working out a long-term contract extension for the future. Given the talent ... The post Chiefs Exercise DT Dontari...
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Chiefs' Dorsey still speaking with Houston's representatives

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Kansas City Chiefs general manager John Dorsey says he's spoken to representatives of All-Pro linebacker Justin Houston ''in the last three days'' as the sides negotiate a long-term contract. Speaking in advance of next week's draft, Dorsey said Friday that the lines of communication remain open with Houston, who has been given the franchise tag but has yet...
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Chiefs Discussing Contract Extension With OLB Justin Houston

Chiefs GM John Dorsey told reporters on Friday that he has had contract discussions with OLB Justin Houston‘s representative in the last three days, per Herbie Teope. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk recently reported that there had been no contract talks between the two parties in recent weeks. However, it appears as though things have changed in recent days. ... The post...
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Kansas City Chiefs one of only two NFL teams who haven’t done this since 1998

The Kansas City Chiefs could go a lot of different ways with their selection at No. 18 in this year’s NFL Draft. If recent history is any indicator, though, there’s one position they won’t be touching. So Chiefs and Steelers are the only ones not to draft a first round CB from 98-2014 — Arrowhead Pride (@ArrowheadPride) April 24, 2015 That’s wild...
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Peoria Chiefs Swept By Bandits at Home

Peoria, IL- The Peoria Chiefs allowed two runs to score on wild pitches in the seventh inning as they fell 4-3 Thursday night to the Quad Cities River Bandits. The loss, their third in a row, finished the sweep and drops the Chiefs to 8-7 to close out their six-game homestand. The Chiefs opened the scoring in their half of the first against Quad Cities starter Austin Chrismon. Oscar...
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Is Alex Smith Really the Chiefs' $26 Million Man?

Alex Smith is locked up as the Kansas City Chiefs' quarterback... for now.Part of Smith's 5 year deal, signed in 2014, gave the passer a guaranteed salary of 11.9 million dollars in 2015 and an additional 14.1 million dollars in 2016, just for being on the roster in 2015. This currently puts all of that guaranteed money in Alex's pocket, and gives the Arrowhead faithful a quarterback...
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This nugget about the Kansas City Chiefs schedule Weeks 1-11 is just bonkers

The Kansas City Chiefs 2015 schedule dropped on Tuesday night and the road map to the season’s finally here. Lost in all the excitement, though, was this crazy nugget. From Week 1-11, the Chiefs will play 3 games at Arrowhead. — Arrowhead Pride (@ArrowheadPride) April 22, 2015 Wait, whaaat? That stretch includes the bye and six of the Chiefs’ eight road games, but man, talk...
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Dwayne Bowe attends funeral of longtime Chiefs fan

During his career with the Kansas City Chiefs, Dwayne Bowe had a routine before every home game at Arrowhead Stadium where he would seek out and give a kiss to Betsy Johnson at her front-row seat on the 45-yard line. Johnson, a longtime Chiefs fan and season ticket-holder since 1986, passed away at the age...Read More The post Former Chief Dwayne Bowe attends funeral of longtime...
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Chiefs Waive Former Steelers CB Shaquille Richardson

The Kansas City Chiefs parted ways Tuesday with a former draft pick of the Pittsburgh Steelers. According to Adam Caplan on Twitter, the Chiefs waived cornerback Shaquille Richardson with designation failure to disclose physical condition. #Chiefs waived CB Shaq Richardson with designation failure to disclose physical condition. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) April 21, 2015 The [...
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Who Should the Chiefs Draft in Round One?

View image | The NFL Draft is a little over a week away.  This period of time is incredibly important as teams are assembling their final big boards and figuring out who their primary targets are. During this time, we at Topsportsreport decided that it would be a good idea for us to do a first round mock draft with analysis. Find out which prospect John Miceli...
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Kansas City Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles Hopes the Team Will Draft Him Some Help

For running backs in the NFL the window of effectiveness typically closes around the age of 30 or 31. So if they are going to get paid they need to sign their big money contract in their mid-20's--and then continue playing well enough not to get cut. Jamaal Charles has certainly played well enough not to have to fear being released, but he is a free agent after the 2017 season.To...
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Photo: Texas Signees Threw Up The Horns With Jamaal Charles At Today’s Spring Game

College football spring games are an occasion for well-known former players to visit their old program. Such was the case with Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles today when he made a trip to Austin to see his alma mater, the Texas Longhorns.  While he was on the sidelines, Charles posed for pictures with two Texas football signees from the 2015 class, defensive end Charles...
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Jamaal Charles Wants to be “AFC Player of the Year” in 2015

Kansas City Chiefs’ star running back Jamaal Charles has some lofty goals for the upcoming 2015 NFL season. In addition to planning to play for another six seasons which would take him to age 35, he has a specific goal in mind for 2015. Speaking with Adam Teicher of ESPN, Charles stated his desire for the season. That’s always my goal, every year my goal. I want to come back...
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Kansas City Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles “Frustrated” by Injury-Riddled 2014 Season

For most NFL running backs, a 206-carry, 1,033-yard season that yielded nine rushing touchdowns and five yards per carry would be a successful one. That’s not the case for Kansas City Chiefs back Jamaal Charles. Charles, in speaking with ESPN’s Adam Teicher in a piece that ran on Tuesday, expressed frustration with how his 2014 season played out—in his words, “I was frustrated...
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Kansas City Chiefs Safety Eric Berry, Who Is Battling Lymphona, Visited Alma Mater Tennessee Today

Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry was a star at Tennessee from 2007-09 before embarking on an NFL career. Berry’s NFL journey was abruptly put on hold last fall when he was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma.  Berry’s illness shocked the football world, and he remains in a battle against the disease. The message from Berry and his family members has been an upbeat one as...
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