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First Round of the 2012 NFL Draft Proved to be a Failure for Most Teams

A total of 20 of the 32 first-round picks from the 2012 NFL draft saw their fifth-year options picked up by the deadline. That just goes to show us that many teams failed big time during the first day of that particular draft. In fact, four players—Mark Barron, Trent Richardson, Brandon Weeden and A.J. Jenkins—are no longer with their original teams. Former New York Giants running...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Worst Picks from the 2012 NFL Draft

It’s hard to gauge how teams performed in a specific draft until years down the road. Those who put up grades and rankings just days after the draft has taken place are basing their opinions on pure conjecture. In order to really understand how a team did during the draft, we have to wait at least two years. That’s what Sportsnaut will be doing over the next couple weeks. Our...
Via Sportsnaut
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Cuts Coming in Chiefs Cap Crunch Time

The Kansas City Chiefs front office will be busy over the next few days. John Dorsey is going to wear out some cell phone batteries. There are a lot of wheels turning for him and his staff right now.Next Tuesday. March 10 is the deadline and Dorsey has a lot of work to do. The Team must be under the salary cap by then and have a plan for how they are going to proceed in free agency...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Taking a Look at the Cuts of Donnie Avery and AJ Jenkins

On Tuesday the Kansas City Chiefs announced two roster moves regarding their disappointing receiver corps, releasing Donnie Avery and AJ Jenkins. Avery had been acquired via free agency in March of 2013, while AJ Jenkins had been acquired in a trade with the 49ers the same year. Avery hasn’t done much in his two years with the Chiefs, recording 55 receptions for 772 yards (14...
Via TopSportsReport
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

KC Chiefs 3-Round Mock Draft - Pre-Combine

As the 2014 season ended, several needs were readily identifiable in Kansas City. John Dorsey and the Chiefs front office must add talent at wide receiver. That talent could come via free agency. The release of both Donnie Avery and A.J. Jenkins on Tuesday reflect that Dorsey is making moves to drastically change the wide receiver group on this roster.Landing a Jeremy Maclin,...
Via Pro Football Spot
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs begin clearing cap space, release WRs Avery, Jenkins

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Chiefs released wide receivers Donnie Avery and A.J. Jenkins on Tuesday as they began to clear roster and salary cap space ahead of what could be a busy offseason. All-Pro linebacker Justin Houston and stalwart center Rodney Hudson are eligible for free agency, and the Chiefs would like to keep both of them. But with some massive holes elsewhere and little...
Via AP on Fox
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs begin clearing space by releasing WRs Avery, Jenkins

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Chiefs released wide receivers Donnie Avery and A.J. Jenkins on Tuesday as they began to clear roster and salary cap space ahead of what could be a busy offseason. Kansas City is facing the loss of All-Pro linebacker Justin Houston and center Rodney Hudson in free agency. The Chiefs are expected to meet with Houston's representatives about a long-term deal...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs begin clearing space by releasing WRs Avery, Jenkins

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Chiefs released wide receivers Donnie Avery and A.J. Jenkins on Tuesday as they began to clear roster and salary cap space ahead of what could be a busy offseason. Kansas City is facing the loss of All-Pro linebacker Justin Houston and center Rodney Hudson in free agency. The Chiefs are expected to meet with Houston's representatives about a long-term deal...
Via AP on Fox
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs Waive Former First-Round Pick WR A.J. Jenkins

The Kansas City Chiefs announced Tuesday that they have waived WR A.J. Jenkins. The Chiefs also confirmed the release of veteran WR Donnie Avery. Jenkins, 25, was taken with the No. 30 overall pick in the 2012 draft by the San Francisco 49ers. However, he lasted just a year with the team before he was traded to the Chiefs in return for fellow draft bust Jonathan Baldwin. He had...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

AFC Notes: Bengals, Chiefs, Jaguars, Jets & Ravens

Bengals Coley Harvey of ESPN believes the Bengals will address receiver, offensive tackle, and the secondary in the 2015 NFL Draft, and target a pass rusher in free agency. Hensley mentions DT Terrance Knighton as a realistic free agent target for Cincinnati from a financial standpoint. Chiefs Adam Teicher of ESPN does not see the Chiefs pursuing WR Jeremy Maclin in free agency...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bears, Chiefs, Cowboys, & Jets

Bears David Haugh of the Chicago Tribune reports that Chiefs director of pro personnel Chris Ballard was considered to be the favorite for the Bears’ GM position as late as Wednesday afternoon. However, Ballard reportedly challenged the Bears hierarchy during his meeting by wanting to limit the involvement of president Ted Phillips. Sources tell Haugh that Ryan Pace emerged...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Looming Cuts Coming for the Kansas City Chiefs | GM’s Box

The Kansas City Chiefs front office head into the off-season with some clear goals. John Dorsey recognizes he needs to re-build the wide receiver corp. The Defensive line has evolved in 2014 and can due with some changes as well. This is the first article in a new off-season series on the “GM’s View from the Top”.Easy DecisionsChanges will come to the team and the defense in...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Five draft picks why the 49ers won’t make the playoffs

When you think about how deep the 49ers roster has been and how good they’ve been at stockpiling draft picks, you might assume they have drafting down to an art/science. But the last decade or so has been a lot more hit and miss than you’d expect. Specifically they haven’t always done a great job with their top picks. And when you play in a division as tough as the NFC West...
Via Bloguin Best
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Five draft picks why the 49ers won’t make the playoffs

When you think about how deep the 49ers roster has been and how good they’ve been at stockpiling draft picks, you might assume they have drafting down to an art/science. But the last decade or so has been a lot more hit and miss than you’d expect. Specifically they haven’t always done a great job with their top picks. And when you play in a division as tough as the NFC West...
Via This Given Sunday
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs sign WR Avant, put Jenkins on injured reserve

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Chiefs signed veteran Jason Avant on Friday to help a beleaguered and injury-prone group of wide receivers, reuniting him with Andy Reid, his longtime coach in Philadelphia. Kansas City cleared roster space by placing A.J. Jenkins on injured reserve. Avant was drafted by the Eagles and spent his first eight seasons there - seven of them with Reid - before...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs sign veteran WR Avant, put Jenkins on IR

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Chiefs signed veteran Jason Avant on Friday to help a beleaguered and injury-prone group of wide receivers, reuniting him with Andy Reid, his longtime coach in Philadelphia. Kansas City cleared roster space by placing A.J. Jenkins on injured reserve. Avant was drafted by the Eagles and spent his first eight seasons there -- seven of them with Reid -- before...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs sign veteran WR Avant, put Jenkins on IR

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Chiefs have signed veteran Jason Avant to help a beleaguered and injury-prone group of wide receivers. The move reunites Avant with Andy Reid, his longtime coach in Philadelphia. Kansas City cleared roster space by placing wide receiver A.J. Jenkins on injured reserve on Friday. Avant was drafted by Reid's Eagles and spent his first eight seasons there...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Week 12 Inactives

Thursday Night Game: Chiefs WR Donnie Avery, CB Jamell Fleming, WR A.J. Jenkins, C Eric Kush, QB Aaron Murray, CB Chris Owens, T Laurent Duvernay-Tardif Raiders TE David Ausberry, G Tony Bergstrom, QB Matt McGloin, CB Carlos Rogers, G Gabe Jackson, CB Travis Carrie, S Jonathan Dowling The post Week 12 Inactives appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Could injuries to Chiefs WRs work against the Raiders?

Much like the Oakland Raiders and every other team in the NFL, the Kansas City Chiefs are dealing with a number of injuries right now. Just as tight end Athony Fassano returns to practice for the Chiefs, three notable players did not practice on Monday. Wide receivers A.J. Jenkins and Donnie Avery along with cornerback Chris Owns all missed practice just days before their tilt with...
Via cover32 - Raiders
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: 49ers, Chiefs, Lions, Texans & Titans

49ers It appeared as though the 49ers could active NT Glenn Dorsey from the short-term injured reserve list, but the team has yet do so, according to Matt Barrows. Chiefs Adam Teicher of ESPN expects rookie WR Albert Wilson to play in Sunday’s game due to A.J. Jenkins and Donnie Avery dealing with injuries. Lions RB Reggie Bush is not expected to play on Sunday due...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs prove mettle in beating back Buffalo

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) After getting trounced by Tennessee in their season opener, the Kansas City Chiefs returned to their practice facility the following day and went through the game film in all its gory detail. They saw the missed blocks and tackles. They lamented the missed opportunities. They watched as defensive starters Derrick Johnson and Mike DeVito went down with season...
Via AP on Fox
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Week 10 FFB: Kansas City Chiefs at Buffalo Bills

With a game against the Jets that wasn’t as close as the scoreboard suggested the Chiefs have moved to 5-3 on the year. The Chiefs will travel to Buffalo where they will face a tough match against a Bills team that was just missing decent QB play and has found it in Orton. If the Chiefs can find a way to win again in Buffalo they will move to 6-3 and will truly be in the driver’s...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Worked Out Former First-Round Pick WR Jon Baldwin

Jordan Raanan of NJ.com reports that the Giants worked out a group of 15 players on Tuesday including former Chiefs first-round pick WR Jon Baldwin. The full list includes: QB Terrell Pryor, RB Felix Jones, RB Alex Green, RB Dion Lewis, TE Tony Moeaki, TE Ted Bolser, TE D.J. Williams, G Jack Cornell, G Antoine McClain, K Travis Coons, K Nate Freese, P Robert Malone,...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs Injury Report for Week One

#457030035 / gettyimages.com With game day nearing, I look at the injury report and how it could affect the Chiefs on Sunday Did not practice C Eric Kush (shoulder) Full practice WR AJ Jenkins (concussion): With no Bowe, Jenkins will probably be the #3 WR on Sunday S Eric Berry (heel): He looks to be a go on Sunday, but he could be slower and less effective if the injury lingers...
Via TopSportsReport
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

A lot can change in the NFL in 10 days -- and for the Chiefs, that's the best news of all

We don't know. That's the good news, the lifeline, the saving grace. What we didn't know before the Understudy Bowl in Green Bay on Thursday night, we still don't. A year ago at this time, the Kansas City Chiefs' leading tackler was Tysyn Hartman. Their third leading stopper was Vince Agnew. Twenty-two punts had been recorded; The various offensive lines had allowed 21 preseason...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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