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De’Anthony Thomas position change brings positive outlook

De”Anthony Thomas is prepared to step it up in 2015.     De’Anthony Thomas is getting acquainted with a new position in OTA’s for the Kansas City Chiefs. When the 2015 NFL season rolls around, the second-year pro will be switching from running back to wide receiver. Such a move for De’Anthony Thomas from the physical and demanding position of running back to that of receiver...
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3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs' De'Anthony Thomas shifts from running back to receiver

De'Anthony Thomas made defenders look silly as a running back at Oregon. He plans on doing the same after a position shift. The undersized Thomas has practiced exclusively at wide receiver during OTAs, according to ESPN. "It makes me more valuable to the offense," Thomas said. "It lets defenses look for me, see where I'm at on the field." At 5-foot-8 and 176 pounds, Thomas might...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Despite shuffling, Chiefs offensive line could be settled

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) As another round of musical chairs began with the Kansas City Chiefs offensive line last week, it was hard to fathom just who would be left off the first team when coach Andy Reid finally called for the music to stop. There was Eric Fisher, the No. 1 overall pick in the draft just two years ago, shuffling over to join the second string for a few reps during...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Realistic expectations for Raiders WR Michael Crabtree

Realistic Expectations for Michael Crabtree From an outsider point of view, I never knew the mutual dislike between RaiderNation and 49ers fans. Apparently, there is quite the hatred. On April 13th, Crabtree signed with Oakland. Niner faithful (cannot attach the word Nation to their name, ever. No matter what their SB Nation page says.) seemingly went off the deep end. Nothing says...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Chiefs, Colts, Jaguars, & Titans

Chiefs ESPN’s Adam Teicher expects there to be some movement on the Chiefs’ quarterback depth chart next year, as Chase Daniel is in the final year of his contract and Alex Smith is unlikely to be a long-term solution. Teicher writes that the Chiefs are really limited to what they can do with De’Anthony Thomas, ... The post NFL Notes: Chiefs, Colts, Jaguars, & Titans appeared...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith proves he can go deep

One of the frequent knocks you hear on Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith’s game is that he doesn’t have the arm strength to take the top off a defense. A couple of days ago as the Chiefs opened OTAs, Smith proved his doubters wrong yet again… AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: From 1-32 based on chances of making the Hall of Fame Top 10 in 2015: The NFL’s second-tier tight...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Really? Alex Smith rated ahead of Joe Flacco?

When you stack up Joe Flacco's resume against that of Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith, it's hard to imagine giving the advantage to Smith.Yet that is what exactly happened when NFL Network's Elliot Harrison laid out his top 10 NFL quarterbacks heading into 2015. Smith landed in the 10 spot, while Flacco, Cam Newton, and Matt Ryan were nowhere to be found. OK, someone has some explaining...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith shows up on top-10 QB list, seriously

It’s the time of year for rankings, lists, etc. of different positions in the NFL. One of those done recently was of the top-10 quarterbacks in the league and had a very interesting surprise. Alex Smith lands on a top 10 QB list http://t.co/rYvpriZBwP pic.twitter.com/DwTERlPUxK — Arrowhead Pride (@ArrowheadPride) May 17, 2015 Nice! AROUND COVER32 Five Things: NFL teams that...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Predicting Winners of the Kansas City Chiefs Training Camp battles

With most of free agency and the draft complete, all eyes are on the summer months when training camp is set to begin. Like every other team, the Chiefs have many players (89 currently) on the roster that are vying for the right to make the 53 man roster, which will be announced closer to the start of the regular season. While the Chiefs have some positions that are held unquestionably...
Via TopSportsReport
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs QBs Smith, Daniel admit they're 'particular' about their footballs

For the most part, the fraternity of NFL quarterbacks has been eerily silent since the news on Tom Brady broke.Kansas City's top two passers broke the silence by admitting their brethren like to toss footballs they're comfortable with."Certainly some quarterbacks prefer brand new balls and some guys prefer them to be worn in a little more," Alex Smith told WEEI Radio in Boston. ...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Analyzing Alex Smith by the numbers

After extending the contract of quarterback Alex Smith in 2014, The Kansas City Chiefs have placed their immediate future in his hands. As of March 2015 Smith’s salary for both the 2015 ($11.1 million) and the 2016 ($14. 9 million) season became fully guaranteed, totaling 26 million dollars. That is a substantial commitment for a substantial amount of money. But has Alex Smith...
Via isportsweb.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Picture of Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith and a young fan in a wheelchair is amazing

The Kansas City Chiefs’ quarterbacks gave back to the community Tuesday night in an absolutely awesome event. Check out the most heartwarming photo of the evening. “It's an amazing time out here and we love the fans just as much as they love us." READ: http://t.co/cWCHqrTAG1 pic.twitter.com/otSoc4QeXj — Kansas City Chiefs (@KCChiefs) May 13, 2015 That’s just great. The...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Just a Friendly Little Competition Between Kansas City Chiefs QBs Alex Smith and Chase Daniel

Alex Smith is the man for the Kansas City Chiefs for at least the next few years after signing a massive contract extension, but that doesn't mean that his teammate and fellow quarterback Chase Daniel can't try to bring him down a peg or two during practice.It looks like the teams were running some agility and speed drills, and Daniel and Smith turned it in to a little competition. Read more »
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Post-Draft Power Rankings: How Good is the Chiefs Offense?

View image | gettyimages.com The NFL Draft is now over.  This means teams are just about finished assembling their 90-man rosters. Also, teams are beginning to prepare their offseason programs. With the draft recently concluding, we at TopSportsReport thought it’d be a good time to evaluate where each team stands in comparison to the other 31 NFL teams. After taking that...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Video of Kansas City Chiefs’ QB race between Alex Smith and Chase Daniel is amazing

Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith is sneaky quick and mobile. His backup, Chase Daniel, apparently is as well. Check out this awesome video from Chiefs’ workouts Wednesday morning. Alex Smith and Chase Daniel with a little friendly competition. #Chiefs https://t.co/1HL478BQt5 — BJ Kissel (@ChiefsReporter) May 6, 2015 Woah. That was close. AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: Rating...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

What is the Chiefs Biggest Draft Need?

Today is the NFL Draft.  We at TopSportsReport wanted to give our readers one more informative read on the draft before it gets underway and you, the fan, can begin to enjoy.  This post is one where we brought together the opinions of many of our team-based writers and had them each discuss the top need for their team. In order for Tamba Hali, Alex Smith and the Chiefs to reach...
Via TopSportsReport
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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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April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via Pro Football Spot
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs Fan Planning to Buy House, Selling Tailgate Bus — $12,000

Chiefs fans, do a fellow member of Arrowhead Nation a solid by buying his (or her) tailgate bus! It’s clean, classic and would surely add an extra element to your pre-Alex Smith check-down experience. Information from the seller: I have for sale a 1987 GMC VanDura G3500 short school bus that has been completely transformed into a Kansas City Chiefs Tailgating Mobile!!! I am selling...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Taking a look at the impact of free agency and fantasy football in 2015

With all the free agency and draft buzz going on, it has been awhile since we have looked at any fantasy football news.  For those of you that are true die-hards in the fantasy world, I hope that you have already thought about free agency, looked at doing some fantasy mock drafts, and even reviewed some early rankings. If you have not taken the time to look at anything yet, and...
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April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Buy This Kansas City Chiefs Tailgate Van (w/ Derrick Thomas Tribute) — $2,500

The 2015 Kansas City Chiefs season is bound to be an exciting one with Alex Smith not throwing downfield to Jeremy Maclin. Regardless of Smith’s obvious deficiencies, the team will likely threaten for a Wild Card spot again, and you can be there for that journey in this Chiefs tailgate van. Information from the seller Odometer: 122 Fuel: Gas Transmission: Automatic V-8 Stereo...
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April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Alex Smith a Top 15 Quarterback?

View image | gettyimages.com As part of TopSportsReport’s series of NFL power rankings articles, we decided that a Quarterback power rankings article would be enjoyable for fans to read as well as enjoyable for a writer to write.  The Quarterback position has become one of the most important positions in the NFL today, as it grew more and more important with the evolution of...
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Fine Art: Carolina Panthers fans will appreciate this well-done cartoon cat

One of my favorite things about following the NFL is seeing what fanbases around the country do to honor their favorite teams and players. Some people trick out their trucks with logos, some people stalk free agents on Twitter. This Carolina Panthers fan turned his passion into some fine art… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten NFL head coaches already on the hot seat Bold Predictions...
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

This stat about Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith on third down is very surprising

Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith is generally considered pretty mobile. That’s why this stat’s pretty darn surprising. Alex Smith: league-worst 21 sacks on third down in 2014. #Chiefs — Scott Kacsmar (@FO_ScottKacsmar) April 2, 2015 Of course, the first response on Twitter sums up my thoughts exactly. @FO_ScottKacsmar @ArrowheadPride look at the OL not the QB — Rob Walker...
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Look which Kansas City Chiefs QB is already training right near Arrowhead

The Kansas City Chiefs have five quarterbacks currently under contract but likely only three roster spots available for the bunch. Terrelle Pryor will have to beat out some combination of Tyler Bray, Aaron Murray and Chase Daniel to make the team. Alex Smith’s obviously the starter. While players don’t need to be in Kansas City for nearly two weeks, Pryor’s already in town...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss
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