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What does the release of Anthony Fasano mean for the Chiefs?

View image | gettyimages.com On Thursday, the Kansas City Chiefs released veteran tight end Anthony Fasano two years into a three year deal with the Chiefs. Despite missing seven games in two years, he became a dependable target for Alex Smith and caught 48 catches for 426 yards with seven touchdowns, and in 2013 he was the first Chiefs player since Dwayne Bowe in 2010 to catch...
Via TopSportsReport
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Catching up on latest NFL roster moves

With the new NFL league year approaching, teams are frantically working to square away their rosters before the start of free agency on March 10. By NFL rules, franchises have to be below the $143 million salary cap number by that date, meaning some teams have some cuts to make before re-signing any of their players slated to become free agents. With the deadline to use franchise...
Via Bloguin Best
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Catching up on latest NFL roster moves

With the new NFL league year approaching, teams are frantically working to square away their rosters before the start of free agency on March 10. By NFL rules, franchises have to be below the $143 million salary cap number by that date, meaning some teams have some cuts to make before re-signing any of their players slated to become free agents. With the deadline to use franchise...
Via This Given Sunday
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs waive tight end Fasano to free up salary cap space

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Chiefs waived veteran tight end Anthony Fasano on Thursday, freeing up about $2 million in salary cap space that they could use to keep All-Pro linebacker Justin Houston. The Chiefs have been unable to come to a long-term deal with Houston, making it likely that they will place the franchise tag on him. But the deadline for that designation...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kansas City Chiefs release veteran tight end, save nearly $2M

The Kansas City Chiefs are the latest team to say so long to a “pricey” veteran. Chiefs will be releasing TE Anthony Fasano later today, source says. Still a productive vet (4 TDs in '14) — but salary cap casualty for KC. — Jeff Darlington (@JeffDarlington) February 26, 2015 Fasano had 25 catches for 226 yards and four touchdowns last year in KC, his second season with...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs Releasing TE Anthony Fasano, Free Up $1.96M In Cap Space

Jeff Darlington of NFL Media reports that the Kansas City Chiefs are releasing veteran TE Anthony Fasano on Thursday. His cap figure for the 2015 season was $4,209,375, so he was clearly a candidate for release given the Chiefs’ current financial situation. Fasano, 30, still has another two years remaining on his four-year, $16 million contract that base salaries of $2.8 million...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Kansas City Chiefs consider a TE in the NFL draft?

It may not seem like a glamourous position, as tight end is still viewed by many as a job that is as much about being an offensive lineman as it is a wide receiver. But that’s a notion that is quickly changing, becoming more and more outdated with each passing season. Across the NFL, tight ends are a major part of passing attacks. And their role isn’t just as a possession receiver...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Tight End Recap of 2014

When it came to the tight end position for the Kansas City Chiefs at the beginning of the 2014 season, a lot of confusion was strewn throughout the organization as to who was going to win the starting job. One of the biggest concerns would have to be the injuries that the two leading prospects for the job had previously during the 2013 season. Anthony Fasano, who left the Miami Dolphins...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolphins entering a precarious period at wide receiver

When Joe Philbin took over as head coach of the Miami Dolphins in 2012, wide receiver was not an issue until he started to jettison some important parts of the offense. Gone was wide receiver Brandon Marshall at the start of free agency with a surprising trade. The following year, the Dolphins upgraded with Mike Wallace and Brandon Gibson and let tight end Anthony Fasano leave South...
Via Phins Phocus
January 12, 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

Chiefs Injury Report: WR Dwayne Bowe , TE Anthony Fasano Sit Out Wednesday

The Kansas City Chiefs have now released their first injury report of the week as they prepare to play the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday at Heinz Field and it shows that three players sat out Wednesday’s practice. Not practicing Wednesday were wide receiver Dwayne Bowe (illness), defensive tackle Jaye Howard (illness, shoulder) and tight end Anthony […] Chiefs Injury Report: WR...
Via Steelers Depot
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs' Charles, Hali and Fasano held out with knee injuries

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles, linebacker Tamba Hali and tight end Anthony Fasano were held out of practice Wednesday with knee injuries. All of them are considered day to day, Chiefs coach Andy Reid said. Defensive lineman Allen Bailey also missed practice as he continues to recover from a concussion, but wide receiver Junior Hemingway returned to the field...
Via AP on Fox
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs' Charles, Hali and Fasano held out with knee injuries

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles, linebacker Tamba Hali and tight end Anthony Fasano were held out of practice Wednesday with knee injuries. All of them are considered day to day, Chiefs coach Andy Reid said. Defensive lineman Allen Bailey also missed practice as he continues to recover from a concussion, but wide receiver Junior Hemingway returned to the field...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

This weekend in NFL stupid

A recap of all that was stupid during the 14th weekend of the 2014 NFL season… The stupidest combo pack of calls “The reason why we lost is the refs didn’t go our way,” said Jamaal Charles after the Chiefs were screwed by two questionable calls from rookie referee Craig Wrolstad’s crew during the second half of a three-point loss to the Cardinals. He’s got a point...
Via This Given Sunday
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

What Chiefs needed was better officiating and better quarterbacking, period

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- This is, without a doubt, the one that got away, and the one that could very well prevent the Chiefs from a postseason appearance. And for a team that plays it so close to the vest, a team that would rather punt than force a throw, it was two critical turnovers in the second half on passing plays that ultimately doomed the Chiefs and perhaps their playoff hopes...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Pivotal calls help Cardinals save season

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The next time Cardinals fans want to complain about getting the short end of the officiating stick, they would do well to remember the Chiefs game. Arizona hasn't benefitted from many breaks on the injury front this season, but two pivotal calls by the officials on Sunday may have saved their season in a 17-14 win over Kansas City at University of Phoenix Stadium...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Five individual match-ups to watch in NFL Week 14

With the season winding down and playoff races heating up, this weekend is loaded with interesting match-ups. These are some of the most interesting potential personnel battles in Sunday’s afternoon slate to get you prepared for the Patriots-Chargers nightcap. 1. Eagles OLB Connor Barwin vs. Seahawks RT Justin BrittMost of the attention in Sunday’s big NFC clash as Seattle...
Via This Given Sunday
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Fasano active for Chiefs vs. Raiders

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Tight end Anthony Fasano will be active for the Kansas City Chiefs against the Oakland Raiders despite a knee injury. Fasano was listed as questionable, but will play Thursday night for the Chiefs. Fasano is Kansas City's fourth-leading receiver with 20 catches this season. Receivers A.J. Jenkins and Donnie Avery, cornerbacks Chris Owens and Jamell Fleming, and...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Fasano active for Chiefs vs. Raiders

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Tight end Anthony Fasano will be active for the Kansas City Chiefs against the Oakland Raiders despite a knee injury. Fasano was listed as questionable, but will play Thursday night for the Chiefs. Fasano is Kansas City's fourth-leading receiver with 20 catches this season. Receivers A.J. Jenkins and Donnie Avery, cornerbacks Chris Owens and Jamell Fleming,...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs Injury Report: Donnie Avery, Anthony Fasano, Tamba Hali

The Kansas City Chiefs are one of the hottest teams in the NFL right now, with a five-game winning streak and a 7-3 record heading into Thursday night's game against the Oakland Raiders. Here's a closer look at the Chiefs' final injury report for Week 12. #458290324 / gettyimages.com The Chiefs have a long list of players listed as probable on a short week, including tight end...
Via NFL Injury Report
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs missing Fasano, Seahawks without Coyle

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Chiefs are without starting tight end Anthony Fasano and the Seahawks without middle linebacker Brock Coyle for Sunday's game at Arrowhead Stadium. Fasano is out with a knee injury. Coyle is out with a buttocks injury. The Chiefs are also down two wide receivers with A.J. Jenkins inactive with a shoulder injury and Donnie Avery still recovering from sports...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs Injury Report: Jamaal Charles, Travis Kelce, Anthony Fasano

The 6-3 Kansas City Chiefs play host to the the defending Super Bowl champs, the Seattle Seahawks, on Sunday afternoon. The Chiefs head into the contest with several of their top offensive weapons making the injury report. Both running back Jamaal Charles and tight end Travis Kelce are listed as probable, with tight end Anthony Fasano listed as questionable. #458804462 / gettyimages...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Chiefs, Dolphins, Jets, Redskins, Saints

Chiefs TE Anthony Fasano sustained a knee contusion during Sunday’s game. (Terez A. Paylor) TE Demetrius Harris suffered fractured his foot during warmups befor Sunday’s game. (Terez A. Paylor) Dolphins LT Branden Albert is believed to have torn both his ACL and MCL. (Albert Breer) Jets Rookie S Calvin Pryor has been late to multiple meetings this season, which...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

FAIL: Of course the Jets gave up a Butt TD: Anthony Fasano scored while sitting on his arse

Jets linebacker Calvin Pace deflected a Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith pass and the ball went right to Chiefs tight end Anthony Fasano yesterday, who was on his butt for the touchdown. Because, NYJ.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Miami Dolphins TE Anthony Fasano Makes the 'Butt Touchdown' Catch Against the Jets

Thanks to Mark Sanchez and his infamous fumble there will forever be 'butt' plays attached to the New York Jets--either by them or against them. This time it was against the Jets when Kansas City Chiefs tight end was sitting on his butt when the Jets were nice enough to tip an Alex Smith pass right in to his hands.Since no one had touched him even though he was sitting down he was...
Via FatManWriting
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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