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Ben Grubbs is leading the Chiefs -- whether he likes it or not

Ben Grubbs is the only linemen on the Chiefs who's older than 30.He's seen some things -- including the 2011 and 2013 Pro Bowls -- that make him a team leader, albeit a reluctant one.“When I first came here, I was more consumed with the sense of making sure I knew my job,” Grubbs told B.J. Kissel of KCChiefs.com. “I kind of shied away from being a vocal leader."He won't flaunt...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Is the Chiefs Offense Top 20?

View image | gettyimages.com Click to See Full Power Rankings Article This offense is boring. We get it. It is not designed to create huge, explosive plays, but rather surgically move their way down the field, eat up the clock, and limit mistakes. Alex Smith runs this offense very well, and with the addition of Jeremy Maclin, they should at least be a little more explosive...
Via TopSportsReport
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs position preview: Offensive line

Eric Fisher (72) and he Chiefs offensive line will look to improve in 2015 (kcchiefs.com). The Kansas City Chiefs are coming off a disappointing 2014 season in which they ended the year 9-7 and without a trip to the playoffs. The offensive line a year ago went through a transition period in which only Rodney Hudson, now with the Oakland Raiders, returned as the only player to play...
Via isportsweb.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs preview (No. 14): Offense must be more than Jamaal Charles

Our 2015 NFL preview series ranks every team, from worst to first. Today: the No. 14 Chiefs. 2014 Record: 9-7 Head coach: Andy Reid Key arrivals: Jeremy Maclin (wide receiver), Paul Fanaika (offensive guard), Tyvon Branch (safety), Ben Grubbs (guard), Jason Avant (wide receiver), *Marcus Peters (cornerback) (*-denotes rookie) Key departures: Dwayne Bowe (wide receiver), Anthony Fasano...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

TGS 2015 Preview: Kansas City Chiefs

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2015 regular season. Today, the Kansas City Chiefs. 2014 in a nutshell: Spurred by NFL sack leader Justin Houston, the league’s second-ranked scoring defense helps Kansas City win nine games. But the conservative offense — not a single wide receiver catches a touchdown pass...
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August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

TGS 2015 Preview: Kansas City Chiefs

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2015 regular season. Today, the Kansas City Chiefs. 2014 in a nutshell: Spurred by NFL sack leader Justin Houston, the league’s second-ranked scoring defense helps Kansas City win nine games. But the conservative offense — not a single wide receiver catches a touchdown pass...
Via This Given Sunday
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints' Tim Lelito in line for left guard spot

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) When the New Orleans Saints traded guard Ben Grubbs to the Kansas City Chiefs in March, coach Sean Payton hinted they wouldn't have done it without a solid plan. That comes in the form of 6-foot-4, 315-pound Tim Lelito, a backup who may emerge as the man who replaces the two-time Pro Bowler. Plugging the hole at left guard is one of the top issues...
Via AP on Fox
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs head into training camp with high expectations

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs will look a little different on offense this season. They'll look a little familiar on defense. Neither of which is necessarily a bad thing. The Chiefs' popgun offense and stingy defense carried them to a 9-7 record last season, barely missing out on the playoffs on the final Sunday of the regular season. So with just a few tweaks to the...
Via AP on Fox
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs head into training camp with high expectations

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs will look a little different on offense this season. They'll look a little familiar on defense. Neither of which is necessarily a bad thing. The Chiefs' popgun offense and stingy defense carried them to a 9-7 record last season, barely missing out on the playoffs on the final Sunday of the regular season. So with just a few tweaks to the...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs head into training camp with big expectations

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Chiefs will look a little different on offense this season. They'll look a little familiar on defense. Neither of which is necessarily a bad thing. The Chiefs' popgun offense and stingy defense carried them to a 9-7 record last season, barely missing out on the playoffs on the final Sunday of the regular season. So with just a few tweaks to the...
Via AP on Fox
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs Capsule

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (9-7) OPEN CAMP: July 31, St. Joseph, Missouri. LAST YEAR: Despite rash of early injuries, Chiefs were off to 7-3 start following win over eventual NFC champion Seahawks. Lost four of final six, missing playoffs when Ravens secured last spot ahead of Kansas City in final week of regular season. LB Derrick Johnson missed most of season with torn Achilles tendon...
Via AP on Fox
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs OL Preview: Where do They Stand?

Left TackleIf there's such a thing as a “breakout year” for an offensive lineman, Eric Fisher needs one.The third year player carries the enormous weight of “first overall draft pick” and while he has indeed shown flashes of brilliance in his first two seasons he has struggled with injury and the task of changing positions. His 2013 shoulder injury prevented him from lifting...
Via Pro Football Spot
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs land eight players on NFL.com's All-AFC West team

The Chiefs will try to topple the Broncos atop the AFC West this season.They'll do so with an equally-talented roster, according to NFL Media's Dave Damashek. The writer placed eight Chiefs on his All-AFC West team; only Denver (9) had more.Featured Kansas City players include running back Jamaal Charles, receiver Jeremy Maclin, guard Ben Grubbs, nose tackle Dontari Poe, linebackers...
Via Fox Sports
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Three biggest additions to the Kansas City Chiefs roster for 2015

Ben Grubbs After barely missing the playoffs in 2014 and coming into the offseason, the Kansas City Chiefs had some work to do. Somehow, with only a shoestring budget, the Chiefs managed to pick up some quality players through free agency, and also the 2015 NFL draft. Each one of these players will hopefully contribute in a significant way throughout their time in Kansas City. That’s...
Via isportsweb.com
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

The Chiefs and Saints complete an interior lineman swap

New Orleans shipped former Pro Bowl guard Ben Grubbs to Kansas City before the draft. Yesterday, the two teams completed a full-on guard swap when the Saints added a former Chiefs veteran. Essentially, Kansas City traded a fifth-round pick and McGlynn for New Orlean's Grubbs.  The move to trade Grubbs saved the Saints some precious cap room, but Kansas City upgraded at a position...
Via Fox Sports
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Tim Lelito out to prove he is the right man for the Saints left guard spot

Tim Lelito knows he still has to fight to become the New Orleans Saints starting left guard. While some may have thought it was a foregone conclusion that he would replace Ben Grubbs in the Saints starting lineup, Lelito knows that just because a player wasn’t drafted to take the spot or no high profile free agent was signed to challenge him, it does not mean he has won the job...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs 2015 Schedule Analysis

The 2015 NFL Schedule was released last night, and while we’ve known for over a month who the teams would be playing, we didn’t know in what order they would be played. Now, we do. Here is the Chiefs 2015 schedule Weeks 1 to 17. Sunday, Sept. 13 at Houston Texans Noon CBS Thursday, Sept. 17 Denver Broncos 8:25 p.m. CBS/NFLN Monday, Sept. 28 at Green Bay Packers 8:30 p.m...
Via TopSportsReport
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Grading the Kansas City Chiefs draft selections

Follow me @KCLeadForTSR The Chiefs entered the draft with needs for linebacker, wide receiver, defensive tackle, center, and tight end. With a first round pick, second round pick, two third round picks, a fourth round pick, two fifth round picks, a sixth round pick, and a seventh round pick, the Chiefs were well equipped to fill these needs. In this article I grade each of...
Via TopSportsReport
May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Allen ready to play anywhere along the Chiefs offensive line

Ben Grubbs and rookie Mitch Morse are now Chiefs.What does that mean for incumbent guard Jeff Allen? He's not sure -- but he's ready to compete nonetheless."Competition never made anybody worse," Allen told reporters. "I don't feel anyway about it besides me getting better and coming in and winning the job, whether it be right tackle, left guard, right guard, anywhere. I'm a versatile...
Via Fox Sports
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints draft DT Davison with 2nd 5th-round pick

METAIRIE, La. (AP) The New Orleans Saints have selected Fresno State defensive tackle Tyeler Davison with their second of two picks in the fifth round of the NFL draft. The pick was acquired from Kansas City in a trade that sent former Pro Bowl left guard Ben Grubbs to the Chiefs. The 6-foot-2, 316-pound Davison was credited with 8 1/2 sacks last season and was named to the All...
Via AP on Fox
May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs Final 2015 Draft Big Board: New faces round out the board

1. La’El Collins Tackle/Guard, LSU (Previous Rank: 1) Nothing changes here. La’El Collins is a versatile lineman, and while some have him going as high as #10 to the Rams, his name being linked in the murder of an ex-girlfriend could have a dramatic impact on his stock. Regardless of this latest news, Collins should still be one of the first lineman taken tomorrow night.
Via TopSportsReport
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Five Sleepers the Chiefs Should Target Later in the Draft

With many positions of need being filled via free agency(Jeremy Maclin at wide receiver, Ben Grubbs and Paul Fanaika at guard), the Chiefs have a much better roster than they did coming into free agency. However, they could still add depth at  wide receiver, tight end, defensive tackle, and linebacker. Not every star prospect can be taken in the first round, and so the Chiefs could...
Via TopSportsReport
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via TopSportsReport
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Multitude of picks gives Chiefs considerable flexibility in draft

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The first few years John Dorsey was in charge of the Kansas City Chiefs, he was hampered by having traded picks away to acquire quarterback Alex Smith. He has a full complement this year. And then some. Even after trading a fifth-round pick to New Orleans to acquire former Pro Bowl guard Ben Grubbs, the Chiefs have 10 selections in next week's draft. That includes...
Via AP on Fox
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs' Dorsey mulling over options ahead of NFL draft

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The first few years John Dorsey was in charge of the Kansas City Chiefs, he was hampered by having traded picks away to acquire quarterback Alex Smith. He has a full complement this year. And then some. Even after trading a fifth-round pick to New Orleans to acquire former Pro Bowl offensive guard Ben Grubbs, the Chiefs have 10 selections in next week's draft...
Via AP on Fox
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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