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Jones leaning on UT legends to help rebuild Vols mystique

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Before he started building something new with Tennessee football, Butch Jones figured how to only embrace the past ... and make it work for him and the program. That was the message the second-year coach professed from the first day he took over the Volunteers. He reiterated it again earlier Tuesday, before speaking to an estimated 500 faithful at an annual kickoff...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Browns, Chargers, Chiefs, Giants, Panthers, & Titans

  Browns QB Brian Hoyer took all the first-team reps during Saturday’s practice. (Mary Kay Cabot) Chargers Third-round pick G Chris Watt was carted off the field during Saturday’s practice. (Tom Krasovic) Chiefs S Eric Berry sustained a dislocated finger during Saturday’s practice and could miss a few days. (Adam Teicher) The Chiefs are rotating Rishaw Johnson and...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Smith, Eric Berry, Justin Houston, Dontari Poe: 2014 and Beyond

Alex Smith and Justin Houston will be free agents in 2015. Eric Berry, Dontari Poe, Tamba Hali, Derrick Johnson, and Jamaal Charles follow suit the following year. The Chiefs have tough decisions regarding these players. Which to re-sign and which to let go? In this post, I breakdown the pros and cons of keeping and letting each one go, as well as the potential replacements for...
Via TopSportsReport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs Weekly Rewind: Ron Parker moving up, Ryan Succop… Down?

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to catch up on anything and everything from the Kansas City Chiefs this week. Kansas City Chiefs: - Will Ron Parker be the replacement for Brandon Flowers? (READ) - Will Ryan Succop be on the team this fall? You might be surprised. (READ) - Eric Berry named as one of the five best safeties in the NFL. (READ) - Andy Reid not...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry named top-5 in NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs have question marks in their secondary, NOT GOOD

The Kansas City Chiefs’ secondary is more or less Eric Berry and the Question Marks. The team has Sean Smith who was recently arrested for DUI, and besides him have no one in the secondary. Ron Parker is 26, and Marcus Cooper is 24, and they are currently the projected starters in KC.  It’s been a […] The post Kansas City Chiefs have question marks in their secondary, NOT...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Quotable Monday: Chiefs land six in Pro Football Focus’ top 101

Pro Football Focus is an advanced metric website that breaks down every snap of every NFL game. They recently broke down their top 101 players from 2013. How did the Chiefs rate? Pretty well. Really well, actually. The Chiefs landed six players in PFF’s top 101. 72) Derrick Johnson, ILB: Death, taxes and yet another excellent year from Derrick Johnson. In this age that we live...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs’ Dee Ford: ‘No. 1 goal is to be a sponge’

The Kansas City Chiefs first-round draft pick Dee Ford plans to “be a sponge” when he joins his new teammates. “My No. 1 goal is to be a sponge and be a great teammate,” Ford said. “I’m not concerned with the hype. I’m concerned with things that I can control, which is coming into this organization and being a great teammate. I really hope I don’t sound generic or...
Via Sports-Glory
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

The Kansas City Chiefs should draft one of these 10 future stars from the 2014 class

Tonight, 32 players will be selected in the first round of of the 2014 NFL Draft. And during the course of the next three days, a total of 256 names will be called from the podium at Radio City Music Hall, signaling the start of many promising careers. Many will make an NFL roster this season. Plenty will become starters. Roughly 30 or so will eventually earn a Pro Bowl nod. And...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft Video: Mock picks for the Kansas City Chiefs, expectations for top teams, more

Our good friends over at USA TODAY put together a series of videos with mock drafts, expectations for the top-10 teams and a breakdown of the top-5 quarterbacks on the board. With a little more than a day to go, these are some great time killers before the show begins. You may also be interested in:Draft Video: Mock picks for the Kansas City Chiefs, expectations for top teams...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Could this Baylor safety be Eric Berry’s next partner in crime?

Year in and year out, we are reminded that the big boards we follow on the internet are far different than those in NFL war rooms. Players are forgotten, prospects are undervalued, and members of NFL scouting department’s prove their worth by uncovering hidden talent where others see nothing. One player that has truly gotten lost in the shuffle among draft pundits throughout the...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Is it worth it to trade proven players for draft picks?

The biggest topic of discussion for Kansas City Chiefs fans right now is whether the team should trade Pro Bowl safety Eric Berry, as first brought up by Kansas City Star columnist Sam Mellinger. The idea got me to thinking – what’s the history of players that were traded for draft picks? Who typically wins the trade; is it the team that ends up with the draft pick(s), or the...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

A Kansas City Chiefs offensive lineman posted a photo of his broken finger

Kansas City Chiefs offensive tackle Donald Stephenson has seen better days. His finger is, well, broken…. Being a NFL player sounds like a blast. Having your pinky crumble before your eyes doesn’t sound quite as appealing. You may also be interested in:A Kansas City Chiefs offensive lineman posted a photo of his broken fingerShould the Kansas City Chiefs trade Pro Bowl Safety...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Should the Kansas City Chiefs trade Pro Bowl Safety Eric Berry?

The Kansas City Star’s Sam Mellinger believes that the Kansas City Chiefs should consider trading Eric Berry. He goes on to say that if the Chiefs are considering making such a deal, they should do so now. Most of you will think I'm nuts for this, but the Chiefs should trade Eric Berry. http://t.co/ZyDJjjaLEM — Sam Mellinger (@mellinger) April 12, 2014 Mellinger’s argument...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

The time is right for the Chiefs to trade Eric Berry

The Chiefs should trade Eric Berry. There, let that sit for a moment. The NFL is a cold business, and sometimes the truth hurts, so let’s just get into it. There is no room for sentimental value here. Everyone is a commodity, and for the Chiefs, Berry is more valuable as a trade piece than the starting strong safety. Trading Berry would anger Chiefs fans, require some major...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs Have Reasons to Draft Safety at #23

Eric Berry has been to 3 Pro Bowls in his 3 seasons played. He was 1st team All-Pro one year. According to profootballfocus he was targeted more than any other safety, but 18 other safeties gave up more passing yards while only 2 finished with a better coverage grade than Berry. He also had the 2nd most defensive stops and most QB disruptions from the safety position. In 3 years...
Via Pro Football Spot
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs unlikely to trade Eric Berry

The Kansas City Chiefs always seem to be ahead of everyone when it comes to rumors we get invested in. They were one of the first teams to be linked to Devin Hester, they were in on the DeSean Jackson trade rumors a month ago and now we’re hearing about Eric Berry’s name coming up in trade rumors yet again. But like the Jackson trade rumors, the Eric Berry rumors are being cautiously...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs could sign Eric Berry to an extension soon

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Adam Teicher of ESPN.com believes Eric Berry is a candidate to receive a contract extension soon. Safety Eric Berry is the one who makes the most sense from an extension standpoint. He’s going into the final season of his contract but the Chiefs will want to keep him around for a long...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Vols Make 2014 Legacy Class Official On Signing Day

The 2014 Tennessee recruiting class, better known as the legacy class, is now official as national signing day took place Wednesday.Dillon Bates, Neiko Creamer, Todd Kelly, Jr. are all the sons of former Tennessee football starters. Vic Wharton also has ties to Tennessee athletics, as his uncle was a member of the Tennessee men's basketball team from 1996-99.  Elliott and Evan...
Via Football Nation
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Continued progress is crucial for Chiefs

One year ago, the Kansas City Chiefs had just finished one of their most memorable seasons in the history of the franchise – memorable, that is, in a bad way. The 2012 Chiefs season started with so much promise and hope, but only ended with despair and disappointment. What started out as hope and promise, stemming from the return of stars Jamaal Charles and Eric Berry from injury...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
January 27, 2014  |  1 Comment

How should the Chiefs play the salary cap?

With the Colts loss as a mere memory, the Kansas City Chiefs draft is in full swing. Beginning the 2014 season on an especially high note after the last season’s wild successes, Kansas City has a slightly higher salary cap than 2013’s, and the draft should benefit as a result. The team has settled on about $126.3 million to be distributed among the top 51 players for the 2014...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs have now lost 8 straight playoff games breaking Lions record

The Kansas City Chiefs started off the season as the best team in the NFL, but finished the season choking. Today they broke a record held by the Detroit Lions, that is not good company. @AdamSchefter: Chiefs now have lost 8 straight playoff games, breaking record they shared with Lions for longest postseason losing streak […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
January 04, 2014  |  4 Comments

Giants’ Antrel Rolle calls Pro Bowl “a joke”

New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle went on a Twitter rant after he was snubbed for the Pro Bowl. “Tell me which safety has better numbers and made more game changing plays than me this year???? I'll wait!!!! This probowl s#@t is a joke,” Rolle tweeted. Three NFL strong safeties got the Pro Bowl nod: the Chiefs’ Eric Berry, the Seahawks’ Kam Chancellor and the Steelers’...
Via IMAGE CPR SPORTS
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Thank you, Scott Pioli

Scott Pioli spent 2009-2012 as the General Manger for the Kansas City Chiefs. The Kansas City Chiefs have had one of the best turnarounds in NFL history this season after finishing at a dreadful 2-14 a year ago and now currently sitting at 10-3. The Chiefs and their fans owe sincere gratitude to one man in particular Scott Pioli. His time in Kansas City Scott Pioli was fired by the...
Via isportsweb.com
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Alex Smith on benching by 49ers: ‘I disagreed with it 100 percent’

Alex Smith told Peter King of The Monday Morning Quarterback that he shouldn’t have been benched last year in San Francisco after he sustained a concussion in Week 10 against the Rams. “I disagreed with it, and I disagreed with it 100 percent,” said Smith, who was relaxed by Colin Kaepernick.  ”I thought I should be playing. But it wasn’t my decision. I’ve been through...
Via Sports-Glory
November 07, 2013  |  1 Comment
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