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...
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5 days ago  |  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...
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6 days ago  |  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. — Sam Mellinger (@mellinger) April 12, 2014 Mellinger’s argument...
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6 days ago  |  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...
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7 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 3 Kansas City Chiefs Draft Needs.

Safety First.With the recent loss of Kendrick Lewis to the Houston Texans via free agency... Combined with the idea that T.Y. Hilton is still wide open in the Indianapolis end zone... It's safe to say safety is one of the Chiefs biggest needs.Eric Berry is incredible at times, but the Chiefs need someone with speed and range back there. Especially with Rivers and Manning in the...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

SOTT Scouting: Kendrick Lewis

A depth signing by the Houston Texans, safety Kendrick Lewis has plenty to prove to make the 53 man roster coming out of training camp. Lewis was a nice surprise for the Chiefs as a 5th round pick out of Mississippi and was supposed to be a dynamic duo with Eric Berry.  His best season was his rookie season and heading into his 4th year his play slipped after Romeo Crennel...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs Off Season Makes Sense

After an 11-5 playoff season, it’s hard to expect anything but more from a team the next year. It’s easy to forget that the Chiefs were 2-14 and picking first the year before. It’s easy to forget that this team didn’t have a lead in any game until week 10. It’s easy to forget that John Dorsey and Andy Reid are just completing their first full year of running this franchise...
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27 days ago  |  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...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs could sign Eric Berry to an extension soon

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Adam Teicher of 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

The five toughest games for San Diego in 2014

While the NFL schedule isn’t set to release until April, we already know who the Bolts opponents will be in 2014. With the combine now a week away, here is a look at the five toughest matchups for the Chargers next season. 5: @ Kansas City Arrowhead Stadium is one of the toughest places to get a win in the NFL. After the Chargers swept the Chiefs in 2013, I expect the Kansas City...
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February 13, 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...
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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...
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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...
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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 […]
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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’...
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Chiefs' amazing season could get even better

KANSAS CITY, Mo. --Five things we learned from the Chiefs' 56-31 thrashing of Oakland on Sunday. THE TURNAROUND: You simply can't give enough credit to general manager John Dorsey and coach Andy Reid for turning this franchise around so rapidly. A year ago, as we all remember, Kansas city was healing from the horror of the Jovan Belcher murder-suicide and the Chiefs couldn...
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December 15, 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...
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...
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November 07, 2013  |  1 Comment

Chiefs remain humble despite 8-0 start

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Chiefs cherish every victory. After all, they had only two of them all last season. So while the entire city is abuzz about their 8-0 start, and the fact that they lead the rival Denver Broncos in the suddenly stacked AFC West, the Chiefs remain humble to the point where it was hard to tell in Sunday's postgame locker room that they had...
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Chiefs remaining humble despite 8-0 start

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer The Kansas City Chiefs cherish every victory. After all, they only had two of them all last season. So while the entire city is abuzz about their 8-0 start, and the fact that they lead the rival Denver Broncos in the suddenly stacked AFC West, the Chiefs remain humble to the point where it was hard...
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Pivotal for the Kansas City Chiefs: keep Jordan Cameron in check

Browns’ tight end Jordan Cameron should be the chief concern for Kansas City The Kansas City Chiefs have a chance to guarantee themselves a .500 season on Sunday at home against the Cleveland Browns, and there is one key matchup that could prevent that from happening if the Chiefs are unable to keep it from getting out of hand. Browns’ tight end Jordan Cameron is on pace for...
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Eric Berry Confronting His Fear Of Horses Is The Most Adorable Thing Ever

GIF: Buzzfeed Pro Bowl Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry is fearless on the field. His elite coverage skills and football IQ have propelled him to be one of the top defensive backs in the NFL today. So what could possibly scare a man of this caliber? Horses. You may be wondering why this is relevant considering he plays for a team called the ‘Chiefs’. Well, the team’s mascot...
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September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Chiefs safety faces fear of horses

The Kansas City Chiefs are exorcising years of demons with their miraculous start to the 2013 season. What better time for Chiefs safety Eric Berry to channel that positive energy and revisit his intense fear of horses? Yes, horses. The 6-foot, 211-pound safety says he's been deathly afraid of horses ever since he was bit during a childhood visit to a petting zoo. "I...
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September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Chiefs Eric Berry faces fear of horses by playing with puppets

The Kansas City Chiefs are exorcising years of demons with their miraculous start to the 2013 season. What better time, then, for Chiefs safety Eric Berry to channel that positive energy and revisit his intense fear of horses. Yes, horses. The 6-foot, 211-pound safety says he’s been deathly afraid of horses ever since he was bit during a childhood visit to a petting zoo. “I...
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

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