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Kansas City Chiefs: 2014 Outside Linebacker Breakdown

As the 2014 NFL regular season drew to a close, the Kansas City Chiefs had a variety of things that the organization intended on improving on in the off-season. From struggles with the receiving core of the Chiefs to inconsistency in the secondary, there is much to develop. However, a strong point that Kansas City has had in their arsenal for the past couple years has been their...
Via Pro Football Spot
24 days ago  |  Discuss

For Chiefs, ugly is the new beautiful -- as long as it leads to a playoff berth, baby

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It was a fluffy snow game, minus the fluff and the snow: Eighteen punts, 21 penalties, 159 penalty yards, two field goal whiffs, eight third downs converted in 31 attempts. The circus started with a tight-end screen and ended with one of the ugliest onside kick attempts in modern NFL history. "Just sloppy football on all ends, a little bit," guard Jeff Linkenbach...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

With Sunday's big win, Chiefs claim control of their playoff destiny

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- After all the moaning and groaning that emerged from the Chiefs' three-game skid, here's what we still know: The Chiefs, after blowing out the Raiders 31-13, control their own playoff destiny. Win their remaining two games against Pittsburgh and San Diego, and the Chiefs will make the playoffs. Kansas City linebacker Frank Zombo, a former Packer, remembers the...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs waive Dezman Moses, sign former Chargers linebacker

After the Chiefs re-signed Frank Zombo in free-agency and added speed rusher Dee Ford in the draft, the writing was on the wall for OLB Dezman Moses. After racking up a mere five tackles in 2013, it was clear that the Chiefs desperately needed more pass rush production behind Justin Houston and Tamba Hali. By selecting Dee Ford, signing Vance Walker and retaining Josh Martin, Kansas...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs need to build from within, rely on returning talent

The Chiefs have only made 8 acquisitions this offseason (including the re-signings of Hussain Abdullah and Frank Zombo), a drastic reduction from last year. This should come as no surprise since Dorsey follows the Ted Thompson draft philosophy and head coach Andy Reid is adamant about building a team, not buying one. Unfortunately, the Chiefs may not have enough supplies to build...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Free Agency 3/18

Here’s all the news and notes from the Kansas City Chiefs relating to free agency on March 18.   Frank Zombo signed a 2-year deal worth $1.6 million with the #Chiefs. Received a $100k bonus which means KC can cut him w/o big cap penalty. — Terez A. Paylor (@TerezPaylor) March 18, 2014 With the Walker and Zombo signings, the #Chiefs now have $5.22 million in cap space. — Terez...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs GM Dorsey says Sanders fiasco 'put to bed'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Chiefs general manager John Dorsey said Tuesday the controversial signing of wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders by AFC West-rival Denver has been "put to bed" and that he's focused on what he can do during the rest of free agency and the draft. Sanders had visited the Chiefs last week and reports began to surface he had agreed to a contract. His agent, Steve Weinberg...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs sign former Raiders DT Vance Walker

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Chiefs signed former Raiders defensive tackle Vance Walker to a three-year deal Friday, filling one of their needs, and announced the signing of linebacker Frank Zombo. Walker was a seventh-round pick of the Falcons in 2009, and provided valuable depth while appearing in 58 games for them over his first four seasons. He started 15 games for the Raiders last...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

What’s next for the Kansas City Chiefs?

You made it through day one of NFL Free Agency! Now what? First, a quick update on the Chiefs free agents: OFFENSE: WR Dexter McCluster – Agreed to 3-year, $12 million deal with the Tennessee Titans. WR Kyle Williams – Drawing interest from (at least) five teams. OT Branden Albert – Agreed to 5-year, $46 million deal with the Miami Dolphins. OG Geoff Schwartz – Agreed to...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Chiefs Re-Signing LB Frank Zombo

  Mike Garafolo of Fox Sports reports that the Chiefs have reached an agreement with LB Frank Zombo. Zombo, 27, signed a one-year deal with the Chiefs last April and would go on to appear in all 16 games last season. He totaled 27 tackles, two sacks, an interception, a forced fumble and a recovery in 2013. Pro Football Focus had him rated as the No. 25 outside linebacker in a...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Flanny projects which Chiefs free agents are gone and which will be back

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The contracts of all soon-to-be NFL free agents expire at 3 p.m. Tuesday. And with just a projected $10 million or so of cap space available, the Chiefs will have to pick and choose carefully to determine which of their own 11 free agents they decide to bring back. Also, don't expect Chiefs general manager John Dorsey to get too wild and crazy with other teams...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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