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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...
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

Chiefs Will Be Fine In Spite of F/A Losses

Last season in free agency, the Kansas City Chiefs were active...very active. In 2013, new General Manager John Dorsey opened the checkbook and signed the likes of Sean Smith, Akeem Jordan, Chase Daniel, Geoff Schwartz, Anthony Fasano, Frank Zombo, and Donnie Avery. This season the Chiefs appear to be taking a wait-and-see approach to free agency as several teams, including division...
Via KC Chiefs Blitz
March 12, 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

Kansas City Chiefs will keep LB Frank Zombo

Frank Zombo the former Green Bay Packers linebacker will be retained by the Kansas City Chiefs.  Zombo is a very solid linebacker who has a great work ethic.  He has been training with Mike Catapano the Chiefs draft pick from last year.  I expect great things in 2014 from both Zombo and Catapano. MikeGarafolo Chiefs […]The post Kansas City Chiefs will keep LB Frank Zombo appeared...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
March 10, 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

LB Frank Zombo has big shoes to fill: 'I’m kind of a blue-collar guy'

Kansas City Chiefs LB Frank Zombo has some big shoes to fill in replacing Justin Houston, and his first test will be against the Denver Broncos. The Chiefs, with a healthy Hali and Houston, were unable to sack Manning two weeks ago at Denver, and Zombo is working to get better results. "After the game, I was surprised, wow, our guys didn’t get any sacks," Zombo said...
Via 60 Max Power O
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

LB Frank Zombo has big shoes to fill: 'I’m kind of a blue-collar guy'

Kansas City Chiefs LB Frank Zombo has some big shoes to fill in replacing Justin Houston, and his first test will be against the Denver Broncos. The Chiefs, with a healthy Hali and Houston, were unable to sack Manning two weeks ago at Denver, and Zombo is working to get better results. "After the game, I was surprised, wow, our guys didn’t get any sacks," Zombo said...
Via 60 Max Power O
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

LB Frank Zombo has big shoes to fill: 'I’m kind of a blue-collar guy'

Kansas City Chiefs LB Frank Zombo has some big shoes to fill in replacing Justin Houston, and his first test will be against the Denver Broncos. The Chiefs, with a healthy Hali and Houston, were unable to sack Manning two weeks ago at Denver, and Zombo is working to get better results. "After the game, I was surprised, wow, our guys didn’t get any sacks," Zombo said...
Via 60 Max Power O
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

LB Frank Zombo has big shoes to fill in replacing Justin Houston: 'I’m kind of a blue-collar guy'

Kansas City Chiefs LB Frank Zombo has some big shoes to fill in replacing Justin Houston, and his first test will be against the Denver Broncos. The Chiefs, with a healthy Hali and Houston, were unable to sack Manning two weeks ago at Denver, and Zombo is working to get better results. "After the game, I was surprised, wow, our guys didn’t get any sacks," Zombo said...
Via 60 Max Power O
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

LB Frank Zombo has big shoes to fill in replacing Justin Houston: 'I’m kind of a blue-collar guy'

Kansas City Chiefs LB Frank Zombo has some big shoes to fill in replacing Justin Houston, and his first test will be against the Denver Broncos. The Chiefs, with a healthy Hali and Houston, were unable to sack Manning two weeks ago at Denver, and Zombo is working to get better results. "After the game, I was surprised, wow, our guys didn’t get any sacks," Zombo said...
Via 60 Max Power O
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

LB Frank Zombo ready to replace Justin Houston: 'I’m kind of a blue-collar guy'

Kansas City Chiefs LB Frank Zombo has some big shoes to fill in replacing Justin Houston, and his first test will be against the Denver Broncos. The Chiefs, with a healthy Hali and Houston, were unable to sack Manning two weeks ago at Denver, and Zombo is working to get better results. "After the game, I was surprised, wow, our guys didn’t get any sacks," Zombo said...
Via 60 Max Power O
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

LB Frank Zombo ready to replace Justin Houston: 'I’m kind of a blue-collar guy'

Kansas City Chiefs LB Frank Zombo has some big shoes to fill in replacing Justin Houston, and his first test will be against the Denver Broncos. The Chiefs, with a healthy Hali and Houston, were unable to sack Manning two weeks ago at Denver, and Zombo is working to get better results. "After the game, I was surprised, wow, our guys didn’t get any sacks," Zombo said...
Via 60 Max Power O
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston back at Chiefs practice, but Frank Zombo prepares to be next man up

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- There may have been a bit of good news for the Chiefs on Thursday: Linebacker Justin Houston, second in the league in sacks with 8 12, was back at practice in a helmet and going through warm-ups. Whether Houston, who suffered concussion-like symptoms after the Tennessee game Sunday, can play this Sunday remains uncertain. The Chiefs are taking the cautious approach...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Chiefs sign LB Frank Zombo

The Kansas City Chiefs announced today that they have signed former Packers’ linebacker Frank Zombo. Zombo has nine-career starts in 25 games, during his three NFL seasons with the Green Bay Packers (2010-12). His career numbers include 53 tackles, five sacks and two forced fumbles. The Super Bowl champion, Zombo performed well on the game’s biggest stage, totaling five tackles...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Chiefs add depth at linebacker, sign Zombo

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Chiefs added depth at linebacker Thursday by signing Frank Zombo, who had spent the past three seasons with the Green Bay Packers. Zombo will be reunited with longtime Packers personnel man John Dorsey, who was hired as the Chiefs' general manager in January and has been aggressively overhauling the team's roster. A former undrafted...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Chiefs sign former Packers linebacker Zombo

The Kansas City Chiefs added depth at linebacker Thursday by signing Frank Zombo, who had spent the past three seasons with the Green Bay Packers. Zombo will be reunited with longtime Packers personnel man John Dorsey, who was hired as the Chiefs' general manager in January and has been aggressively overhauling the team's roster. A former undrafted free agent, Zombo played...
Via AP on Fox
April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

OLB Zombo signs with Kansas City

GREEN BAY, Wis. The Packers lost another one of their free agents Wednesday, but it shouldn't be too big of a setback. Outside linebacker Frank Zombo is signing with the Kansas City Chiefs, in a deal first reported by ESPN's Adam Schefter. Zombo, who began his career with Green Bay after going undrafted in 2010, appeared in only eight games last season as he battled through...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers Annual Checkup: OLB Frank Zombo

Today is the 53rd day of FOX Sports Wisconsin Packers writer Paul Imig's offseason evaluations of every player on Green Bay's roster. Click here for all of Paul's previous evaluations FRANK ZOMBO, OUTSIDE LINEBACKER Season stats: Seven games (All regular season); Eight tackles, zero missed tackles, zero sacks, zero forced fumbles, zero penalties committed Best game...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers may not bring back Frank Zombo

According to the Green Bay Press-Gazette, the Packers haven’t shown much interested in re-signing linebacker Frank Zombo. After making the team as undrafted free agent in 2010 and having a productive rookie season, playing in 13 of the 16 regular-season games, Zombo spent most of the next two seasons battling injuries. The outside linebacker played in just 12 games in 2011 and...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Capers likes Packers solid cornerback corps

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- One day after the Packers' 24-20 win over the Detroit Lions, defensive coordinator Dom Capers, special teams coordinator Shawn Slocum and offensive coordinator Tom Clements talked about the victory that extended Green Bay's winning streak to five in a row. Here are three question-and-answer highlights from each coordinator: CAPERS 1. How did you think...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Capers likes Packers solid cornerback corps

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- One day after the Packers' 24-20 win over the Detroit Lions, defensive coordinator Dom Capers, special teams coordinator Shawn Slocum and offensive coordinator Tom Clements talked about the victory that extended Green Bay's winning streak to five in a row. Here are three question-and-answer highlights from each coordinator: CAPERS 1. How did you think...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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