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...
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Ex-teammate says RoboPeyton can be beat, but you'll have to go 15 rounds

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Tell us, Jeff, please, for the love of Lamar. What the hell do we do? Because other than suiting up Priest Holmes and Trent Green again, nothing seems to work. Nothing. Nada. Zip, dude. Play soft, Peyton Manning dinks you to death, one pin prick at a time. Play tight, he floats daggers in over the top. Drop eight, Manning eventually finds the most exploitable...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Margus Hunt emerging on Bengals line

CINCINNATI (AP) Margus Hunt got compared to a Russian boxer from ''Rocky IV'' when he arrived in the NFL. Two preseason games into his second season, he's forging his own identity. The 6-foot-8, 290-pound Estonian has made several highlight-reel plays during the Cincinnati Bengals' first two preseason games. He shoved Chiefs tackle Jeff Linkenbach aside with one arm to get to the...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs Camp Preview: The offensive line is full of question marks

The Kansas City Chiefs’ 2014 season is right around the corner, which means one thing: Training Camp is comin’, ya’ll. We will be breaking down the Chiefs position-by-position over the next few weeks to get you prepared for Training Camp positional battles, and the pre-season as a whole. Offensive Line Depth Chart: Left Tackle: 1) Eric Fisher 2) J’Marcus Webb 3) Ryan McKee...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Roster Roles - Kansas City Chiefs Offensive Line Evolving

The Kansas City Chiefs Offensive line is a hot mess. Three starters were lost from last season and have been replaced with two free agent journeymen signings and two sixth-round draft choices. With the start of the Organized Team Activities and the conclusion of Rookie Camp, we see better that the direct replacement of the departed players is likely not going to happen.Andy Reid’s...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs Plan of Attack for the 2014 NFL Draft

With the Draft just over the horizon, it’s time to take a detailed look at each team’s acquisitions and losses and gauge a plan of attack for how they should approach the first three rounds of this year’s draft.  We’ll start with the lowly Houston Texans and work our way all the way up to the Super Bowl Champs in Seattle.  The Chiefs are up as we sit exactly three weeks...
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April 17, 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...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Free Agency 3/17

The Chiefs have been quiet since signing offensive lineman Jeff Linkenbach and inside linebacker Joe Mays. It appeared they had a deal in place with free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders before Sanders up and left to join the Broncos “dream team” in Denver. Since then, it’s gone silent at One Arrowhead Drive. Here’s the latest:   – 10:30 am update – Former #Bears...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Weekly Rewind

We’re a week into the 2014 version of free agency and it feels like we can finally take a deep breath as we move into week two. The Chiefs weren’t particularly active early on, allowing five starters from the 2013 roster to walk 90 minutes into the start of free agency. Eventually, the Chiefs agreed to terms with veteran offensive lineman Jeff Linkenbach and a potential starting...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Should Kansas City Chiefs fans be concerned with lack of free agency moves?

The third full day of the NFL’s free agency period hasn’t even come to a close yet, and already Kansas City Chiefs fans are ready to throw in the towel on the 2014 season. After the spending spree Chiefs general manager John Dorsey engaged in last year, it’s easy to understand the frustration of the Chiefs faithful, but there is some serious overreacting going on. The “Debbie...
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March 13, 2014  |  1 Comment

Meet newly signed Kansas City Chiefs offensive lineman Jeff Linkenbach

Earlier today, newly signed Kansas City Chiefs offensive lineman Jeff Linkenbach sat down with the media and discussed his role with the team. For the most part, Linkenbach kept to the party line, giving the answers that most would expect him to give. With the structure of his contract, he likely understands that his spot on the 53-man roster is not a “sure thing” and he’ll...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

The Kansas City Chiefs have a history with receivers

With the dust settling on the second day of NFL free agency, the Chiefs have signed two new players: offensive linemen Jeff Linkenbach from the Indianapolis Colts and linebacker Joe Mays, previously of the Houston Texans. Given the Chiefs’ salary cap situation, they may only have enough room to sign one more free agent, unless of course they restructure some of their existing contracts...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs land linebacker Mays, offensive lineman Linkenbach

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Chiefs made their first moves after a quiet start to free agency, signing linebacker Joe Mays and offensive lineman Joe Linkenbach on Wednesday while confirming the signing of defensive back and special teams standout Husain Abdullah. The cash-strapped Chiefs only had about $9.6 million in salary cap space after spending lavishly last offseason. The investment...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Kansas City Chiefs sign veteran offensive guard

The Kansas City Chiefs have signed veteran offensive guard Jeff Linkenbach, according to his agent. Congrats to client OL Jeff Linkenbach on signing with the Kansas City Chiefs today — Sports Agent (@andysimms) March 12, 2014 Linkenbach made the Colts roster as an undrafted free agent in 2010 and has spent the last three seasons in Indianapolis. Linkenbach has started 33 total...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs Sign Former Colts OL Jeff Linkenbach

  Andy Simms, the agent for former Colts OL Jeff Linkenbach, announced that his client is signing with the Kansas City Chiefs. Linkenbach, 26, signed with the Colts as an undrafted free agent out of Cincinnati back in 2010. According to Pro Football Focus, Linkenbach played 368 snap for the Colts last season, but graded out as the No. 57 guard in the league. The Chiefs...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5: Colts addressing issues for the offseason

As we draw closer to May 8th and the NFL draft, teams look to say goodbye and welcome back to their players. The Colts should use this offseason to continue the path that they have started since they drafted Andrew Luck. Which is to build around him and his golden arm. Issue 1 The backfield has had a few changes due to injury, and need to settle on a group to keep and send the rest...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Free Agent Crystal Ball

With the end of the Colts' season against the Patriots last Saturday evening, it is time to start looking towards the off-season, with the draft and free agency looming on the horizon. According to, the Colts are hovering right around 36 million dollars in cap space, which puts them at about second in the NFL. This is a good situation to be in, if you are Colts’...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts' OL Jeffrey Linkenbach Out Against Cincinnati

Via the Twitter feed of Indianapolis Colts' beat writer Craig Kelley, offensive linemen Jeffrey Linkenbach will miss this week's pivotal matchup against AFC heavyweight Cincinnati. Pagano says Jeff Linkenbach will be out this week.— Craig Kelley (@CraigKColts) December 4, 2013Linkenbach is battling a quadriceps injury, and is one of many players named on the Colts' early injury...
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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