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Twitter Tuesday: The Kansas City Chiefs made the Pro Bowl much more interesting

As the majority of the sports world’s focus was fixed in on the endless coverage and controversy that is the “Deflate-Gate”, the NFL’s largely scrutinized- and surprisingly competitive- Pro Bowl took place in Arizona on Sunday. Although the Pro Bowl seems to lose value by the year, as long as fans are allowed to have one more chance to see their favorite players in action...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bills, Broncos, Chiefs, Raiders, & Saints

Bills Bills announced the hiring of Michael Hamlin (STs  quality control), Aaron Kromer (Offensive Line), Sanjay Lal (Wide Receivers), Anthony Lynn (Assistant HC/Running Backs), D’Anton Lynn (Defensive Assistant), and Chris Palmer (Senior Offensive Assistant). Buffalo will retain Kurt Anderson (Assistant Offensive Line), Donnie Henderson (Defensive Backs), Jason Rebrovich...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Top 3 Free Agents To Target This Offseason

What in the world is taking the Kansas City Chiefs so long to lock up Justin Houston to a long term deal?The linebacker went into the final game of the season with 18 sacks and used the San Diego backfield as his own personal playground, taking Philip Rivers down four times.Even if the stud pass rushers finished the season without a sack in the final game, he certainly had enough...
Via Football Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Three New Year's Resolutions For 2015

The Kansas City Chiefs proved you can have a winning record – minus key units on offense. They also proved jumping out to a fast start does not always mean a fast ending to the season.After riding high with a 24-20 win against Seattle in November, the team free fell, dropping four of the remaining six games on the schedule. The 9-7 record was decent, but not good enough to claim...
Via Football Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Could J.J. Watt Line up on Offense in Sunday’s Pro Bowl?

We may just see Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt lined up on offense in Sunday’s Pro Bowl. Want some proof? This is Watt catching a pass from Buffalo Bills defensive lineman Kyle Williams. Nice pass for a large guy. We all saw a sampling of Watt’s catching abilities, as evidenced by his three receiving touchdowns during the 2014 season. Watt, who’s trying to work on...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets Top Five Positions of Need

Now that the Jets have introduced Mike Maccagnan and Todd Bowles as their new general manager and head coach, it is time for them to get down to business. Over the next almost two months, the two people now in charge of the Jets but specifically Maccagnan, will be spending countless hours not only deciding what their biggest needs are, but also deciding how they want to address those...
Via Pro Football Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tamba Hali Willing To Take A Pay Cut To Be Back With Chiefs Next Year

Chiefs veteran OLB Tamba Hali said that he would like be back with the Chiefs next season and implied that he would be respective to taking a pay cut next year. “At this stage of my career, it isn’t about money,” Hali said during an interview with 610 Sports Radio, via the Kansas City Star. “The Kansas City Chiefs have taken care of me, financially. I have some good people...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

No love: Chiefs' Houston picked the best (and worst) year to be an absolute stud

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- If anyone should have a beef with the Pro Bowl, it's Rodney Hudson, without whom, given an offensive line held together otherwise by masking tape, Silly Putty and hope, Alex Smith might have seen various other precious body parts ruptured. But after he was the 15th player taken -- by "Team Carter," which may or may not be a comic-book show on ABC -- and the sixth...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
5 days ago  |  Discuss

If the Tennessee Titans could Add any Players

The Tennessee Titans were far from a good team in 2014, compiling a dismal 2-14 record. In order to improve enough to be considered for a Super Bowl, the Titans would need to add some pieces… a lot of great pieces.With that in mind, our Tennessee Titans writers got together to determine what players they would add to the Titans in order to make them a great team.Each writer picked...
Via Pro Football Spot
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs Have Had “Zero Talks” With Justin Houston Regarding An Extension

Herbie Teope of Chiefs Digest reports that the Kansas City Chiefs have had “zero talks” with the representatives for OLB Justin Houston regarding a contract extensions since the end of the 2014 season. There is, of course, plenty of time for the two parties to get together and begin the process of hashing out a long-term deal that will keep Houston in Kansas City for the...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Kansas City Chiefs have tough calls ahead

The Kansas City Chiefs are a team on the rise. Despite going from 11-5 and a playoff team to 9-7 and out of the postseason in 2014, Kansas City was much more competitive against quality opponents. In Andy Reid’s first year at the helm, the Chiefs were only able to beat one playoff team in the Philadelphia Eagles. This year, Reid’s group knocked off both the New England Patriots...
Via Bloguin Best
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs have tough calls ahead

The Kansas City Chiefs are a team on the rise. Despite going from 11-5 and a playoff team to 9-7 and out of the postseason in 2014, Kansas City was much more competitive against quality opponents. In Andy Reid’s first year at the helm, the Chiefs were only able to beat one playoff team in the Philadelphia Eagles. This year, Reid’s group knocked off both the New England Patriots...
Via This Given Sunday
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: 2014 Final Report Card

Before Alex Smith came into the picture in 2013, The Chiefs were 2-14 for the 2012 season. In 2013 they jumped to 11-5, making it to the wild card round and losing to The Colts by only 1 point. This year they went 9-7, not making it to the playoffs due to wins from The Ravens over The Browns and The Texans over The Jaguars. Overall The Chiefs did well, just coming up a bit shy, earning...
Via Football Nation
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Order in the Court: J.J. Watt's MVP Case

The NFL Most Valuable Player is awarded at the end of the season to the player that stood out the most. The player selected usually has an off-the-chart statistical season and shined from the beginning of the regular season until the very end.In this case, that would be Houston Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt.I say defensive lineman because Watt does not play just one position...
Via Pro Football Spot
13 days ago  |  Discuss

John Dorsey has his Priorities set for the Chiefs Off-Season

John Dorsey has a lot of work to do as the Kansas City Chiefs begin planning for 2015 and beyond. At this point in the season he is pulled in a thousand different directions. Two factors have dominated the initial weeks of the Chiefs’ off-season and have allowed Dorsey to set his priorities and get working directly after the season ended.Every general manager is completely dependent...
Via Pro Football Spot
13 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Free Agency: Top 5 Landing Spots For Justin Houston

The Kansas City Chiefs are in a quandary of sorts. According to a report, the team is thinking of trading Tamba Hali over the offseason in an effort to allow this past season’s first round draft pick, Dee Ford a chance to start opposite of Justin Houston.There is only one caveat to this plan – Houston is set to become a free agent in this offseason. If the Chiefs want that plan...
Via Football Nation
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Houston's Legendary 2014 Season

The Chiefs picked up Justin Houston in the 2011 draft and in that season he collected five and a half sacks. Since then, the numbers have only improved. He sacked quarterbacks 10 times in 2012, another 11 times in 2013, and in 2014 had more sacks than the last two years combined with 22. Only 10 players in NFL history have gained 20 or more sacks in one season, one of which was the...
Via Pro Football Spot
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report says Kansas City Chiefs are working out star CFL wide receiver today

In case you missed every minute of every Kansas City Chiefs game this season, they could really use an upgrade at wide receiver. One way they can do that is through free agency, and this year’s crop has a number of great wideout names on the market like Dez Bryant and Randall Cobb. Another name that’s been circulating in rumors involving a number of teams is CFL star Duron Carter...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Be the GM: What should the Kansas City Chiefs do with each of their free agents?

With the NFL offseason officially upon us, it’s only natural to automatically shift your focus to Free Agency and the NFL Draft. However what is overlooked by many is the vital process of keeping homegrown talent in house, and retaining your talent. NFL Champions are built through the draft, improved in free agency, however they stay relevant by retaining their own players and...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
24 days ago  |  Discuss

AP names Justin Houston, Anthony Sherman All-Pro for the Kansas City Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs can boast of having at least two of the very best players in the NFL in 2014. According to the team’s official twitter account, linebacker Justin Houston was named to the Associated Press’ first-team All-Pro squad for this season: #Chiefs LB @JHouston50 named AP All-Pro. READ: http://t.co/1t72ZH0m6e pic.twitter.com/KImJAcuOYh — Kansas City Chiefs (...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
25 days ago  |  Discuss

The 10 NFL players worthy of MVP consideration in 2014

Now that the 2014 regular season is over, it’s time for the NFL to start passing our end-of-year awards. Rookies and veterans alike will be honored. Players on both sides of the ball will be touted. And praise will be heaped upon those who bounced back from adversity. But this biggest prize is the league’s Most Valuable Player award; it’s the holy grail, the individual honor...
Via cover32
26 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Justin Houston, Bills, Buccaneers, Chargers, Panthers

Justin Houston Chiefs OLB Justin Houston won the 2014 Deacon Jones Award, which is given to the NFL sack leader. Bills Jason La Canfora reports that he continues to hear that fraction exists between Bills GM Doug Whaley and HC Doug Marrone. Buccaneers Buccaneers signed QB Seth Lobato to a reserve/futures contract. (Greg Auman) Chargers Chargers GM Tom Telesco said...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs head into offseason of potential change

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- At first glance, the Kansas City Chiefs appear poised to make a strong postseason run next season. They've solidified the quarterback spot, have several young stars under contract, and came within a hair of making the postseason this year. Delve a little deeper and the offseason outlook changes considerably. Their offensive line is in dire need of upgrades. So...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs' Houston heads into uncertain offseason

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) In the hours after a four-sack performance gave Justin Houston the Chiefs' franchise record, all he could talk about was how close Kansas City came to making the playoffs. Houston insisted his new single-season mark would hit him some day. He might be on a new team by the time it happens. The Pro Bowl linebacker became a free agent when the season ended, putting...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs QB Chase Daniels Will Probably Catch Some Flack Over Justin Houston Comment

Chase Daniels played an admirable game subbing in for Alex Smith who was out with a lacerated spleen. It was good enough along with the tremendous job the Chiefs defense did which was led by Justin Houston's four-sack performance. After the game Daniels was asked about how much having a guy like Houston terrorizing the opponents offense helps.His comments were harmless, but with...
Via FatManWriting
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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