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Grading the Kansas City Chiefs draft selections

Follow me @KCLeadForTSR The Chiefs entered the draft with needs for linebacker, wide receiver, defensive tackle, center, and tight end. With a first round pick, second round pick, two third round picks, a fourth round pick, two fifth round picks, a sixth round pick, and a seventh round pick, the Chiefs were well equipped to fill these needs. In this article I grade each of...
Via TopSportsReport
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: New York Jets expect to sign former Kansas City Chiefs linebacker

Under the guide of new general manager Mike Maccagnan, the New York Jets have been diligently working to upgrade their defense through free agency this offseason. First, he brought back the stellar cornerback pairing of Darrelle Revis and Antonio Cromartie. Then he added Ronald Talley and Kevin Vickerson to the defensive line, then he signed linebackers Jamari Lattimore and Erinâ...
Via cover32
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs Plan of Attack For The 2015 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 Tampa Bay Bucs and work our way all the way up to the Super Bowl Champs in New England.  The Kansas City Chiefs are up this hump day...
Via DraftSeason
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Can Sylvester Williams Live Up to Broncos Expectations?

When the Denver Broncos selected Sylvester Williams with the 28th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, they did so with the intention that he would some day become the anchor of their defensive line. As a rookie, Williams was a rotational player behind starters Terrance Knighton and Kevin Vickerson, but when Vickerson went down with a season-ending injury, Williams was pushed into...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets sign Stephen Bowen, Corey Hilliard

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) The New York Jets have signed defensive end Stephen Bowen and offensive tackle Corey Hilliard, adding veteran depth to their lines. The Jets also made the signing of defensive end Kevin Vickerson official on Tuesday. Bowen, 30, spent the last four seasons with Washington after playing his first five years in Dallas. He signed as an undrafted free agent out...
Via AP on Fox
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets deepen both lines with trio of signings

The New York Jets got a little deeper on both sides of the line Tuesday. New York announced it signed veteran free agents offensive tackle Corey Hilliard and defensive lineman Kevin Vickerson.... [Click headline for full story]
Via AFC East Daily
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets, Kevin Vickerson agree to terms on 1-year deal

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Jets and former Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson have agreed to a one-year contract. Vickerson, 32, had 12 tackles in 15 games for the Chiefs last season. He is expected to give the Jets depth on the defensive line after Kenrick Ellis signed with the Giants as a free agent. Defensive tackle Leger Douzable is also a free agent. Vickerson...
Via AP on Fox
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets Sign Kevin Vickerson

Days after watching Kenrick Ellis move across town to the Giants, the Jets were able to find his replacement. The New York Jets reached an agreement today with journeyman defensive lineman Kevin Vickerson. Vickerson has played for three different teams during his eight year career, he spent last season as a member of the Kansas City Chiefs. Before spending last season with the Chiefs...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets add big time defensive line depth on Friday afternoon

The New York Jets have been one of the NFL’s busiest teams in free agency. That trend continued Friday afternoon 10 days after free agency officially began. Former #Chiefs DE Kevin Vickerson announces via Instagram that he is headed to the #Jets. pic.twitter.com/q5QJZOfBsC — Nick Jacobs (@Jacobs71) March 20, 2015 Vickerson’s been in the league since 2007, making stops in...
Via cover32
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets Signing DT Kevin Vickerson

The New York Jets have agreed to terms with veteran DT Kevin Vickerson, according to Kimberly A. Martin. Vickerson, 32, is a former seventh-round pick of the Dolphins back in 2005. He has since played for the Titans, Seahawks, and Broncos before signing a one-year contract with the Chiefs last year. In 2014, Vickerson appeared in 15 ... The post Jets Signing DT Kevin Vickerson...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans: Top 5 Free Agent Defensive Line Targets

One of the most exciting times in the NFL year is nearly here for the Tennessee Titans – the free agency period. Come March 10, the Titans will begin trying to rebuild their 2-14 team into a playoff contender. While that likely will not happen right off the bat, they should be able to improve as a team in free agency, a period that general manager Ruston Webster has struggled in...
Via Pro Football Spot
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs defensive line still shutting teams down

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kevin Vickerson has been a part of some stellar defensive fronts, whether he was playing next to Albert Haynesworth and Jevon Kearse in Tennessee or Von Miller and Elvis Dumervil in Denver. Still, the Kansas City Chiefs are on pace to do something that neither of those defenses did -- in fact, something that has never been done in the history of the NFL. They...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs defensive line still shutting teams down

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kevin Vickerson has been a part of some stellar defensive fronts, whether he was playing next to Albert Haynesworth and Jevon Kearse in Tennessee or Von Miller and Elvis Dumervil in Denver. Still, the Kansas City Chiefs are on pace to do something that neither of those defenses did -- in fact, something that has never been done in the history of the NFL. They...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs defensive line still shutting teams down

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kevin Vickerson has been a part of some stellar defensive fronts, whether he was playing next to Albert Haynesworth and Jevon Kearse in Tennessee or Von Miller and Elvis Dumervil in Denver. Still, the Kansas City Chiefs are on pace to do something that neither of those defenses did -- in fact, something that has never been done in the history of the NFL. They...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Misfits no more: Chiefs have ridden a 'no-name' defense into first place

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- If Seattle has the Legion of Boom, Kansas City's defense is the Island of Misfit Toys. The overlooked, the under-scouted, spare parts with enough chips on their collective shoulders to fill a plastic bowl. From July 2011 through December 2012, defensive back Ron Parker was cut by three different teams -- including the Seahawks -- at least six different times...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

By the Flip of a Coin

The most frustrating part of Super Bowl XLVIII was that it wasn’t the Denver Broncos the Seattle Seahawks beat. Sure, it said “Denver Broncos” on the uniforms, the jerseys were orange, Peyton Manning was under center and history will, for all of eternity, say that the Denver Broncos lost to the Seattle Seahawks 43–8, but it wasn’t the Denver Broncos playing in Super Bowl...
Via The Sports Post
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver's defense secures 24-17 win over Chiefs

DENVER (AP) The Denver Broncos have their issues on third down. Goal-line stands are another matter altogether. For the second straight week, Denver's remodeled defense mustered a pair of goal line stands to fend off an opponent in a tight game. Terrance Knighton deflected Alex Smith's fourth-and-goal pass to Dwayne Bowe from the 2 with 15 seconds left Sunday, preserving Denver...
Via AP on Fox
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs' Vickerson can't wait to prove Broncos -- and the world -- wrong

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Let's be blunt: We like Big Vick already. "We" being the scribes, of course, and "they" being the Kansas City Chiefs. Nice guys, by and large. They tolerate us. Those who'd like to see us all tied up and dipped in a large vat of molten gold (and that's fine, sometimes we deserve it), stay away from the media's open-locker-room session, by and large. Win or lose...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Broncos Behind Enemy Lines: Chiefs Edition

Broncos behind enemy lines: Chiefs editionThe Broncos look to extend their AFC West lead when the take on the Kansas City Chiefs this Sunday. Chiefs writer Farzin joins me to break down this AFC West showdown.1) How will former Bronco Kevin Vickerson factor if at all against his former team?Farzin: He’s currently listed as a backup. I don’t see him playing much. If Kansas City...
Via Pro Football Spot
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

AP source: Chiefs sign DT Kevin Vickerson

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs began reworking their injury-depleted defense Tuesday by signing former Denver Broncos tackle Kevin Vickerson to a one-year contract, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the Chiefs had not announced the move. Vickerson will have the opportunity to start right away...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

AP source: Chiefs sign DT Kevin Vickerson

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) A person with knowledge of the deal says the Kansas City Chiefs have signed former Broncos defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson to a one-year contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the team had not announced the move. Vickerson will likely start right away. The Chiefs lost defensive tackle Mike DeVito to a season-ending ruptured Achilles...
Via AP on Fox
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs Sign Veteran DL Kevin Vickerson

  Pro Football Talk is reporting that the Chiefs have signed veteran DL Kevin Vickerson to a one-year contract. It appeared as though Vickerson had signed with the Cincinnati Bengals after he recently posted a picture on his Instagram account of Bengals’ t-shirt with the description: “God is great .Bengals …on to the next.” However, that wasn’t the case and there has...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Bringing Back Orange Crush

The origin of the nickname, “Orange Crush” started in 1977 after the Denver Broncos' stout 3-4 defense and it stuck into the early 1980s. The Broncos are currently running a 4-3 defense but are trying to get back to their old school defensive domination.History of Orange Crush: The name Orange Crush was popularized by sportswriter/broadcaster Jimmy Paige in early 1977, he went...
Via Pro Football Spot
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Undercover officers will be wearing opposing team jerseys at all Seattle Seahawks home games

The Seattle Seahawks are known to have one of the best home field advantages in the NFL. With the Seahawks set to open the season tonight, the fans are going to be in playoff mode with the crowd noise. Meanwhile, there will be others in attendance who will be paying close attention to the Seahawks. The team is reminding fans that undercover officers will be wearing opposing teams...
Via No Guts, No Glory
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers take a fall in Week 1 Power Rankings

It’s here. The 2014 NFL season has finally arrived. After a seven-month hiatus, pro football is back! Heading into the new campaign, the league is filled with contenders and pretenders, teams that have a shot of winning a title and franchises that are only fooling themselves if they believe there’s a chance. The offseason, training camp and preseason went a long way toward showing...
Via cover32 - Chargers
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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