Chiefs Rumors & News

  • Eric Berry's season over; will visit lymphoma specialist "Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry's season is over after doctors found a mass on the right side of his chest. Chiefs trainer Rick Burkholder announced the news Monday, saying that Berry will visit a lymphoma specialist to determine a final diagnosis. The Chiefs said the 'leading..." November 25

  • Chiefs add Jason Avant, put A.J. Jenkins on injured reserve

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs have made a change at wide receiver. Jason Avant, the veteran receiver who was cut by the Panthers this week after complaining about the offensive play calling, has signed with the Chiefs. Avant previously played for Chiefs coach Andy Reid in Philadelphia, so he’ll arrive with an..." November 22

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    Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider

    Chiefs worked out wide receiver Jason Avant today and may sign him, according to a source.

  • Carr leads Raiders to first win over Chiefs

    CSN Bay Area "It took more than a year, but the Raiders finally won a football game. The Silver and Black beat the Kansas City Chiefs 24-20 at Coliseum with a game-winning fourth quarter drive by quarterback Derek Carr. The rookie found a wide-open James Jones for a 9-yard touchdown that put the..." November 21

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    BJ Kissel @ChiefsReporter

    #Chiefs Inactives: QB Aaron Murray, WRs AJ Jenkins & Donnie Avery, CBs Chris Owens & Jamell Fleming, OL Eric Kush, OL Larry Duvernay-Tardif

  • TJ Carrie OUT, Derek Carr upgraded on Raiders, Chiefs injury report

    Silver & Black Pride "The injury reports are out for both the Raiders and Chiefs for their Thursday night game. Among the notable names on the list are TJ Carrie who missed practice all week with an ankle injury and Derek Carr who was limited with a quad injury early in the week but returned to practice full and is..." November 19

  • Chiefs beat the defending champion Seahawks, 24-20

    Arrowhead Pride "The Kansas City Chiefs move to 7-3 after beating the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, 24-20. The Denver Broncos also lost which means the Chiefs are now tied with the Broncos for first place in the AFC West with a meeting against Denver in two weeks. But we're getting ahead of ourselves. The Chiefs..." November 17

  • Chiefs’ defenders preparing for a collision with Beast Mode

    Kansas City Star "Like most of the Chiefs, one would imagine, linebacker Tamba Hali has seen the Beast Quake. That was the darting, powerful 67-yard touchdown run that put Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch on the map, helped the Seahawks beat the Saints in the 2011 NFC playoffs and officially put opponents on..." November 16

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    Chiefs giving DE Allen Bailey a four-year, $25 million extension, as @ProFootballTalk said. Source says $15 million in guarantees.

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    ProFootballTalk @ProFootballTalk

    WR Santonio Holmes visited Chiefs, per league source.

  • Chiefs WRs Donnie Avery, A.J. Jenkins won’t play Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs are down a pair of wide receivers entering Sunday’s game vs. Seattle. A.J. Jenkins (shoulder) and Donnie Avery (groin) have been both been ruled out for Week 11. Avery (14 catches, 156 yards) has been out since end of September, while Jenkins (nine catches, 93 yards) has appeared in..." November 15

  • Bugs, mold on menu at K.C. stadiums "The food safety manager at Kansas City's Kauffman and Arrowhead stadiums, home to the Royals and the Chiefs, told ESPN's "Outside the Lines" that poor food handling and dirty conditions have routinely been putting fans' health at risk -- including during the World Series. In addition, a city..." November 14

  • Travis Kelce getting ready for bigger role against Seattle "Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce may eventually get bumped back to a supporting role in Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks at Arrowhead Stadium. But with starter Anthony Fasano not practicing today because of a sore knee and Demetrius Harris out for the season because of a broken..." November 13

  • Chiefs rally for improbable 17-13 win over Bills in Buffalo

    Kansas City Star "The flashbacks were felt by nearly everyone at Ralph Wilson Stadium on Sunday. They delighted the Chiefs, deflated the Buffalo Bills and disheartened the sellout crowd. For the second straight year, the Bills were about to take what could have been an insurmountable lead against the..." November 10

  • Jets unhappy with Chiefs kicker for tripping Percy Harvin

    Newark Star-Ledger "Jets special teams coordinator Thomas McGaughey has no doubt. Chiefs kicker Cairo Santos "absolutely" should be subject to a fine for tripping kickoff return man Percy Harvin during Sunday's game. But tripping is not a specific, fine-eligible offense. The NFL's fine schedule includes..." November 09

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    Adam Teicher @adamteicher

    WR Donnie Avery won't play Sunday vs Bills in Buffalo. Did not practice today. Coming off sports hernia surgery

  • Chiefs, fullback Anthony Sherman agree to three-year contract extension

    Kansas City Star "Fullback Anthony Sherman has touched the ball just seven times for the Chiefs this season, but his worth to the offense was given validation Wednesday when the team announced it had reached a contract extension with him. Sherman, 25, was set to become a free agent after this season. The..." November 06

  • NFLPA pushing league to collectively bargain over personal conduct policy changes

    SB Nation "The NFLPA has been adamant that any changes to the league's personal conduct policy must be collectively bargained. The NFL has been resistant, however. The NFL Players Association are butting heads once again, this time over how to negotiate changes to the league's personal conduct policy. The..." November 04

  • Chiefs get some luck but also show skill in 24-10 victory over Jets

    Kansas City Star "Chiefs tight end Anthony Fasano whiffed on his cut block of Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson. It turned out to be the best play he could have made. As Fasano was lying on the seat of his pants, a deflected pass fell into his hands just inches from the goal line. Touchdown,..." November 03

  • In a contract year, Justin Houston on pace to break NFL sack record

    Pro Football Talk "Chiefs defensive end Justin Houston has always been a good pass rusher, but he’s picking a great time to have his best season. Through seven games, Houston has 10.0 sacks this season. That puts him on pace for 23 this season, which would break Michael Strahan’s NFL record of 22.5. That’s..." November 02

  • Eric Berry returns for Chiefs "Chiefs safety Eric Berry, who hasn't played since suffering a high-ankle sprain on Sept. 14, will return Sunday against the New York Jets at Arrowhead Stadium, coach Andy Reid said Friday. Berry's role, however, is unclear as Reid wouldn't say whether Berry would assume his normal role as the..." October 31

  • Vincent Jackson apparently drawing Chiefs interest

    Arrowhead Pride "The NFL trade deadline is on Tuesday. I wrote earlier this week about why I did not think the Chiefs would pursue a wide receiver such as the Bucs' Vincent Jackson. wrote an article earlier this week about trades they want to see and included Jackson to the Chiefs, which is why you see..." October 28

  • Concussion protocol: NFL fine with handling of Jamaal Charles' case "Kansas City Chiefs star running back, Jamaal Charles, absorbed several big hits in last week's win over San Diego, including a devastating blow when scoring a touchdown, but did not suffer a concussion in the game. During an interview later in the week, Charles spoke of “seeing spots” after the..." October 26

  • Chiefs receiver Albert Wilson relishes first career reception

    Kansas City Star "Chiefs rookie receiver Albert Wilson originally thought his first NFL reception would not be a big deal. Then he made his first catch, an 11-yard grab in the third quarter of the Chiefs’ 23-20 win over the Chargers on Sunday. “After I got my first catch, just the joy from my teammates … it’s..." October 24

  • British government backs possibility of an NFL franchise in London

    SB Nation "The British government strongly supports the idea of an NFL team based in London, and recently had discussions with high-level league officials about the possibility of putting a team in the United Kingdom. British treasury chief George Osborne pledged full government backing for a franchise in..." October 23

  • Jamaal Charles: I didn’t want to go through the concussion protocol

    Pro Football Talk "When Jamaal Charles scored a touchdown Sunday against San Diego, he had a violent collision with Chargers cornerback Brandon Flowers, sending both of them to the turf. Flowers left the game with a concussion, but Charles kept playing. Maybe he shouldn’t have. Charles said on ESPN Radio that he..." October 22

  • Chiefs wary of the Chargers’ red-hot Philip Rivers, and with good reason

    Kansas City Star "Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers hardly needs more momentum entering his team’s home showdown against the Chiefs on Sunday. He is, after all, 6-0 against them at San Diego since 2008. However, Rivers has thrown for more than 300 yards in two of his last three outings, a red-hot stretch in a..." October 19

  • Chiefs’ secondary avoiding a repeat of last year's aerial circus

    Kansas City Star "One of the enduring images of the Chiefs’ 22-17 loss to San Francisco last week was 49ers receiver Brandon Lloyd’s soaring 29-yard catch over Sean Smith in the fourth quarter. Yet, it must be said that while the catch was majestic — it made many highlight reels after the game — it was also..." October 13

  • Bose sends out free headphones to NFL teams

    Los That Sports Blog "Now that audio powerhouse Bose is the official headphone supplier for the NFL — something that got San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick fined $10k for wearing Beats headphones this past weekend — Bose needs to push their brand via NFL players. Apparently the company has moved quickly to do so, as..." October 10

  • Larry Johnson, Former Miami Dolphin, Arrested for Aggravated Battery in Miami Beach

    NBC Miami "Former Miami Dolphins running back Larry Johnson was arrested early Tuesday following a fight at a Miami Beach club, police said. Johnson, 34, was arrested on an aggravated battery charge around 3 a.m. outside the club at the Delano Hotel at 1685 Collins Avenue, according to a Miami Beach..." October 07

  • Chiefs considering surgery for running back Cyrus Gray’s hand

    Kansas City Star "Chiefs coach Andy Reid said the team is considering surgery for running back and special-teams player Cyrus Gray, who suffered a fractured hand Sunday during the 22-17 loss to the 49ers. “They casted it up and we’ll see how that goes,” Reid said. “Potential surgery, so we are leaving the cast..." October 07

  • 49ers rally for 22-17 win over Alex Smith-led Chiefs

    San Jose Mercury News "As Brandon Lloyd soared toward the sunny sky that baked Levi’s Stadium, the 49ers’ fate went with him Sunday. Their fourth-quarter comeback might not have happened if Lloyd didn’t haul in a 29-yard reception and spark a go-ahead scoring drive in an eventual 22-17 win over the Kansas City..." October 06

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    Terez A. Paylor @TerezPaylor

    Donnie Avery has a core muscle injury. Needs surgery. On his way to Philly to get fixed. Is out for Sunday.

  • WR A.J. Jenkins returns to San Francisco as a starter "Quarterback Alex Smith isn’t the only Kansas City Chiefs player with a homecoming of sorts on Sunday when his team plays against the 49ers in San Francisco. Wide receiver A.J. Jenkins, a first-round pick of the 49ers in 2012, will make the second start of his NFL career in place of the injured..." October 02

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    Adam Teicher @adamteicher

    No surprise but the Chiefs placed RB Joe McKnight on IR, ending his season. Ruptured his Achilles last week in practice

  • Kansas City blows out New England on Monday Night Football

    Arrowhead Pride "The Chiefs played their best game in a long time. The KC Chiefs beat up on the New England Patriots on Monday Night Football. A national TV crowd was watching Arrowhead Stadium, which showed up in a BIG way and set the Guinness World Record for crowd roar in a stadium. Here's what we learned..." September 30

  • NFL admits mistake in penalizing Husain Abdullah for religious celebration

    Yahoo! Sports "The NFL wasted no time admitting a mistake in penalizing Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah, who went to the ground in Muslim prayer after scoring a touchdown against the Patriots. Abdullah's touchdown, celebration and ensuing 15-yard penalty happened on Monday night, and by Tuesday morning the NFL..." September 30

  • Referees flag Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah for celebration penalty after slide and prayer in endzone

    Kansas City Star "Husain Abdullah is a devout Muslim. He’s also a safety for the Chiefs, and he made a promise to himself if he ever did find himself in the end zone. “If I get a pick, I’m going to prostrate before God in the end zone,” Abdullah said. Early in the fourth quarter, Abdullah dropped deep in a..." September 30

  • Tamba Hali will be big challenge for struggling Nate Solder

    Providence Journal "Nate Solder was honest when asked about the Patriots’ offensive line last week. He simply said it needs to get better. Things won’t get any easier for the tackle or the rest of the offensive line when the Patriots take on the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday night. Their opponents are second in the..." September 29

  • Jovan Belcher likely had CTE, according to post-mortem brain exam

    Kansas City Star "A post-mortem analysis of Jovan Belcher’s brain found the 25-year-old linebacker was likely suffering from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, The Star has learned. Belcher was a starting linebacker for the Chiefs who shot and killed his girlfriend, Kasandra Perkins, then himself on Dec. 1, 2012...." September 29

  • Jamaal Charles probable for Monday night

    Pro Football Talk "Tailback Jamaal Charles is set to return to the Chiefs’ lineup Monday night against New England. Charles (ankle) is listed as probable on the club’s injury report after putting in his third consecutive limited practice of the week on Saturday. Charles suffered the injury in the Chiefs’ loss..." September 27

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    Herbie Teope @HerbieTeope

    #Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles (ankle) on the practice field for third straight day during portion open to media.

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    Herbie Teope @HerbieTeope

    #Chiefs RB/WR De'Anthony Thomas (hamstring) also on field today. I didn't see S Eric Berry (ankle). Coach Reid talks at 1 p.m. Updates then.

  • McKnight is Chiefs' latest Achilles victim "Just a few days after having the best game of his NFL career, Kansas City Chiefs running back Joe McKnight ruptured an Achilles tendon in practice and is likely done for the season. “We’re trying to determine when he’ll have surgery and who will do the surgery and all that stuff,’’ Chiefs..." September 27

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    BJ Kissel @ChiefsReporter

    Joe McKnight ruptured his Achilles at practice yesterday. #Chiefs

  • Chiefs plan to expand Jamaal Charles' practice role "The Kansas City Chiefs plan to expand the role of injured running back Jamaal Charles at practice Thursday as they begin preparations for Monday night's game against the New England Patriots at Arrowhead Stadium. Charles, who injured an ankle two weeks ago, was a limited practice participant..." September 25

  • Miami Dolphins players ‘beyond furious’ with defensive scheme in loss to Kansas City Chiefs

    Miami Herald "Ryan Tannehill wasn’t nearly good enough. Again. And the Dolphins lost by 19 points. Again. But that’s only half the story of Sunday's 34-15 shellacking at the hands of the Chiefs, who handed the Dolphins their second blowout loss in a row. The defense, supposedly the strength of the..." September 22

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    As for #Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles, he’s a game-time decision. It’s more of a bruise than a high-ankle sprain, though. Gives him a real chance

  • Chiefs' Jamaal Charles questionable "The Kansas City Chiefs listed running back Jamaal Charles as questionable for Sunday's game against the Dolphins in Miami. According to the league's injury guidelines, that means Charles has a 50-50 chance of playing. Charles practiced on Friday for the second straight day after sitting out..." September 20

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    Herbie Teope @HerbieTeope

    #Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles (ankle) on the field going through warm-ups and position drills during portion open to media.

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