Chiefs Rumors & News

  • Chiefs' Charles says he wants to play another six years -- and don't count him out

    Fox Sports Kansas City "Brian Westbrook under Andy Reid, in 2007, a season in which the Philadelphia Eagles' bellcow turned 28 years old: 1,333 rushing yards, 4.8 yards per carry, 2,104 total yards from scrimmage, 12 rushing and receiving touchdowns. Westbrook under Andy Reid in 2008, when he turned 29: 936 rushing..." May 28

  • Andy Reid: Eric Berry “doing well” after finishing cancer treatments

    Pro Football Talk "With players filtering back in to OTAs, we’re getting updates on guys recovering from torn ACLs and other football injuries. But for the Chiefs, the latest medical news has been even better. Chiefs coach Andy Reid told reporters today that safety Eric Berry was “doing well,” and had..." May 26

  • Chiefs cut Ricky Henry, sign former Packers tight end

    Arrowhead Pride "The Kansas City Chiefs cut G Ricky Henry and signed TE Ryan Taylor, according to the NFL's transactions list. Henry's release is a mild surprise to me. I haven't seen much of him lately but prior to last season there were some folks that had him making the 53-man roster. He ended up on the..." May 21

  • US appeals court upholds $50M settlement for retired NFL players "The 8th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld a $50 million lawsuit settlement regarding publicity rights for retired NFL players, according to the Associated Press. The appeals court rejected arguments by several retirees -- including Jim Marshall, Joe Senser and Dan Pastorini -- that..." May 21

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    Dean Blandino @DeanBlandino

    The extra point rule for 2015 just changed. Snap for kick from the 15-yard line, 2-pt try stays at 2-yard line and defense can return.

  • Extra point tries moved to the 15-yard line

    Pro Football Talk "One of the NFL’s staid elements is getting a shake up. Extra points will be attempted from the 15-yard-line beginning in 2015, the NFL announced Tuesday. Owners approved the rules change, which makes the extra point a 32- or 33-yard attempt, at the league’s spring meeting in San..." May 19

  • Another Chiefs player likely faces suspension after DUI sentence

    Fox Sports Kansas City "The Chiefs knew what they were getting into when they latched onto Da'Rick Rogers: A sky-high ceiling. And a long, long, long, long rap sheet. They probably just walked into a multi-game suspension, too. The 23-year-old Rogers, signed off the street by Kansas City in January, was sentenced..." May 19

  • Chiefs trying out son of pro wrestling superstar Sting

    Kansas City Star "It's not unusual for fathers to cast a rather long shadow for their sons. That's a notion Steven Borden Jr., a tight end who is trying out for the Chiefs during their three-day rookie minicamp, is familiar with. Borden is the son of Steven Borden Sr., a professional wrestling legend who is..." May 18

  • Bo Wallace among four QBs trying out for Chiefs

    Pro Football Talk "An Southeastern Conference starting quarterback is one of four rookie passers trying out for Kansas City at the club’s weekend minicamp. Bo Wallace, the starter at Ole Miss the last three seasons, is taking part in the Chiefs’ rookie minicamp, according to a roster of participants released by..." May 17

  • Chiefs Sign Three Draft Picks and One College Free Agent "The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Friday that the club has signed four players, including three draft selections and one college free agent. The team has now signed all nine of its picks from the 2015 NFL Draft. Additionally the Chiefs have waived tight end Brandon Barden and nose tackle Hebron..." May 15

  • PAT change coming? NFL owners to consider 3 proposals at May meetings "The extra point as we know it could be coming to an end. When the NFL Spring Meeting kicks off in San Francisco next week (May 18-20), the league's 32 owners will be presented with three proposals on how to make the extra point better. If 24 out of the NFL's 32 owners vote to pass any of the..." May 13

  • Chiefs reach deals with four draft picks, including Mitch Morse of MU

    Kansas City Star "Four of the Chiefs’ nine draft picks are now in the fold. Center Mitch Morse, inside linebacker Ramik Wilson, inside linebacker D.J. Alexander and defensive tackle Rakeem Nunez-Roches have agreed to deals with the club, sources told The Star on Monday. Morse, who went to Missouri, was taken..." May 11

  • Former NFL LB Scott Fujita: 30 to 50 percent of players smoke pot "We live in a society where marijuana is becoming increasingly destigmatized. It has been completely legalized for recreational used in four states, decriminalized in 17 states and the District of Columbia, and allowed for medicinal purposes in 23 states. Even the Texas House Criminal Jurisprudence..." May 07

  • Chiefs Release QB Terrelle Pryor

    NFL Trade Rumors "Pro Football Talk, citing a league source, reports that the Chiefs have released QB Terrelle Pryor. Pryor, 25, was taken by the Oakland Raiders in the third round of the 2011 supplemental draft. He lasted a little over three years in Oakland before he was traded to the Seahawks for a seventh..." May 05

  • Chiefs take cornerback Marcus Peters in first round of NFL Draft

    Kansas City Star "During the pre-draft process, Chiefs general manager John Dorsey and Andy Reid huddled together in a room to watch tape of Washington cornerback Marcus Peters. Reid knew the Chiefs had a need for another cornerback, and while Peters had his share of off-field concerns in college — he was..." May 01

    2015 NFL Draft Day Rumors - Live Blog

    PSD Staff NFL Draft day is finally here. Teams begin re-loading tonight and the new NFL season will be here before we know it. I'm going to post rumors in this live blog all day. Pick rumors, trade rumors, etc. April 30

  • 2015 NFL mock draft: Saints, Dolphins, Eagles, Jaguars making trades "It's finally time to bite the bullet. It's time to mock it up. Hopefully, I can do better than last year, where I hit for a pretty strong average – 26 of the 32 players I put in my mock ended up going in the first round – but didn't land nearly enough homers (getting the right player and team..." April 29

  • Chiefs announce team president Mark Donovan signs long-term contract extension

    Arrowhead Pride "The KC Chiefs announced today that team president Mark Donovan has been signed to a long-term contract extension. Donovan joined the Chiefs in 2009 as the chief operating officer and was promoted to team president in 2011. No word on how long the long-term contract extension is for. Clark Hunt:..." April 28

  • NFL to end tax-exempt status

    The Score "The NFL will relinquish its tax-exempt status, commissioner Roger Goodell announced in a memo to owners Tuesday. Goodell said the move was made to "eliminate (a) distraction." The memo states the move will not have a significant impact on the operation of the league: Every dollar of..." April 28

  • NFL Commissioner Goodell: "We didn't get it right"

    CBS News "The NFL draft begins Thursday in Chicago. It's a change of venue for a league re-defining itself both on and off the field. The NFL will follow a new personal conduct policy, and two new employees will help investigate player misconduct. In an interview with "CBS This Morning" co-host Charlie..." April 28

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    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    The Chiefs have exercised their fifth-year option on DT Dontari Poe, per source.

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    Terez A. Paylor @TerezPaylor

    Dorsey says he’s had conversations with Justin Houston’s representatives in the last three days.

  • Dwayne Bowe returns to Kansas City for funeral of Chiefs fan "Former Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe returned to Kansas City this week for a funeral for one of the team's biggest fans. Bowe, who was released by the Chiefs last month and later signed with the Cleveland Browns, had a habit of kissing the woman, Betty Johnson of Independence,..." April 24

  • Dwayne Bowe returns to KC to attend Chiefs superfan's funeral

    Sporting News "Former Chiefs receiver Dwayne Bowe returned to Kansas City this week to pay respects to Chiefs fan Betty Johnson, who passed away at age 86 last week. Johnson, a season-ticket holder since 1986 who players knew as "grandma," sat in the front row on the 45-yard line for almost every game at..." April 23

  • Judge approves concussion settlement, could cost NFL $1 billion "A federal judge has approved a plan that brings the NFL and more than 5,000 former players one step closer to a settlement in a concussion lawsuit that could end up costing the league more than $1 billion over 65 years. Senior U.S. District Judge Anita Brody had twice sent the deal back to..." April 22

  • 2015 Sunday Night Football schedule

    SB Nation "The NFL has released the full schedule for the upcoming 2015 NFL season, which means we know the primetime matchups for Sunday Night Football. Typically some of the best matchups on the schedule (especially with flex scheduling), Sunday Night Football might not be as well-known a phrase as Monday..." April 22

  • Chiefs release CB Shaquille Richardson

    Arrowhead Pride "Back in February the Kansas City Chiefs signed free agent cornerback Shaquille Richardson. After the first day of the Chiefs season program, which started on Monday, the Chiefs have cut Richardson." April 21

  • Alex Smith medically cleared for start of offseason practice "The Kansas City Chiefs don't begin full-squad practice for another few weeks, but they won't have to worry about the availability of quarterback Alex Smith when they do. Smith, who missed the final game of the 2014 season after having lacerated his spleen the previous week, has been cleared to..." April 20

  • NFL schedule will be released on Tuesday

    Pro Football Talk "The wait to find out the 2015 schedule will end on Tuesday evening. The NFL has announced that the schedule will be unveiled during a three-hour show on NFL Network that gets underway at 8 p.m. ET. All 256 games will be revealed during the program, although not all games will remain in the same..." April 20

  • Is Knile Davis a future starter for the Kansas City Chiefs?

    Arrowhead Pride "One of my favorite, non-Chiefs-related football sites is Football Perspective. Chase Stuart, who runs the place, recently had a couple awesome posts that got me thinking more than I already was about Knile Davis as the potential future starting Kansas City running back..." April 19

  • Jamaal Charles wants to be Offensive Player of the Year in 2015 "Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles has an unusual goal for next season. While you'll often hear players state the goal of making the playoffs, winning the league MVP or -- for running backs -- leading the league in rushing yards, that's not what Charles has in mind. No, he says he..." April 18

  • Report Suggests About 1 in 6 NFL Players Go Broke Within 12 Years of Retiring

    Complex "When the NFL comes back in 2015, and you gaze upon the first 11-on-11 play of the bloodsport's season, know that, statistically speaking, at least three players on that field will be bankrupt soon after they hang up their cleats. According to a new research paper by the National Bureau of Economic..." April 15

  • Chiefs cornerback Sean Smith receives two years probation for DUI

    Kansas City Star "Sean Smith entered a guilty plea in Kansas City Municipal Court last month for driving under the influence and received two years probation, according to court documents. Last June, Smith was cited for driving under the influence, careless driving and failure to present insurance last summer..." April 15

  • '15 draft could define Packer-like Chiefs for years to come

    Fox Sports Kansas City "This draft, 2015, is the draft that will stick, one way or another. A pile of 10 picks might turn into 10 players. Or 12. Or eight. Or six. Or 15. All we know is the size of the stack the Kansas City Chiefs showed up at the casino with. The rest? The rest is the fun part. Or not. "I think..." April 14

  • Jamaal Charles acknowledges how difficult 2014 season was "I caught up over the phone today with Jamaal Charles, who will return to Kansas City next week as the Chiefs begin the conditioning portion of their offseason program. I’ll be doing a series of posts this week about our discussion. For now just know that Charles, who spent his offseason working..." April 14

  • Schedule release likely coming next week

    Pro Football Talk "With the draft only 17 days away and in light of the NFL’s habit of releasing the regular-season schedule before the draft, the window for releasing the 2015 regular-season schedule is getting fairly narrow. The current thinking, per a source with knowledge of the situation, is that the sheet..." April 13

  • 2015 NFL preseason schedule announced "Preseason football may be some four months off, but the NFL wants to give you time to get adequately pumped for what amounts to glorified practices. That's right: On Thursday, the league announced the 2015 preseason schedule in all its meaningless glory. Meaningless may be an overstatement; the..." April 09

  • Brother: Eric Berry 'doing really good' in cancer fight "The updates on Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry and his battle with Hodgkin lymphoma continue to provide an upbeat message. The latest note comes from Berry's brother, Evan, a sophomore defensive back for the Tennessee Volunteers. "He's doing really good," Evan Berry told reporters..." April 08

  • Chiefs have least amount of salary cap space in the NFL right now

    Arrowhead Pride "The NFLPA has public salary cap numbers for each and currently they are showing that the Kansas City Chiefs have the least amount of salary cap space in the NFL. The Chiefs sit with $2.8 million in cap space while the Detroit Lions are closest with $4.6 million in cap space. The Chiefs will..." April 07

  • Chiefs re-sign LB Josh Martin

    Pro Football Talk "Chiefs exclusive-rights free agent Josh Martin re-signed with the club on Monday, per the NFL’s personnel notice. A backup outside linebacker, the 23-year-old Martin notched 14 tackles in 14 games for Kansas City in 2014. A Columbia product, Martin (6-3, 245) was one of the Chiefs’ leading..." April 06

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Chiefs took a visit from #Bengals returner/receiver Brandon Tate, source said.

  • John Dorsey says Chiefs are giving Donald Stephenson ‘a clean slate’

    Kansas City Star "The Chiefs have shuffled the deck along the offensive line this offseason, thanks to the additions of guards Ben Grubbs and Paul Fanaika and the departure of center Rodney Hudson. But while finding a replacement for Hudson (whether it’s third-year backup Eric Kush or someone else) will remain a..." March 29

  • Chiefs see Andy Reid and Alex Smith as a Super Bowl combination

    Kansas City Star "Like any leader, Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt understands that he has to set a bar for his employees, and give them clear objectives. But when it comes to the football side, one thing he does not do, however, is set a mandatory win total. Instead, he gives coach Andy Reid and general manager a..." March 29

  • Jeremy Maclin: 'I still believe in Chip' "There were more ex-Eagles than current Eagles at Todd Herremans' third annual Hoops 4 Hope fund raiser Thursday night at Vie Restaurant. A month ago, LeSean McCoy, Jeremy Maclin, Trent Cole and Herremans were four of the more notable Eagles and accounted for a combined 32 seasons in..." March 28

  • Chiefs owner: We’re going to get Justin Houston signed

    Pro Football Talk "Chiefs outside linebacker Justin Houston would love to leave Kansas City in free agency, but the franchise tag makes that a long shot. Which might be why Chiefs owner Clark Hunt is confident that in the end, Houston will stay where he is. “He knows, and his agent knows, how much we want him..." March 27

  • NFL exploring Mexico, Germany and other markets to host games

    SB Nation "The NFL views Mexico, Canada and China as the next markets to focus on as it looks to add more international games to the schedule, according to Albert Breer of the NFL Network. The league could be considering NFL games in those markets, similar to the International Series that already takes place..." March 27

  • With so much tampering, NFL will struggle to police it all

    Pro Football Talk "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell acknowledged the obvious on Wednesday when he said at the league meeting that multiple teams had dealings before the start of free agency that may have violated the letter of the law. “We want to make sure no teams are gaining an advantage as it relates to free..." March 26

  • NFL momentum builds to alter extra point for 2015 season

    USA Today "A rules alteration that would inject more excitement into the near-automatic extra point could be adopted for the 2015 NFL season as early as the league's next meeting this May. There was lively discussion among the 32 teams Wednesday about adding significant drama to the mundane point after..." March 25

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    Alex Marvez @alexmarvez

    Dorsey said he has texted w/Eric Berry & recovery from Hodgkin's disease is going well. Berry is driving again as well. No FB return update

  • Terrelle Pryor was signed to be a quarterback, Andy Reid says

    Kansas City Star "One might be tempted to look at quarterback Terrelle Pryor’s athleticism and 6-foot-4, 233-pound frame and think the Chiefs could have possibly signed him in January to play another position, like receiver. Not so, according to Chiefs coach Andy Reid. “We’re going to give him an opportunity..." March 24