Chiefs Rumors & News

  • Chiefs down Buffalo 30-22, improve to 6-5 on season

    Kansas City Star "The Chiefs’ showdown against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday had all the makings of a disappointing home loss — at least early on. It was cold and rainy, and the Chiefs appeared to be sleepwalking while the Bills — led by quarterback Tyrod Taylor, who was making all sorts of gorgeous throws —..." November 29

  • Chiefs LB Justin Houston out for game with knee injury

    ESPN "Chiefs linebacker Justin Houston left Sunday's game against the Buffalo Bills in the first quarter with a knee injury and did not return. Houston was taken to the locker room shortly after he was knocked down by a teammate, defensive back Ron Parker, during a play. " November 29

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    On #KCChiefs RBs: Spencer Ware will start, RB Knile Davis will be active. It's a long-shot for Charcandrick West to play, but he's pushing.

  • Chiefs RB Charcandrick West to sit out with injured hamstring

    ESPN "Kansas City Chiefs running back Charcandrick West, who had not practiced all week because of a hamstring injury, will not play Sunday against the Buffalo Bills, sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. The Chiefs had left open the possibility that West would be able to play Sunday and had..." November 29

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    Herbie Teope @HerbieTeope

    #Chiefs officially list RB Charcandrick West (hamstring) as questionable. West didn't practice this week. TE Travis Kelce also questionable.

  • Semifinalists for Pro Football Hall of Fame's 2016 class "The Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2016 was trimmed down to 25 on Tuesday during NFL Network's Gold Jacket Semifinalists special. The original field of 108 nominees and these selections will be cut to 15 in early January. The group of semifinalists includes 22 players and three coaches,..." November 25

  • What are the worst calls by referees this season? Here are our top five

    Yahoo! Sports "Super Bowl 50, billed as a celebration of a half-century of what has become the pinnacle sporting event in the Western Hemisphere, was marred — before the game ever started — on an obscure automatic coin toss loss by the Carolina Panthers for sending too many captains (teams are allowed six) out..." November 25

  • Justin Houston on K.C. turnaround: We never turned our backs on each other

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs crushed the Chargers 33-3 on Sunday for a fourth straight win that evened their record at 5-5 and left them in position for a playoff push over the final six weeks of the regular season. Over the course of the winning streak, the Chiefs have outscored their opponents 130-39 which..." November 23

  • NFL Targets Massive Payday in Thursday Night TV Deal

    The Hollywood Reporter "One of the last big sports rights opportunities for several years is about to become available to TV networks. The NFL's Thursday Night Football — which for the past two seasons has aired on CBS via one-year deals — is generating intense interest as the league is likely to extend the length of the..." November 23

  • Chiefs DL Dontari Poe, Listed At 346 Pounds, Becomes Heaviest Player in NFL History to Run for TD

    Complex "Who doesn't love a fat guy touchdown? Chiefs defensive lineman Dontari Poe—all 346 pounds of him—scored one of the most entertaining touchdowns Sunday when he went over-the-top for a 1-yard score, reportedly becoming the heaviest player in NFL history to run for a TD. He gave the Chiefs an..." November 23

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    Adam Teicher @adamteicher

    Charcandrick West has an injured hamstring for Chiefs and his return is questionable

  • Report: 2016 NFL Draft to allow trades for compensatory picks

    Sportsnaut "The NFL is reportedly considering an exciting new twist to the 2016 NFL Draft. Prior to the upcoming draft in Chicago, compensatory draft picks were off the table for any potential trades. However, the league is expected to allow them to be part of the trade equation this spring, which ESPN’s..." November 19

  • Chiefs Claim DT David King Off Waivers, Place TE James O’Shaughnessy On I.R.

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Kansas City Chiefs announced that they’ve claimed DT David King off of waivers from the Seahawks on Tuesday. The Chiefs also placed TE James O’Shaughnessy on season-ending injured reserve." November 17

  • Justin Houston has a theory about the Chiefs

    Kansas City Star "They never talked about it much, at least not publicly, and if you ever asked they would deny it with impunity. But time has a way of teasing out the truth, especially when time includes a change of perspective, so you will be interested in what Justin Houston said in the happiest Chiefs locker..." November 16

  • Chiefs finally topple Manning and Broncos in 29-13 victory

    Kansas City Star "Inside the visitor’s tunnel at Sports Authority Field, Jeremy Maclin gathered 10 of his fellow skill players around him. Chiefs coach Andy Reid signed Maclin this offseason for games like this, and the seven-year vet — who has been through his share of wars in the NFC East during his time with..." November 16

  • NFL likely to charge $500M-$600M relocation fee for move to LA

    CBS Sports "It's not going to be cheap to move to Los Angeles. If the Rams, Raiders or Chargers make the move to Los Angeles in 2016, it's going to cost them some serious money. According to the Sports Business Journal, the NFL is going to charge a relocation fee of at least $500 million to any team that's..." November 16

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    A shakeup in the #KCChiefs backfield: They'll make RB Knile Davis inactive. Spencer Ware becomes backup to Charcandrick West. Surprising.

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    Terez A. Paylor @TerezPaylor

    James O'Shaughnessy fractured his foot. He's out. Allen Bailey tweaked his calf. Ben Grubbs likely won't be able to go Sunday.

  • NFL officials in Mexico City, seeing if it’s ready for 2016 game

    Pro Football Talk "As the NFL continues to expand its inventory in England, they’re also looking at games outside our borders but on our continent. According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, a group of league officials will be in Mexico City through Wednesday, trying to determine if Azteca Stadium is prepared..." November 10

  • Chiefs' Eric Fisher is becoming a good left tackle, and we should start to accept that

    Arrowhead Pride "Eric Fisher is good at left tackle. It's OK to think it. It's OK to say it. It's even OK to sing it, though I'm not sure why you would (unless you're one of those people who walks around singing stuff. Which, to be fair, I totally do. Drives my wife insane). Fisher, as recently as earlier..." November 04

  • Smartphone Breathalyzer Company Ranks the Drunkest NFL Fanbases (Congrats, Buffalo!)

    Complex "Ever wonder which NFL fanbases get the drunkest while watching their respective teams play? Thanks to the folks at BacTRACK -- a company that sells smartphone breathalyzers -- we may have the answer. Using data collected by BacTRACK during the first seven Sundays of the NFL season, and dividing..." November 04

  • Chiefs have a jolly good time in 45-10 win over Lions in London

    Kansas City Star "Right before the national anthem Sunday, a fellow Chief saddled up to safety Ron Parker. Together, they stared at the sellout crowd of 83,624 that turned out to watch the two-win Chiefs take on the one-win Lions. “Somebody came to me and they said, ‘Man, it’s a lot of people out here,’ ” Parker..." November 02

  • Chiefs owner has “full confidence” in Andy Reid and John Dorsey

    Pro Football Talk "Games in England have been referendums on coaches lately. But it won’t be for the Chiefs, no matter what happens today or the rest of the season. According to Terez Paylor of the Kansas City Star, Chiefs owner Clark Hunt said this morning that he was sticking with head coach Andy Reid and..." November 01

  • Gonzalez: Kelce 'could go down as one of the best' "Tony Gonzalez became a superstar in the NFL while doing most of his damage for the Chiefs. The all-time leader in receptions, yards and touchdowns by a tight end sees another potential luminary blooming in Kansas City. "If he keeps his head on straight, he could go down as one of the best,"..." October 28

  • NFL could change personal conduct discipline without CBA extension

    CBS Sports "Lost amid the actual football on the field is the ongoing lawsuit between Tom Brady and the NFL. The league lamented in its appeal filing Monday the "unfathomable" and "inexplicable" decision by U.S. District Judge Richard Berman to vacate Brady's suspension. All of this further underlines the..." October 27

  • Charcandrick West and the defense power KC to 23-13 win over Steelers

    Arrowhead Pride "The Kansas City Chiefs come away with a win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Sure, the Steelers were starting their third string QB but a win is a win and the Chiefs won. Let me just say this: FINALLY! The Chiefs had lost five straight games en route to the worst start of Andy Reid's career..." October 26

  • Chiefs' Eric Berry gets first interception since beating cancer

    ESPN "Chiefs safety Eric Berry calls every significant step following his win over lymphoma a "checkpoint." He had another one Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Berry caught a pass deflected by wide receiver Antonio Brown for an interception in the third quarter. It was his first interception..." October 25

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    #Chiefs expect to have WR Jeremy Maclin. He passed concussion protocol and practiced Fri and Sat with team. More rec, yds than rest WR total

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    Andy Reid wasn't sure Charcandrick West could handle being #Chiefs starting RB. But first game replacing Jamaal Charles convinced him he can

  • Cowboys reclaim title of America's favorite NFL team

    The Score "The Dallas Cowboys are once again America's favorite NFL team. After dropping to fourth place in 2014, the Cowboys reclaimed the top spot in the annual Harris Poll, which surveyed 2,368 U.S. adults from Sept. 9-17 to determine the most popular NFL franchises. The Green Bay Packers and New..." October 23

  • NFL teams may cut ties to fantasy sites amid inquiries

    Boston Globe "The US attorney’s office in Boston has subpoenaed DraftKings Inc., seeking information about whether one of its employees had inside information that helped him win a fantasy sports contest on a competitor’s site, according to two people familiar with the federal investigation. The inquiry is..." October 23

  • Chiefs Offering Free Beer To Fans At London Game

    Black Sports Online "For the loyal Kansas City Chiefs fans or season ticket holders making the $1,200 flight to London to watch the team take on the Lions, you’ll be able to drink your sorrows away at the teams expense. According to, Chiefs president Mark Donovan said that he wanted to make sure the team..." October 23

  • NFLPA files grievance against NFL teams for use of sleep-monitoring devices

    Sporting News "The NFL Players Association has filed a grievance against the NFL and its 32 teams, saying the use of sleep-monitoring devices is a violation of the collective bargaining agreement. NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith issued a memo to players Thursday. In the memo, acquired by USA Today,..." October 23

  • Report: Chiefs believe Maclin will play Sunday vs. Steelers

    The Score "The Kansas City Chiefs expect wide receiver Jeremy Maclin to pass concussion protocol and play Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers, according to ESPN's Ed Werder. The report indicates Maclin will likely rejoin the team for practice Friday. It's a positive sign after he missed the first two..." October 23

  • Will a team play two games in London next season? "The International Series will continue this weekend when the Bills and Jaguars meet at London's Wembley Stadium. As the festivities surrounding that matchup ramp up, the NFL continues to look at ways to grow the enterprise. NFL Media's Albert Breer reported Wednesday that the NFL is exploring..." October 22

  • Jeremy Maclin (concussion) not practicing Wednesday "Jeremy Maclin will miss practice Wednesday due to a concussion, the Kansas City Chiefs announced. Maclin exited the Chiefs' Week 6 loss versus the Vikings after suffering the blow in the fourth quarter. He did not return. The receiver needs to pass concussion protocol this week to be..." October 21

  • NFL, NFLRA discussing new suspension procedures

    Pro Football Talk "Many officials reacted with surprise to last week’s decision to suspend side judge Rob Vernatchi with pay for his role in last Monday night’s clock error and to reassign back judge Greg Wilson away from a prime-time game for his role in the prior Monday night’s illegal bat blunder. The next time..." October 20

  • Vikings hang on to beat Chiefs 16-10

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "For three quarters Sunday, the Vikings defense dominated the Kansas City Chiefs, holding them scoreless and permitting them to enter field-goal range just once. The offense had provided 13 points by the start of the fourth, and with the way the game was going, it felt as if that would be 12..." October 19

  • Chiefs' Maclin diagnosed with concussion

    The Score "Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Jeremy Maclin suffered a concussion Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings, head coach Andy Reid confirmed postgame. Maclin suffered the injury in the third quarter after being tackled by Vikings cornerback Captain Munnerlyn. Prior to leaving the game, Maclin..." October 19

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    Andrew Siciliano @AndrewSiciliano

    Jeremy Maclin being checked for concussion.

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    Adam Teicher @adamteicher

    Dontari Poe has high ankle sprain for Chiefs. Will likely be out for a few weeks.

  • The NFL Players Who Make the Most From Endorsements "The NFL is a quarterbacks’ league. Rule changes over the last 20 years have tilted the field in favor of the offense with stricter enforcement of defensive holding, late hits and hits below the knee on the QB. The result is an offensive explosion with 11 different quarterbacks throwing for 4,000..." October 14

  • Andy Reid expects committee backfield for Chiefs "This season's 92 offensive touches by out-for-the-year Jamaal Charles easily led the Chiefs while counting for a whopping 39.1 percent of the pie in Kansas City. You can't duplicate an MVP-type performer with one player -- and the Chiefs don't plan to. "You know you're not going to replace..." October 14

  • Chiefs exploring several options to replace Jamaal Charles

    Kansas City Star "Lost in the confusion and disappointment of the Chiefs’ stunning 18-17 loss to the Chicago Bears on Sunday was how Jamaal Charles took his devastating right-knee injury, which he suffered early in the third quarter. Chiefs coach Andy Reid said he spoke with Charles, who was understandably..." October 13

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    Adam Teicher @adamteicher

    The Chiefs are bringing in RB Ben Tate for a workout on Tuesday. Tate has played for Texans, Browns and Vikings....

  • Jay Cutler, Bears rally to beat Chiefs

    Chicago Sun-Times "Jay Cutler dropped the snap. Of course he did. To perfectly encapsulate the Bears’ win Sunday, the quarterback had to bobble the ball and pick it up off the ground with 23 seconds left, down by five points. And then he had to look left — he knew exactly who he was going to throw to — and..." October 12

  • Jamaal Charles out for season with torn ACL "Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles will miss the rest of the 2015 season because of a torn ACL he suffered in Sunday's loss to the Chicago Bears, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports, per a source who has spoken to the player. After the game, Chiefs coach Andy Reid said the team..." October 12

  • Charles has torn ACL, preliminary report says

    ESPN "The Kansas City Chiefs could have no worse a sight in a game they led by 14 points than running back Jamaal Charles being carried off the field with a right knee injury. Charles put no weight on the leg as he was helped from the Arrowhead Stadium field in the third quarter as the Chiefs led..." October 12

  • Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against FanDuel, DraftKings

    Complex "Probably the biggest hit to come to sites like DraftKings and FanDuel came this past week when it was reported that an employee for the former won $350,000 in a competition run by the latter. This sparked a lot of raised eyebrows as well as allegations over insider trading (and a general lack of..." October 09

  • NY attorney general to probe DraftKings, FanDuel practices

    New York Post "Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is investigating the DraftKings and FanDuel fantasy sports websites in the wake of stories that employees made huge windfalls betting with inside information. “Fraud is fraud,” Schneiderman said. “And, consumers of any product … whether you want to buy a car,..." October 07