Chiefs Rumors & News

  • At least 42 victims, 30 suspects uncovered during Super Bowl human trafficking stings

    Kron 4 News "The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office arrested or cited at least 30 suspects for allegedly soliciting prostitution and found over 40 possible human trafficking victims during a series of stings in the time leading up to Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara on Sunday, Sgt. James Jensen said. The Super..." February 12

  • Goodell says extra point rule made the NFL more exciting in 2015

    Pro Football Talk "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says Year One of the new extra point rule was a success, and more rules tweaks are on the way. Goodell said the new rule, which moved extra point kicks back 13 yards, is an example of the kinds of changes the league will continue to consider. “From a..." February 10

  • Marcus Peters named Defensive Rookie of the Year "The opinion among NFL media analysts was almost unanimous -- and so was the voting. The Chiefs found a lockdown corner in Marcus Peters -- their first-round pick (No. 18) out of the University of Washington. Peters helped the team roll to 11 straight wins, reversing fortunes and earning the..." February 07

  • Eric Berry named NFL's Comeback Player of the Year

    USA Today "A year ago, Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry was in the middle of chemotherapy treatments for Hodgkin’s lymphoma and facing an uncertain NFL future. But a full 16-game season, one playoff appearance, 61 tackles and two interceptions later, Berry was named the NFL’s Comeback Player of the..." February 07

  • Chiefs will ‘do everything’ they can to retain Eric Berry

    Kansas City Star "The beard is thick now, about as long as it’s ever been since the star safety became a Chief six years ago. The same can be said for his reddish-brown hair, which is sticking out under his red ball cap as he walks through radio row during the run-up to Super Bowl 50. “I just haven’t had time..." February 06

  • Roger Goodell Speaks Out on Concussions, 'Rooney Rule' for Women

    ABC News "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says there is a “culture change” in the NFL when it comes to concussions and, if he had a son, would have no problem allowing him to play the sport. “The number of concussions went up this year and they're going to go up and they're going to go down in any given..." February 06

  • Joe Montana at 59: 'I can't really run or do much'

    USA Today "On Sunday, Joe Montana will handle the coin toss at Super Bowl 50. It’s one of the things he can do without feeling pain, which is the daily cost of his Hall of Fame football career. In an interview with USA TODAY Sports, Montana detailed the extensive physical problems suffers from more than..." February 05

  • Ex-Jets LB Bart Scott says he would have won two Super Bowls if Alex Smith was his QB instead of Mark Sanchez

    New York Daily News "Bart Scott and Mark Sanchez last played together in 2012 — but that didn't stop the former Jets linebacker from ripping his old quarterback anyway. Scott, who now works for CBS, took a shot at Sanchez out of nowhere when discussing Alex Smith with the Kansas City Star. "I'll tell you what -..." February 05

  • NFL to establish Rooney rule for women

    ESPN "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday the league is going to institute a Rooney rule for women when it comes to all NFL executive positions. He announced the decision in opening remarks at NFL Women's Summit, where roughly 250 men and women associated with the league are gathered to..." February 04

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    While #Panthers & #Broncos prepare for #SB50, teams doing business: #Chiefs ramping up talks with Eric Berry for an extension, for instance.

  • NFL to consider putting video on sideline tablets

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL’s embrace of tablet technology has been limited, to date. Soon, the bright blue Microsoft Surface devices that show up on sidelines could do more than simply show images of pre-snap formations. At a Tuesday press conference, NFL executive V.P. Brian Rolapp said that the league will..." February 02

  • Chase Daniel is a free agent so who will be Chiefs backup to Alex Smith?

    Arrowhead Pride "Let's start reviewing the Kansas City Chiefs roster by position. Today we start with quarterbacks with an emphasis on where the Chiefs are at now and where they're going. Alex Smith: He is under contract for three more seasons. He is paid as a top 16 quarterback which is ... well, it's about..." February 02

  • Report: Manziel tells people he has interest from Cowboys, Rams, Chiefs

    The Score "Johnny Manziel already appears to be eyeing his next destination. The polarizing young quarterback, who will reportedly be released by the Cleveland Browns in early March, has told people that the Dallas Cowboys, Los Angeles Rams, and Kansas City Chiefs each have interest in his services,..." February 02

  • Survey: NFL Players Don't Trust That Team Doctors Have Their Best Interests At Heart

    Deadspin "The Associated Press just released a big report on the relationship between NFL players’ health and the training and medical care they get from their teams. There’s a whole lot of insight into the pervasiveness of injuries and the inadequacies NFL training staffs have with addressing them. Let’s..." February 02

  • Chiefs still talking with Jaye Howard, free agent to be

    Arrowhead Pride "DT Jaye Howard is among the Kansas City Chiefs players scheduled to be free agents in March. The KC Star's Terez Paylor recently reported that the Chiefs and Howard's camp are maintaining a "solid dialogue" heading into the start of free agency on March 9. Many of us have started to assume that..." February 01

  • Super Bowl 50 to draw an estimated $4.2 billion in bets — most of them illegal

    Los Angeles Times "It's the one day when many Americans gladly take a gamble: Super Bowl Sunday. As the Denver Broncos meet the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 this Sunday, millions of people will place some type of bet on the game even if they don't care about football. A minority will gamble legally at..." February 01

  • Pro Bowl TV ratings down, again

    Pro Football Talk "The Pro Bowl was on ESPN Sunday night, and people were watching. But not as many people who watched in the past. The Pro Bowl drew a 5.0 overnight rating. That’s down from 5.6 last year and significantly down from the 6.7 rating the Pro Bowl got in 2014 when it was on NBC. Per Austin Karp of..." February 01

  • NFL VP of Officiating says catch rule 'is in a good place right now'

    CBS Sports "Can we all agree that no one knows what a catch is? Dez Bryant still doesn't, more than a year after his infamous non-catch sent the Cowboys home in a playoff game against the Packers. You don't. I don't. The average fan sure doesn't. And yet NFL VP of Officiating Dean Blandino said on Sunday..." February 01

  • NFL should add a skills competition at the Pro Bowl

    Pro Football Talk "As interest in the Pro Bowl flags, there’s an easy addition to Pro Bowl weekend that the NFL could use to spice things up: A skills competition. The other major sports all include a skills competition as part of their All-Star festivities. Baseball has the Home Run Derby. The NBA has the slam..." January 31

  • Chiefs sign Pro Bowler Travis Kelce to 5-year extension

    Arrowhead Pride "The Kansas City Chiefs announced that Travis Kelce signed a contract extension and now we have the details. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports it's a five-year, $46 million extension, which makes him the second highest paid tight end in the NFL behind Rob Gronkowski. This is slightly above..." January 29

  • Travis Kelce to star in Catching Kelce dating show

    Arrowhead Addict "This is not a drill. Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce is going to be the star of a dating show on E! entitled Catching Kelce, which will premiere at a date later this year, per Deadline. If you can’t get excited about this, you are dead. Kelce is one of the great personalities in the..." January 28

  • New York's attorney general reportedly going after NFL ticket market's 'fixed game'

    Sporting News "Need two? If you're in New York, those tickets are going to cost you. So much so that state attorney general Eric Schneiderman's office is conducting an antitrust investigation of the NFL and its price-floor practices on tickets, reported, citing unidentified sources. It's unclear..." January 28

  • The 15 Best Twitter Jokes About Mike Carey After He Blew It Again

    Huffington Post "Another game, another whiffed analysis from CBS “officiating expert” Mike Carey. Carey, who was an NFL referee in another life, has warmed the hearts of Internet trolls everywhere this year by continually blowing calls on big-time broadcasts, making predictions day in and day out that prove..." January 25

  • Chiefs will take ‘strategic’ approach to marketing in St. Louis

    Kansas City Star "The Rams’ recent move to Los Angeles is a tough blow for St. Louis, but their recent departure, perhaps, leaves a vacancy the Chiefs can try to fill. Chiefs president Mark Donovan realizes that, but said the club will be sensitive to the feelings of St. Louis football fans, many of whom may..." January 23

  • Chiefs’ John Dorsey touches on looming free agency

    Chiefs Digest "Eric Berry is arguably the Chiefs’ biggest soon-to-be unrestricted free agent when the league’s calendar begins on March 9. And the Chiefs have had early dialogue with Berry’s agent with hopes to potentially keep the All-Pro safety with the team. “I’ve had various discussions with his..." January 22

  • NFL officials leave footballs, air gauges at hotel before Patriots-Chiefs game

    ESPN "NFL officials working Saturday's playoff game between the Kansas City Chiefs and New England Patriots forgot footballs specifically used for kicking, as well as gauges to measure air pressure, which required the Massachusetts State police to deliver them an hour before kickoff. "At..." January 21

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    David Wade @davidwade

    State Police confirm #NFL refs left the kicking balls at #Boston hotel before #Patriots - Chiefs game. Troopers drove them to Gillette.

  • NFL health officials confronted NIH about researcher selection

    ESPN "Three of the NFL's top health and safety officers confronted the National Institutes of Health last June after the NIH selected a Boston University researcher to lead a major study on football and brain disease, Outside the Lines has learned. The new information contradicts denials by the NFL..." January 20

  • Clete Blakeman to call Super Bowl 50

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL is really not holding the whole flip-or-no-flip thing against Clete Blakeman. According to, Blakeman has been tabbed to referee Super Bowl 50, his first shot to officiate the final football game of the year. Blakeman just worked the divisional round game between..." January 20

  • Eric Berry on free agency: Chiefs are family, we’ll talk about return

    Pro Football Talk "Safety Eric Berry’s return to the Chiefs lineup to play at a high level after being diagnosed with lymphoma in 2014 was one of the best stories of the season. The story of this offseason will be a more conventional one for Berry and the Chiefs. He’s set to become a free agent, which means he..." January 19

  • Chiefs to make Brad Childress offensive coordinator "With Doug Pederson taking over as the new Eagles coach, the Chiefs spent Monday deciding on a new play-caller. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported that Kansas City is making Brad Childress their new offense coordinator, according to a source. Childress spent the past three seasons..." January 18

  • Andy Reid says Chiefs had headset problems at New England

    The Score "Chiefs coach Andy Reid says his team experienced problems with their headsets during Saturday's playoff loss in New England, though they worked fine in the crucial final minutes of the game. Reid said the problem occurred in the first half between the coaching staff and the radio in quarterback..." January 17

  • Andy Reid offers little explanation for Chiefs' clock woes vs. Patriots

    ESPN "Andy Reid offered little explanation for the poor time management that cost the Kansas City Chiefs in the fourth quarter of their 27-20 loss to the New England Patriots in Saturday's divisional round game. The Chiefs trailed 27-13 and had a first-and-goal at the New England 1-yard line with..." January 17

  • Gronkowski, Edelman, Brady star in Patriots' 27-20 Win Over Chiefs

    NESN "Anyone doubting Julian Edelman’s value after the New England Patriots’ 27-20 win over the Kansas City Chiefs? Bueller? … Bueller? The New England Patriots wide receiver had three drops but still hauled in 10 passes on 16 targets for 100 yards. He also recharged a Patriots offense that..." January 17

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    If #KCChiefs WR Jeremy Maclin (ankle) plays, he'll have overcome a lot. Walking was a struggle this week, nevermind running. Very painful.

  • Jeremy Maclin will try to play, but may not be able to go

    Pro Football Talk "Chiefs receiver Jeremy Maclin wants to play today at New England, but he won’t know until pregame warmups whether he can go. Jeff Darlington ‏of NFL Network reports that it will be an uphill battle for Maclin, who is still iffy and needs to test his ankle today." January 16

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    Les Bowen @LesBowen

    Doug Pederson will be the #Eagles coach, league source confirms.

  • Chiefs OC Doug Pederson will be the Eagles next head coach

    Arrowhead Pride "Kansas City Chiefs OC Doug Pederson interviewing with the Philadelphia Eagles last weekend didn't seem like such a distraction. But what about now that the Eagles have reportedly settled on him. A report out of Philly says Pederson will be the Eagles new head coach. This is not confirmed...." January 14

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    Ben Volin @BenVolin

    BB on Chandler Jones' usage vs Chiefs: "I can just Xerox you a copy of the game plan, send it over to KC. Might be easier for all of us."

  • Chiefs' Maclin, Houston will be game-time decisions vs. Patriots

    The Score "Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Jeremy Maclin and linebacker Justin Houston will both be game-time decisions for Saturday's AFC divisional-round matchup against the New England Patriots. Maclin suffered a high ankle sprain in the Chiefs' wild-card victory over the Houston Texans, while Houston..." January 14

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    With Tom Coughlin out of the picture, the Eagles now are expected to pursue Chiefs OC Doug Pederson as their next head coach, per source.

  • Knee brace bigger issue for Justin Houston than knee injury

    Pro Football Talk "Chiefs linebacker Justin Houston returned to the lineup for last Saturday’s 30-0 win over the Texans after missing five games with a knee injury and he said Wednesday that the injury itself wasn’t a big issue during the game. The brace that he’s wearing to protect the knee is a different story,..." January 14

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    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    Goodell says Chargers have the option to move to LA. If they don't exercise it, Raiders have option. $100M to those teams if they don't go.

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    bob holtzman @BobHoltzmanESPN

    Early reports on KC WR Jeremy Maclin are positive. Andy Reid said "mild" high ankle sprain & Maclin could practice later in the week.

  • Andy Reid's coaching tree looks much better on defense

    CSN Philly "Discussing Andy Reid's coaching tree and the idea of Doug Pederson potentially being the Eagles' next head coach, Burke noted the distinction between the eventual successes of Reid's offensive coaches and defensive coaches. • Ron Rivera was a linebackers coach under Reid from 1999 to 2003. He..." January 12

  • White NFL Asst Coaches Twice as Likely to Be Promoted Than Black Asst Coaches

    Black Sports Online "I understand the people who do these studies put many hours, days, weeks and years into their work. I am not trying to put down what they do, but you don’t need a study to know there is systematic prejudice not just in the NFL, but almost every industry in America. I do like that they worked..." January 12

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    Pete Sweeney @pgsween

    Reid confirmed he'd be comfortable playing Jeremy Maclin even without practice all week. Maclin may not have to do that, Reid noted.

  • Donald Trump Thinks All These Personal Foul Penalties Have Made Football ‘Soft’

    Uproxx "Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is mad as hell, and he’s not going to take it anymore. Why? Because according to what he told a crowd of 2,000 supporters in Reno, Nevada on Sunday, the cherished national pastime of American Football has gone too soft — just like the great country of..." January 11

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #KCChiefs director of football operations Chris Ballard is interviewing for #Titans GM today. Their last scheduled interview at this point

  • Tom Brady: Chiefs ‘force you into a lot of bad football

    Boston "The Kansas City Chiefs have won 11 consecutive games in a formulaic manner, according to Tom Brady. The Chiefs’ 30-0 win over the Texans on Sunday was representative of Kansas City’s greater body of work. “I think you can learn a lot from a game, even though it was 30-0,” he said Monday on..." January 11