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  1. 2017 Off-Season Thread
  • Could Jamaal Charles be an option for Eagles?

    ESPN "With needs at several positions but not much money to go around, the Philadelphia Eagles will need to get creative this offseason as they build their team. The Eagles have just under $10 million in cap space, per OverTheCap. They are expected to make several moves before the league year opens..." February 26

  • Jamaal Charles could be on the roster bubble

    The Sports Daily "Running backs in their 30s don’t normally generate a lot of interest on the open market. Even when that running back’s name is Jamaal Charles, the age and the injury history could combine to keep the phone from ringing. It’s not a guarantee that Charles will remain with the Chiefs next..." February 24

  • C.J. Spiller Signs with Kansas City Chiefs

    Bleacher Report "The Kansas City Chiefs announced an addition to their backfield Friday, signing veteran C.J. Spiller. Spiller appeared in just six games last season with the Seattle Seahawks and New York Jets, totaling 18 rushing yards, 50 receiving yards and one touchdown." February 24

  • Report: ‘Growing sense’ Chiefs could let Alex Smith go in favor of Tony Romo, Jimmy Garoppolo

    Sportsnaut "Alex Smith has never quite lived up to the expectations associated with a No. 1 overall pick. He was kicked to the curb in San Francisco by Colin Kaepernick back in 2012, and he’s been a serviceable starter for the Kansas City Chiefs ever since being traded in 2013. However, it appears the Chiefs..." February 21

  • Texans and Chiefs could be the favorites for Tony Romo

    Pro Football Talk "With more quarterbacks than normal available this offseason, it might take the first domino falling to make them all drop in a hurry. And one of the first could be Tony Romo, when/if Dallas releases him (and if he plays nice and allows that). If that happens, a small group of teams who are..." February 20

  • Chiefs and Broncos among teams Tony Romo is most interested in

    Sportsnaut "Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo could very well have a say in where he ends up next month. After months of speculation that the former Pro Bowler would be traded, reports surfaced earlier this week that Romo himself anticipates being released. As a 37-year-old quarterback that has played..." February 17

  • Chiefs expected to decline option on Foles

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs turned to Nick Foles after starting quarterback Alex Smith suffered a head injury during Week Eight of the 2016 season and Foles turned in a strong outing by going 16-of-22 for 223 yards and two touchdowns. Foles got a start the next week amid some confusing injury reporting from the..." February 15

  • NFL sets cap percentages for franchise tags

    Pro Football Talk "The franchise-tag crop report has arrived. Sort of. Prior to 2011, the non-exclusive franchise tenders were determined by averaging the five highest cap numbers at each position from the prior year. Starting in 2011, the tenders are determined by the aggregate sum of the salary cap for the five..." February 15

  • NFL Would Boost TV Ratings, Ad Revenue If US Ban On Sports Betting Lifted, New Report Says

    Legal Sports Report "MoffettNathanson Research released a report called NFL Season Recap – It’s All Over But the Crying (paywall), looking back at 2016-17. Part of the analysis focused on sports betting, and opportunities missed by the NFL to generate more interest and revenue. The NFL has generally tried to..." February 14

  • Some late-season Thursday Night Football games could move to Saturday

    Awful Announcing "With the 2016-17 NFL season, it’s time for the league’s TV’s partners to look ahead for the next season and what teams they’ll lobby for. Due to the Dallas Cowboys’ effect on the ratings in the second half of last season, there’s no doubt that all of the networks will want to maximize the number..." February 14

  • Travis Kelce 'I'm Done With Reality TV ... Forever'

    TMZ "Attention thirsty ladies, if you're looking for lovin' from NFL stud Travis Kelce ... you're gonna have to do it the old-fashioned way ... 'cause Kelce says his reality TV dating career is OVER for good. We got Kelce out in Beverly Hills and wanted to know two things from the stud pass catcher..." February 13

  • Chiefs make Nagy offensive coordinator, Childress assistant head coach

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs announced Monday that Matt Nagy will be the team’s new offensive coordinator and that Brad Childress will be the team’s assistant head coach. Nagy was announced as co-coordinator with Childress before the 2016 season. Prior to that he spent two seasons as the team’s quarterbacks..." February 13

  • Franchise tag looms over Eric Berry situation

    Pro Football Talk "Last year, the Chiefs paid safety Eric Berry $10.8 million for one year under the franchise tag. This year, it’s still not known whether the two sides will find a way to continue the relationship. Berry insists that he won’t play under the franchise tag in 2017. At a 20-percent increase over..." February 12

  • NFL scout: Tyreek Hill is a much worse person than Joe Mixon

    Larry Brown Sports "Despite being involved in an incident similar to the one that ended Ray Rice’s playing career, former Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon is likely going to be drafted by an NFL team in April. I mean, there are worse people playing in the NFL right now anyway, right? That’s the logic one scout used..." February 11

  • A 49ers trade for Garoppolo could look similar to the Alex Smith deal

    KNBR "One of the most experienced journalists to ever cover the NFL joined KNBR 1050’s The Audible Friday morning. ESPN’s John Clayton chimed in on all things San Francisco 49ers, including his thoughts on why the team will chase after Patriots backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. While many around..." February 10

  • Agent for Chiefs' Berry says still 'a long ways to go' in negotiations

    Pro Football Talk "Chiefs General Manager John Dorsey said he has had positive conversations with safety Eric Berry’s representatives regarding a new contract after Berry played the 2016 season on the franchise tag. Berry’s agent, Chad Speck, doesn’t characterize the talks in quite such a way. Speck said in a..." February 10

  • “Right now” Chiefs see Jamaal Charles staying on team in 2017

    Pro Football Talk "Running back Jamaal Charles has only played in eight games over the last two years because of knee injuries, but he’s made it clear that he wants to continue his playing career in 2017. Will it be with the Chiefs? Charles has never played for another club, but the Chiefs have shown other backs..." February 09

  • Details on How Much DirecTV is Raising The NFL Sunday Ticket Package in 2017

    Black Sports Online "The 2016 campaign ended in epic fashion, as the New England Patriots came back from down 25 points against the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI. As football fans wait several months until the game returns, they’ll have to get ready for prices rising for the Sunday Ticket package on..." February 09

  • Chiefs Hiring Former QB Mike Kafka As Offensive Quality Control Coach

    NFL Trade Rumors "Adam Caplan of ESPN reports that the Chiefs are hiring former NFL QB Mike Kafka as their new offensive quality control coach. Kakfa previously worked with Chiefs HC Andy Reid while they were in Philadelphia together several years ago. Kakfa, 29, is a former fourth-round pick of the Eagles..." February 08

  • Worst NFL free-agent pool ever won't stop desperate teams from diving in wallets first

    CBS Sports "NFL free agency is fool's gold. Always has been. Always will be. Now more than ever. Forever and forever. Amen. I've been singing this chorus and preaching this sermon for roughly a decade now, and nothing has changed. Except, well, the free-agency classes grow shallower and shallower...." February 08

  • DIRECTV raising Sunday Ticket prices for 2017 season

    Sportsnaut "It’s all about supply and demand. And despite what was a perceived regression in terms of television ratings during the 2016 NFL season, the demand is surely still there. It’s the most popular sport in North American. That’s not even up for debate at this point. So leave it to cable and..." February 08

  • Top 10 biggest boom or bust players in 2017 NFL Draft

    Sportsnaut "Heading into the 2017 NFL Draft, there are a few players who find themselves in the “no doubt about it” category. Texas A&M EDGE defender Myles Garrett comes to mind when discussing that type of player. Other prospects quality as flyers and potential steals. There’s a whole other category,..." February 07

  • Travis Kelce would take a Super Bowl ring over a Hall of Fame bust

    Pro Football Talk "Five years ago, running back LaDainian Tomlinson said he’d prefer a Hall of Fame bust to a Super Bowl ring. He most likely will achieve that goal tonight. On Friday, Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce explained that he would take a Super Bowl ring over a Hall of Fame bust. He made his case during a..." February 05

  • Chiefs to open extension talks with Reid, Dorsey

    Kansas City Star "Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt is not taking the team’s success the last four years for granted. Three playoff appearances, a playoff victory for the first time in 22 years and a 43-21 regular-season record go a long way with an NFL owner, so Hunt plans to discuss contract extensions with coach..." February 05

  • Could Cowboys trade Tony Romo to Chiefs?

    NFL.com "With Dak Prescott locked in as the Cowboys' franchise quarterback for the foreseeable future, Dallas will spend the bulk of its offseason deciding what to do with former starting quarterback Tony Romo. Romo is under contract in Big D through 2019, so he is likely to be traded for draft..." February 04

  • Derrick Johnson thinks he’ll be ready for training camp

    Pro Football Talk "Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson wasn’t around for the end of Kansas City’s season because he tore his left Achilles tendon in Week 14, but he believes he’ll be ready when the team gets to training camp. Johnson told Terez Paylor of the Kansas City Star that he expects to be running by the..." February 03

  • Berry defeats Prescott in Madden tournament

    Sports Day "Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott walked the red carpet Thursday evening in Houston for an EA Sports event. The Cowboys quarterback won't be playing in Sunday's game. But he did lead his team against safety Eric Berry and the Kansas City Chiefs in a Madden NFL 17 tournament game at Club..." February 03

  • Tony Romo has Texans, Cardinals, Broncos, Chiefs on wishlist

    Larry Brown Sports "Tony Romo is reportedly prepared to be dealt, and and he wants to be on a contending team. According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Cowboys will shop Romo once he meets with owner Jerry Jones. Romo lists the Houston Texans, Arizona Cardinals, Denver Broncos, and Kansas City Chiefs as..." February 02

  • Chiefs S Eric Berry claims he will not play under franchise tag in 2017

    NFL.com "Eric Berry wants to stay in Kansas City. The Chiefs want Eric Berry to stay in Kansas City. But the All-Pro safety doesn't want to play on the franchise tag again. Speaking Thursday on NFL Network's Super Bowl Live, Berry definitively rejected the notion he'd acquiesce to the tag again. "I'm..." February 02

  • President Trump on Roger Goodell: ‘The commissioner is a dope. He’s a stupid guy’

    Sportsnaut "President Donald Trump isn’t one afraid to ruffle some feathers. It’s his outspoken attitude and ability to go away from the norm that caught the attention of those who voted him into office. As divisive as Trump himself might be, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is an equally divisive figure..." February 01

  • Roger Goodell indicates NFL looking into cutting commercials during broadcasts

    Sportsnaut "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell addressed the public in a pre-Super Bowl press conference on Wednesday. He covered many issues including the possibility of the league reducing the number of commercials during a game. The task at hand would be to shorten the time it takes to watch an entire NFL..." February 01

  • Goodell defends Thursday Night Football: Lower injury rate, 'high-quality football'

    CBS Sports ""Thursday Night Football" isn't on its way out. As NFL commissioner Roger Goodell made clear at his press conference Wednesday, it's here to stay. To do so, Goodell cited lower injury rates and "high-quality football." "They're slightly lower than any other games," Goodell said of injury..." February 01

  • 2017 Salary Cap Could Increase By As Much As $15M

    NFL Trade Rumors "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell told reporters (per Kyle Meinke) on Wednesday that the 2017 salary cap could go up by as much as $15 million per team. A few months ago, Tom Pelissero of USA Today reported that NFL teams were informed that the 2017 cap is expected to be between $166 million –..." February 01

  • Head of NFL refs union: Barbs from players 'very concerning'

    USA Today "The NFL has fined multiple players this season for criticizing individual officials, and the head of the NFL Referees Association doesn’t want to see such incidents become a trend. Scott Green, the former NFL referee and recently appointed NFLRA executive director, told USA TODAY Sports on..." February 01

  • Report: NFLPA reviewing relationship with Uber after ‘strike busting tactics’

    Sportsnaut "According to Albert Breer of MMQB, the NFL Players Association is reviewing its relationship with ride-share company Uber in wake of its decision to operate in New York City when the city’s taxis went on strike over the weekend to protest the Trump administrations immigration policy. The strike..." January 31

  • NFL won’t commit to Orlando Pro Bowl

    Pro Football Talk "This year’s Pro Bowl was more successful than usual, due in part to a sold-out crowd in Orlando and an inexplicably successful effort (fueled by Ray Lewis) to get the players to cast aside their best interests and risk injury by playing hard. Still, the new home of the game won’t necessarily be..." January 30

  • Alex Smith will be the Chiefs’ QB in 2017, but he knows the pressure is on

    Kansas City Star "More than anybody, Alex Smith knew what was at stake this postseason, and how the Chiefs’ performance would shape the perception of his ceiling as a quarterback. So when Smith posted his fourth-lowest passer rating of the season in the Chiefs’ 18-16 divisional-round home loss to Pittsburgh —..." January 30

  • Sold-out Pro Bowl means it surely will continue

    Pro Football Talk "From time to time, the NFL huffs and puffs about the quality of the Pro Bowl. But the Pro Bowl’s house isn’t going to be blown down any time soon. (Even though it should be.) This year, the NFL has offered standing-room only tickets at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, site of this year’s..." January 29

  • Colts Scheduling Second Interview With Chiefs Exec. Chris Ballard, KC Bracing To Lose Ballard

    NFL Trade Rumors "ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Colts are bringing in Chiefs director of personnel Chris Ballard back for a second interview. According to Schefter, the Chiefs are bracing to lose Ballard to the Colts, who will interview again for the job on Sunday. This if the first candidates the Colts..." January 29

  • Travis Kelce admits criticism about his maturity is ‘fair’

    Sportsnaut "Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce is one of the most talented young players in the NFL at his position, yet too often in the past couple of years his emotions have gotten the better of him. Most recently, he hurt his team during the AFC Divisional Round against the Pittsburgh Steelers..." January 28

  • NFL and medical marijuana: A Q&A with former Eagles OL Todd Herremans

    ESPN "The conversation about marijuana's place in the NFL is heating up. Earlier this week, it was revealed that the NFL Players Association is working on a proposal that would amend the current drug policy to take a "less punitive" approach to recreational marijuana use among players, and the..." January 28

  • Chiefs GM John Dorsey expected to remain with team through 2017 season

    Kansas City Star "It appears Chiefs general manager John Dorsey will be in Kansas City for at least the next year. A source told The Star on Saturday that Dorsey, 56, is under contract with the club through the 2017 season and is expected to remain with the team through then, barring some unforeseen..." January 28

  • The Super Bowl Sex-Trafficking Myth: Is it the crisis it's cracked up to be?

    SI "Oh, man, we’re about to get robbed. That was Ryan Murphy’s thought when the two sedans ominously pulled up on either side of the car he was sitting in. From the front passenger’s seat of the Ford Fusion parked at a gas station, he breathed a sigh of resignation and reached for his wallet...." January 28

  • Chiefs' Reid: Tyreek Hill's workload could double in 2017

    Sporting News "Fantasy football players take note: Tyreek Hill could average as many as 70 snaps a game as a wide receiver and returner in 2017. So says the coach of Kansas City’s rookie sensation. “He was averaging 35 plays a game (in 2016),” Andy Reid told co-host Kirk Morrison and me Thursday on..." January 27

  • Travis Kelce says he’s sorry for ripping referee Carl Cheffers

    Pro Football Talk "After the Chiefs were eliminated from the playoffs, tight end Travis Kelce blasted referee Carl Cheffers, saying he shouldn’t even get to wear the uniform at Foot Locker. A week later, Kelce stood by that comment. Now Kelce has reconsidered. Talking to Sal Paolantonio of ESPN at the Pro Bowl,..." January 26

  • Tyreek Hill could be double trouble for Chiefs' opponents in 2017

    Sporting News "Fantasy football players take note: Tyreek Hill could average as many as 70 snaps a game as a wide receiver and returner in 2017. So says the coach of Kansas City’s rookie sensation. “He was averaging 35 plays a game (in 2016),” Andy Reid told co-host Kirk Morrison and me Thursday on..." January 26

  • Handling of Chris Conley concussion evaluation is under investigation

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins aren’t the only playoff team that found itself under NFL scrutiny as a result of a potential violation of the concussion protocol. Per a league source, the handling of Chiefs receiver Chris Conley’s concussion evaluation currently is being reviewed by the NFL Players..." January 26

  • Uninterested in 49ers job, Chris Ballard will interview with Colts

    Pro Football Talk "Chiefs director of player personnel Chris Ballard was the first, second, and third choice of the 49ers for the still-vacant G.M. position. The interest wasn’t mutual. Ballard feels differently about the G.M. job in Indianapolis. And for good reason. The Colts: (1) have a franchise quarterback;..." January 25

  • Eric Berry hopes to stay in K.C., agent has spoken to Chiefs

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs used the franchise tag to hold onto safety Eric Berry for the 2016 season, which means that Berry is again headed toward possible free agency this offseason. That can change if he and the team can agree on a long-term deal, something Berry said he’d like to see happen and is already..." January 25

  • Chiefs bring receivers coach Greg Lewis aboard

    Pro Football Talk "Greg Lewis wasn’t out of work long. The former Eagles wide receivers coach, who was fired this offseason, has landed a job with the Chiefs, according to Alex Marvez of Sporting News. The link is a natural one, since Lewis played six years for Chiefs coach Andy Reid in Philadelphia, after..." January 24