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What does the release of Anthony Fasano mean for the Chiefs?

View image | On Thursday, the Kansas City Chiefs released veteran tight end Anthony Fasano two years into a three year deal with the Chiefs. Despite missing seven games in two years, he became a dependable target for Alex Smith and caught 48 catches for 426 yards with seven touchdowns, and in 2013 he was the first Chiefs player since Dwayne Bowe in 2010 to catch...
Via TopSportsReport
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs put franchise tag on Justin Houston

Justin Houston The Chiefs wanted to stick to their best aspect of the defense when they put the franchise tag on outside linebacker Justin Houston. This comes on the day of the deadline for teams to franchise tag players. Houston led the team and the league in sacks in 2014 with 22.0. He was 0.5 sack off of Michael Strahan’s NFL record for sacks in a season. The franchise tag...
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Who is Kansas City Willing to Give Up to Keep Justin Houston?

The business side of the NFL is about to get turned up a few notches. As of Monday morning teams starting hitting their can't lose players with the franchise tag. In some cases only the player's current team can continue negotiating, but in others the player can talk to whomever he wants, but his current team gets to match whatever offers are made.The Kansas City Chiefs hit star...
Via FatManWriting
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Biggest Draft Day Regret In Franchise History

It is still considered the greatest quarterback class ever in one round of the NFL Draft. Six quarterbacks, all with differing degrees of success and failures. It started with John Elway, who won two Super Bowl titles in his tenure in Denver and ended with Dan Marino, who got to a Super Bowl, re-wrote the NFL record books and never won a title with the Miami Dolphins.Somewhere in...
Via Football Nation
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Do the Kansas City Chiefs need to grab an interior lineman in the NFL Draft?

Glamorous. That’s not the word that comes to mind when thinking about players along the offensive line. And it’s especially not attributed to the guys in the middle of that group, the guards and center. While “skill-position” players get all of the headlines, and offensive tackles get the biggest contracts, interior linemen toil in relative anonymity. But in the center of...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs place non-exclusive tag on Justin Houston, LB 'intends to aggressively pursue an offer sheet from another team'

According to Mike Florio of, the Kansas City Chiefs elected to use the non-exclusive tag on linebacker Justin Houston. Another team can attempt to sign Houston to an offer sheet and if the Chiefs choose not to match, they would collect a pair of first-round picks. Florio writes: 'Per a league source, Houston intends to aggressively pursue an offer sheet...
Via 60 Max Power O
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Things between Justin Houston and the Kansas City Chiefs about to get ugly

The Kansas City Chiefs have, as expected, placed the franchise tag on star defender Justin Houston. Game of tag is underway: Chiefs officially placed their franchise tag on LB Justin Houston, per team source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 2, 2015 But, all this seemingly ensures is a ticked off Houston will now protest. Per league source, Chiefs used non-exclusive tag...
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Former NFL Player Compares Melvin Gordon to an All-Pro RB—And It's Not Jamaal Charles

With his lean frame, shredded physique and big-play ability, it’s easy to see why Melvin Gordon is drawing comparisons to Kansas City Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles. However, one former NFL player
Via Stack
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Chiefs franchise tag Justin Houston

Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports The Kansas City Chiefs officially placed their franchise tag on linebacker Justin Houston on Monday, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Game of tag is underway: Chiefs officially placed their franchise tag on LB Justin Houston, per team source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 2, 2015   Houston’s tag is expected to be worth about...
Via Sports-Glory
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chiefs place franchise tag on Justin Houston

The Kansas City Chiefs may not be in the best cap situation heading into free agency, but they made sure that Pro Bowl linebacker Justin Houston will not hit the open market. Game of tag is underway: Chiefs officially placed their franchise tag on LB Justin Houston, per team source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 2, 2015   In reportedly placing the franchise tag...
Via Sportsnaut
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs’ draft needs

Coming off of a fairly disappointing year, the Kansas City Chiefs look to the draft to fill some of the holes in their lineup. John Dorsey has some ground to make up from the past two NFL drafts. In 2013, the Chiefs selected left tackle Eric Fisher. Fisher has not lived up to his expectation at all and is part of the reason the offensive line is horrendous. Dee Ford was Dorsey...
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Kansas City Chiefs: 13 unrestricted free agents

NFL unrestricted free agents - 2015 league year and free agency begins March 10 (4 PM ET) An unrestricted free agent (a player who has completed four or more accrued seasons) may sign with any team without any compensation owed to his old team through the first scheduled day of training camp in late July. At that point, if his old team makes a tender offer by June 1st (110% of...
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Kansas City Chiefs’ looming decision on big free agent is part of bold predictions

Now that the games are over, the next few months will be spent following the NFL’s off-the-field news. This will include free agency, the draft and random things like the police blotter. In a sport that truly is a year-round endeavor, however, this certainly won’t be a quiet time on the calendar. So with that thought in mind, cover32′s James Merilatt came up with five bold...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
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“Mutual Interest” Between Chiefs & S Kurt Coleman Regarding Return

Herbie Teope of reports that the Chiefs met with free agent S Kurt Coleman‘s representative at the Combine and have had “positive” discussions. Terez A. Paylor confirms the meeting and adds that there is “mutual” interest in bringing Coleman back to Kansas City next year. The Chiefs have also shown interest in retaining DB Ron Parker, who will also...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs release veteran TE Anthony Fasano

According to Jeff Darlington of the NFL Network, the Chiefs are going to release veteran tight end Anthony Fasano. He caught 25 passes and had four touchdowns for the Chiefs in 2014. Fasano was set to make $2.8 million in 2015, however, with the emergence of Travis Kelce, he became an expensive backup. Chiefs will be releasing TE Anthony Fasano later today, source says. Still...
Via 60 Max Power O
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Major Free Agent Outcomes Will Set Chiefs Draft Board

The NFL Combine is a great place for NFL general managers and front office leaders to get work done. As a general manager, the process of the combine gets you a few things. First and foremost, the combine results can confirm what the scouts have already seen on film. The Scouts have done their film work, written their reports and given the decision makers the initial grades the...
Via Pro Football Spot
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs C Rodney Hudson Could $7M Per Year In Next Deal, Raiders Reportedly Interested

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that the Chiefs nearly reached an agreement with free agent C Rodney Hudson during the season that would have paid him $6M per year. However, Hudson put together a very impressive season and is in a great position to cash in once free agency is open for business. La Canfora expects Hudson to ultimately end up with a contract that would pay...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs need to upgrade their wide receivers

The Kansas City Chiefs put on an all-time miserable show during the 2014-15 season with no wide receiver touchdowns and ranking 29th in passing yards per game. John Dorsey and the Chiefs seem to be aware of this and have already made a step towards a change with the release of A.J. Jenkins and Donnie Avery last Tuesday. With 176 yards, Avery ranked third in receiving yards among...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs TE Travis Kelce Loses Rodeo Dance Off to Fan Named Skim Milk

After missing his rookie season due to an injury, Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce showed fans why he was worth the wait by leading the team in receptions (67) and receiving yards (862) last season to go with five touchdowns. From time to time he even showed off some moves for the fans as well.Recently while taking in a PBR event in Kansas City, Travis had a chance to show...
Via FatManWriting
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Top Four Returners In 2015

The Kansas City Chiefs are slowly but surely preparing for the 2015 NFL regular season, which begins in early September with many returning starters. Of these starters, there are four that one could argue are the most vital to the overall success of the organization.Jamaal CharlesThe obvious first choice when speaking of impact players on Kansas City’s roster is star running back...
Via Pro Football Spot
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Former UC Bearcat Travis Kelce has epic dance-off at PBR event

Kansas City Chiefs tight end and former UC Bearcat Travis Kelce has quite the personality. He made headlines during football season with some inappropriate moves, and now he is hitting the Professional Bull Riders circuit to show off his dance moves. During a PBR event in Kansas City, Kelce participated in a dance-off with a fan from the audience. Kelce put on a good performance...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs 2015 NFL Off-Season Preview

Positions of Need Wide Receiver Everyone knows by now that no Chief wide receiver caught a touchdown this season, but it wasn’t just that they were being kept out of the end zone. Chief wide receivers combined for just 129 catches for 1588 yards. For comparison, Antonio Brown had 129 catches for 1698 yards by himself and also scored 13 times. Part of their wide receiver issues...
Via The Football Fan Spot
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Alex Smith Edition

As of late, the Kansas City Chiefs have made a comeback to be one of the top teams in the AFC West. This can be credited to many different aspects of their roster, especially the talented linebacker position that the Chiefs boast. One position, however, that fans are constantly questioning is the quarterback position for Kansas City. Alex Smith, the current owner of the position...
Via Pro Football Spot
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs QB Chase Daniel Must Be Drinking Some Crazy Kool Aid

Former Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel has been able to live the life. A solid quarterback back in his college days he has been a back-up quarterback in the NFL for the last five seasons and looks to make it a sixth next year. Chances are he will be playing somewhere. He has shown enough potential in the preseason for that, but he is confident that he will be in Kansas City next...
Via FatManWriting
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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