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  • Chiefs visit with Brandon Tate

    Chiefs visit with Brandon Tate

    profootballtalk.com Updated 19 hours ago
    The Chiefs didn’t get any touchdown catches from their wide receivers in 2014, which left the position as an obvious area to look for help this offseason. Kansas City signed Jeremy Maclin away from the Chiefs and re-signed Jason Avant to continue the ve…
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  • Chiefs meeting with free agent center Tim Barnes

    Chiefs meeting with free agent center Tim Barnes

    profootballtalk.com Mar 30 (yesterday)
    The Chiefs are in need of some help at center with Rodney Hudson making the move to Oakland as a free agent and they’re meeting with a candidate on Monday. Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Tim Barnes is visiting with the team after…
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  • Chiefs are third in NFL in QB spending

    Chiefs are third in NFL in QB spending

    ESPN.com Mar 30 (yesterday)
    We’ll start here a position-by-position look at how the Kansas City Chiefs are utilizing their salary-cap space with the quarterbacks. ESPN Stats and Information showed the Chiefs to have about $2.9 million in available cap space, which is 30th among th…
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  • Donald Stephenson gets a clean slate in Kansas City

    Donald Stephenson gets a clean slate in Kansas City

    profootballtalk.com Mar 29 (3 days ago)
    Last year, Donald Stephenson was expected to start at right tackle for the Chiefs. A four-game suspension for violating the league’s PED policy derailed that plan. Entering 2015, G.M. John Dorsey says Stephenson gets a fresh shot at becoming the startin…
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  • Chiefs see Andy Reid and Alex Smith as a Super Bowl combination

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

    profootballtalk.com Mar 28 (4 days ago)
    The Chiefs are confident that they have the two most important pieces in place to win a Super Bowl. Chiefs owner Clark Hunt said that in head coach Andy Reid and quarterback Alex Smith, Kansas City has exactly what it needs to get a title. “We’ve got a …
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  • Chiefs owner: We’re going to get Justin Houston signed

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

    profootballtalk.com Mar 27 (5 days ago)
    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…
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  • Trashed: KC stadiums' food safety boss fired

    Trashed: KC stadiums' food safety boss fired

    ESPN.com Mar 26 (5 days ago)
    The food safety manager at Kansas City's Kauffman and Arrowhead stadiums, home to the Royals and the Chiefs, was fired after sharing details of health concerns with ESPN.
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  • Here's how much cap room the Chiefs need for NFL draft

    Here's how much cap room the Chiefs need for NFL draft

    ESPN.com Mar 26 (6 days ago)
    Been receiving many questions about the cap space the Kansas City Chiefs would need to conduct their draft. Overthecap.com has a nice piece on exactly what it would take in terms of cap room for each NFL team to make its picks, including the Chiefs and …
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  • Kiper: Marcus Mariota a great fit for Andy Reid, Chiefs

    Kiper: Marcus Mariota a great fit for Andy Reid, Chiefs

    ESPN.com Mar 25 (6 days ago)
    For those with ESPN Insider access, NFL draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. has an interesting story linking some of the draft's top prospects to certain NFL teams based on how good a fit that player might be for a particular coach/system. For Oregon quarterbac…
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  • Andy Reid talks up Raiders, Derek Carr

    Andy Reid talks up Raiders, Derek Carr

    ESPN.com Mar 25 (7 days ago)
    Andy Reid saw the Oakland Raiders at their best in 2014. Even though Reid’s Kansas City Chiefs easily dispatched Oakland in the two teams' final meeting of 2014, Reid is clearly moving forward in his thinking that the Raiders will be more like the team …
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  • Andy Reid looking for a bigger, better Travis Kelce

    Andy Reid looking for a bigger, better Travis Kelce

    ESPN.com Mar 25 (7 days ago)
    Tight end Travis Kelce had a nice and perhaps unexpected debut season for the Kansas City Chiefs last year. He led the Chiefs in catches (67) and receiving yards (862) and for the most part was the one receiver the Chiefs could count on in an otherwise …
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  • Andy Reid impressed by Derek Carr

    Andy Reid impressed by Derek Carr

    The Raiders have lost double-digit games in 10 of the last 12 seasons, and they have not made the postseason since 2002. However, Chiefs coach Andy Reid believes new Raiders coach Jack Del Rio has landed in a favorable spot, and it has something to do w…
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  • Chiefs' 2014 free-agent decisions further validated by compensa…

    Chiefs' 2014 free-agent decisions further validated by compensatory picks

    ESPN.com Mar 24
    Shortly after the end of the season, I looked back at the Kansas City Chiefs decisions from last year to let many of their free agents sign with other teams. The Chiefs lost, among other players, offensive linemen Branden Albert (pictured), Geoff Schwar…
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  • Dwayne Bowe gets $9 million guaranteed from Browns

    Dwayne Bowe gets $9 million guaranteed from Browns

    Following his release from the Chiefs, Dwayne Bowe became one of the Browns’ “top offseason priorities.” The two sides eventually agreed to terms on a two-year contract, and by the looks of the money, Cleveland definitely valued Bowe. According to Joel …
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  • Dwayne Bowe plans to take the Browns to the next level

    Dwayne Bowe plans to take the Browns to the next level

    New Browns receiver Dwayne Bowe thinks he can help Cleveland take a big step forward. Bowe, who played his entire career for the Chiefs before signing in Cleveland last week, said he believes the Browns are on the cusp of something special. “The Browns …
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  • Imagine Jamaal Charles, LeSean McCoy as teammates in Kansas Cit…

    Imagine Jamaal Charles, LeSean McCoy as teammates in Kansas City

    ESPN.com Mar 20
    For those with ESPN Insider access, analyst Mel Kiper Jr. has an interesting look at the 2009 NFL draft and what teams would do if they could do that one over, knowing what they know now. The Kansas City Chiefs that year were coming off a 2-14 season an…
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  • Joe Mays visited with Chargers

    Joe Mays visited with Chargers

    Linebacker Joe Mays has played for the Broncos and the Chiefs over the course of a seven-year NFL career and he might add another AFC West club to the list in 2015. Alex Marvez of FOX Sports reported that Mays took a visit with the Chargers on Thursday.…
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  • Travis Kelce: I never felt that comfortable last year

    Travis Kelce: I never felt that comfortable last year

    The Chiefs passing offense wasn’t a thing of beauty in 2014, but the lack of touchdown passes to the team’s wide receivers didn’t mean there were no positives at all. Tight end Travis Kelce returned from microfracture surgery that kept him out of all bu…
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  • Chiefs re-sign linebacker Dezman Moses

    Chiefs re-sign linebacker Dezman Moses

    The Kansas City Chiefs re-signed linebacker Dezman Moses on Thursday. Moses was not tendered as a restricted free agent by Kansas City and allowed to become an unrestricted free agent. However, the Chiefs elected to re-sign Moses to bolster their depth …
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  • Dwayne Bowe signs with Cleveland Browns

    Dwayne Bowe signs with Cleveland Browns

    The Cleveland Browns upgraded at wide receiver on Thursday by signing Dwayne Bowe. Bowe, who spent the first eight seasons of his career with the Kansas City Chiefs, agreed to a two-year deal with the Browns, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Despite b…
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  • Kansas City Chiefs ownership at a glance

    Kansas City Chiefs ownership at a glance

    ESPN.com Mar 18
    Majority owners: Clark Hunt, 50, is chairman and operates the team. He owns 24.5 percent of the Kansas City Chiefs, as do siblings Lamar Hunt Jr., 58; Sharron Hunt, 57; and Daniel Hunt, 38. Minority owner: Norma Hunt, age unknown Source of wealth: Hunt …
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  • Some veteran receivers are getting no sniffs

    Some veteran receivers are getting no sniffs

    For several players, the free-agency market for receivers has been better than expected. For others, it’s been worse. Randall Cobb got $10 million per year to stay with the Packers, and Jeremy Maclin will be paid $11 million per year to go to the Chiefs…
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  • Free-agency review: Chiefs

    Free-agency review: Chiefs

    ESPN.com Mar 17
    Most significant signing: Jeremy Maclin could be the cure for what ails the Kansas City Chiefs at wide receiver. Maclin, who formerly played in Andy Reid’s offense with the Philadelphia Eagles, should be productive from the start of his Chiefs career. T…
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  • Panthers sign Chiefs safety Kurt Coleman to two-year deal

    Panthers sign Chiefs safety Kurt Coleman to two-year deal

    The Panthers continued a run of signings which will fail to move the fanbase, which was all hopeful they were going to spend some money this offseason. The team announced they signed unrestricted free agent safety Kurt Coleman from the Chiefs. Coleman s…
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  • Chiefs re-sign versatile defensive back Parker

    Chiefs re-sign versatile defensive back Parker

    ESPN.com Mar 15
    The Kansas City Chiefs announced the re-signing of defensive back Ron Parker on Monday. Terms weren't disclosed but a source told ESPN.com that Parker agreed to a five-year, $30 million deal.
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  • Michael Crabtree, Tramon Williams among the top free agents lef…

    Michael Crabtree, Tramon Williams among the top free agents left

    So who’s left in free agency? Per PFT’s rankings, here are the top 12 unsigned players as of Sunday: 13) Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy. 32) 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree. 40) Ex-Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe. 41) Raiders center Stefen Wisn…
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  • Dwayne Bowe in Cleveland to visit Browns

    Dwayne Bowe in Cleveland to visit Browns

    Dwayne Bowe needs a new team after the Chiefs cut ties with him last week and the Browns need receiving targets with Josh Gordon suspended and Jordan Cameron skipping town. The two needs may lead to a deal for Bowe in Cleveland. Bowe told Josina Anderso…
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  • Video - Inside The Huddle: Jeremy Maclin, Chief 01:04

    Inside The Huddle: Jeremy Maclin, Chief

    Mar 26
    The sky is the limit for Jeremy Maclin in the Chiefs' West Coast offense.
  • Video - Sizing Up The Chiefs' Offensive Line 01:10

    Sizing Up The Chiefs' Offensive Line

    Mar 20
    ESPN Chiefs reporter Adam Teicher talks about the team getting two offensive linemen in free agency and the possibility of them acquiring another in the draft.
  • Video - Chiefs Draft Changes With Free Agency 01:21

    Chiefs Draft Changes With Free Agency

    Mar 17
    ESPN Chiefs reporter Adam Teicher talks about how free agency moves will help the team to keeps it options open in the NFL draft.
  • Video - NFL Cold Hard Facts 01:17

    NFL Cold Hard Facts

    Mar 12
    Adam Schefter discusses Trent Richardson's future in the NFL, where Dwayne Bowe could land and Rahim Moore going to Houston.

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