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Chiefs, Bowe move toward tag deadline without a deal

Chiefs, Bowe move toward tag deadline without a deal

profootballtalk.com Updated Feb 28, 2013
The Chiefs and receiver Dwayne Bowe have been discussing a long-term deal.  For now, we’re told there’s no news. There will be news soon.  Absent a long-term deal by Monday, March 4, the Chiefs either will - or won’t - apply the franchise tag
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  • AFC West notes: There have been reports the Jets will be intere…

    AFC West notes: There have been reports the Jets will be interest…

    ESPN.com Feb 28, 2013
    There have been reports the Jets will be interested in Kansas City backup Brady Quinn. I wouldn’t rule out the Chiefs bringing him back as a backup to Alex Smith. There is a new regime in Kansas City, but Quinn knows the roster and is well-respected in
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  • Chiefs can improve quickly, analysts say, but a lot rides on QB…

    Chiefs can improve quickly, analysts say, but a lot rides on QB Alex Smith

    kansascity.com Feb 28, 2013
    The 2012 season ended for the Chiefs with a hideous 38-3 loss in Denver, a 2-14 record and, for their fans, some serious despair. But the hiring of Andy Reid as head coach, John Dorsey as general manager and, in their latest move, the acquisition of Ale…
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  • Should Dee Milliner be in No. 1 pick mix?

    Should Dee Milliner be in No. 1 pick mix?

    ESPN.com Feb 28, 2013
    The Kansas City Chiefs' situation with the No. 1 pick remains one of the most fascinating questions of the NFL offseason. Thursday, longtime draft guru Gil Brandt tweeted he thought they are five players worthy of being the No. 1 pick by the Chiefs -- l…
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  • PFT Live: Can Chiefs pull plug on Smith deal?

    PFT Live: Can Chiefs pull plug on Smith deal?

    profootballtalk.com Feb 28, 2013
    Mike Florio breaks down both sides of the Alex Smith trade, highlighting the $9.75 million in cap space cleared for the 49ers. Florio also talks about the Jets’ quest to trade CB Darrelle Revis, and who benefits most from restructuring contracts.
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  • Banks: New England Patriots 2013 Offseason Preview

    Banks: New England Patriots 2013 Offseason Preview

    CNNSI.com Feb 28, 2013
    Forget a dynasty, but the Pats' window is still open. And after re-working Tom Brady's deal, they're in a very strong position to chase another championship, Don Banks writes.
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  • Replay: Talking Chiefs with Adam Teicher

    Replay: Talking Chiefs with Adam Teicher

    kansascity.com Feb 28, 2013
    The Chiefs have a new starting quarterback after acquiring Alex Smith from the 49ers on Wednesday. What do you think of the move? The Star's Adam Teicher answered fans' questions during a web chat on Thursday.
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  • Expect the Chiefs to go looking for a backup QB

    Expect the Chiefs to go looking for a backup QB

    kansascity.com Feb 28, 2013
    The Chiefs have their starting quarterback, or will have in a couple of weeks, once their trade for Alex Smith becomes official. But don't think for a minute that GM John Dorsey (pictured) and the Chiefs are finished at that position for this year.
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  • Eric Winston excited about arrival of Alex Smith

    Eric Winston excited about arrival of Alex Smith

    profootballtalk.com Feb 28, 2013
    Last year, Chiefs tackle Eric Winston called out Chiefs fans who cheered an injury suffered by quarterback Matt Cassel.  Now, Winston is rolling out the red carpet for Cassel’s replacement. “I know I’m going to do everything I can to help him,” W
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  • Draft trade market still soft

    Draft trade market still soft

    ESPN.com Feb 28, 2013
    The leaders of the Kansas City Chiefs and the Oakland Raiders both said at the NFL combine that they are open to trading their top picks in the right situation. The Chiefs have the No. 1 pick and the Raiders have the No. 3 pick. The Chiefs would be inte…
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  • Video - Matt Cassel to the Minnesota Vikings? 00:50

    Matt Cassel to the Minnesota Vikings?

    Feb 28
    With the acquisition of Alex Smith, it is likely the Kansas City Chiefs will part ways with Matt Cassel. Where will the quarterback land? Ian Rapoport has the latest on Cassel's future.
  • Video - Inside the Huddle: 49ers, Chiefs, Old Centers and Veteran RBs 02:04

    Inside the Huddle: 49ers, Chiefs, Old Centers and Veteran RBs

    Feb 28
    Inside the Huddle's John Clayton provides his insight into the how the 49ers may use their 15 draft picks, how the Chiefs could change their offense with Alex Smith at qb, why old centers are in jeopardy while veteran running backs are sitting pretty
  • Video - Smith make Chiefs a contender? 02:09

    Smith make Chiefs a contender?

    Feb 28
    Will the addition of quarterback Alex Smith help the Kansas City Chiefs overtake the elite Denver Broncos in the AFC West? The "NFL Total Access" crew gives their answers.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: New England Patriots 2013 Offseason Preview

    Feb 28
    SI.com is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.
  • Jim Trotter: San Francisco 49ers 2013 Offseason Preview

    Feb 28
    SI.com is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.
  • NFL - Patriots' dynasty is in decline

    Feb 28
    Tom Brady's restructured deal confirms that New England's dynasty is in its final years.