This is the February 28, 2013 news archive. View today's Chiefs rumors and news.
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 tagShare Tweet
AFC West notes: There have been reports the Jets will be interest…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 inShare TweetThe 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…Share TweetThe 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…Share Tweet
PFT Live: Can Chiefs pull plug on Smith deal?profootballtalk.com Feb 28, 2013Mike 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.Share TweetCNNSI.com Feb 28, 2013Forget 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.Share Tweet
Replay: Talking Chiefs with Adam TeicherThe 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.Share TweetThe 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.Share Tweet
Eric Winston excited about arrival of Alex Smithprofootballtalk.com Feb 28, 2013Last 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,” WShare Tweet
Draft trade market still softThe 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…Share Tweet
Matt Cassel to the Minnesota Vikings?Feb 28With 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.
Inside the Huddle: 49ers, Chiefs, Old Centers and Veteran RBsFeb 28Inside 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
Smith make Chiefs a contender?Feb 28Will 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.