4:46 AM EDT, Sat April 18, 2015
Kansas City Chiefs Rumors & News
Arrowhead Pride 21 hours ago
I always keep an eye out around NFL Draft time for comments from folks with the Kansas City Chiefs that might hint where they're going. Sometimes it actually does mean something, sometimes it doesn't. Chiefs fans talk about the possibility of taking an inside linebacker with their first round pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. They point to Derrick Johnson recovering from an Achilles injury at 32 years old. An inside linebacker would be good insurance. And they're right, that logic would hold up with me. Replace one of your aging or free agency bound star players with a first round pick. So that...
Arrowhead Pride 21 hours ago
The Kansas City Chiefs have released on of three long snappers on the roster. Per the NFL's transactions list (and first reported by Herbie Teope), the Chiefs cut Brandon Hartson on Thursday. Hartson was a long snapper signed to a reserve / futures contract with the Chiefs at the start of the offseason...
Behind the Steel Curtain 10 hours ago
The Pittsburgh Steelers signed recently released long snapper Brandon Hartson to their offseason roster. The @steelers have claimed LS Brandon Hartson off of waivers. — Burt Lauten (@SteelersPRBurt) April 17, 2015 Who said the Pittsburgh Steelers weren't going to make any more free agent moves...
Arrowhead Pride 16 hours ago
You'll never realize just how much Chiefs stuff is out there until you check out Craigslist and see all the Chiefs items that are for sale. It's incredible, really. One of the things for sale on Craigslist are various Chiefs vehicles, ranging from golf carts to buses. I gathered a few of the ones for sale and listed them below, along with the price. Which one would you buy? (On a related note, I'm trying to figure out how I can sneak $5,450 past Mrs. AP without her knowing. Suggestions are welcome.) Golf cart - $5,450 1987 white Chiefs bus - $4,500 1987 red Chiefs bus -...
Jason Wilde Blog | ESPN Milwaukee Apr 14, 2015
Photo/ The Packers and Chiefs closed out preseason play against each other the past five years, but a conflict with the Royals has put that on hold. GREEN BAY – The Green Bay Packers annual summertime tradition of closing out preseason play against the Kansas City Chiefs ended – or, at least, was interrupted – by a parking problem.Packers president/CEO Mark Murphy said Tuesday that the Packers and Chiefs couldn’t play each other this year in the preseason finale Sept. 3 or 4 because it was the Packers’ turn to go to Kansas City – and another team is slated to be there, too:...
Topeka Capital-Journal Apr 7, 2015
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Former NFL kicker Lawrence Tynes has filed a lawsuit against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers over a MRSA infection he contracted in a toe on his kicking foot, prematurely ending his career. Attorney Stephen F. Rosenthal said Tuesday that Tynes got the infection in 2013 at the Bucs’ training facility. The lawsuit filed in Broward County Circuit Court accuses the team of negligence for failing to properly sanitize the facility to prevent spread of the contagious, drug-resistant infection. read more
Baltimore Sun Apr 5, 2015
Stony Brook wide receiver Adrian Coxson has a visit with the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday, according to sources.
Topeka Capital-Journal Mar 27, 2015
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A food safety manager at Kauffman and Arrowhead stadiums in Kansas City says he was fired after complaining about dirty conditions. Jon Costa shared with ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” a letter that he said came from his former employer, Aramark. The March 17 letter said Costa was being fired “for cause” for several reasons, including that he violated the company’s media policy by taking his concerns public. read more
Topeka Capital-Journal Mar 23, 2015
NFC champion Seattle, Denver and Kansas City each were awarded four compensatory picks in this year’s draft on Monday. The NFL handed out 32 such picks to 14 teams on Monday. They begin at the conclusion of the third round when Super Bowl winner New England gets the 97th overall choice. The Chiefs lost Branden Albert, Jon Asamoah, Quintin Demps, Tyson Jackson, Akeem Jordan, Kendrick Lewis, Dexter McCluster and Geoff Schwartz. They added Joe Mays and Vance Walker. read more
Addressing their lack of depth on the defensive line, the New York Jets agreed to terms Friday with former Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Kevin Vickerson. He will sign a one-year contract. Vickerson, 32, was signed by the Chiefs last season after Mike DeVito -- a former Jet -- suffered a season-ending Achilles' injury in the opener. He played in 15 games, participating in 162 snaps on defense. He was primarily a first-down and second-down player, playing mostly left end in the Chiefs' 3-4 front.
Topeka Capital-Journal Mar 20, 2015
CLEVELAND — Dwayne Bowe believes he’s catching on with the Browns at the perfect time. A Pro Bowl wide receiver with Kansas City, Bowe signed a two-year contract on Friday with Cleveland, a struggling franchise with a rabid fan base eager to cheer for a consistent winner. That’s what Bowe experienced in eight seasons with the Chiefs and the free agent’s ready to bring what he learned to the Browns. read more
Topeka Capital-Journal Mar 19, 2015
CLEVELAND — The Browns have snagged a No. 1 wide receiver. Cleveland agreed to terms on a two-year contract with free agent Dwayne Bowe, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. Bowe, who has spent the past eight seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs, is expected to sign the deal on Thursday, said the person who spoke on condition of anonymity because the team has not confirmed the agreement. read more