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Arrowhead Pride 3 hours ago

The biggest thing Chiefs' Travis Kelce learned from Anthony Fasano

With Anthony Fasano's exit, Kelce is ready to take on the responsibility as the top tight end on the depth chart. After a breakout season that served as his true rookie campaign, Travis Kelce remains a fashionable pick to make a major offensive impact next season. Pete Prisco recently named him among his favorite 20 players to breakout in 2015, and the Chiefs are likely to heavily rely on him since they let Anthony Fasano walk this offseason. Fortunately Kelce is ready for the load. Kelce came to the Chiefs as the team's third round selection in the 2013 NFL Draft, but an injured knee kept...
Arrowhead Pride 4 hours ago

Ben Grubbs says new Chiefs teammates helping him with the offense

At one point during the Kansas City Chiefs OTAs, the offensive line looked like this: LT Eric Fisher, LG Ben Grubbs, C Eric Kush, RG Jeff Allen, RT Donald Stephenson. Four of those players played under Andy Reid the last two years and are familiar with his offense. The other one is Ben Grubbs. "It's been a learning process," Grubbs said Wednesday (via quotes from the Chiefs) after coming to KC in a trade from New Orleans. "Of course it's different plays, different terminology, but this is what this phase is for. It's to get the rust off, get acclimated to your teammates and just go out...
Arrowhead Pride 4 hours ago

Chiefs' Chris Conley will miss Thursday's practice for NFLPA Rookie Premiere

The Kansas City Chiefs are already without two rookies (Marcus Peters and Steven Nelson) during OTAs due to the NFL and NCAA's rules on graduation dates. They'll have another one missing on Thursday. Chiefs rookie WR Chris Conley will not practice with the team on Thursday as he attends the NFLPA Rookie Premiere this week in Los Angeles. What is the Rookie Premiere? More than 40 top rookies from the 2015 NFL Draft class will come together in Los Angeles May 28-31 to learn the business of football at the 21st annual NFLPA Rookie Premiere. A robust roster of business partners will be on site...
Arrowhead Pride 5 hours ago

Kansas City Chiefs, Oakland Raiders among NFL's top selling jerseys

Take a look at this list of the NFL's top selling jerseys and tell me what sticks out: According to NFL sales, the five top-selling jerseys are: 1) Green Bay; 2) Pittsburgh; 3) Oakland; 4) Dallas; 5) Kansas City. — Rick Gosselin (@RickGosselinDMN) May 26, 2015 Obviously, the Kansas City Chiefs being on the list sticks out -- even if they do sometimes go with the "blood-clot look" with the red on red. Jamaal Charles was 28th on the list for the end of the 2014 season. I imagine the Chiefs acquisition of Jeremy Maclin, which requires a shiny new red jersey for him, is part of the reason...
Arrowhead Pride 6 hours ago

Kansas City Chiefs pass rush is a game changer and should be ranked higher

NFL.com's Bucky Brooks examined the NFL's scariest position groups in the NFL and the Kansas City Chiefs pass rushers are not in the top 10. I'm surprised at that considering Brooks ranked the Chiefs non-QB roster sixth in the NFL. The Chiefs had the second best defense in the NFL based on the stat that matters -- points allowed. Justin Houston was a freak and while Tamba Hali had a down year he was still effective (PFF's 13th rated OLB, second rated OLB in pass coverage). If you took 2014 Justin Houston and paired him with 2013 Tamba Hali I'm confident they would make an appearance on this...
Arrowhead Pride 7 hours ago

Kansas City Chiefs' blue-chip players lead the way to one of NFL's most talented rosters

NFL.com's Bucky Brooks has an interesting idea to rank the strongest rosters in the NFL -- minus the QB position. It's actually difficult to do because so many teams are identified by their quarterback. Brooks ranks the Chiefs roster sixth in the NFL. He names the blue chip players as RB Jamaal Charles, G Ben Grubbs, LB Justin Houston, LB Derrick Johnson, WR Jeremy Maclin and NT Dontari Poe. Chiefs TE Travis Kelce is listed as on the rise. Offensively, Brooks writes that the Chiefs "have a supporting cast that could help Alex Smith fully showcase his skills as an efficient game...
Arrowhead Pride 8 hours ago

Arrowheadlines: Kansas City Chiefs News 5/28

Good morning! Get your day started with some Kansas City Chiefs news. Enjoy! Chiefs OTA Observations 5/27: Day Two Notes from The Mothership If there's one thing that can be taken away from Wednesday's Chiefs practice, and in actuality, all of the Chiefs practices throughout the year, it's that everything coach Andy Reid does during their limited time together on the field has a purpose. "It's one of the great things about Andy Reid," Voice of the Chiefs, Mitch Holthus, said on Wednesday. "We might not see some of this stuff until late November, but everything being done here is going to...
Arrowhead Pride 8 hours ago

Kansas City Chiefs' Phillip Gaines making an impression at OTAs with Marcus Peters out

With 2015 first round pick Marcus Peters not participating in OTAs, the Kansas City Chiefs top cornerbacks are Sean Smith and Phillip Gaines. We know Smith is the obvious No. 1 corner on the team but I have been curious where Peters will be relative to Gaines. Alas, Peters is not at OTAs yet (thanks, NFL / NCAA) so we don't know where that particular position battle stands. What we do know is that Gaines won't give up his spot on the outside without a fight. He had a good rookie year as the Chiefs 2014 third round pick. As our old pal Todd Haley might say, the arrow is pointing up, which...
Arrowhead Pride 8 hours ago

NFL players rave about Kansas City Chiefs' Tamba Hali, the 70th best player in the NFL

Tamba Hali had a down year by his standards but his reputation around the NFL is still strong. NFL Network's top 100 players countdown got to No. 70, which was Kansas City Chiefs LB Tamba Hali. He was No. 43 last year. Go watch the video here. One fun fact I learned: Only Charles Tillman has forced more fumbles since 2006 than Tamba Hali. The best thing I can say about Tamba Hali is that there is literally no one else in the NFL I would rather have ahead of a young rookie like Dee Ford. There is no better teacher in the NFL when it comes to the technical aspects of the game than Tamba. Not...
Arrowhead Pride May 27, 2015

Can Dee Ford help the Kansas City Chiefs keep Tamba Hali fresh?

Another day (ish), another Chiefs mailbag. Let me take a moment to compliment all of you. You've been fantastic. A real treat. I've got more mailbag questions than I know what to do with, and all of them are a blast to write about. So hats off to you. You're the real champions. More pandering statements. Let's mailbag. As always, send questions to @RealMNchiefsfan. Or don't, because I've got a ton already and am having a tough time keeping up with you people. @RealMNchiefsfan @ArrowheadPride Can Dee Ford help Tamba stay effective later into season. Last 2 years fast starts tailed off...
Arrowhead Pride May 27, 2015

Watch some highlights from Kansas City Chiefs OTAs

When you're watching highlights of OTAs, you have reached the peak of your addiction to the Kansas City Chiefs. So let's get to it! @ChiefsReporter BJ Kissel tweeted out some of these highlights. Jeremy Maclin sighting #Chiefs WR Jeremy Maclin working out earlier today. https://t.co/pRjAtxpkeB — BJ Kissel (@ChiefsReporter) May 26, 2015 DAT speed Here's a look at De'Anthony Thomas being fast. #Chiefs https://t.co/8bX9OcMKf8 — BJ Kissel (@ChiefsReporter) May 26, 2015 One-handed Chris Conley Finally, #Chiefs rookie WR Chris Conley with the one-hand drill....
Arrowhead Pride May 27, 2015

Kansas City Chiefs offensive line competition after day one of OTAs

This is the time when we read too much into how the Kansas City Chiefs lined up after day one of OTAs. Andy Reid said a number of times on Tuesday that they're going to be rotating various players in on the offensive line so don't read too much into it. "We're kind of playing everybody in all different spots, so we don't even care," Reid said, via quotes from the Chiefs. "Tomorrow will probably be different. We're going to find the five best guys, that's what we're trying to get to. I really don't care where they play, I just want the five best guys and then we line up and we go play." So...
Arrowhead Pride May 27, 2015

Here's what Chiefs' Jeremy Maclin and Alex Smith want to accomplish at OTAs

The Kansas City Chiefs have been working out since April in the first two phases of the offseason but things ramp up in the third phase when they can go 11 on 11. That's the key difference as the Chiefs begin a series of 10 OTAs until mid June. It's still not real football but it's another step closer. You can't hit each other so the linemen might have the toughest time getting something useful out of this. For Alex Smith and Jeremy Maclin though, you can actually get some work in the passing game done now that the team is on the field. "There is always that element of the first day, we've...
Arrowhead Pride May 27, 2015

Arrowheadlines: Kansas City Chiefs News 5/27

Good morning. Here is today's Kansas City Chiefs news. Chiefs OTA Observations 5/26: Day One in the Books from The Mothership Nuts and Bolts of Tuesday's practice: Players not in attendance: Allen Bailey, Husain Abdullah, Daniel Sorensen, Eric Berry, Tyler Bray, Demetrius Harris and Justin Houston. There's no live contact allowed, but the team did work through 7-on-7, 9-on-7 and 11-on-11 drills. In offensive versus defensive drills, there was a level of competitiveness that showed how excited these guys were at getting back on the field. While there appeared to be first team offenses and...
Arrowhead Pride May 26, 2015

Chiefs have several players absent from OTAs, Demetrius Harris out after foot surgery

There are a few things to know coming out of the Kansas City Chiefs first day of OTAs. Chiefs TE Demetrius Harris had (another) foot surgery. Harris, who was not at practice, broke his foot last November. ESPN's Adam Teicher reports this was an additional surgery in May. The KC Star's Terez Paylor reports Andy Reid is optimistic that Harris will be back for training camp. This makes you think about the Chiefs depth at tight end as Harris is one of the players we talk about with the Chiefs two and three tight end sets. Rookie fifth round pick James O'Shaughnessy and Richard Gordon are a...
Arrowhead Pride May 26, 2015

Why Justin Houston's absence shouldn't affect the Kansas City Chiefs

Justin Houston is not expected to be among those Kansas City Chiefs players hitting the field for OTAs, which start today. I have reminded you of this a few times this summer but this is another good reminder from Joel Corry of CBS Sports: Chiefs shouldn't be concerned about Justin Houston missing offseason. Whatever he did last offseason as a no show worked (22 sacks in '14). — Joel Corry (@corryjoel) May 26, 2015 Houston skipped the offseason program last year, too. He came into training camp later that year in great shape and put together one of the best statistical seasons for a...
Arrowhead Pride May 26, 2015

Here's what makes Sean Smith so good for the Kansas City Chiefs

Kansas City Chiefs CB Sean Smith made it on to Pro Football Focus' Top 101 Players of 2014. AP's Andrew Carroll takes a closer look at Smith's breakout year. Kansas City Chiefs corner Sean Smith earned himself a spot on Pro Football Focus' yearly Top 101 Players list. Grading out as the 44th best player of the year, Smith showed more this past year than he did in his previous five, helping to solidify a secondary that was a major concern at the end of 2013. Smith started his career as a second round selection for the Miami Dolphins in 2009, where he played four years of average ball by...
Arrowhead Pride May 26, 2015

What to watch for at Kansas City Chiefs practice this week

The Chiefs continue practice this week with the third phase of the offseason program. Here's what to expect. There will be football today. No tackling or full pads or anything like that but Kansas City Chiefs players will be on the field practicing today in their first set of Organized Team Activities (OTAs). The Chiefs will have 10 OTAs this offseason, which are basically like practices except with no pads and no hitting. So sort of like football. Better than nothing though, right? This marks the third phase of the Chiefs offseason program. The first two phases build up to this third...
Arrowhead Pride May 26, 2015

Arrowheadlines: Kansas City Chiefs news 8/

Enjoy today's Kansas City Chiefs news! Got Kansas City Chiefs questions? We've got (a few) OTA answers | FOX Sports That said, the Chiefs haven't given a direct -- or even subtle -- hint as to when Berry might be cleared to resume football activities, if at all. How the secondary lines up with all the new (and moving) parts this week at OTAs might give us an indication of how they plan to roll without 29, at least in the short term. Offensive line key issue for Kansas City Chiefs in offseason practice | ESPN But the competition for starting jobs won’t end in offseason practice. Indeed,...
Arrowhead Pride May 25, 2015

That time Dontari Poe and Allen Bailey took on the entire Chargers offensive line

Quite often when I'm reviewing film on one player, I end up getting sidetracked by fantastic (or terrible) plays by other guys on the field. This is something of a double-edged sword. On one hand, my wandering eye leads to film reviews taking twice as long as they should. This is bad for my health. Not because I lose sleep or anything like that, but because it gets my wife one step closer to stabbing me in the eye with a pen (it's coming like a freight train, I just know it). On the other hand, if it weren't for my inability to focus on one thing for longer than 7.6 seconds, I would miss...

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    Here's what Chiefs' Jeremy Maclin and Alex Smith want to accomplish at OTAs

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    Kansas City Chiefs' Phillip Gaines making an impression at OTAs with Marcus Peters out

  • Tyler Bray

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  • Chris Conley

    Chris Conley

    Arrowheadlines: Kansas City Chiefs news 5/22

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    Local sports briefs for May 5: Chiefs waive four players

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