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Chiefs waived running back Akeem Hunt after reaching injury settlement Wednesday

Hunt would have been a long shot to make this year’s Chiefs team. The Kansas City Chiefs waived running back Akeem Hunt from their Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list after reaching an injury settlement Wednesday, per the NFL’s transaction report. Hunt, 25, thanked the Chiefs on his official Twitter account after reaching the settlement: I want to thank the Kansas City Chiefs for allowing me to keep pursuing my dream last year . It was great playing for the Chiefs and in front of a great home crowd! It will be missed by me. (Plus yall have a great Hunt on the team already lol.)...

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Kansas City Chiefs waive Akeem Hunt after reaching injury settlement

The Kansas City Chiefs officially waived running back Akeem Hunt from the Physically Unable to Perform list on Wednesday. Akeem Hunt’s tenure with the Kansas City Chiefs has officially come to a close, although we wouldn’t fault you if you already thought his time was over. Hunt joined the Chiefs in 2017 as a member […] Kansas City Chiefs waive Akeem Hunt after reaching injury settlement - Arrowhead Addict - Arrowhead Addict - Kansas City Chiefs - KC Chiefs News, Schedule, Roster and Rumors

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JD Moore lands on Chiefs’ injured reserve

Moore is a name to keep in mind for the 2019 season. Catching up on some items from the weekend, the Kansas City Chiefs placed fullback J.D. Moore on injured reserve, per the NFL’s Friday transactions report. Moore cleared waivers and is back on the Chiefs, but he does not count against the 90-man roster. The Chiefs have yet to disclose the details of his injury. An undrafted free agent out of LSU, Moore faced an uphill battle making the Chiefs this season with seven-year veteran FB Anthony Sherman’s stronghold on the starting position since 2013. The Chiefs brought Sherman back on a...

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Dee Ford injury update: Chiefs linebacker “should be ready for training camp”

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid said that pass rusher Dee Ford is expected to be ready for training camp as he recovers from a back injury. Even during offseason team activities and the Kansas City Chiefs mandatory minicamp, Dee Ford has been unable to join his teammates for a full day of practice. […] Dee Ford injury update: Chiefs linebacker “should be ready for training camp” - Arrowhead Addict - Arrowhead Addict - Kansas City Chiefs - KC Chiefs News, Schedule, Roster and Rumors

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Chiefs HC Andy Reid says Kareem Hunt will be ‘OK’ for the start of training camp

In the last few weeks of the offseason workouts for the Kansas City Chiefs, Pro Bowl running back Kareem Hunt has been notably absent from the practice field due to a hamstring injury with the team taking the precautionary approach with the situation. According to Matt Derrick of Chiefs Digest, head coach Andy Reid has […] The post Chiefs HC Andy Reid says Kareem Hunt will be ‘OK’ for the start of training camp appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Chiefs’ offseason injury update from mandatory minicamp Wednesday

New updates from Wednesday Chiefs practice. The Kansas City Chiefs held their second mandatory minicamp practice Wednesday. Here were the players dealing with injuries: Held out due to injury: RB Kareem Hunt (hamstring strain) WR Byron Pringle (calf strain) LB Dorian O’Daniel (undisclosed) LB Terrance Smith (undisclosed) CB Makinton Dorleant (undisclosed) DL Dee Liner (undisclosed) RB J.D. Moore (undisclosed) Held out due to continued rehab: C Mitch Morse (foot) WR De’Anthony Thomas (leg) Limited in participation (individual drills only) LB Dee Ford (back) RB Spencer Ware (knee)

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Chiefs’ offseason injury update from mandatory minicamp Tuesday

Tyreek Hill returned to practice as Kareem Hunt missed out once again The Kansas City Chiefs held their first mandatory minicamp practice Tuesday. Tyreek Hill (twisted ankle) returned to practice after missing Thursday of last week. Here were the players still dealing with injuries: Held out due to injury: RB Kareem Hunt (hamstring strain) WR Byron Pringle (calf strain) LB Terrance Smith (undisclosed) Held out due to continued rehab: C Mitch Morse (foot) WR De’Anthony Thomas (leg) Limited in participation (individual drills only) Dee Ford (back) RB Spencer Ware (knee)

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Tyreek Hill returns to practice for Kansas City Chiefs

After dealing with a twisted ankle, Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill is back at practice for mandatory minicamp on Wednesday. Andy Reid didn’t seem to think Tyreek Hill’s injury was a big deal when it was announced a few days ago that the Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver was dealing with a sprained […] Tyreek Hill returns to practice for Kansas City Chiefs - Arrowhead Addict - Arrowhead Addict - Kansas City Chiefs - KC Chiefs News, Schedule, Roster and Rumors

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Jamaal Charles will visit with New Orleans Saints on Wednesday

The New Orleans Saints are taking a look at running back Jamaal Charles who remains a free agent after spending last year in Denver. Last year at this time, Kansas City Chiefs fans were still grieving the loss of longtime running back Jamaal Charles. The team’s leading rusher had dealt with injuries his final couple […] Jamaal Charles will visit with New Orleans Saints on Wednesday - Arrowhead Addict - Arrowhead Addict - Kansas City Chiefs - KC Chiefs News, Schedule, Roster and Rumors

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Chris Conley injury update: Chiefs wide receiver “way ahead” of expectations

Chris Conley is surprising his coaches with the Kansas City Chiefs as the wide receiver is reportedly “way ahead” of expectations on his return from injury. When Chris Conley went down, it didn’t make sense at first. A non-contact play in the fourth quarter of a victory over the Houston Texans cost the Chiefs the […] Chris Conley injury update: Chiefs wide receiver “way ahead” of expectations - Arrowhead Addict - Arrowhead Addict - Kansas City Chiefs - KC Chiefs News, Schedule, Roster and Rumors

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Spencer Ware is “chomping at the bit” for his return to the Chiefs’ lineup

Ware is relying on his skill set, competitiveness and faith as he makes his return. Spencer Ware gets it. He was injured last year before his season could even begin, and his injury was rare. And yes, that injury (that happened in August of 2017) is still keeping him from Kansas City Chiefs OTA practice now in June 2018. To make matters worse, while he was gone, a rookie emerged and took his job. “It was pretty tough,” Ware said of watching the team from the sidelines last season. “It was pretty tough because I’m a team player, so I like to do anything my team likes me to do, and...

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Status update on wide receiver Chris Conley and the battle for No. 3 WR

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid provided an update on the health status of Chris Conley on Thursday after the team’s ninth OTA practice. “He’s been phenomenal. He’s way ahead of where we expected him. We actually backed him down, he was doing so much and we want to get him through this whole thing healthy. He has actually had a very good camp.” The Chiefs lost Conley for the season when he ruptured his Achilles during their Week 5 win over the Houston Texans last season. Conley had surgery in mid-October. We last heard from Conley in mid-April, when he provided his own...

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Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill twists ankle, held out of practice

There’s still three months before the 2018 regular season kicks off, so minor injuries at this time of year aren’t all that concerning. Still, no fan wants to hear about a star player, like Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill, suffering a setback. The track star and standout playmaker routinely flies by the opposition […] The post Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill twists ankle, held out of practice appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Video: Spencer Ware looks like a player who could be ready for training camp

Don’t forget about Spencer Ware. The sixth-year running back who missed all of last season due to injury posted a video of his progress Thursday evening, and he looked shifty. You know how I’m coming !-plies @plies @NFL #2018 @ArrowheadPride #YESLAWD‼️12 month recovery time you can say I’m on track! #FoWhat #ItsWorth pic.twitter.com/2hVdrvByGD— Spencer Ware (@spenceware11) May 31, 2018 Ware, 26, has yet to participate in six Chiefs OTA practices, but this video would lead you to believe he could be ready in time for training camp, or at least the start of the...

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Arrowheadlines: Dee Ford could be the ‘biggest X-factor’ for Chiefs

The latest 2018 NFL season: One key homegrown player for each AFC team | NFL.com The Chiefs found another budding star up front in defensive end Chris Jones. If Ford could provide another edge-rushing complement to Justin Houston, the maligned Chiefs defense would really be cooking with gas. Ford, coming off back surgery, might only be on the roster because his $8.7 million salary was guaranteed for injury. Only one year removed from a 10-sack campaign, a revived Ford could be the biggest x-factor in Kansas City. There just isn't another player on the roster with the potential to provide...

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Kareem Hunt, Byron Pringle sit out practice for Kansas City Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs were down a couple new players on Thursday during OTAs, including their star running back Kareem Hunt. As offseason training activities continue for the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday, a couple new names were missing due to injuries, including one of the team’s brightest young stars. Second-year running back Kareem Hunt […] Kareem Hunt, Byron Pringle sit out practice for Kansas City Chiefs - Arrowhead Addict - Arrowhead Addict - Kansas City Chiefs - KC Chiefs News, Schedule, Roster and Rumors

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Chiefs’ offseason injury update from OTAs

Running back Kareem Hunt missed practice Thursday The Kansas City Chiefs held their second open practice of OTAs Thursday, and a couple players did not participate. Held out due to new injury: RB Kareem Hunt (hamstring strain) WR Byron Pringle (calf strain) Held out due to continued rehab: C Mitch Morse (foot) WR De’Anthony Thomas (leg) RB Spencer Ware (knee) Partial practice (individual only): Dee Ford (back)

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Chiefs lineman Duvernay-Tardif graduates from med school

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Chiefs offensive lineman Laurent Duvernay-Tardif can finally put away the medical books for a while and spend all his free time studying up his playbook.Duvernay-Tardif graduated from McGill Universitys medical school on Tuesday.The Chiefs picked Duvernay-Tardif in the sixth round of the 2014 draft, but despite playing at a smaller Canadian school, he quickly earned a starting job. But he never gave up his pursuit of medicine, spending time each offseason doing school work and hospital rotations.Duvernay-Tardif posted a photo of himself on social media after commencement...

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Chiefs working Cam Erving in at center

And why are they doing that? With Mitch Morse out of practice as he still continues to recover from last year’s foot injury, the Kansas City Chiefs are being creative with who fills in during OTAs. Cam Erving is getting a shot. “We’ve got him at center,” head coach Andy Reid told the media after day three of OTAs on Thursday. “Cam’s a guy who can play anywhere. He played center his last year at college and had a nice feel for it, so we put him in there with Mitch being down and we’ve given him some snaps.” Reid is referring to Erving’s senior season in 2014 at Florida...

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Chargers tight end Hunter Henry likely lost for the season with torn ACL

When preparing for the Raiders usual struggles covering tight ends, the two names that comes to mind most are Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce and Chargers tight end Hunter Henry. Kelce is an All Pro while Henry has had all the making of a future Pro Bowler as the replacement for former future Hall of Famer Antonio Gates. Henry was about to set out for his first season out of Gates’s shadow, but those hopes may have come crashing down Tuesday with the team announcing Henry tore his ACL in the first OTA practice of the offseason. The injury is likely to have him out all of the 2018 season as...