9:08 PM EDT, Thu August 16, 2018
Arrowhead Pride 4 hours ago
Could we see the Chiefs use more vertical route concepts against the Falcons on Friday night?

Could we see the Chiefs use more vertical route concepts against the Falcons on Friday night?

These route concepts are a good way to attack Atlanta’s defense, so expect to see more of them. Patrick Mahomes took over as the quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs this year, and that change came with certain expectations. Among the most common is that the Chiefs will be “more fun to watch” to their fans — or fans of football in general. Mahomes is known as a gunslinger — a QB who isn’t afraid to take chances, and will sling The Duke all over the field. He has all the natural talent to do so, and starting in Week 17 last year — and throughout training camp this year —...
Arrowhead Pride 5 hours ago
Actually, Patrick Mahomes’ rookie contract won’t help the Chiefs win more games

Actually, Patrick Mahomes’ rookie contract won’t help the Chiefs win more games

A counterpoint for a common narrative accepted in Kansas City sports. Over the past few years while writing for this lovely site, I’ve heard the following sentiment many, many times: Rookie quarterbacks and their cheap contracts help teams succeed. Teams with cheap quarterbacks can carry an additional player which they may not have been able to afford with a veteran quarterback. That extra player really helps push teams over the hump. All this is relevant right now because Patrick Mahomes is the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback and is currently playing on his rookie deal. But is this...
The Falcoholic 7 hours ago
Intriguing players to watch during Falcons vs. Chiefs

Intriguing players to watch during Falcons vs. Chiefs

Friday’s game against the Chiefs should provide a stiff test for the Falcons’ offense and defense. Here are some of the top players and position battles to watch during Friday’s matchup. The first preseason game has come and gone, and the second preseason game is right around the corner. Real football is so close I can almost taste it, but we still have a few more exhibition games to go. This week’s contest features a match-up with the offense of the Kansas City Chiefs, a squad overflowing with talent at the offensive skill positions that can attack a defense in many different ways....
Behind the Steel Curtain 7 hours ago
Former Steelers safety Robert Golden back on the open market after asking for his release from Chiefs

Former Steelers safety Robert Golden back on the open market after asking for his release from Chiefs

After six years in Pittsburgh, it would seem that Robert Golden did not enjoy spending less than six months with the Chiefs quite so much After spending his first six seasons in the NFL with the Pittsburgh Steelers, it was something of a surprise to see safety Robert Golden released by the team back in March. Signed by the Kansas City Chiefs during free agency, Golden was one of four defensive back the Steelers released this offseason and the first of that group to find a new home. However, in light of an announcement Golden made via social media on Wednesday, it would appear it might not...
Arrowhead Pride 7 hours ago
Checking in on former Chiefs safety Ron Parker ahead of Friday night

Checking in on former Chiefs safety Ron Parker ahead of Friday night

The Chiefs will see Parker, now a member of the Atlanta Falcons, on Friday night The Kansas City Chiefs take on the Atlanta Falcons in their second preseason game of the season on Friday night at 6 p.m. Arrowhead Time, meaning we’ll have an opportunity to check in on an old friend—safety Ron Parker. The Chiefs cut Parker this offseason after five seasons with the club, a move that saved the team nearly $5 million in cap (but one it may be second-guessing now). Parker caught on with the Falcons in June and he now wears No. 48. Let’s welcome in The Falcoholic’s editor in chief, Dave...