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Tuesday Truths: Smith Contract, Allen, Berry & DB’s

Tuesday afternoon is the deadline for the first round of cuts. Rosters must be down to 75 players by 4pm EST. Some moves will be readily clear. The remaining is a chess match played to balance strength, explosion and versatility against depth and injury insurance.OffenseAlex Smith contract demands- Smith is taking a chance. It is looking like more of a risk as the regular season...
Via Pro Football Spot
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Offseason academies keep NFL players in shape

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) This past offseason, Chiefs offensive lineman Jeff Allen and Donald Stephenson could have made like a couple of college kids on spring break, sleeping `til noon and then hitting the beach. Instead, they rose with the sun and worked until they dropped. You see, Allen and Stephenson joined a growing number of players taking part in offseason camps and academies...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Look out below! After allowing six sacks, Chiefs' Allen says youth is not an excuse

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- To paraphrase Dennis Green once he'd built up a good head of steam, the 2014 Kansas City Chiefs are, more or less, what we thought they were at first blush. Good and bad, warts and all. The combo of De'Anthony Thomas and special teams coordinator Dave Toub is going to be holy hell on wheels. When Bob Sutton pushes the right buttons, this defense will...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs offensive line a grab-bag of bodies in camp

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- The presumptive favorite to win the starting right guard spot with the Kansas City Chiefs worked out with the third team on Monday. The guy who is challenging him for the spot slid over to center during another portion of the workout. Rishaw Johnson and Zach Fulton are just the start of the offensive line shuffle. After watching three linemen who started last season...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs’ Jeff Allen and Donald Stephenson are stronger, more confident thanks to offensive-line guru

Late last season, Chiefs guard Geoff Schwartz sat at his locker and searched for his phone. In the midst of a career year, Schwartz had been talking at length about LeCharles Bentley, the man who had helped him get there, and he couldn’t wait to find a clip of what his offensive-line guru used to do to 300-pound men in the NFL. “He used to maul people,” Schwartz said. Finally...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs' Jeff Allen dealing with hamstring injury

Kansas City Chiefs offensive guard Jeff Allen hurt his hamstring in the win over the Eagles last week and it may be serious enough to keep him out of the game against the Giants this week.  Due to the injury and Allen being questionable for Sunday the Chiefs called up offensive guard Rishaw Johnson from the practice squad on the the 53 man roster.  The Chiefs are now carrying...
Via NFL Injury Report
September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

There is a Shift Afoot in KC

When news spread on Wednesday that the Kansas City Chiefs had signed two more draft picks, Jeff Allen and DeQuan Menzie, that left only a pair of draftees from the teams most recent class without a contract. And that tells me things are changing within the Kingdom.
May 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Chiefs sign OL Allen, DB Menzie

Offensive tackle Jeff Allen (second round) and defensive back De'Quan Menzie (fifth) signed with the Chiefs. Terms were not disclosed. Allen played in 49 games for Illinois, seeing time at both tackle positions, and finished his career with 47 consecutive starts. Menzie played in 33 career games for Alabama, registering 68 tackles (47 solo), 3.0 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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