Priest Holmes rushes his way into Chiefs Hall of Fame

When the Chiefs signed Priest Holmes as an unrestricted free agent in 2001, the team expected him to be its third-down, change-of-pace running back. Instead, Holmes became the most prolific running back in franchise history. That’s why Holmes, the club’s all-time leader in rushing and touchdowns, was introduced by Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt as the 44th member of the Chiefs...
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

11 Days to Camp: Make or Break Mr. Baldwin

It was September of 2004 and the Chiefs Nation was on pins and needles with star running back, Priest Holmes, listed as questionable for the upcoming game against the Houston Texans. At that point in his career, Holmes had been the key cog of the Chiefs’ offense and the best rusher in the NFL.
July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

When the sky changes

This is about concussions. Again with the endless talk about concussions, but this will not go away. Players are suffering massive brain trauma as a result of repeated blows to the head. Remember Priest Holmes? There was a stretch of just under two years when he was the best back in the league. The Chiefs were making it happen, and Priest was running the ship. But his recent account...
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July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Priest Holmes says the sky would change colors when he suffered a concussion

Getty Images Former NFL running back Priest Holmes recently spoke out about the effects of all the concussions he suffered during his playing career. Holmes says that the color of the sky would often change when he suffered a concussion. “This color obviously isn’t going to be blue. It can be a color that can be orange. It can be red. The sky could turn green,” Holmes said...
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July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Priest Holmes on Life as an RB in the NFL

Preist Holmes, former All-Pro running back, describing head-to-head collisions on the football field. Holmes went on to talk about how he is still dealing with those blows today. “The frontal headaches, the migraines. Laying in bed, it’s tough to get out mornings just because of the pain that is setting in with an arthritic condition, it’s things like that that you never would...
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July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Concussions Are Super Trippy, Says Concussed Person

LSD or Concuss-o-vision? Former running back Priest Holmes spoke with FOX Sports’ The Daily column about the pernicious aftereffects of taking several hundred hits to the head as an NFL player. Holmes touched on symptoms that are certainly troubling, such as migraine and arthritis pain, but also well known from being typically listed by former players. Where Holmes’ comments...
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July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Priest Holmes recalls hits changing the color of the sky

Priest Holmes played from 1997 to 2007 with the Baltimore Ravens and Kansas City Chiefs (Source: Bill Frakes/SI, John Biever/SI) This off-season, particularly the past three months, have been filled with ex-players talking about the impact of hits or concussions on their lives and health. Today’s quote, provided by Priest Holmes, is chilling. Former Ravens and Chiefs running back...
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July 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Holmes sees the light on NFL toll

It sounds like a near-death experience. That's how Priest Holmes, a former All-Pro running back, described head-to-head crashes on the football field. For a moment, as bodies are peeled off a woozy ballcarrier by officials and teammates, the sky can change color or become a heavenly light. "This color obviously isn't going to be blue. It can be a color that can be...
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June 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Priest Holmes Q&A

Former Kansas City Chiefs running back Priest Holmes had a prolific NFL career, thriving after going undrafted out of the University of Texas and rushing for over 2,000 yards with the Baltimore Ravens before joining the Chiefs as a free agent and emerging as one of the most productive, versatile runners in the game.
January 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Priest Holmes blasted out of the third string to the top of the NFL

BALTIMORE - In midweek, the Ravens' coach beckoned the third-string running back into his office and delivered...
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November 19, 2011  |  Discuss

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