CHIEFS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Why Chris Jones is a good fit for the Kansas City Chiefs

After trading out of the first round in the 2016 NFL Draft, the Kansas City Chiefs gained the 37th overall pick and used it to draft defensive tackle Chris Jones from Mississippi State.  While Jones is certainly not the flashiest pick in this year’s draft, and could be considered relatively unknown to many Chiefs’ fans, Jones’ breakout season in 2015 earned him first or second...
Via isportsweb.com
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs Place Track & Field Star Tautvydas Kieras On Waivers

The Kansas City Chiefs nnounced that they’ve placed Mississippi State track and field star Tautvydas Kieras on waivers Friday. We have waived LB Tautvydas Kieras. — Kansas City Chiefs (@Chiefs) May 6, 2016 The Chiefs signed Kieras to a contract back in March after he wowed them with a workout, despite not playing any football during his college career at Mississippi...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: KeiVarae Russell to compete for starting role in 2016

After deciding against adding a cornerback in either of the first two rounds in the 2016 NFL draft, the Kansas City Chiefs addressed their need at the position with third-round pick KeiVarae Russell. Russell, a former member of the Fighting Irish, started all 26 games in the first two years of his collegiate career at Notre Dame; he registered 109 combined tackles and three interceptions...
Via EndZoneScore
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

AP source: Chiefs reach deal with top draft pick Chris Jones

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs and second-round draft pick Chris Jones have agreed to terms on a contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Thursday.The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team had not announced the deal.The Chiefs traded away their first-round pick last weekend, so Jones was their first selection with...
Via Associated Press
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

AP Source: Chiefs reach deal with 2nd-round pick Chris Jones

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Chiefs and second-round draft pick Chris Jones have agreed to terms on a contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Thursday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team had not announced the deal. The Chiefs traded away their first-round pick last weekend, so Jones was their first selection...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

AP Source: Chiefs sign second-round pick Chris Jones to deal

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that the Kansas City Chiefs and second-round draft pick Chris Jones have agreed to terms on a contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because the team had not announced the deal. The Chiefs traded away their first-round pick last weekend, so Jones was their first selection...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs Waive WR Fred Williams

The Kansas City Chiefs announced Wednesday that they’ve placed WR Fred Williams on waivers. We have waived WR Fred Williams. — Kansas City Chiefs (@Chiefs) May 4, 2016 Williams, 28, wound up signing on with the Chiefs as an undafted free agent out of St. Cloud State back in 2013. He’s spent his three years with the Chiefs on and off of their practice squad and returning...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs make the right move in picking up Eric Fisher’s fifth-year option

Eric Fisher, a former No. 1 overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft, is still in the process of developing into a premier left tackle in the NFL, but the Kansas City Chiefs have placed their faith in his potential by deciding to pick up his fifth-year option Tuesday, May 3. UPDATE: We have exercised the 5th year option on Eric Fisher — Kansas City Chiefs (@Chiefs) May 2, 2016 With...
Via EndZoneScore
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs Release S Jimmy Wilson

The Kansas City Chiefs announced that they’ve released S Jimmy Wilson on Tuesday. Wilson, 29, is a former seventh-round pick of the Dolphins back in 2011. He played out his rookie contract with the Dolphins before signing a two-year $4.85 million contract with the Chargers in March of last year. However, the Chargers elected to cut Wilson in December. Wilson later signed a one...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: 2016 draft recap

The Kansas City Chiefs took part in the 2016 NFL Draft this past weekend, and added players that can immediately impact the team this upcoming season. The Chiefs started off by trading their first round pick to trade back and accumulate more picks, and ended up not selecting their first player until Day 2. The Chiefs first selection was defensive tackle, Chris Jones, from Mississippi...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs reportedly tried to move up to draft Paxton Lynch

Going into the NFL Draft, there were reports that the Dallas Cowboys were looking for away to acquired another first round pick. It was reported that the Cowboys were targeting quarterback Paxton Lynch but the Denver Broncos beat them to the punch. But it looks like the Cowboys weren’t the only team that was trying to get Lynch. According to Lynch’s agent Leigh Steinberg, the...
Via No Guts, No Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs pick WR Demarcus Robinson

With on and off field issues in his career, only being able to play in the championship game because of a vote from his peers, the Chiefs have picked Demarcus Robinson at the 126th overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. With his issues on and off the field, we have to be a little conscious of his issues. I’m not too fond of this pick in all honesty, but he is beyond agile and he has...
Via cover32
6 days ago  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Chiefs pick Parker Ehinger and Eric Murray back to back

With the Chiefs having the 105th and 106th picks, they selected an amazing guard and an amazing cornerback, already making themselves the stars of the 4th round! Parker Ehinger the 6 foot 6 guard is absolutely fabulous and it’s such a classic pick by Andy Reid because he will love that pick. Also to add, the 106th pick overall and the Chiefs second pick in the previous 10 minutes...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs land Chris Jones at the top of the second round

After trading out of the first round on Day 1, the Kansas City Chiefs used the 37th overall pick (previously owned by the San Francisco 49ers) on former Mississippi State defensive tackle Chris Jones. Jones, a one-year starter with the Bulldogs, didn’t blow anyone away on the stat sheet, but his rare combination of size (6’6”, 310 pounds) and athleticism along with his upside...
Via EndZoneScore
6 days ago  |  Discuss

BREAKING: DT Chris Jones selected by the Chiefs!

With the 37th pick in the draft the Kansas City Chiefs selected Chris Jones, DT Mississippi State. Chris Jones is a 6’6” 310 pound second team All-American with 44 tackles, 7.5 for a loss and 2.5 sacks. Jones is a big, quick defensive tackle who uses his hands well and will help fill a need if the Chiefs do not extend Dontari Poe’s contract before he becomes a free agent next...
Via cover32
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs draft rumors: moving up in round one?

So here we are, it’s draft day! And, of course, since it’s draft day we have to talk rumors while we still can. A lot of trusted NFL reporters are saying the Kansas City Chiefs could be one of the teams trying to make a splash. Do I think this is a good idea? No. I honestly do not know why the Chiefs are trying to trade up. There could be a pleasant surprise around the corner...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chiefs RB Knile Davis on trade block

The Kansas City Chiefs are reportedly shopping running back Knile Davis during the NFL draft, per Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports. It’s likely they’ll get plenty of calls for a trade, too. La Canfora notes “the Chiefs may have a trick or two up their sleeves” during the draft. Landing a draft pick or two to maneuver would help them achieve their designs. There is plenty...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Top five players in Kansas City Chiefs history

The Kansas City Chiefs have had some some great players throughout the team’s storied history that has led to some NFL success. The team played in the first two Super Bowls and won Super Bowl IV over the Minnesota Vikings. Kansas City has fielded some of the best players in the history of the NFL and any one of these top five are worthy of the Hall of Fame. From one of the best...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chiefs working on trading Knile Davis

The Curse of Too Much Backfield Depth has afflicted the Kansas City Chiefs, and now they’re looking long and hard for a remedy. After announcing contract extensions for both running backs Charcandrick West and Spencer Ware on Thursday, the Chiefs are “working on” trading away third-year back Knile Davis, according to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report. Hearing #Chiefs working...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Chiefs sign two running backs to extensions

The Kansas City Chiefs are expecting to get Pro Bowl running back Jamaal Charles back healthy next season after he missed the final 11 games of the 2015 campaign with a torn ACL. This doesn’t mean the team isn’t without contingency plans. Even with Charles sitting out the vast majority of last season, Kansas City still put up the sixth-best rushing offense in the NFL at 128...
Via Sportsnaut
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Chiefs stand by decision to let Justin Houston play in playoffs

Justin Houston has been one of the fiercest pass rushers in the NFL the past few seasons. He suffered a knee injury in Week 11 that caused him to miss out on the rest of the regular season, as his Chiefs finished the 2015 season strong. The team elected to have him play in the playoffs in hopes of making a deep run, but now there’s a chance that he might miss the entire 2016...
Via The Comeback
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Husain Abdullah retires due to concussion concerns

Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah announced his retirement from the NFL on Instagram Monday morning, citing concussion concerns as a chief proponent in his decision. This is what Abdullah wrote in the caption portion of his Instagram post: “After 7 years in the NFL, I am retiring. I would like to thank the Minnesota Vikings for giving me an opportunity to make the...
Via Sportsnaut
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs aren’t ready to court St. Louis fans

With the St. Louis Rams gone to Los Angeles, the Kansas City Chiefs are now free to market in St. Louis, tapping into a part of their state that was once untouchable. It’s something that the team will certainly take advantage of, but the Chiefs aren’t quite ready to market to Rams fans. Clark Hunt told the Kansas City Star just as much. “We don’t have any specific plans...
Via The Comeback
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs can survive without Justin Houston

The Kansas City Chiefs might have to spend the majority — if not all — of the 2016 season without top pass rusher Justin Houston. That only came to light when it was revealed on Tuesday that the 27-year-old four-time Pro Bowler underwent ACL surgery in February, but Chiefs fans shouldn’t panic because it appears the team thought about Houston’s potential absence while navigating...
Via This Given Sunday
March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Chiefs taking a chance on Lithuanian discus thrower

Tautvydas Kieras sure can throw the discus. Now the Chiefs will see if he can play football. The Chiefs signed the Lithuanian track star, who competed at Mississippi State, according to NFL.com. The 6’3″, 271-pound Kieras has never played football, but he participated in Mississippi State’s pro day last week and bench pressed 225 pounds 24 times and ran a 4.69 40-yard...
Via The Sports Daily
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss
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