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Chiefs | Kansas City receives compensatory pick
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:45:38 -0800

The Kansas City Chiefs have received one compensatory pick in the sixth round of the 2018 NFL Draft.

Chiefs | Kansas City had interest in Robert Quinn
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:13:10 -0800

Los Angeles Rams LB Robert Quinn has received trade interest from the Kansas City Chiefs, but he is not expected to be involved in the trade that will send CB Marcus Peters to the Rams.

Chiefs | KC set to ship Marcus Peters to Rams
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:38:01 -0800

The Kansas City Chiefs agreed to trade CB Marcus Peters to the Los Angeles Rams on Friday, Feb. 23. The Chiefs' return in the trade has yet to be disclosed, but they are expected to receive only draft picks in return. Per league rules, no trade can be made official until the start of the new league year on March 14.

Chiefs | Kareem Hunt a master of elusiveness
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 20:10:10 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt led the NFL - among players who recorded at least 175 carries - with 4.63 yards gained after defenders closed within one yard of him in 2017, according to Next Gen Stats.

Chiefs | Marcus Peters trade gaining steam?
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 14:04:06 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs CB Marcus Peters' days in Kansas City may be numbered as trade rumors with his name escalate. CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora posits that those trade rumors may increase at next week's NFL combine. The Chiefs recently traded for CB Kendall Fuller and just signed CB David Amerson.

Chiefs | Marcus Peters on the trade block?
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 19:11:27 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs CB Marcus Peters could be made available for trade, according to Mike Florio of

Chiefs | David Amerson contract update
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 13:13:30 -0800

Updating a previous report, Kansas City Chiefs CB David Amerson signed a one-year deal worth as much as $6 million, according to a source.

Chiefs | David Amerson signed by Chiefs
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:00:00 -0800

Free-agent CB David Amerson (Raiders) signed with the Kansas City Chiefs Friday, Feb. 16. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Chiefs | Justin Houston may be asked to rework deal
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:17:06 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs LB Justin Houston is expected to be asked to restructure his contract this offseason so the team can create salary cap space.

Chiefs | Derrick Johnson looking to join contender
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:33:42 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs impending free-agent LB Derrick Johnson said he would like to sign with a Super Bowl contender this offseason. He said he also looking to play a few more seasons.

Chiefs | Justin Houston won't be released
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 14:31:43 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs LB Justin Houston will not be among those released by the Chiefs, according to a source. Houston carries a 2018 base salary of $14.75 million and a cap number of $20.6 million. He would carry $12.7 million in dead money if he were to be traded or released.

Chiefs | Derrick Johnson will be free agent
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:40:38 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs impending free-agent LB Derrick Johnson's contract will not be extended before the new league year begins in mid-March. Johnson is Kansas City's all-time leading tackler.

Chiefs | Eric Berry should be ready for Week 1
Mon, 12 Feb 2018 09:14:34 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs SS Eric Berry (Achilles') should be ready for the start of the 2018 season, in the opinion of's Adam Teicher.

Chiefs | Two Chiefs LBs could be cut
Fri, 09 Feb 2018 09:22:32 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson and LB Tamba Hali could be released this offseason, in the opinion of beat writer Adam Teicher.

Chiefs | Kendall Fuller could start
Thu, 08 Feb 2018 16:45:21 -0800

Impending Kansas City Chiefs CB Kendall Fuller is expected to receive a lot of playing time for the Chiefs next season and could be one of the team's starting cornerbacks.

Chiefs | Darrelle Revis cut
Thu, 08 Feb 2018 13:49:38 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs CB Darrelle Revis was released Thursday, Feb. 8.

Chiefs | Patrick Mahomes making strides
Fri, 02 Feb 2018 20:10:25 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes is "way ahead of schedule" in his development, according to one of his coaches.

Chiefs | Travis Kelce confident in Patrick Mahomes
Thu, 01 Feb 2018 20:47:28 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs TE Travis Kelce said that he knows QB Patrick Mahomes is "ready for the opportunity" and that the club can "without a doubt" win a championship with Mahomes under center. "He can throw the ball any way, he can throw it off his back foot and he can jump and throw, he can throw the ball anywhere, any way you need for it to be thrown," Kelce added. "His confidence is definitely one of the best attributes to his game."

Redskins | Alex Smith subpar versus NFC East
Wed, 31 Jan 2018 12:40:20 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith has played relatively poorly against the NFC East in his career. In 18 career games versus the division Smith has averaged a scanty 217.4 yards and 1.2 touchdowns. Smith will be playing eight games in the NFC East.

NFL | Rams, Chiefs will play in Mexico
Wed, 31 Jan 2018 11:44:55 -0800

The Los Angeles Rams and Kansas City Chiefs will play a game in Mexico next season, commissioner Roger Goodell announced Wednesday, Jan. 31.

Chiefs | Patrick Mahomes expected to start
Wed, 31 Jan 2018 07:48:22 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes is expected to enter the 2018 season as the starter with the trade of QB Alex Smith to the Washington Redskins.

Chiefs | Kendall Fuller acquired by Chiefs
Wed, 31 Jan 2018 05:06:41 -0800

Washington Redskins CB Kendall Fuller was acquired by the Kansas City Chiefs as part of the trade for QB Alex Smith, according to sources.

Chiefs | Brad Childress retires
Tue, 30 Jan 2018 22:45:27 -0800

The Kansas City Chiefs officially announced the retirement of assistant head coach Brad Childress on Monday, Jan. 29.

Chiefs | Kansas City set to acquire Kendall Fuller
Tue, 30 Jan 2018 20:19:57 -0800

The Kansas City Chiefs have agreed in principle to trade QB Alex Smith in exchange for CB Kendall Fuller and a 2018 third-round pick. Per NFL rules, the trade cannot be officially completed until the first day of the new league year (3 p.m. on March 14).

Chiefs | Alex Smith reportedly dealt to Washington
Tue, 30 Jan 2018 18:56:09 -0800

The Kansas City Chiefs reportedly reached an agreement to trade QB Alex Smith to the Washington Redskins on Tuesday, Jan. 30. While the compensation the Chiefs will receive has yet to be released and any trade involving Smith can't be completed until the first day of the new league year (3 p.m. on March 14), sources say the deal is in place and will proceed.

Chiefs | Alex Smith not close to retiring
Tue, 30 Jan 2018 15:56:28 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith has played 13 seasons in the NFL but is not close to hanging up his cleats. "I love what I do too much, I love the challenge of it, I still feel great, my body feels great," Smith said.

Chiefs | Alex Smith hopeful for return to KC
Tue, 30 Jan 2018 09:18:36 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith told The Dan Patrick Show on Tuesday, Jan. 30, that his preference is to return to the team in 2018.

Chiefs | Kansas City makes coaching changes
Mon, 29 Jan 2018 13:41:06 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid announced the following promotions on the coaching staff Monday, Jan. 29: Mike Kafka to quarterbacks coach, Mark DeLeone to inside linebackers coach, Mike Smith to outside linebackers coach, Corey Matthaei to assistant offensive line coach, Joe Bleymaier to assistant quarterbacks coach, and Terry Bradden to defensive quality control coach. Additionally, Jay Valai and David Girardi were hired as quality control coaches. Special projects coach Tommy Brasher will retire, while linebackers coach Gary Gibbs will not return.

Chiefs | Mike Kafka expected to be QBs coach
Fri, 26 Jan 2018 11:56:06 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs offensive quality control coach Mike Kafka is expected to be named the team's new quarterbacks coach, according to a source.

Chiefs | Andy Reid taking back play-calling duties
Fri, 26 Jan 2018 11:38:22 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid said he will be calling the offensive plays next season.

Chiefs | Bob Sutton will return in 2018
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 15:40:55 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs defensive coordinator Bob Sutton will return to the team next season, according to head coach Andy Reid.

Chiefs | Travis Kelce won't play in Pro Bowl
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:34:11 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs TE Travis Kelce (concussion) will not participate in the Pro Bowl due to a concussion he suffered in the playoffs. Tennessee Titans TE Delanie Walker has been named as Kelce's replacement.

Chiefs | Jay Valai hired by KC
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 07:34:20 -0800

Georgia defensive quality control coach Jay Valai was hired by the Kansas City Chiefs Monday, Jan. 15, in the same role.

Chiefs | T.Y. McGill signed by Chiefs
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:30:01 -0800

Free-agent DL T.Y. McGill (Browns) was signed to a Reserve/Future deal by the Kansas City Chiefs Monday, Jan. 15.

Chiefs | Darrelle Revis plans to play
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 10:05:52 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs CB Darrelle Revis said he plans to play again next season. He believes can play better if he participates in offseason workouts and training camp.

Chiefs | KC hiring Deland McCullough
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 22:22:23 -0800

Updating a previous report, the Kansas City Chiefs are hiring USC's Deland McCullough to be their running backs coach, according to ESPN's Adam Rittenberg.

Chiefs | Kansas City to talk with Deland McCullough
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 15:58:56 -0800

The Kansas City Chiefs are scheduled to interview Southern California running backs coach Deland McCullough for their running backs coaching position, according to a source.

Chiefs | Eric Bieniemy officially named OC
Tue, 09 Jan 2018 15:27:58 -0800

Updating a previous report, Kansas City Chiefs running backs coach Eric Bieniemy was officially named the new offensive coordinator, as expected, Tuesday, Jan. 9.

Chiefs | Eric Bieniemy likely to be promoted
Tue, 09 Jan 2018 15:00:40 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs running backs coach Eric Bieniemy is expected to be named the Chiefs' new offensive coordinator, according to sources. Both sides are currently negotiating and the move should be official in a day or so.

Chiefs | Kansas City signs Jace Amaro
Tue, 09 Jan 2018 14:51:50 -0800

Free-agent TE Jace Amaro (Titans) was signed to a Reserve/Future contract by the Kansas City Chiefs Tuesday, Jan. 9.

Chiefs | Plethora of signings for Chiefs
Mon, 08 Jan 2018 16:05:07 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs RB George Atkinson, WR Daniel Braverman, WR Gehrig Dieter, TE Anthony Firkser, OT Dillon Gordon, LB Tyrone Holmes, OG Kaleb Johnson, DT Mike Purcell, DB Will Redmond and OT Andrew Wylie were signed to Reserve/Future contracts Monday, Jan. 8.

Chiefs | Eric Bieniemy the favorite for KC coordinator?
Mon, 08 Jan 2018 13:45:42 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs running backs coach Eric Bieniemy has the inside track to the vacant offensive coordinator position, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

Chiefs | Brad Childress plans to retire
Mon, 08 Jan 2018 10:29:52 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs assistant head coach Brad Childress is planning to retire, according to sources.

Chiefs | Eric Bieniemy expected to be OC candidate
Mon, 08 Jan 2018 09:24:14 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs running backs coach Eric Bieniemy is expected to receive strong consideration for the team's vacant offensive coordinator position.

Chiefs | Chris Jones tore his MCL
Mon, 08 Jan 2018 07:39:16 -0800

Updating previous reports, Kansas City Chiefs DT Chris D. Jones (knee) suffered a torn medial collateral ligament in the Wild Card playoff game, which will require surgery. Recovery time is eight to 10 weeks, according to a source.

Kansas City Chiefs

Acker Kenneth CB
Amaro Jace TE
Amerson David CB
Atkinson III George RB
Bailey Allen DL
Berry Eric SS
Bieniemy Eric OC
Bleymaier Joe AC
Borgonzi Mike TO
Bradden Terry AC
Bray Tyler QB
Butker Harrison PK
Charles Orson TE
Charles Stefan DL
Chesson Jehu WR
Colquitt Dustin P
Conley Chris WR
Crittenden Travis AC
DeLeone Mark AC
Devey Jordan OG
Dieter Gehrig WR
Donovan Mark TO
Duvernay-Tardif Laurent OT
Ehinger Parker OG
Eligwe Ukeme LB
Erving Cameron OT
Firkser Anthony TE
Fisher Eric OT
Ford Dee DL
Fuller Kendall CB
Fulton Zach OG
Gaines Phillip CB
Girardi David AC
Gordon Dillon OT
Hali Tamba LB
Hamilton Justin DL
Harris Al AC
Harris Demetrius TE
Heck Andy AC
Hill Tyreek WR
Holmes Tyrone DL
Houston Justin LB
Hunt Akeem RB
Hunt Clark TO
Hunt Kareem RB
Jenkins Jarvis DL
Johnson Derrick LB
Johnson Kaleb OG
Jones Chris D. DL
Kafka Mike AC
Kelce Travis TE
Kemp Marcus WR
Kpassagnon Tanoh DE
Lampkin Ashton CB
Lewis Greg AC
Logan Bennie DL
Mahomes Patrick QB
Matthaei Corey AC
McCullough Deland AC
McGill T.Y. DL
McQuay III Leon S
Melvin Tom AC
Mitchell Terrance CB
Morse Mitch C
Murray Eric CB
Nelson Steven CB
Nicolas Dadi LB
Nunez-Roches Rakeem DL
Parker Ron SS
Pierre-Louis Kevin LB
Purcell Mike DL
Ragland Reggie LB
Reaser Keith CB
Redmond Will CB
Reid Andy HC
Reid Britt AC
Reynolds Ryan AC
Robinson Demarcus WR
Rubin Barry AC
Schwartz Mitchell OT
Sherman Anthony FB
Smith Mike X. AC
Smith Terrance LB
Sorensen Daniel FS
Spiller C.J. RB
Sutton Bob DC
Terrell Steven FS
Terry Tim TO
Thomas De'Anthony WR
Thomas Emmitt AC
Toub Dave AC
Valai Jay AC
Veach Brett GM
Ware Spencer RB
West Charcandrick RB
Wilson Albert WR
Wilson Ramik LB
Wilson Rod AC
Winchester James LS
Witzmann Bryan OT
Woodhouse Devin AC
Wylie Andrew OT
Zombo Frank LB