Team Notebook: Kansas City Chiefs

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Chiefs | Tamba Hali not holding out
Sun, 23 Jul 2017 13:07:32 -0700

Updating a previous report, Kansas City Chiefs LB Tamba Hali said he is not considering holding out but is looking for more playing time.


Chiefs | Tamba Hali feeling disrespected
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 16:09:45 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Tamba Hali fired off a series of tweets on Saturday, July 22, questioning his lack of playing time toward the end of the season and whether or not the Chiefs need him anymore.


Chiefs | Patrick Mahomes contract details
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:24:50 -0700

Updating a previous report, Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes' four-year contract is worth $16.4 million fully guaranteed, including a $10 million signing bonus, according to NFL Network's Mike Garafolo.


Chiefs | Patrick Mahomes signs rookie deal
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:27:15 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes signed his four-year rookie contract Thursday, July 20. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Chiefs | Justin Houston pressuring more than anyone
Wed, 12 Jul 2017 21:57:49 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Justin Houston has the highest pressure percentage (18.41 percent) of any defender in the NFL since 2013 with at least 1,000 pass rushes. Philadelphia Eagles DL Brandon Graham (17.51 percent) and Denver Broncos LB Von Miller (17.16 percent) rank second and third, respectively.


Chiefs | Brett Veach officially promoted
Mon, 10 Jul 2017 14:01:31 -0700

Updating a previous report, Kansas City Chiefs team official Brett Veach has been named the Chiefs' new general manager. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.


Chiefs | Brett Veach finalizing deal for GM
Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:51:46 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs co-director of player personnel Brett Veach is finalizing a deal to become the Chiefs' new general manager. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed.


Chiefs | Steven Terrell signs with Chiefs
Thu, 06 Jul 2017 14:40:46 -0700

Free-agent FS Steven Terrell (Seahawks) was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs Thursday, July 6.


Chiefs | Marqueston Huff waived
Thu, 06 Jul 2017 14:36:50 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs S Marqueston Huff (undisclosed) was waived with a non-football injury designation Thursday, July 6. P Will Monday was also waived.


Chiefs | Josh Mauga re-signs with Chiefs
Thu, 06 Jul 2017 13:52:48 -0700

Free-agent LB Josh Mauga (Chiefs) re-signed to an undisclosed deal with the Kansas City Chiefs Thursday, July 6, according to Mauga's agent.


Chiefs | Andy Reid not a factor in GM search
Tue, 04 Jul 2017 16:32:04 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid has had little to no involvement in the Chiefs' interviewing process for a new general manager. The process has been led by team owner Clark Hunt and team president Mark Donovan and owner, according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports.


Chiefs | Brett Veach could be promoted soon
Tue, 04 Jul 2017 12:54:28 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs co-director of player personnel Brett Veach may be promoted to general manager before training camp begins, according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports.


Chiefs | Scott Fitterer talking with Chiefs
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:26:45 -0700

Seattle Seahawks co-director of player personnel Scott Fitterer is scheduled to interview for the Kansas City Chiefs general manager position Tuesday, June 27, or Wednesday, June 28, according to a source.


Chiefs | Ryan Cowden to interview with Chiefs
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:33:10 -0700

Tennessee Titans director of player personnel Ryan Cowden will interview for the Kansas City Chiefs' general manager vacancy Wednesday, June 28.


Chiefs | Zach Fulton could start
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:54:36 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs OG Zach Fulton will compete for the left guard job during training camp. He likely will be a backup to all three interior line spots if he does not win the job.


Chiefs | Scott Fitterer another Chiefs target
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:33:55 -0700

Seattle Seahawks co-director of player personnel Scott Fitterer has been requested for an interview by the Kansas City Chiefs for their general manager vacancy, according to a source.


Chiefs | Ryan Cowden sought for a Chiefs interview
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:33:27 -0700

Tennessee Titans director of player personnel Ryan Cowden has been requested for an interview by the Kansas City Chiefs for their general manager vacancy, according to sources.


Chiefs | Brett Veach to interview for Chiefs job
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 07:18:50 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs co-director of player personnel Brett Veach is expected to interview for the general manager vacancy this week, according to a source.


Chiefs | George Paton sought for KC interview
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 06:32:19 -0700

Minnesota Vikings assistant general manager George Paton was sought for an interview by the Kansas City Chiefs for their general manager vacancy, but he's staying with the Vikings.


Chiefs | Patrick Mahomes shows off arm
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 19:31:42 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes has impressed RB Charcandrick West with his arm strength. "Man, I mean, I ran I think a slant route and I was like, woah," West said. "It was crazy. He's got a cannon on him."


Chiefs | KC has yet to contact Louis Riddick
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 09:09:27 -0700

Contradicting an earlier report from NFL.com's Ian Rapoport, ESPN analyst Louis Riddick confirmed he has not been approached by the Kansas City Chiefs, nor does he have a general manager interview set up with the team for next week.


Chiefs | KC interested in Louis Riddick
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 07:56:46 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs are planning to interview ESPN analyst Louis Riddick for their vacant general managerial position next week, according to multiple sources. Riddick previously served as the director of personnel for the Philadelphia Eagles.


Chiefs | Two in-house candidates for Chiefs' GM
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:54:27 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs co-director of player personnel Brett Veach and assistant director of pro personnel Mike Borgonzi are two in-house candidates for the Chiefs' general manager position, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter and Field Yates.


Chiefs | Extensions an issue for John Dorsey
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:44:16 -0700

Former Kansas City Chiefs general manager John Dorsey's downfall was partially due to not being able to extend LB Justin Houston and SS Eric Berry earlier, which proved costly for the Chiefs later on.


Chiefs | Broad range of candidates for Chiefs' GM job
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:14:43 -0700

Updating a previous report, with former Kansas City Chiefs general manager John Dorsey out, Kansas City's search for a new general manager will begin immediately. The Chiefs will entertain both internal and external candidates, according to a source.


Chiefs | John Dorsey no longer general manager
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:30:10 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs general manager John Dorsey was relieved of his duties Thursday, June 22.


Chiefs | Andy Reid signs extension
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:43:18 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid signed a contract extension Thursday, June 22. Details of the extension were not disclosed.


Chiefs | Dee Ford had quiet second half
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:33:35 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Dee Ford recorded 10 sacks in his first nine games in 2016 but failed to record a sack in the final seven games of the regular season.


Chiefs | Andy Reid confident in offense
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:24:57 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs WR Chris Conley is just one piece of a young offensive group that has given head coach Andy Reid confidence despite the loss of Baltimore Ravens WR Jeremy Maclin. "We have a lot of talent right here to do whatever we need to do," Reid said. Conley himself is ready to take on a leadership role. "You have to be a good listener [in order to lead], and I got a lot of time being able to watch and listen, and I think that's the way you help these younger guys is you just pay attention," Conley said.


Chiefs | Demarcus Robinson on the rise
Fri, 16 Jun 2017 21:03:07 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs WR Demarcus Robinson has had a good offseason, according to head coach Andy Reid. "He can go after it," Reid said. "He can run, and he can do the short stuff, too. His strength coming in was that he was good after the catch wherever you get it to him."


Chiefs | Alex Smith already locked in
Fri, 16 Jun 2017 20:01:52 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith has "started back faster" in OTAs than ever before, according to assistant head coach Brad Childress.


Chiefs | Stanley Jean-Baptiste waived
Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:20:07 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs CB Stanley Jean-Baptiste was waived Thursday, June 15.


Chiefs | Parker Ehinger unlikely for camp
Thu, 15 Jun 2017 11:45:45 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs OG Parker Ehinger (knee) is not expected to be ready for training camp, according to head coach Andy Reid.


Chiefs | Travis Kelce should be ready for camp
Thu, 15 Jun 2017 11:42:10 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs TE Travis Kelce (shoulder) has a "pretty good chance" of being ready for training camp, according to head coach Andy Reid. Kelce is recovering from offseason shoulder surgery and it was originally believed that he would not be healthy enough for training camp.


Chiefs | Spencer Ware injures hamstring
Tue, 13 Jun 2017 20:58:47 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs RB Spencer Ware (hamstring) suffered a minor hamstring injury during practice Tuesday, June 13.


Chiefs | Derrick Johnson takes part in drills
Tue, 13 Jun 2017 20:54:07 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson (Achilles') participated in individual drills during practice Tuesday, June 13.


Chiefs | No knee problems for Justin Houston
Tue, 13 Jun 2017 19:56:32 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Justin Houston said he knee is feeling good and that he is not dealing with any swelling in the knee.


Chiefs | No kick returns for Tyreek Hill
Mon, 12 Jun 2017 11:35:34 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill will not be returning kickoffs this season, according to special teams coordinator Dave Toub. Toub and the Chiefs view Hill as too valuable of a wide receiver in light of free-agent WR Jeremy Maclin's (Chiefs) release. Hill will remain the Chiefs' punt returner, however. Head coach Andy Reid has already said that managing Hill's workload won't be an issue. Reid has managed similar players in former Philadelphia Eagles RB Brian Westbrook and Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR DeSean Jackson.


Chiefs | Three roster moves made by Chiefs
Fri, 09 Jun 2017 09:09:49 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs S Damariay Drew and DT T.J. Barnes were released Friday, June 9. Free-agent CB Keith Baxter (Packers) was subsequently signed.


Chiefs | Cam Thomas joins Chiefs
Thu, 08 Jun 2017 13:39:21 -0700

Free-agent DT Cam Thomas (Rams) signed an undisclosed deal with the Kansas City Chiefs Thursday, June 8.


Chiefs | Chris Conley pegged for WR2 role
Thu, 08 Jun 2017 05:38:05 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs WR Chris Conley will play the "X" receiver, which is a possession receiver role in head coach Andy Reid's offense. Conley said he has moved around the last two practices and played some of the "Z" receiver role.


Chiefs | Tyreek Hill to get first dibs at 'Z' spot
Wed, 07 Jun 2017 21:41:01 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill will "likely" get the first crack at replacing free-agent WR Jeremy Maclin (Chiefs) at the "Z" position, the spotlight receiver spot in head coach Andy Reid's West Coast offense.


Chiefs | Tanoh Kpassagnon signs rookie deal
Tue, 06 Jun 2017 15:44:42 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs DE Tanoh Kpassagnon signed his four-year rookie contract Tuesday, June 6, according to a source. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Chiefs | Tevin Jones signed by Chiefs
Mon, 05 Jun 2017 13:19:28 -0700

Free-agent WR Tevin Jones (Texans) was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs Monday, June 5, according to his agent.


Chiefs | Kareem Hunt signs rookie deal
Mon, 05 Jun 2017 12:13:00 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt signed his four-year rookie deal Monday, June 5. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Kansas City Chiefs

Acker Kenneth CB
Alexander D.J. LB
Ali'ifua Ricky DL
Bailey Allen DL
Bausby De'Vante DB
Baxter Keith CB
Berry Eric SS
Bieniemy Eric AC
Bleymaier Joe AC
Borgonzi Mike TO
Brasher Tommy AC
Bray Tyler QB
Byrd Emanuel TE
Charles Orson TE
Cheek Joseph OG
Chesson Jehu WR
Childress Brad AC
Cliett Reshard LB
Colquitt Dustin P
Conley Chris WR
Cook Kenny 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
Escobar Gavin TE
Fisher Eric OT
Ford Dee DL
Fulton Zach OG
Gaines Phillip CB
Gibbs Gary AC
Hali Tamba LB
Harris Al AC
Harris Demetrius TE
Hartfield Trevon CB
Hawkins Donald OT
Heck Andy AC
Hill Tyreek WR
Houston Justin LB
Hunt Clark TO
Hunt Justin WR
Hunt Kareem RB
Jenkins Jarvis DL
Johnson Derrick LB
Jones Chris D. DL
Jones Seantavius WR
Jones Tevin WR
Kafka Mike AC
Kelce Travis TE
Kemp Marcus WR
King David DL
Kpassagnon Tanoh DE
Lampkin Ashton CB
Lewis Greg AC
Logan Bennie DL
Mahomes Patrick QB
Mama Damien OG
March-Lillard Justin LB
Matthaei Corey AC
Mauga Josh LB
McQuay III Leon S
Melvin Tom AC
Millard Trey FB
Mitchell Terrance CB
Moore Alonzo WR
Morse Mitch C
Murray Eric CB
Nagy Matt OC
Nelson J.R. CB
Nelson JR C
Nelson Steven CB
Nicolas Dadi LB
Nunez-Roches Rakeem DL
Okine Earl DL
Parker Ron SS
Peters Marcus CB
Redding Devine RB
Reid Andy HC
Reid Britt AC
Reid Jah OT
Reynolds Ryan AC
Robinson Demarcus WR
Rubin Barry AC
Santos Cairo PK
Schwartz Mitchell OT
Sherman Anthony FB
Smith Alex QB
Smith Mike X. AC
Smith Terrance LB
Sorensen Daniel FS
Spiller C.J. RB
Stave Joel QB
Sterns Jordan S
Stevens Tony WR
Sutton Bob DC
Terrell Steven FS
Terry Tim TO
Thomas Cam DL
Thomas De'Anthony WR
Thomas Emmitt AC
Tiller Andrew OG
Toub Dave AC
Travis Ross TE
Veach Brett GM
Ware Spencer RB
West Charcandrick RB
White D.J. CB
Wilson Albert WR
Wilson Ramik LB
Wilson Rod AC
Winchester James LS
Witzmann Bryan OT
Woodhouse Devin AC
Zombo Frank LB