Team Notebook: Kansas City Chiefs

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Chiefs | C.J. Spiller finally healthy?
Wed, 24 May 2017 19:26:26 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs RB C.J. Spiller reportedly looks as "healthy and spry as he has in years," according to a source.


Chiefs | Three key Chiefs not at OTAs
Tue, 23 May 2017 15:10:17 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs SS Eric Berry, LB Justin Houston and CB Marcus Peters were not present for the start of organized team activities Tuesday, May 23. OTAs are voluntary.


Chiefs | Kansas City adds Tourek Williams
Mon, 22 May 2017 15:14:58 -0700

Free-agent LB Tourek Williams (Chargers) signed with the Kansas City Chiefs Monday, May 22. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. The team also waived LB Victor Ochi.


Chiefs | Kareem Hunt to be the top back?
Fri, 19 May 2017 21:37:47 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt will lead the team in rushing and be the leading receiver among the running backs, according to beat writer Adam Teicher.


Chiefs | Tim Terry hired by Chiefs
Thu, 18 May 2017 05:25:03 -0700

Green Bay Packers assistant director of pro personnel Tim Terry was hired by the Kansas City Chiefs as director of pro personnel, according to a source.


Chiefs | Kansas City makes two moves
Tue, 16 May 2017 16:09:42 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Jimmy Hall was waived Tuesday, May 16, while LB Reshard Cliett was claimed off waivers from the Tennessee Titans.


Chiefs | Derrick Johnson remains on track
Sun, 14 May 2017 13:36:11 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson (Achilles') said he remains on schedule in his recovery and hopes to be ready for the start of training camp.


Chiefs | Andrew Tiller signed by Chiefs
Wed, 10 May 2017 08:06:46 -0700

Free-agent OG Andrew Tiller (49ers) signed an undisclosed deal with the Kansas City Chiefs Wednesday, May 10.


Chiefs | Khaseem Greene waived
Wed, 10 May 2017 06:14:35 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Khaseem Greene was waived Tuesday, May 9.


Chiefs | Several roster moves made by Chiefs
Tue, 09 May 2017 11:13:27 -0700

Undrafted free-agents RB Devine Redding (Indiana) and WR Jamari Staples (Louisville) were signed by the Kansas City Chiefs Tuesday, May 9. WR Anas Hasic, TE Wyatt Houston, FB Will Ratelle and RB Kelvin Taylor were waived in corresponding moves.


Chiefs | Patrick Mahomes drawing praise
Tue, 09 May 2017 10:36:01 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes likes to work, according to head coach Andy Reid. Mahomes asks "great questions" and doesn't make the same mistake over and over, Reid noted.


Chiefs | Spencer Ware still likely to start
Tue, 09 May 2017 06:53:11 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs RB Spencer Ware is likely to start and see the majority of the work as the featured back, in the opinion of beat writer Adam Teicher.


Chiefs | Darrin Reaves waived
Mon, 08 May 2017 15:41:02 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs RB Darrin Reaves (undisclosed) was waived Monday, May 8, after the two sides agreed to an injury settlement.


Chiefs | Alex Smith was consulted before draft
Mon, 08 May 2017 08:49:31 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith spoke to Chiefs management twice before the team selected QB Patrick Mahomes in the 2017 NFL draft, according to general manager John Dorsey.


Chiefs | Patrick Mahomes hitting the books
Sun, 07 May 2017 18:47:25 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes said he studied his playbook all night when he received it Friday, May 5, and head coach Andy Reid said the toughest part of Mahomes' transition to the NFL will be "getting the verbiage down and the formations" for the offense.


Chiefs | Jehu Chesson a red zone weapon?
Sun, 07 May 2017 18:03:50 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs WR Jehu Chesson said his mentality is to "win when the ball is in the air," and he expects to catch plenty of deep passes and jump balls in the red zone.


Chiefs | Two FAs trying out for Chiefs
Sat, 06 May 2017 11:17:44 -0700

Free-agent CB Stanley Jean-Baptiste (Seahawks) and PK Garrett Hartley (Steelers) are participating in the Kansas City Chiefs' rookie minicamp on a tryout basis.


Chiefs | KC announces six UDFA signings
Sat, 06 May 2017 09:56:21 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs agreed to terms with undrafted free-agent WRs Anas Hasic (West Florida), Gehrig Dieter (Alabama), Marcus Kemp (Hawaii), Alonzo Moore (Nebraska), Tony Stevens (Auburn) and TE Wyatt Houston (Utah State) on Saturday, May 6.


Chiefs | KC inks three draft picks
Sat, 06 May 2017 08:05:18 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs fourth-round WR Jehu Chesson (Michigan), fifth-round LB Ukeme Eligwe (Georgia Southern) and sixth-round S Leon McQuay III (USC) signed their four-year rookie contracts Saturday, May 6.


Chiefs | Kansas City claims Kelvin Taylor
Fri, 05 May 2017 15:47:18 -0700

Seattle Seahawks RB Kelvin Taylor was claimed off waivers by the Kansas City Chiefs Friday, May 5.


Chiefs | Kansas City adds De'Vante Bausby
Wed, 03 May 2017 12:45:55 -0700

Free-agent CB De'Vante Bausby (Bears) signed with the Kansas City Chiefs Wednesday, May 3. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.


Chiefs | Dee Ford working on technique
Wed, 03 May 2017 11:31:58 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Dee Ford has been working with some pass rush specialists this offseason to improve his technique, according to general manager John Dorsey. Dorsey said he wants to see continual growth from Ford in 2017.


Chiefs | Dee Ford's option picked up
Mon, 01 May 2017 09:44:14 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Dee Ford had his fifth-year option exercised Monday, May 1.


Chiefs | James O'Shaughnessy dealt to Pats
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 09:20:26 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs acquired a 2017 fifth-round pick (No. 183 overall) from the New England Patriots for TE James O'Shaughnessy (foot) and a 2017 sixth-round pick (No. 216 overall).


Chiefs | Kareem Hunt's style stood out
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 21:08:50 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt's "contact balance" and running style stood out, according to general manager John Dorsey.


Chiefs | Kareem Hunt selected by Kansas City
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:49:44 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs selected RB Kareem Hunt with the 86th pick in the 2017 NFL Draft Friday, April 28.


Chiefs | Kansas City drafts Tanoh Kpassagnon
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:14:02 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs drafted DE Tanoh Kpassagnon with the 59th pick in the 2017 NFL Draft Friday, April 28.


Chiefs | Alex Smith to remain starter
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:19:17 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith will remain the team's starter, according to head coach Andy Reid.


Chiefs | Kansas City selects Patrick Mahomes
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:21:10 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs selected Texas Tech QB Patrick Mahomes with the No. 10 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft Thursday, April 27.


Chiefs | Kansas City moves up to No. 10
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:17:57 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs traded the Buffalo Bills for the No. 10 pick in the 2017 NFL Draft in exchange for the 27th pick in the 2017 draft, their third round in pick in the 2017 draft and their 2018 first-round pick.


Chiefs | KC could trade up to pick Patrick Mahomes
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 15:37:55 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs are "known to love" Texas Tech QB Patrick Mahomes and have "entertained" trading up in the draft in order to select him. Many around the league expect Mahomes to go in the top-10.


Chiefs | Albert Wilson signed tender
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:19:49 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs restricted free-agent WR Albert Wilson signed his tender Monday, April 24.


Chiefs | Jaye Howard cut
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 14:51:01 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs DL Jaye Howard was waived by the team on Saturday, April 22.


Chiefs | Cameron Malveaux visits KC
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 07:16:27 -0700

Houston DL Cameron Malveaux visited the Kansas City Chiefs earlier this week, according to a league source not authorized to speak publicly.


Chiefs | C.J. Spiller back to old form?
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:19:00 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs RB C.J. Spiller has "that speed and twitch back", according to general manager John Dorsey.


Chiefs | Garrett Fugate works out for Chiefs
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 05:13:05 -0700

Central Missouri QB Garrett Fugate (knee) worked out for the Kansas City Chiefs recently. Fugate is coming off of a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his knee.


Chiefs | Cairo Santos inks tender
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 14:49:44 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs restricted free-agent PK Cairo Santos signed his exclusive rights tender Monday, April 17.


Chiefs | Charcandrick West has lost weight
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 12:58:49 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs RB Charcandrick West has lost 10 pounds this offseason but is as strong as he was last year. He is optimistic that he'll be able to be more explosive in 2017.


Chiefs | Derrick Johnson good to go for camp
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 12:46:12 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson (Achilles') said he will be ready to participate fully in training camp. Johnson ruptured his Achilles' tendon late last season.


Chiefs | Two Chiefs not healed enough
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 12:39:45 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs OG Parker Ehinger (knee) and LB Dadi Nicolas (knee) are not expected to be ready for the start of training camp.


Chiefs | Darrin Reaves had surgery
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 12:35:47 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs RB Darrin Reaves (hernia) recently underwent sports hernia surgery, according to head coach Andy Reid. A timetable for Reaves' recovery was not disclosed.


Chiefs | Travis Kelce not fully ready for camp
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 12:29:32 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs TE Travis Kelce (shoulder) is not expected to be completely healthy before the start of training camp, although he may participate in some light activities, according to head coach Andy Reid. Kelce underwent shoulder surgery earlier this offseason.


Chiefs | Andy Reid endorses Spencer Ware
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 19:35:22 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs RB Spencer Ware has a place in the offense, according to head coach Andy Reid. "I'm a big Spencer Ware fan," Reid said. "Well, the kid's dirty tough. He's going to give you an honest down every snap. He's not real fancy that's not his deal, but he can block, he can catch and he can run."


Chiefs | Travis Kelce to be ready for training camp
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 17:42:24 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs TE Travis Kelce (shoulder) is expected to be "100 percent for training camp," according to general manager John Dorsey, who added that he is "ahead" from a rehabilitation standpoint.


Chiefs | Gavin Escobar contract details
Sat, 08 Apr 2017 07:30:59 -0700

Updating a previous report, Kansas City Chiefs TE Gavin Escobar's one-year deal is worth $855,000. He will receive a base salary of $775,000 and a signing bonus of $80,000.


Kansas City Chiefs

Acker Kenneth CB
Alexander D.J. LB
Ali'ifua Ricky DL
Bailey Allen DL
Barnes T.J. DL
Bausby De'Vante DB
Berry Eric SS
Bieniemy Eric AC
Bleymaier Joe AC
Brasher Tommy AC
Bray Tyler QB
Brooks Corin OT
Byrd Emanuel TE
Chappell Devin S
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
Dorsey John GM
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
Heck Andy AC
Hill Tyreek WR
Houston Justin LB
Huff Marqueston CB
Hunt Clark TO
Hunt Justin WR
Hunt Kareem RB
Jean-Baptiste Stanley CB
Jenkins Jarvis DL
Johnson Derrick LB
Jones Chris D. DL
Jones Seantavius 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
Maclin Jeremy WR
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
Monday Will P
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
Staples Jamari WR
Stave Joel QB
Sterns Jordan S
Stevens Tony WR
Sutton Bob DC
Terry Tim TO
Thomas De'Anthony WR
Thomas Emmitt AC
Tiller Andrew OG
Toub Dave AC
Travis Ross TE
Ware Spencer RB
West Charcandrick RB
White D.J. CB
Williams Tourek LB
Wilson Albert WR
Wilson Ramik LB
Wilson Rod AC
Winchester James LS
Witzmann Bryan OT
Woodhouse Devin AC
Zombo Frank LB