Team Notebook: Kansas City Chiefs

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Chiefs | De'Anthony Thomas works mostly with RBs
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:10:45 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs RB De'Anthony Thomas spent most of his time with the running backs during practice Monday, July 21. Thomas run a lot of passing routes out of the backfield and motioned out of the back field at times during plays.


Chiefs | Several injuries practice
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:07:31 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs TE Travis Kelce (knee), WR Kyle Williams (knee), WR A.J. Jenkins (hamstring) and CB Christopher Owens (hamstring) participated in practice Monday, July 21.


Chiefs | Aaron Murray says he is ready to go
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:06:57 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs QB Aaron Murray (knee) said he will be fully able to participate once training camp practices begin.


Chiefs | Two to PUP
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:09:48 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs RB Joe McKnight (knee) and CB David Van Dyke (hamstring) were placed on the preseason Physically Unable to Perform list.


Chiefs | David Van Dyke still recovering
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 05:22:32 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs CB David Van Dyke (hamstring) missed part of OTAs with a hamstring injury and is still recovering.


Chiefs | Joe McKnight had surgery
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 05:20:37 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs RB Joe McKnight (knee) had arthroscopic knee surgery after minicamp ended last month and is close to returning to practice.


Chiefs | Will work out Josh Mauga
Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:58:37 -0700

Free-agent LB Josh Mauga (Jets) will work out for the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday, July 21.


Chiefs | Aaron Murray still wearing brace
Sun, 20 Jul 2014 12:58:19 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs QB Aaron Murray (knee) will continue to wear a brace on his knee while taking snaps in practice.


Chiefs | Alex Smith hopes to get extension done
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:49:20 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith said he hopes to get a contract extension done because he likes the team and coaching staff.


Chiefs | Justin Houston could change mind on holdout
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:56:55 -0700

Updating a previous report, Kansas City Chiefs LB Justin Houston could still decide to hold out at the start of training camp if he does not receive a contract extension, according to a source. Houston is expected to report to camp on time at this point.


Chiefs | No offers to Justin Houston yet
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:13:00 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs have been talking with LB Justin Houston about a contract extension but have not made him an offer at this point, according to a source. The team could make an offer to Houston during training camp.


Chiefs | Justin Houston expected to report
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:02:25 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Justin Houston is expected to report for training camp on time even though he is not happy with his current contract situation, according to a source.


Chiefs | Demetrius Harris carving out a role
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 20:03:05 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs TE Demetrius Harris looks like a player ready to contribute this season, according to head coach Andy Reid. Meanwhile, Adam Teicher of ESPN.com believes Harris could receive plenty of looks if TE Travis Kelce (knee) is unable to play or is limited.


Chiefs | Risean Broussard released from IR
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:51:36 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs have released DT Risean Broussard from Injured Reserve.


Chiefs | Dwayne Bowe tuning up for camp
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 18:38:44 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe worked out with Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald Monday, July 14, during Fitzgerald's annual workouts at the University of Minnesota.


Chiefs | Vance Walker feeling good with new team
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:44:24 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs DT Vance Walker is feeling welcomed in Kansas City. Walker said the whole locker room possesses a friendly demeanor that sets itself apart from other teams he's been on. He said the team feels closer because of that.


Chiefs | Joe Mays top candidate to start at ILB
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 17:33:28 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Joe Mays appears to be the leading candidate to start at inside linebacker next to LB Derrick Johnson this upcoming season.


Chiefs | May have competition at RG
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 17:30:07 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs OGs Rishaw Johnson and Zach Fulton could compete for the starting right guard job during training camp. Fulton took some snaps with the first-team offense during offseason workouts.


Chiefs | Dwayne Bowe did well during workouts
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 17:29:37 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe looked great during offseason workouts.


Chiefs | Cyrus Gray will have to compete for spot
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 17:24:57 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs RB Cyrus Gray will have to hold off RB Joe McKnight during training camp if he wants to make the final roster.


Chiefs | Tyler Bray expected to push for No. 2 job
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 17:20:40 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs QB Tyler Bray is expected to push QB Chase Daniel for the No. 2 quarterback job during training camp.


Chiefs | Two cornerbacks on the bubble
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 18:17:44 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs CB DeMarcus Van Dyke will have to show he can handle man-press coverage in order to make the roster, and CB David Van Dyke could be headed for the practice squad as he attempts to make the transition from safety to cornerback.


Chiefs | Tamba Hali working extra, staying motivated
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:01:33 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Tamba Hali said he's been working two extra hours per day in order to "stay on top of things and not slack." He added that he still has a lot to accomplish in his career and that's what keeps him going during the offseason.


Chiefs | De'Anthony Thomas has plenty of confidence
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 18:22:49 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs RB De'Anthony Thomas said winning Rookie of the Year is among his goals this season. "I'm a player that nobody's ever seen step on the football field," he said.


Chiefs | Albert Wilson could make roster
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 18:07:38 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs WR Albert Wilson said he chose to sign with the team because head coach Andy Reid said he had a good chance to make the roster, and Reid praised Wilson following rookie minicamp. "I like Albert Wilson," Reid said. "I like his athletic ability. He's very strong, even though he's not the tallest guy. And he runs fast."


Chiefs | Sean McGrath may be on bubble
Sat, 05 Jul 2014 09:01:34 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs TE Sean McGrath likely will be on the roster bubble if TEs Anthony Fasano and Travis Kelce (knee) are healthy during training camp. McGrath will be competing with TE Demetrius Harris for a spot on the final roster.


Chiefs | Would like to use more two-TE sets
Sat, 05 Jul 2014 08:56:39 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs would like to use more two-tight end sets this upcoming season if TE Travis Kelce (knee) is healthy.


Chiefs | Rokevious Watkins suspended four games
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 12:24:04 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs OG Rokevious Watkins was suspended for the first four games of the 2014 season for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse.


Chiefs | Mike Catapano adds weight
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 13:02:27 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs DE Mike Catapano has added ten pounds this offseason and is more motivated than he ever has been before to have a strong season. Catapano wants to earn the coaches confidence in 2014. "That's on me, to build the coaches' trust in me," Catapano said. "They want to know I'm not a liability against the run. They want to know I'm rocking and rolling on all cylinders."


Chiefs | Husain Abdullah motivated for new season
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 12:17:21 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs SS Husain Abdullah appears to be the team's starting strong safety heading into training camp. Abdullah recently said he wants to be a playmaker and a "fire-starter" who motivates the rest of the team.


Chiefs | Dontari Poe receives praise
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 11:03:46 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs DT Dontari Poe was praised by head coach Andy Reid recently. Reid said to get Poe off the field you have to pull him off and that he is "not one to tap out." Reid added that there was no decline in Poe's play later on last season, despite how often Poe was on the field. Poe should continue to see plenty of work again this season as the Chiefs did not add a nose tackle to take Poe's place.


Chiefs | Laurent Duvernay-Tardif is a long-term project
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:10:32 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs OT Laurent Duvernay-Tardif spent the majority of the offseason practices working as a backup left guard. He is not expected to have much impact as a rookie, and will need the season to develop and learn his craft.


Chiefs | Claim Brandon Jones
Thu, 26 Jun 2014 14:33:04 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs claimed CB Brandon Jones (Chargers) off waivers Thursday, June 26.


Chiefs | Will find ways to get De'Anthony Thomas involved
Thu, 26 Jun 2014 12:35:13 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs RB De'Anthony Thomas should be the kickoff and punt returner in 2014. The Chiefs are making an effort to involve Thomas and put his speed to use. His size (5-foot-8, 174 pounds) is a concern, so there is a limit on how much he can be used.


Chiefs | Mark Harrison signs
Fri, 20 Jun 2014 07:57:52 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs signed free-agent WR Mark Harrison (Patriots) to an undisclosed deal.


Chiefs | Secondary shaping up
Sun, 15 Jun 2014 14:19:54 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs CB Sean Smith, CB Marcus Cooper, SS Eric Berry and FS Husain Abdullah have been starting in the secondary in base defenses. That alignment is expected to remain when the season opens.


Chiefs | Like Junior Hemingway in the slot
Sun, 15 Jun 2014 14:16:24 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs like WR Junior Hemingway more as a slot receiver than on the outside.


Chiefs | A.J. Jenkins hasn't seized opportunity
Sun, 15 Jun 2014 14:16:08 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs WR A.J. Jenkins has yet to challenge WR Donnie Avery for the No. 2 wide receiver spot.


Chiefs | Marcus Cooper taking over
Fri, 13 Jun 2014 12:49:53 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs CB Marcus Cooper has been lining up in a starting cornerback spot during offseason practices.


Chiefs | Brandon Flowers released
Fri, 13 Jun 2014 12:11:17 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs have released CB Brandon Flowers.


Chiefs | Dwayne Bowe says he's fit
Fri, 13 Jun 2014 05:51:36 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe said he's in the best shape of his life and weighs around 210 pounds. He hired a nutritionist and trainer in the offseason for the first time in his career.


Chiefs | Weston Dressler hurt in practice
Thu, 12 Jun 2014 11:22:36 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs WR Weston Dressler (hamstring) suffered a hamstring injury in practice Thursday, June 12.


Chiefs | More details on Sean Smith's arrest
Tue, 10 Jun 2014 19:03:20 -0700

Updating a previous item, Kansas City Chiefs CB Sean Smith was arrested Monday, June 9, after crashing into a light post in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The arresting officer said Smith "appeared confused" after the accident and "began mumbling statements that I did not understand." Smith was cited for driving his vehicle with .08 percent or more of alcohol in his blood and driving in a careless manner. He was also cited for failing to present proof of insurance.


Chiefs | Sean Smith arrested
Tue, 10 Jun 2014 15:29:55 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs CB Sean Smith was arrested Monday, June 9, for driving under the influence.


Chiefs | Brandon Flowers not practicing
Tue, 10 Jun 2014 11:55:32 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs CB Brandon Flowers (undisclosed) did not participate in practice Tuesday, June 10.


Kansas City Chiefs

Abdullah Husain SS
Allen Jeff OT
Anthony Deon WR
Ault Chris TO
Avery Donnie WR
Bailey Allen DL
Baker James FB
Ballard Chris TO
Berry Eric SS
Bieniemy Eric AC
Bowe Dwayne WR
Brasher Tommy AC
Bray Tyler QB
Bronson Malcolm FS
Campbell Jordan LB
Catapano Mike DL
Charles Jamaal RB
Childress Brad AC
Chung Eugene TO
Colquitt Dustin P
Commings Sanders CB
Cooper Marcus CB
Crittenden Travis AC
Cudjo Jermelle DL
Culley David AC
Daniel Chase QB
Daniels Travis CB
Davis Knile RB
Dean Vernon AC
DeVito Mike DL
Dill R.J. OT
Dorsey John GM
Dressler Weston WR
Duvernay-Tardif Laurent OT
Fasano Anthony TE
Fisher Eric OT
Ford Dee DL
Fulton Zach OG
Gafford Thomas LS
Gaines Phillip CB
Gibbs Gary AC
Gordon Richard TE
Gottschalk Ben C
Gray Cyrus RB
Hali Tamba LB
Hammond Jr. Frankie WR
Harris Al AC
Harris Demetrius TE
Harrison Mark WR
Heck Andy AC
Hemingway Junior WR
Henry Ricky OG
Hochstein Russ OG
Houston Justin LB
Howard Jaye DL
Hudson Otis OL
Hudson Rodney OG
Jenkins A.J. WR
Johnson Ben LB
Johnson Derrick LB
Johnson James-Michael LB
Johnson Nico LB
Johnson Rishaw OG
Jones Brandon CB
Kearney Vernon CB
Kelce Travis TE
Ketchum Michael AC
Kush Eric C
Linkenbach Jeff OT
Love Kyle DL
Martin Josh LB
Matthaei Corey AC
Mays Joe LB
McGrath Sean TE
McKee Ryan OT
McKnight Joe RB
McMillian Jerron SS
Melvin Tom AC
Moses Dezman LB
Murray Aaron QB
Nagy Matt AC
Olivo Brock AC
Owens Christopher CB
Parker Ron CB
Parmalee Bernie AC
Patullo Kevin AC
Pederson Doug OC
Poe Dontari DL
Price Ricky SS
Reid Andy HC
Reid Britt AC
Rodgers Kacy X. DB
Rogers Justin CB
Rubin Barry AC
Rucker Martin TE
Salazar Brent AC
Santos Cairo PK
Schewenke Kona DL
Sherman Anthony FB
Siler Brandon LB
Smith Alex QB
Smith Otis AC
Smith Sean CB
Smith Shaun DL
Sorensen Daniel FS
Stephenson Donald OT
Succop Ryan PK
Surgent Darryl WR
Sutton Bob DC
Thomas De'Anthony RB
Thomas Emmitt AC
Toub Dave ST
Van Dyke David CB
Van Dyke DeMarcus CB
Walker Vance DL
Watkins Rokevious OG
Webb J'Marcus OT
West Charcandrick RB
Williams Kyle WR
Williams Leon LB
Wilson Albert WR
Zombo Frank LB
Zorn Jim AC