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Chiefs | Tamba Hali recovering
Tue, 26 May 2015 16:08:39 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Tamba Hali (knee) said he is feeling good as he recovers from a knee scope he underwent this offseason to remove loose cartilage.


Chiefs | Albert Wilson could start
Fri, 22 May 2015 14:45:35 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs WR Albert Wilson will be given the first chance to win the starting wide receiver job opposite WR Jeremy Maclin.


Chiefs | Ryan Taylor signed
Thu, 21 May 2015 23:30:56 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs signed TE Ryan Taylor on Thursday, May 21. OG Ricky Henry was released to make room for Taylor on the roster.


Chiefs | Keshawn Hill signed
Tue, 19 May 2015 14:23:18 -0700

Undrafted free-agent RB Keshawn Hill (Sam Houston State) signed an undisclosed deal with the Kansas City Chiefs Tuesday, May 19.


Chiefs | Two players waived
Tue, 19 May 2015 14:12:45 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs RB Manasseh Garner and TE Earnest Pettway were waived Tuesday, May 19.


Chiefs | Marcus Peters, Chris Conley work as returners
Mon, 18 May 2015 19:00:47 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs CB Marcus Peters and WR Chris Conley worked as kick returners during the team's rookie minicamp.


Chiefs | Da'Rick Rogers headed to jail
Mon, 18 May 2015 14:56:52 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs WR Da'Rick Rogers has been sentenced to one day in jail and six months of probation in connection with a 2014 DUI case. As a part of a plea agreement, Rogers pleaded guilty.


Chiefs | Marcus Peters signed
Fri, 15 May 2015 15:22:34 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs CB Marcus Peters signed a four-year deal with the team Friday, May 15. Financial terms were not disclosed.


Chiefs | Chris Conley signs rookie deal
Wed, 13 May 2015 09:31:16 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs WR Chris Conley signed his rookie four-year deal Wednesday, May 13.


Chiefs | Terrelle Pryor released
Tue, 05 May 2015 13:14:25 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs QB Terrelle Pryor was released Tuesday, May 5.


Chiefs | KC trades up for Chris Conley
Fri, 01 May 2015 19:17:00 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs traded up to pick University of Georgia WR Chris Conley in Round 3 (No. 76 overall) Friday, May 1. The Minnesota Vikings traded down to get more picks.


Chiefs | Marcus Peters selected 18th overall
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 19:06:59 -0700

Washington CB Marcus Peters was selected 18th overall by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2015 NFL Draft Thursday, April 30.


Chiefs | Eric Fisher in great shape
Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:07:48 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs OT Eric Fisher said he has dropped 20 to 30 pounds of body fat this offseason and believes he is in great shape. Fisher said he has used boxing to lose the weight this offseason.


Chiefs | Jeremy Maclin working with Alex Smith
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:15:05 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs WR Jeremy Maclin and QB Alex Smith played catch for the first time since Maclin was acquired this offseason. Maclin said everything was smooth and that he was simply trying to get a feel for how Smith threw the football. Smith said he believes Maclin's transition into the Chiefs' offense will be relatively smooth since he has already played for head coach Andy Reid in Philadelphia.


Chiefs | Talk with Justin Houston's reps
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:30:26 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Justin Houston's representatives recently talked with the team about a possible long-term contract, according to general manager John Dorsey. Houston is not participating in offseason workouts while he waits for a new contract.


Chiefs | Pick up Dontari Poe's option
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:29:24 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs DT Dontari Poe's fifth-year option in his contract has been picked up by the team, according to a source.


Chiefs | Shaquille Richardson released
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:20:46 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs CB Shaquille Richardson (undisclosed) was released Tuesday, April 21, with a failure to disclose physical condition designation.


Chiefs | Dorial Green-Beckham visiting KC
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 07:10:17 -0700

Oklahoma WR Dorial Green-Beckham is visiting with the Kansas City Chiefs Tuesday, April 21.


Chiefs | Alex Smith medically cleared
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:31:58 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith (spleen) was medically cleared for the start of offseason practice, Monday, April 20. The Chiefs don't begin full-squad practices until May, 26.


Chiefs | Two players sign tenders
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:31:04 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs WRs Frankie Hammond Jr. and Junior Hemingway signed their exclusive rights free-agent tenders Monday, April 20.


Chiefs | Mike DeVito will participate in workouts
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:03:34 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs DE Mike DeVito (Achilles') will be able to participate in offseason workouts, according to head coach Andy Reid.


Chiefs | Derrick Johnson ready for workouts
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 10:57:42 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson (Achilles') will be able to participate in offseason workouts, according to head coach Andy Reid.


Chiefs | Akeem Hunt drawing interest in KC
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 06:31:01 -0700

Purdue RB Akeem Hunt has drawn interest from the Kansas City Chiefs.


Chiefs | Jamaal Charles wants team to address OL
Mon, 20 Apr 2015 04:23:11 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles wants the team to address the offensive line situation in the upcoming NFL Draft. Charles told media "it was challenging last year playing with guys... some got hurt, some got suspended. So it was hard playing. I never knew how crucial it was to my career that I needed linemen."


Chiefs | Justin Houston talks non-existent
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 05:55:57 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Justin Houston hasn't been the subject of contract extension talks since the franchise tag was placed on him in February.


Chiefs | Brandon Hartson waived
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:33:12 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LS Brandon Hartson was waived Thursday, April 16.


Chiefs | Host Raheem Mostert
Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:58:36 -0700

Purdue RB Raheem Mostert privately worked out for the Kansas City Chiefs Thursday, April 16, according to his agent.


Chiefs | Sean McGrath waived
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:26:06 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs TE Sean McGrath was placed on no-recall waivers Wednesday, April 15, after being reinstated.


Chiefs | Sean Smith pleads guilty to DUI charge
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:01:43 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs CB Sean Smith pleaded guilty to a charge of driving under the influence in Kansas City and received two years probation. He also pleaded guilty for failing to provide proof of insurance and was fined $895. Smith could be suspended two games by the NFL for this case.


Chiefs | Byron Bell works out
Sat, 11 Apr 2015 03:57:26 -0700

Free-agent OT Byron Bell (Panthers) worked out for the Kansas City Chiefs this week, according to league sources.


Chiefs | Eric Berry doing well
Wed, 08 Apr 2015 10:54:28 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs SS Eric Berry (illness) is doing really well in his battle with Hodgkin lymphoma, according to his brother, Evan Berry. "He's doing really good," Evan Berry said. "I think he has three more treatments left. To be honest, I don't really see it affecting him. He's a very strong person, and he's continued to keep strong." Berry's disease is considered to be highly curable.


Chiefs | Josh Martin signs tender
Mon, 06 Apr 2015 17:10:09 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Josh Martin signed his one-year exclusive-rights tender off Monday, April 6. Financial terms of the deal weren't disclosed.


Chiefs | Junior Sylvestre visits
Sat, 04 Apr 2015 23:29:36 -0700

Toledo ILB Junior Sylvestre visited the Kansas City Chiefs on Friday, April 3.


Chiefs | Alex Smith could be restructured
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:37:50 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith's $10.9 million salary could be converted into a bonus to help the team create some salary cap space in 2015. That would create upwards of $8.2 million in salary cap room.


Chiefs | Derrick Johnson likely to stay
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:37:24 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson (Achilles') and DE Mike DeVito (Achilles') are both pushing each other in their rehabs from torn Achilles' tendons. Both players also have a year left on their contracts. DeVito agreed to a pay cut that dropped his salary to $2.9 million. Johnson has a salary cap number of $5.2 million, and the Chiefs are only around $2.85 million under the 2015 cap. Kansas City could create more room by releasing Johnson, but the Chiefs are expected to hang onto him.


Chiefs | Brandon Tate visits
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:47:52 -0700

Free-agent WR Brandon Tate (Bengals) visited the Kansas City Chiefs Monday, March 30, according to a source.


Chiefs | Tim Barnes visits
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:08:04 -0700

Free-agent C Tim Barnes (Rams) is visiting with the Kansas City Chiefs Monday, March 30.


Chiefs | Marcus Mariota a fit in KC?
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:53:46 -0700

Oregon QB Marcus Mariota would be a perfect fit for the Kansas City Chiefs and head coach Andy Reid, even if the team is committed to QB Alex Smith, in the opinion of NFL Draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. Kiper cites the success of former QB Donovan McNabb as Reid's quarterback with the Philadelphia Eagles. However, Mariota is expected to be gone when KC picks at 18 overall, and the Chiefs are unlikely to trade up to take him. Reid said he didn't have a chance to meet with Mariota, either.


Chiefs | KC wants a bigger Travis Kelce
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:47:00 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs TE Travis Kelce played at roughly 250 pounds in 2014, but head coach Andy Reid wants Kelce to report bigger in 2015, and Reid thinks Kelce can pack on an extra 15 pounds without losing any of his speed or quickness. Kelce led the team in catches (67) and receiving yards (862) last season.


Chiefs | Donald Stephenson to start at RT?
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:45:41 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs OT Donald Stephenson is first in line to start at right tackle in 2015, according to head coach Andy Reid.


Chiefs | Jeff Allen an option at multiple spots
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:43:20 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs OT Jeff Allen will be next in line to start at right tackle in 2015, and he will also compete to be the starter at right guard. He played mostly tackle in college but played mostly guard since being drafted in 2012.


Chiefs | Ben Grubbs to start at LG
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:41:33 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs OG Ben Grubbs will start at left guard in 2015, according to head coach Andy Reid.


Chiefs | Eric Kush to start at center
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:41:09 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid said C Eric Kush will enter the 2015 season as the starting center. C Rodney Hudson was lost in free agency to the Oakland Raiders. "We drafted Kush and we said, 'Well, maybe in a year or two this guy has an opportunity to be a starter if he continues to progress' and now he has that opportunity," Reid said. "Not that we weren't going to try to sign Rodney back."


Chiefs | Awarded four compensatory picks
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 11:23:53 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs were awarded four compensatory picks in the 2015 NFL Draft, with a third-round pick (98th overall), two fifth-round picks (172nd and 173rd overall) and a sixth-round pick (217th overall).


Chiefs | Travis Kelce studying Gonzo
Fri, 20 Mar 2015 11:09:39 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs TE Travis Kelce has been studying former NFL TE Tony Gonzalez's game tape to creatively find ways to improve Kelce's game, focusing on the fundamentals in relation to instinctual play.


Kansas City Chiefs

Abdullah Husain SS
Alexander D.J. LB
Allen Jeff OT
Ault Chris TO
Avant Jason WR
Bailey Allen DL
Ballard Chris TO
Bausby De'Vante DB
Berry Eric SS
Bieniemy Eric AC
Binns Armon WR
Branch Tyvon SS
Brasher Tommy AC
Bray Tyler QB
Brown Da'Ron WR
Catapano Mike DL
Charles Jamaal RB
Childress Brad AC
Chung Eugene TO
Colquitt Dustin P
Commings Sanders CB
Conley Chris WR
Cook Kenny WR
Cooper Marcus CB
Cox Justin DB
Crittenden Travis AC
Culley David AC
Daniel Chase QB
Daniels Travis CB
Davis Knile RB
Dean Vernon AC
DeVito Mike DL
Dorsey John GM
Duvernay-Tardif Laurent OT
East Andrew LS
Fanaika Paul OG
Fisher Eric OT
Fleming Jamell CB
Ford Dee DL
Frye Garrett C
Fulton Zach OG
Gaines Phillip CB
Gibbs Gary AC
Gordon Richard TE
Gray Cyrus RB
Grubbs Ben OG
Hali Tamba LB
Hammond Jr. Frankie WR
Harold Sage LB
Harris Al AC
Harris Demetrius TE
Heck Andy AC
Hemingway Junior WR
Hester Aaron CB
Hill Keshawn RB
Hochstein Russ OG
Houston Justin LB
Howard Jaye DL
Irving David DL
Johnson Derrick LB
Johnson James-Michael LB
Kelce Travis TE
Ketchum Michael AC
Kush Eric C
Luckett Donatella WR
Maclin Jeremy WR
March-Lillard Justin LB
Martin Josh LB
Martin Vaughn DL
Matthaei Corey AC
Mauga Josh LB
McCray Kelcie FS
Meggs Melvin OG
Melvin Tom AC
Morse Mitch OG
Moses Dezman LB
Munyer Daniel C
Murray Aaron QB
Nagy Matt AC
Nelson Steven CB
Nunez-Roches Rakeem DL
O'Shaughnessy James TE
Olatoye Deji CB
Olivo Brock AC
Palmer Kelvin OT
Palmer Kevin OT
Parker Ron SS
Pederson Doug OC
Peters Marcus CB
Poe Dontari DL
Price Ricky SS
Pughsley Jarrod OT
Reid Andy HC
Reid Britt AC
Rodgers Kacy X. DB
Rogers Da'Rick WR
Rubin Barry AC
Rucker Martin TE
Salazar Brent AC
Santos Cairo PK
Schiltz Adam TE
Sherman Anthony FB
Sherrod Derek OT
Siler Brandon LB
Smith Alex QB
Smith Otis AC
Smith Sean CB
Smith Shaun DL
Sorensen Daniel FS
Stephenson Donald OT
Sutton Bob DC
Taylor Ryan TE
Thomas De'Anthony RB
Thomas Emmitt AC
Toub Dave ST
Tuaau Charles DL
Ware Spencer FB
West Charcandrick RB
Williams Fred WR
Williams Leon LB
Williams Nick X. DL
Wilson Albert WR
Wilson Rakim LB
Worthy Jerel DL
Zombo Frank LB
Zorn Jim AC