OTA: News & Notes

(photo via David Eullitt/KC Star) The Kansas City Chiefs have wrapped up their first OTAs under coach Todd Haley.  The final session was open to the media and Bob Gretz got the scoop. There were 81 players on the field for the workout, with 74 participating.  Missing were Brian Waters, Mike Vrabel, Donald Washington, Tamba […]

Q&A: Todd Haley On First Week of OTAs

Following the conclusion of the Kansas City Chiefs first OTAs, Todd Haley met with the media.  Here are the highlights: On what he saw that was encouraging: “I think that the tempo of our practice picked up considerably. Even today, it was fairly hot, but I thought the tempo of practice was good. We ran […]

Around The Web: Coach Anders, EVPOTKCC, Raiders Add Davis

Former Kansas City Chiefs fullback Kimble Anders was named the head football coach at Northeast High School. Last season the Northeast High Vikings were 1-0 with their only victory coming over J.C. Harmon.  Over the past three years, Northeast has finished with a combined 7-20 record. Anders retired after the 2000 season and has continued […]

Around The Web: The Chiefs & Michael Vick, DJ With Petro, No. 1 #2

Early yesterday morning, Falcons quarterback Michael Vick was released from prison in Leavenworth, KS and will serve out the rest of his sentence in home confinement.  There is rampant speculation regarding Vick’s future — if he has one — in the NFL.  The folks at WagerWeb have posted odds on eight teams they feel could […]

Around The Web: Defending Dorsey, Offensive Issues, Cottam Catching On, Brady MIA

Glenn Dorsey has been a favorite target of fans and media alike, but Bob Gretz is coming to the defense of last year’s first round pick. The rush to judgment on the part of some in the media on Dorsey’s rookie season had less to do with what the young man did on the field, […]

Around The Web: Cassel’s Adjustment, Engram’s Five Year Plan, Dorsey’s Injury, Franklin’s New Team

The Chiefs held their first full team practice under new coach Todd Haley and Matt Cassel is using these early sessions to adjust to his new teammates. The Chiefs have few, if any, more important tasks during the remaining portion of the offseason than to get Cassel comfortable in his new surroundings.  Cassel, Thigpen and […]

Q&A: Matt Cassel On First Day Of OTAs

The Kansas City Chiefs had their first OTAs under new coach Todd Haley today, following the session quarterback Matt Cassel met with the media.  Here are the highlights: On Haley’s approach with the players: “He is coming out with great enthusiasm and he is getting after us. That is what we need right now. He […]

OTA: Chiefs Day 1 Starting Lineup

(photo via David Eullitt/KC Star) Adam Teicher at the Red Zone Blog was at the Chiefs first full squad practice and noted the starting lineups for both sides of the ball: Offense QB – Matt Cassel RB – Larry Johnson FB – Mike Cox WR – Dwayne Bowe WR – Mark Bradley TE – Brad […]

Q&A: Todd Haley On First Day Of OTAs

The Kansas City Chiefs had their first OTA’s under new coach Todd Haley today, following the session he met with the media.  Here are the highlights: On Mike Vrabel and Brian Waters not being part of the 83 players in attendance: “I’m not going to talk about who’s here and who’s not here. You guys […]

Around The Web: OTA Session Starts Today, San Diego Scared

The Kansas City Chiefs are opening an OTA session today and Todd Haley is expecting upwards of 75 players to attend.  But Bob Gretz feels the attention will focus squarely on the players that are not there. Will unhappy guard Brian Waters set aside his feeling and take part?  After missing the veteran’s mini-camp before […]

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