Former Jayhawk Makes Half-Court Shot Blindfolded

Olathe Northwest High School decided they wanted to spoof College Humor’s “Blindfolded Half Court Million Dollar Shot”.  In place of money they used NCAA tickets (they didn’t have) as the prize and picked girls basketball coach Joel Branstrom as the subject.  The plan was for him to miss the shot, but have the crowd act […]

Lilja Thriving With Colts, Expected Super Bowl Run

Back in 2004, the Kansas City Chiefs signed G Ryan Lilja, an undrafted free agent from Kansas State.  For Lilja, born in Lake Quivira, Kansas, he couldn’t have pictured a better place to play. He made it through all of training camp and the preseason that year, until being part of the final cuts.  The […]

Donte’ Stallworth Could Jumpstart Career In KC

After the Super Bowl, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is expected to reinstate Browns WR Donte’ Stallworth.  Once that happens, Cleveland reportedly will release Stallworth.  According to lawyer David Cornwell — who has represented troubled athletes in the past — a team will take a chance on Stallworth and PFT’s Mike Florio thinks that team might […]

Brian Waters A Finalist For Man Of The Year Award

Kansas City Chiefs guard Brian Waters is a finalist for the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award. The other finalists are LB Londeon Fletcher of the Redskins and WR/S Mike Furrey of the Browns. The winner of the award will be announced prior to kickoff of Super Bowl XLIV. Waters is trying to become […]

Tony Richardson Still Leading The Way

When the New York Jets face the Indianapolis Colts today in the AFC Championship, former Chiefs fullback Tony Richardson will be front and center of the Jets offensive attack.  In today’s Kansas City Star, Jason Whitlock takes a look at just how important Richardson has been throughout his career. After 11 years in Kansas City, […]

Tom Cable To Remain In Oakland

Despite reports that they were interviewing candidates for the job, the Oakland Raiders have decided to retain Tom Cable as head coach for the 2010 season, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. When contacted, Raiders spokesman John Herrera did not confirm that Cable would remain coach for the 2010 season, saying only that, despite meetings into […]

Gailey Does What Haley Chose Not To

Chan Gailey was fired by Chiefs coach Todd Haley last season as offensive coordinator when Haley decided he wanted to run the team and the offense.  Now that Gailey is running the Buffalo Bills, he has made sure he can focus on all of his responsibilities by hiring Arizona Cardinals running backs coach Curtis Modkins […]

Crennel Coaching And Scouting

Kansas City Chiefs defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel spent this past week as head coach of the East team in this weekend’s East-West Shrine Game.  The players on his squad have taken full advantage of having a Super Bowl champion running the show. “A couple of them have come up and asked me about life in […]

Nick Lowery And Dick Vermeil On NFL’s Kicking Woes

On the heels of Nate Kaeding’s implosion last week and Shayne Graham’s in the opening round, there will be an even brighter spotlight on the four kickers on the field this weekend.  One former Chiefs kicker (no, not THAT one) and head coach weighed in on the league’s recent kicking issues. “It’s the importance of […]

Chan Gailey Being Used To Force Bills Into Canada?

It’s never a good sign when a GM has to defend a coach at the introductory press conference, but that’s exactly what Buddy Nix was doing last week in Buffalo while sitting next to former Chiefs offensive coordinator Chan Gailey.  Jeremy Trantham of the Times-News expresses why the natives are restless. Try our patience as […]

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