Around The Web: Gannon On Cassel-Weis, Free Agency Grades, Big Apple Marty Ball

When Matt Cassel gets under center next season he will be getting his plays from a new offensive coordinator.  According to Rich Gannon, Kansas City’s starting quarterback will benefit the most from having Charlie Weis around. Gannon, now a CBS analyst who called several Chiefs games last year, said he saw a developing quarterback who […]

Brad Cottam Recovering From Surgery

After being placed on injured reserved at the end of the season because of a crack cervical vertebra, Chiefs tight end Brad Cottam had surgery.  The day after the procedure, head coach Todd Haley said everything went well. “Everything was very successful and went very well,” Haley said.  “He’s already on the road to recovery, […]

Draft: Kiper Projects Russell Okung To Chiefs

In his first mock draft of the season, ESPN’s Mel Kiper projects the Kansas City Chiefs will select Oklahoma St. OT Russell Okung. I think the Chiefs could use help at safety as well, but Berry likely won’t fall this far, and they’d be reaching on either of the two other safeties with first-round grades.  […]

Al Davis Interviewing Head Coaching Candidates

The past few weeks Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis has been delaying a meeting with head coach Tom Cable to talk about his future with the team.  Now we know why.  Davis has been interviewing candidates for the already taken job for more than two weeks, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. Two people on […]

Bills GM Defends Search, Knocks Raiders

While introducing new head coach Chan Gailey, Buffalo Bills GM Buddy Nix had to defend his search, one that included more than a few snubs along the way.  He also made sure to get a jab in there about the Raiders. “I want you to know, with all due respect, I don’t care,” Nix said.  […]

Raiders Targeting New Head Coach?

The Oakland Raiders asked for and received permission to interview Baltimore Ravens quarterbacks coach Hue Jackson for an unspecified position, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Jackson has aspired to become a head coach, but Oakland also has been seeking someone that could work with and develop former No. 1 overall pick JaMarcus Russell. When the […]

Detroit Lions Still Interested In Glenn Dorsey

Last summer there was talk that Glenn Dorsey — after showing up to OTAs out of shape — could be the odd man out in Kansas City and that the Detroit Lions could be his landing spot.  MLive’s Tom Kowalski thinks that scenario could come into play again this offseason. Lions defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham […]

Herm Edwards: I’m Pulling For Benny Sapp

Former Chiefs CB Benny Sapp said that Herm Edwards told him he couldn’t play in the NFL.  The former Chiefs coach recalls their last conversation much differently. “I told him that if he wanted to be a starting cornerback, he had to be more disciplined,” Edwards said.  “He’s a tough guy, competitive, aggressive, but he […]

53 Players Granted Special Eligibility For Draft

The NFL has granted 53 players special eligibility for April’s draft. “Special eligibility” means they have satisfied the league’s requirement that a player be 3 years removed from their graduating high school class and have renounced their eligibility. Check out the full list after the jump.

Herm Edwards: Benny Sapp Couldn’t Play

Jared Allen isn’t the only former Kansas City Chiefs player that helped the Vikings beat the Dallas Cowboys this past weekend.  Benny Sapp is making an impact for Minnesota, even though former Chiefs coach Herm Edwards told him he would never be an NFL cornerback. “He just told me I’d never be good enough to […]

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