Kansas City: The Land Of Losing

The NFL season just ended, but sports in Kansas City never end thanks to the Royals.  While the Chiefs and their neighbors keep the sports pages full around town, Bob Gretz takes a look at just how bad the two franchises have been over the past three years (and beyond). To say that sports fans […]

Clancy Pendergast’s Time In Oakland Short Lived

Former Chiefs defensive coordinator Clancy Pendergast signed on with the Oakland Raiders to be a defensive assistant coach less than two weeks ago.  He has already moved on, taking the defensive coordinator job at California. “We are extremely pleased and excited to be able to hire a football coach with Clancy Pendergast’s experience and credentials,” […]

Who Will Backup Jamaal Charles?

There is little doubt about who will get the majority of carries for the Kansas City Chiefs next season after Jamaal Charles burst onto the scene.  But there is also little doubt that he needs a viable backup to give him a breather.  Does Scott Pioli look for this player in the draft, free agency […]

Bengals Sign Dave Rayner

After taking the tryout tour, former Chiefs kicker Dave Rayner has signed with the Cincinnati Bengas.  Rayner signed knowing that incumbent kicker Shayne Graham’s situation is still unsettled. “No one has told me anything about Shayne’s situation,” Rayner said.  “I’d be lying if I said I hope he signs back.  I wouldn’t have signed here […]

Would The Chiefs Draft Jimmy Clausen?

With former Notre Dame head coach Charlie Weis now running the offense, would the Kansas City Chiefs draft Irish quarterback Jimmy Clausen?  Adam Teicher asked ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper who Scott Pioli might select at No. 5 and he brought up the Notre Dame QB’s name. “Charlie Weis is in Kansas City and Jimmy […]

Draft: Kiper Changes Course

ESPN’s draft guru Mel Kiper has released his second mock draft and has changed things around at the top.  At No. 5 he switched the Chiefs from Russell Okung to another offensive tackle, Anthony Davis out of Rutgers. Davis has the physical talent to be a Pro Bowl player early in his career, but he’s […]

Ravens Sign Donte’ Stallworth

With the Kansas City Chiefs looking to upgrade at wide receiver, one of their options on the free agent market is no longer available.  According to Adam Schefter, Donte’ Stallworth has signed a one-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens. The deal will be worth $900,000, with Stallworth able to earn another $300,000 in incentives, the […]

Fanball Sports Network Mock Draft

The fine folks at the Fanball Sports Network — where I am a contributor — are conducting their first annual NFL Mock Draft.  Unlike many mocks out there, these picks are being made by the people that cover the teams on a daily basis and know each franchise inside and out. I have been asked […]

Kansas City Chiefs Hire Former Browns Executive

According to NFP, the Kansas City Chiefs have hired former Cleveland Browns executive Trip MacCracken as director of football operations. MacCracken was supplanted last year by Dawn Aponte as the Browns’ lead contract negotiator. He has previous stints with the Washington Redskins and the NFL Management Council. After graduating from Duke Law School, MacCracken began working […]

Matt Cassel Welcomes High Expectations

When the Kansas City Chiefs open training camp this summer, like most teams their highest paid player will be their starting quarterback.  However, in Matt Cassel’s case he is currently slated to make more than $8.5 million more than the next player.  Cassel told Adam Teicher that his financial situation hasn’t changed how he goes […]

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