Shields Featured On Hardwood This Weekend

If you are looking for a Chiefs connection to local high school basketball, look no further than the 8th annual KA-MO Hoops Shootout. Sixty-five teams from five states, including 30 varsity programs, will take part in a 164-game, three-day basketball tournament at four sites — SM East, Blue Valley West, SM South and Rockhurst. Among […]

Justin Medlock Should Rent

When he was released by the Washington Redskins, former Chiefs kicker Justin Medlock figured he was on his way back to the CFL where he starred last season.  Then the Detroit Lions claimed him on waivers and there was some thought that maybe he could challenge incumbent Jason Hanson.  Not so fast. “No, Hanson’s doing […]

Len Dawson Honored At Purdue

Hall of Famer Len Dawson was back at Purdue University Tuesday night to be honored by the National Football Foundation along with his peers in a very exclusive group. Len Dawson.  Bob Griese.  Drew Brees. Three NFL stars.  Three Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks. Only Alabama can equal Purdue when it comes to Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks.  Bart […]

Health By Chocolate

There are plenty of careers that make sense for NFL players after they retire.  Broadcaster, coach, teacher… chocolate salesman?  That’s the route that former Chiefs receiver JJ Birden has taken, reports Wendell Maxey. Today, Birden, 45, is an executive with Team X 88 in Lake Oswego, a company that sells delicious, healthy dark chocolate products […]

Reality Check?

It’s true, the Kansas City Chiefs have had an offseason that most teams would kill for.  Solid veteran additions, well received draft class and no drama outside of “Bowe-gate”.  If you didn’t know any better you might think Todd Haley’s Chiefs won 9 games last season.  But are fans and media alike ignoring very obvious […]

Dwayne Bowe Ready To Turn The Page

After spending his day giving football advice at the Legends Football Camp is Sioux Falls, Kansas City Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe said that he is ready to turn the page after a tumultuous 2009 season. “It’s going to give me a chance to remodel my career,” said Bowe, a 6-2, 220-pound LSU alum whose physical […]

ESPN: Flowers, Berry, Carr & Arenas Among Best In AFC West

Bill Williamson at ESPN.com continues to go position-by-position around the AFC West as he breaks down the secondary.  Among his rankings are four Chiefs, led by Brandon Flowers. 5. Brandon Flowers, Kansas City: You may not know much about this third-year player.  But you will. Flowers is outstanding. 8. Eric Berry, Kansas City: I wouldn’t […]

Russell Given Not-So-Warm Welcome In Oakland

There was a world title fight in Oakland this weekend between Andre Ward and Allan Green, but there weren’t any Raiders around to take in the action.  Jerry McDonald was sitting ring side and reports there was a very familiar former Raider at the bout: JaMarcus Russel.  Not surprisingly, he was late. He was wearing […]

Cottam: It Could Have Been A Whole Lot Worse

Chiefs head coach Todd Haley doesn’t like to talk about players that aren’t practicing, but it’s a safe bet that he will be keeping a close eye on TE Brad Cottam as he rehabs from neck surgery.  Cottam spoke with Bob Gretz about the play that he was hurt on and the time just after. […]

Eric Berry Has A Need For Speed

Chiefs safety Eric Berry will be working out in Kansas City until July 10th, before taking some time off before training camp. The rookie sees the extra time as working towards getting faster, as he told GoVolsXtra that knowledge equals speed at this level. “When I first got out there, it was pretty fast just […]

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