NFL Cancels Rookie Symposium

The NFL lockout has not yet forced the cancellation of games, but things are certainly headed in that direction.  ESPN is reporting that the league has cancelled next month’s rookie symposium. The symposium is designed to teach rookies life lessons on dealing with football, finances and their new lifestyle.  Many players who have been through […]

Chiefs Will Donate $35k To Tornado Victims

The Kansas City Chiefs have responded to the tragic events in Joplin, Mo. and Reading, Kan. in a big way.  The team will be donating $35,000 to the relief efforts and will be holding a bottled-water drive at Arrowhead on Tuesday from noon-7pm and Wednesday from 7am-7pm. All bottled-water donations will be distributed by the […]

More On Javier Arenas’ Tornado Relief Effort

As the terrible images keep coming in this morning from the tornado that touched down in Joplin, MO we are also given another glimpse into the work that Kansas City Chiefs CB Javier Arenas has been doing in Alabama for victims there from SI’s Lars Anderson. Anderson had nothing but praise for SI cover subject […]

Eric Berry Shows Off His Arm

(photo via @Royals) Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry is known for delivering hits on the football field, but on Sunday he was doing work on a different field.  Berry threw out the first pitch before the Royals lost to the Cardinals 9-8 at Kauffman Stadium. Unlike a lot of people that throw from the […]

Charles Dominates On The (Flag) Football Field

Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles is currently in the middle of his flag football tournament in Port Arthur, Texas.  His team — also including the Ravens Danny Gorrer and former Bengal James Johnson — won their game Saturday 4-0 and didn’t give up a first down.  Though to be fair, it was against […]

Rodney Hudson Was Draft’s Second Biggest Steal

Most of the focus on the Kansas City Chiefs 2011 draft class has centered around first and third round picks Jonathan Baldwin and Justin Houston.  However, when Rob Rang put together his list of biggest draft steals, it was the man sandwiched in between Scott Pioli’s gambles that got the nod. 2. C Rodney Hudson, […]

Dexter McCluster Set For Take Off In 2011

Last season we saw the best and the worst from Dexter McCluster.  In his NFL debut he had a 94-yard punt return for a touchdown and in the Chiefs playoff loss to the Ravens his biggest play was a crushing hit that ended with McCluster losing a fumble.  The elusive McCluster told the Star he’s […]

Cassel’s Team Workouts More Than A Walkthrough

The NFL lockout may still be rolling on, but so are the unofficial Chiefs workouts led by Matt Cassel.  The Kansas City QB gave Adam Teicher a glimpse at the kind of work the rotating group of teammates are doing at a local high school, including Cassel calling out plays and giving out defensive coverages. […]

Will Shields Selected For College Footbal HOF

There were 79 names on this year’s ballot for the College Football Hall Of Fame, but only 16 made the final cut.  Among them is former Kansas City Chiefs guard Will Shields for his amazing career at Nebraska. Few Huskers offensive linemen see the field as true freshmen, but Shields logged nine games in his […]

Javier Arenas Lands On Cover Of SI

Wow. There aren’t many more words needed when you see Kansas City Chiefs CB Javier Arenas on the cover of Sports Illustrated with a destroyed Tuscaloosa as the backdrop. The cover reads: “Tuscaloosa is among the most sports-obsessed cities in America. Athletics will play a special role in rebuilding it, brick by brick, life by […]

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