Former Chiefs Released Around The League

The NFL’s deadline for all teams to get down to the roster maximum of 53 was Saturday night, sending hundreds of players to the waiver wire and free agency.  Among those cut were plenty of former Chiefs. Arizona Cardinals: LB Monty Beisel. Carolina Panthers: RB Dantrell Savage, DT Tank Tyler. Cincinnati Bengals: K Dave Rayner. […]

Bobby Engram Lands In Cleveland

A Cleveland sports franchise signed a free agent yesterday, but unfortunately for the town it wasn’t LeBron James.  Former Chiefs receiver Bobby Engram agreed to terms with the Browns. A former Chicago Bears second-round draft pick in the 1996 NFL draft, Engram has started 113 games in 14 NFL season. He’s 37 years old and […]

Chiefs Activate Kolby Smith, Release Bobby Engram

The Chiefs have activated running back Kolby Smith from the Physically-Unable-to-Perform List and released wide receiver Bobby Engram to make room on the roster. Smith has played in 23 games for Kansas City, rushing 147 times for 507 yards and 3 touchdowns.  He has also caught 32 passes for 200 yards.  He spent the final […]

Training Camp: News & Notes 8/17 AM

The Kansas City Chiefs returned to the practice field this morning for the first of two practices today.  As always, filing reports from River Falls are Josh Looney @, Bob Gretz @ & and the staff at UWRF. Ashley Lelie practiced with the Chiefs for the first time after signing with the […]

Around The Web: Explaining Toomer, Trouble For Engram?, Content In Kansas City

The Kansas City Chiefs signed 34-year old Amani Toomer yesterday.  Why did Scott Pioli and Todd Haley feel the need to add Toomer when they already have 36-year old Bobby Engram on the roster?  Bob Gretz looks at the Chiefs thinking behind adding so many veterans. Is this any way to rebuild?  Some would say […]

Around The Web: The Two Sides of DT, Haley’s Interns, Cassel Spot-On

As we approach Derrick Thomas’ induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, media and fans alike have been praising the former Chiefs great.  As Randy Covitz writes today, not everyone thinks it’s appropriate. E-mails and voice mails in response to the start of our coverage of Derrick Thomas’ upcoming induction into the Pro Football […]

Q&A: Todd Haley On Training Camp Day 2

Following the Chiefs second day of training camp — first in pads — Kansas City head coach Todd Haley met with the media.  Here are the highlights: On today being different: “You have the OTA’s, and it’s not a lot different.  But you have the pads on and it’s a little longer practice and the […]

Around The Web: Priest In The Booth, Rookie Head Coaches, Engram’s Fantasy Value

Just like countless other current and former athletes, Priest Holmes is looking for that long term post-playing career answer.  For Holmes he hopes he finds his in the world of broadcasting, so he decided to attend the NFL Broadcast Boot Camp in Mount Laurel, NJ and told the Star’s Randy Covitz about his experience. The […]

Around The Web: Offseason Fail, Wilkerson The Starter, UFL Chiefs

Yesterday, Bob Gretz broke down the five things the Chiefs got done during the offseason, including the rehabilitation of Larry Johnson.  Today he flips the coin and looks at the five things they failed to get done, among them the lack of any weapons added to the offense. The plus/minus scale for the Chiefs offensively […]

Around The Web: Cassel’s Adjustment, Engram’s Five Year Plan, Dorsey’s Injury, Franklin’s New Team

The Chiefs held their first full team practice under new coach Todd Haley and Matt Cassel is using these early sessions to adjust to his new teammates. The Chiefs have few, if any, more important tasks during the remaining portion of the offseason than to get Cassel comfortable in his new surroundings.  Cassel, Thigpen and […]

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