11 Free Agents Take Part In Chiefs Mini-Camp

(photo via Rich Sugg) So far this offseason, the Kansas City Chiefs had only run a few small workouts before Matt Cassel arranged a three day mini-camp with 45 players at Bishop Miege High School this week.  They allowed media to watch the final practice on Thursday and Bob Gretz picked out 11 players taking […]

Brad Cottam Clears Waivers; Placed On PUP

After word spread that the Chiefs had waived TE Brad Cottam to make room for Leroy Banks, it seemed his career in Kansas City would be over with an injury settlement.  Not so fast.  Cottam — with an injury designation — cleared waivers and was placed on the Reserve/PUP list by the Chiefs.  Josh Looney […]

Chiefs Sign TE Leroy Banks, Waive Brad Cottam

Ahead of their first practice on Friday in St. Joseph, the Kansas City Chiefs have made a swap of tight ends on their roster. According to Adam Caplan the Chiefs have waived Brad Cottam after a failed physical, though the team has yet to confirm the move.  He will be replaced on the roster by […]

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. […]

Brad Cottam: I’ll Be On The Field

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Brad Cottam has been unable to take part in any offfseason practices while recovering from a broken neck late last season.  He has, however, been able to do the strength and conditioning work with his teammates and as Bob Gretz reports, Cottam has been told he will be able to […]

Brad Cottam Still On The Sidelines

The battle to be the starting tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs is likely to last deep into training camp.  The biggest question remains, will Brad Cottam be a part of that competition?  Kent Babb caught up with Cottam after another session the Volunteer was forced to sit out due to a neck injury […]

Brad Cottam: 5th Best Of The Decade

Brad Cottam’s short career in Kansas City has been very similar to his four years at Tennessee: inconsistent and plagued by injuries.  But according to Inside Tennessee, he was the fifth best tight end that the Volunteers have had over the last decade. Hampered by a rash of injuries in college, the 6-7, 265-pounder started […]

Colin Brown, Brad Cottam Look To Prove Themselves

The Chiefs offseason program is now underway in Kansas City and there are plenty of players that will have to prove themselves all over again.  KCChiefs.com’s Josh Looney points out two that will look to distinguish themselves between now and training camp. A player like G Colin Brown is a perfect example.  Here’s a player […]

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, […]

Around The Web: Cottam’s Surgery, Charles On LJ, Ochocinco Eyes Record

Earlier this week the Kansas City Chiefs placed tight end Brad Cottam on injured reserve with a vertebrae injury.  Cottam, according to Todd Haley, had successful surgery yesterday. Haley said  he visited Cottam and that he was “doing well.” “Everything was very successful and went very well,” Haley said.  “He’s already on the road to […]

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