Chiefs Place Cottam On IR

The Kansas City Chiefs have placed second-year TE Brad Cottam on injured reserve with a back injury. After Sunday’s game, in which Cottam had five catches, he was re-examined; X-rays revealed a cracked cervical vertebra. There is no spinal cord damage, and Cottam has no decreased function in his extremities. The timing couldn’t be worse […]

Training Camp: News & Notes 8/1 PM

The Kansas City Chiefs wrapped up their first day of training camp in pads with a second practice session.  There were 9 players missing from the first practice of the day, but that number grew in the afternoon. There were 11 players out of the practice work.  That’s the nine who missed the first practice plus […]

Page, Cottam & Charles Talk Camp

The UWRF training camp site offers some great coverage of the Chiefs daily movements.  After today’s conditioning test, they caught up with Jarrad Page, Brad Cottam and Jamaal Charles. Page didn’t seem too concerned with the competition he’ll be facing for his starting safety job. “I don’t really get into competition.  I just go out […]

Around The Web: Replacing TG, Krumrie Runs, Chiefs Bloodlines In SEC

One of the most popular discussions this offseason surrounds how the Kansas City Chiefs will replace Tony Gonzalez and his 96 catches from a year ago.  No one thought it would be easy, but as Pro Football Weekly notes, they probably didn’t think it would be this difficult either. In one of the more surprising […]

Around The Web: Tight Competition, Injury Free, Pollard’s Helping Hands

Tony Gonzalez is long gone, but left in his wake were several players vying for his starting spot.  As Kent Babb notes, the competition for that spot is fiercer than coach Todd Haley might have predicted. The starting job was supposed to be Brad Cottam’s job to take.  Now, it could go to any of […]

OTA: News & Notes 6/11

(photo via David Eulitt) The Kansas City Chiefs ran through their ninth of fourteen OTA session this morning and opened it up to the media.  Bob Gretz — as always — was there and got the scoop. There were 82 of the team’s 85 players on the field.  Missing from the workout were the usual  […]

Q&A: Todd Haley On Mandatory Mini-Camp Day 3

Following the third and final day of the Chiefs mandatory mini-camp, coach Todd Haley met with the media.  Here are the highlights: If he has been surprised by anyone: “A guy that stood out to me is Branden Albert.  He’s a guy who came in way out of shape that we were all pretty disappointed […]

Around The Web: Defending Dorsey, Offensive Issues, Cottam Catching On, Brady MIA

Glenn Dorsey has been a favorite target of fans and media alike, but Bob Gretz is coming to the defense of last year’s first round pick. The rush to judgment on the part of some in the media on Dorsey’s rookie season had less to do with what the young man did on the field, […]

Around The Web: Dorsey Already Odd Man Out?, Cottam Bringing TG To Camp, 2010 Mocks

Can a top 5 pick be on the outside looking in after only one season?  Michael Blunda from Pro Football sure seems to think so. After bringing in a slew of veteran linebackers through free agency, general manager Scott Pioli used his first two draft picks on versatile defensive linemen Tyson Jackson and Alex Magee.  […]

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