Derrick Thomas Inducted Into Pro Football Hall of Fame

“I said at that time that a light had gone out in Kansas City.  But for all Derrick Thomas fans, the light has gone back on tonight.  It will burn brightly in Kansas City, and now will burn forever in this shrine to professional football.  Today culminates the life of a great player who did […]

Around The Web: The Career, Life, and Legacy of Derrick Thomas

Former Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Derrick Thomas will be enshrined today in Canton, OH as part of the 2009 Pro Football Hall of Fame class.  There are literally thousands of articles floating around today about Thomas and all are worth your time.  Below are three that stood out. After Thomas chose not to work out […]

Around The Web: The Trendy Pick, Derrion Sharing The Spotlight, KU Poised To Dominate

With all of the changes that have gone on in Kansas City, does that make the Chiefs a sleeper team to watch?  John Lopez at SI.com takes a look at the factors. Why it makes sense: Scott Pioli certainly knows the formula for success — he helped draw it up alongside names like Bill Parcells […]

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 […]

Around The Web: Fans Celebrate Thomas, Dorsey Talks Jackson, LJ The Happy Camper

Derrick Thomas will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame next weekend, but the celebration started yesterday in Kansas City.  A crowd of over 700 got together at the City Market for the Derrick Thomas Festival. They remembered the good times of how Thomas sacked quarterbacks and delivered sacks of groceries to disadvantaged […]

Around The Web: Keys To Camp, DT Bargain, No Doom And Gloom

With the Chiefs getting ready to leave next week for River Falls, what are the most important issues for the Chiefs heading into training camp?  Adam Teicher at the Kansas City Star takes a look this morning at the five keys for the team after making such severe changes this offseason. At least 36 of […]

All Fans Invited to Come “Celebrate” Derrick Thomas

Per KCChiefs.com, The Derrick Thomas/Neil Smith Third and Long Foundation is giving Kansas City a reason to celebrate. Fans of all ages are invited to recognize the impending Pro Football Hall of Fame induction of the Third and Long’s founder, former Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick Thomas.  The “celebration” event will take place on Friday, […]

Derrion Thomas To Walk On At Mizzou

Last month it was reported that Derrion Thomas — son of Chiefs great Derrick Thomas — had narrowed his college choices down to Alabama and Missouri, but that he was leaning toward the Tigers.  This morning comes word that Thomas has decided to walk on at Mizzou. Thomas, whose five-sack game against Rockhurst quarterback (and […]

News: Derrick Thomas’ #58 To Be Retired

The Kansas City Chiefs announced today that the late Derrick Thomas will have his jersey #58 retired by the Chiefs and his Pro Football Hall of Fame ring will be presented to his family in a ceremony at Arrowhead during halftime of the Chiefs contest vs. Denver on December 6th. Thomas will be the 10th […]

Around The Web: Pulling A Minnesota, Curry To Broncos, Adenhart Tragedy Hits Hard

If the Kansas City Chiefs decide to draft Aaron Curry does that mean they are drafting scared?  Adam at Arrowhead Addict seems to think that’s the case.  Because last season the Chiefs set an all-time NFL low with only 13 sacks then hired a first time coach who has made his name in the league […]

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