Medlock Claimed By Detroit

After being released by the Washington Redskins, former Kansas City Chiefs kicker quickly found a new team when he was claimed off waivers by the Detroit Lions. Medlock, a 2007 fifth-round draft pick of the Kansas City Chiefs, was one of the top kickers in the CFL last season for the Toronto Argonauts, converting 40 […]

Lawyer To Lackey In Kansas City

A lot of times when we talk about the failure of Herman Edwards as a head coach in Kansas City, we lose sight of some of the very clear success stories.  At the top of that list is that of Detroit Lions assistant coach Daron Roberts. Roberts caught the eye of Edwards because he was […]

Detroit Lions Still Interested In Glenn Dorsey

Last summer there was talk that Glenn Dorsey — after showing up to OTAs out of shape — could be the odd man out in Kansas City and that the Detroit Lions could be his landing spot.  MLive’s Tom Kowalski thinks that scenario could come into play again this offseason. Lions defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham […]

Turk McBride Starting For Lions

Former Chief Turk McBride has joined his old teammate Bernard Pollard in quickly starting for his new team after being cut by Kansas City.  Pollard is starting at safety for the Texans and now McBride has the Lions starting defensive end.  He also played a little defensive tackle this past Sunday. “It’s like riding a […]

Around The Web: Running Returns, Johnson To Detroit, Giants Look To Quiet Critics

When you have as much trouble with penalties as the Chiefs have the first three weeks of the season, it’s time to get back to basics.  And that means making players run if they jump offside or commit a false start. Todd Haley said the idea is to relay to players that penalties cannot be […]

Taurus Johnson Visits Detroit

Former Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Taurus Johnson has a try out with the Detroit Lions today. Johnson, after playing his college ball at the University of South Florida, signed with the Chiefs as an undrafted free agent.  He lasted until the final cuts of training camp. One of his most memorable moments as a […]

Turk McBride Lands With Gunther In Detroit

After being released by the Kansas City Chiefs earlier in the week to make room for wide receiver Bobby Wade, Turk McBride quickly found a new home.  The former second round pick was claimed on waivers by the Detroit Lions. McBride, a 6-foot-2, 278-pounder who started nine games for Lions defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham in […]

Around The Web: Tale Of Two Trojans, Johnston Claimed, Pain-Free Punter

The Chiefs’ Matt Cassel and the Jets’ Mark Sanchez both played their college football at Southern Cal, but that is where their similarities end.  Jonathan Rand compares the fishbowls that have greeted each player with their new teams. Cassel led the New England Patriots to an 11-5 record in his first season as an NFL […]

News: Chiefs Release Brian Johnston

The Kansas City Chiefs have released defensive end/linebacker Brian Johnston, the fourth member of the final draft class of Carl Peterson and Herm Edwards to be released.  Johnston was a 7th round draft choice last year out of Gardener-Webb and played in nine games as a rookie. Johnston played at defensive end last season, but […]

News: Lions Release Will Franklin

A month after he was claimed on waivers, former Chiefs WR Will Franklin was released by the Detroit Lions today. Franklin was a fourth round pick of the Kansas City Chiefs in 2008 but was put on waivers by the team’s new regime last month after reportedly showing up to the team’s first voluntary workout […]

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