Dick Vermeil And Herm Edwards Endorse LJ In DC

New Redskins running back Larry Johnson received some interesting words of encouragement from his first two head coaches in the NFL, Dick Vermeil and Herm Edwards. “He will take over the running back position,” said Dick Vermeil, who coached Johnson in Kansas City from 2003 to ’05.  “That’s what I think.  He’ll push that guy […]

Herm Edwards: I’m Pulling For Benny Sapp

Former Chiefs CB Benny Sapp said that Herm Edwards told him he couldn’t play in the NFL.  The former Chiefs coach recalls their last conversation much differently. “I told him that if he wanted to be a starting cornerback, he had to be more disciplined,” Edwards said.  “He’s a tough guy, competitive, aggressive, but he […]

Herm Edwards: Benny Sapp Couldn’t Play

Jared Allen isn’t the only former Kansas City Chiefs player that helped the Vikings beat the Dallas Cowboys this past weekend.  Benny Sapp is making an impact for Minnesota, even though former Chiefs coach Herm Edwards told him he would never be an NFL cornerback. “He just told me I’d never be good enough to […]

USC Contacts Herm Edwards

Pete Carroll has resigned from his job as head coach of the USC football as he prepares to officially take that same job with the Seattle Seahawks.  Along with Jeff Fisher and Jack Del Rio, there is a very familiar name to Chiefs fans in the running about the opening. USC also contacted former Kansas […]

Around The Web: New Look Chiefs Again, Thigpen in SC, Happy Birthday

The Chiefs are looking for a fresh start with a promising season on the horizon.  Sound familiar?  Kent Babb at the Kansas City Star takes a look back at the 2008 Chiefs training camp and season. This time last year, the Chiefs were flying.  Longtime team president Carl Peterson had relinquished some of his control, […]

Around The Web: Mr. Vrabel Goes To Washington, What If Chiefs, Sleeper Behind LJ?

A slew of NFL players swept across Capitol Hill yesterday to ask lawmakers to take a tough look at owner’s profits as the two sides prepare to fight over TV money and other revenue.  Among the players in attendance was Chiefs LB Mike Vrabel. The contract between players and owners doesn’t expire for two years, […]

Around The Web: Priest The Mentor, Herman’s Head

Kansas City Chiefs running back Dantrell Savage is hoping to make his name in the NFL after being an undrafted free agent last season.  Who better to get advice from than one of the most famous undrafted free agents in the history of the NFL in Priest Holmes?  Holmes will mentor the young Savage before […]

Around The Web: Herm’s Light, Grading The ’06 Draft, Hicks Follows Gun

The inevitable has happened as former Kansas City Chiefs coach Herman Edwards is the latest coach to sign on to be part of the Coors Light team. Edwards, now an ESPN football analyst, will join the lineup of former NFL coaches whose press conference clips are used in ads touting the NFL’s official beer.  Other […]

Around The Web: Pioli Still Working, Personnel Maniac, Herm Plays Palin, Chiefs Draft Fan

As Adam Teicher at the Kansas City Star reports, Scott Pioli was able to fill some needs in his first draft. Pioli covered a lot of ground.  He added a couple of versatile linemen as they transition to the 3-4 defense, a nickel-back candidate, a kick-return specialist, a kicker and some developmental players.  But Pioli […]

Draft: Herm Likes Curry

Herman Edwards recommended the Chiefs take Aaron Curry with their top pick in this weekend’s draft according to Adam Teicher: “The linebacker is a good pick for them.  An offensive lineman is a good pick for them, the kid from Virginia (Eugene Monroe).  The kid from Texas (Brian Orakpo) is kind of a unique guy, […]

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