Chiefs Restore Employee Pay With A Raise

The Kansas City Chiefs were one of several teams that rolled back the salaries of employees during the lockout to try and save money.  However, according to multiple reports, the team has decided to restore that money, plus a 3% raise. The raise would apply to everyone and be retroactive to March. Chiefs employees, including […]

No Need To Ask, I Know You’re Ready

After dozens of false starts – and more importantly false hope — the NFL players and owners have agreed to a new 10-year collective bargaining agreement.  With the new pact signed, sealed and delivered, it’s finally time for football again and, no, there’s no reason to ask if you’re ready because that’s obvious. Hopefully this […]

New Agreement Brings With It A New Schedule

The NFL lockout is finally coming to an end, with the owners and players coming to an agreement on the final details of a new CBA early on Monday morning, according to Jay Glazer.  With a new deal finalized, the schedule for what happens next will be different than first reported. Under the new terms, […]

Niswanger: Players Are Ready For Training Camp

After more false starts than I can remember, the NFL lockout is set to end now that the players and owners have agreed to all aspects of a new CBA.  Kansas City Chiefs center Rudy Niswanger, who has been on top of the negotiations from day one, thinks players are ready for training camp. “This […]

Clark Hunt Comments On Owners CBA Vote

After the NFL owners approved a proposed new CBA by a 31-0 vote, Kansas City Chiefs owner Clark Hunt released a statement. “It’s been a long process; a tedious process.  I do think we’ve ended up with a deal that’s fair to both sides.  As (N.Y. Giants President and CEO John Mara) mentioned, not everyone […]

Donald Washington Isn’t Buying The Hype

A light at the end of the NFL Lockout tunnel?  Kansas City Chiefs DB Donald Washington isn’t so sure.  He told the JRich Report that despite the optimism he still worries that the situation might go south again. “My gut, I’m still kind of nervous about it.  I feel like they’ve been saying “This is […]

10 Days Until Football?

The much talked about progress between the NFL owners and players regarding a new CBA seems to finally be real.  According to reports, the two sides are close enough that a new deal is expected to be ratified by July 21, when the owners meet in Atlanta.  Per the report, a schedule of events previously […]

Back From Vacation And Ready For Some Football

For the first time in over two years, I put the laptop away for a week and stayed away from all things sports.  Obviously the current NFL lockout made such a move easy to take, maybe even necessary.  As we’ve talked about plenty around here, there’s only so much you can speculate about the future […]

Deal Almost Done? Not So Fast

For the first time in a while, word started to trickle out that the owners and players could be getting close to a new CBA.  Well, as Mike Florio reports, turns out the two sides aren’t quite ready to make nice. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, NFLPA* executive director DeMaurice Smith told […]

Chiefs Players Get 3-Day Mini-Camp Rolling

For the first time in a while it looks like the NFL lockout could finally be coming to an end.  While we all wait for official word, a large number of Kansas City players got together Tuesday to kick off an unofficial three-day mini-camp at a local high school. Practices are closed to the public.  […]

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