Rookies Get Their Symposium After All

After the NFL canceled the annual rookie symposium due to the ongoing labor dispute, the NFLPA has now replaced it with an even of their own, “The Business of Football: Rookie Edition” in June. The two-day event will focus on financial education and preparing players for their professional careers.  The seminar will give players essential […]

NFL Cancels Rookie Symposium

The NFL lockout has not yet forced the cancellation of games, but things are certainly headed in that direction.  ESPN is reporting that the league has cancelled next month’s rookie symposium. The symposium is designed to teach rookies life lessons on dealing with football, finances and their new lifestyle.  Many players who have been through […]

Get Ready For Some (Offseason) Football

Any Chiefs player that was hoping they could wait a little longer before getting in shape is going to be sorely disappointed, as the NFL has alerted teams that their facilities are to be open starting 8am ET on Friday morning.  Here are the other notes from the league’s release: Clubs are free to contact […]

At Least One Chief Wanted To Report

Once the NFL lockout was lifted, players could report to their team facilities with many around the league doing just that.  However, the Chiefs player representatives recommended that their teammates stay home until there is more clarifications.  LB Andy Studebaker was planning on taking the trip to Arrowhead until he heard it would have been […]

Chargers Handle Lockout Confusion Perfectly

Following the lifting of the lockout, there was plenty of uncertainty around the league about what has and hasn’t changed.  One thing that hasn’t changed is the San Diego Chargers were a step ahead of the Kansas City Chiefs, Denver Broncos, Oakland Raiders and most of the NFL in how they handled a new wrinkle […]

Waters And Niswanger Weigh In On Injunction

The players were granted an injunction to lift the lockout Monday by US District Judge Susan Richard Nelson. with the league planning to file an appeal.  Though players around the league have been sporadically showing up at their team’s facilities, so far Arrowhead has remained empty.  Rudy Niswanger told Joel Thorman that staying away was […]

Clark Hunt One Of Four Owners At Mediation

(Photo via Albert Breer) There are only four owners representing the NFL at the mediation session with the NFLPA and as he has been throughout, Kansas City Chiefs owner Clark Hunt is involved.  A new face joining Hunt, Carolina’s Jerry Richardson and Pittsburgh’s Art Rooney is New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft. Kraft had to […]

A USC QB Not Named Cassel Plans A Team Workout

As the NFL lockout drags on, it seems more and more players are planning “unofficial” workouts to try and take the place of the normal OTAs.  We have already heard about Philip Rivers leading the charge for the Chargers in the AFC West and while there has been no news of a Matt Cassel-led Chiefs […]

Mr. Vrabel Goes To… Minneapolis?

Even though the player named at the top of Brady V. NFL will not be in attendance this morning, Kansas City Chiefs LB Mike Vrabel is in the courtroom.  Joining him is teammate Brian Waters and former Chief Tony Richardson.  Bob Glauber sent along this photo/tweet from outside the hearing. Mike Vrabel heads to court […]

Chiefs Have Good Showing For Players Meeting

On the eve of Brady V. NFL being heard in Minneapolis, the Kansas City Chiefs held a meeting in a downtown hotel that, according to the Star, was attended by 30 players including LB Derrick Johnson and S Jon McGraw. “Mostly,” Johnson said, “I learned it’s important to be patient.” “I’m a football player, so […]

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