Will We See The “Funky Nickel” Tonight?

The Kansas City Chiefs will open The New Arrowhead tonight when they welcome the Eagles to town for the third preseason game.  KCChiefs.com’s Josh Looney takes a look at the five most important things to look for, including the Chiefs new Nickel defense. Though rookie CB Javier Arenas looks to have his grasp on the […]

Mike Vrabel Mentors Andy Studebaker

One of the most positive stories that came out of last season’s disappointing campaign was the emergence of the young Andy Studebaker.  On KCChiefs.com this morning, Josh Looney talks about Mike Vrabel’s role as a sort of player/coach that has had a huge role in helping Studebaker. “The more that you talk, the more that […]

Chiefs To Play Big Role In Labor Negotiations

As the NFLPA and the league’s owners negotiate a new CBA over the next year, the Kansas City Chiefs are the only team with two players on the executive committee, which is run by free agent center Kevin Mawae. Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Charlie Batch, Cleveland Browns linebacker Scott Fujita, Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Sean Morey, […]

Veterans Taking Charge Early

When the Kansas City Chiefs took the field this week for their first OTA of the offseason, it wasn’t just the coaches that were handing out advice.  As Josh Looney notes, the veterans on the team are just as vital to the Chiefs young players being successful. “Know where the sticks are,” Weis instructed a […]

Mike Vrabel To Attend OTAs

After passing on all of the voluntary workouts last season, Mike Vrabel told the Kansas City Star that he will attend the first of the Chiefs 14 scheduled offseason practices. “I’m looking forward to being there and getting back to work,” Vrabel said.  “I told Todd (Haley) I plan to be at all of the […]

Waters, Vrabel The Only Absent Chiefs

The Chiefs are still two weeks away from their first official OTAs, but workouts have been going on in Kansas City since March 29th.  Bob Gretz has Haley’s early impressions of the team’s workouts, including perfect attendance with the exception of two key veterans. “I am excited about the guys that have been here working […]

High Attendance Expected For Offseason Program

Todd Haley kicks off his second offseason program today in Kansas City.  Unlike last year, players know exactly what they will be getting from Haley and his staff and as Bob Gretz notes, attendance should be high for these voluntary workouts. There are 66 players on the Chiefs roster right now and exactly half of […]

Chiefs, Vrabel Agree To Contract Extension

The Kansas City Chiefs have come to terms with LB Mike Vrabel on a contract extension, the team announced today.   The Akron, Ohio native started 14 contests for Kansas City in 2009, producing 65 tackles (42 solo), 2.0 sacks (-11.0 yards), two forced fumbles, a fumble recovery, six QB pressures and five passes defensed.  […]

Pioli Wants Leaders Like Vrabel, Pleasant

No one knows how much money the Kansas City Chiefs will spend when free agency officially opens across the league, but we know what kind of players that cash will be spent on: players like LB Mike Vrabel and DL coach Anthony Pleasant.  Courtesy of KCChiefs.com’s Josh Looney, Scott Pioli explained at a fan forum […]

Around The Web: Vrabel Adjusting, Shop For Tots, Bills Roughing It

Chiefs linebacker Mike Vrabel certainly isn’t used to playing meaningless games in December.  After spending eight seasons in New England, Vrabel is trying to adjust to playing for pride instead of playoff seeding. “Anybody can play for a 12-2 team in December,” Vrabel said.  “When things are good, it’s all fun and games.  This is […]

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