Will Shields Selected For College Footbal HOF

There were 79 names on this year’s ballot for the College Football Hall Of Fame, but only 16 made the final cut.  Among them is former Kansas City Chiefs guard Will Shields for his amazing career at Nebraska. Few Huskers offensive linemen see the field as true freshmen, but Shields logged nine games in his […]

Eddie Kennison: Fashion Icon?

There might not be any opportunities for Kansas City Chiefs fans to see players up close and personal at training camp this summer, but they can tonight at the InterContinental Kansas City.  That’s where former Chiefs WR Eddie Kennison will host his annual fashion show and auction to benefit his foundation. Among those expected to […]

Coaches Vs. Scouts Over Draft Decisions

There are going to be a lot of voices that want to be heard when it comes time for the Kansas City Chiefs to make each of their selections in next week’s draft.  Bob Gretz has tackled the blurring lines between coaching and scouting this morning, with a couple of very interesting examples. In the […]

Will Shields On College Football HOF Ballot

Former Kansas City Chiefs guard Will Shields is eligible for the Pro Football Hall of Fame starting next year, though he may get into another prestigious Hall first.  Shields is one of 79 players on the ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame. Shields was a consensus first-team All-America guard and 1992 […]

Will Or Willie? How About Both?

Willie Roaf just missed out on his ticket to the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend, making it past the first cut down from 15 to 10 finalists, but failing to make it the next step to five modern-era finalists.  Randy Covitz points out that things aren’t getting any easier next year for Roaf […]

Will Shields: 2010 Walter Camp Man Of The Year

Former Chiefs guard Will Shields will be honored as the Walter Camp 2010 Man of the Year recognizing his success and leadership on the field as well as contributions to public service in the community.  Last year’s winner was John Elway while Roger Staubach, Gale Sayers and Dick Butkus are among those honored over the […]

Shields Featured On Hardwood This Weekend

If you are looking for a Chiefs connection to local high school basketball, look no further than the 8th annual KA-MO Hoops Shootout. Sixty-five teams from five states, including 30 varsity programs, will take part in a 164-game, three-day basketball tournament at four sites — SM East, Blue Valley West, SM South and Rockhurst. Among […]

Chiefs Hope Wiegmann Brings Back Glory Days

The Kansas City offensive line hasn’t been the the same since it lost Willie Roaf and Will Shields.  The Chiefs are hoping that bringing back C Casey Wiegmann — who played with both of those players — will also help bring back the glory days of dominant offensive line play. “I thought once he left […]

Will Shields: A Number Is Only A Number

During the Chiefs three day rookie mini-camp, they issued jersey No. 68 to undrafted free agent Garrett Brown.  The Star’s Adam Teicher took exception to the team handing out the number that Will Shields will soon have retired. As it turns out, Scott Pioli called Shields to seek permission and he is fine with how […]

Four Chiefs Land On NFL All-Decade Team

The Kansas City Chiefs didn’t send any current players to the Pro Bowl, but that doesn’t mean the franchise wasn’t recognized at the game.  They landed four players on the NFL’s All-Decade team for the 2000s. Tony Gonzalez landed on the roster as the starting tight end along with San Diego’s Antonio Gates. Willie Roaf […]

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