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Chiefs announce their offseason training schedule

The Chiefs have released their offseason training schedule. They will begin working out on April 21, while rookie minicamp will be held May 24-26. Organized team activities begin on May 27 with the team’s mandatory minicamp June 17-19.

Former Chief Trent Green joins CBS as NFL analyst

CBS Sports has added another former Chiefs star to its stable of analysts. Former Chiefs quarterback Trent Green will join CBS Sports as an NFL game analyst this season, announced Sean McManus, chairman of CBS Sports. Earlier this year, the network hired former Chiefs tight end Tony Gonzalez as an analyst for its pregame studio show. And another former Chiefs quarterback, Rich Gannon, is a CBS game analyst.

Washington will meet with DeSean Jackson

The former Philadelphia Eagles receiver has a visit set up with Washington on Monday. Even if the Chiefs miss out on Jackson, there are other options for upgrading that wide receiver position.

Chiefs are interested in receiver DeSean Jackson after he is released by Eagles

Shortly after DeSean Jackson was released by the Eagles on Friday, the star wide receiver got Chiefs fans buzzing by thanking coach Andy Reid for drafting him. The buzz only grew when reports surfaced about a possible reunion between Jackson and Reid, which a person with knowledge of the situation confirmed to The Star. According to the source, the Chiefs are among a number of teams pursuing Jackson.

New Chiefs cornerback Chris Owens feels comfortable with staff, stadium

When cornerback Chris Owens signed with the Chiefs last week, it appears he did so for one primary reason. “I felt comfortable there,” Owens said. “I took a visit there and I felt comfortable. I know ET, (secondary coach) Emmitt Thomas, from when he coached me at Atlanta. It was pretty much a no brainer after that.”

Saints bring back WR Meachem

New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says the club has re-signed veteran free-agent wide receiver Robert Meachem to a one-year contract.