Former Chiefs tight end Sean McGrath isn’t alone as other young NFL players retire

Seven months after Chiefs tight end Sean McGrath unexpectedly walked away from football, he attends art classes at Henderson State University. Several young, established players, not unlike McGrath, have recently left professional football, including Chris Borland, the star rookie 49ers linebacker who made national headlines when he retired because of concerns about the long-term effects of concussions.


Chiefs say safety Eric Berry is positive about his recovery from cancer

“He’s doing well in that treatment process, but that’s a tough process to go through,” Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt said Wednesday about safety Eric Berry’s battle with Hodgkin lymphoma. General manager John Dorsey and coach Andy Reid gave similar updates on Berry’s status at the NFL’s annual meetings this week in Phoenix.

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Chiefs coach Andy Reid says Dwayne Bowe is ‘misconstrued’

As he sat at a table surrounded by multiple Philadelphia Eagles writers at the AFC coaches breakfast at the NFL’s annual meetings on Tuesday, Chiefs coach Andy Reid turned one of several questions about new receiver Jeremy Maclin into an opportunity to praise one of his old receivers — Dwayne Bowe.


Coach Andy Reid likes Marcus Mariota, even if Chiefs can’t draft him

At least one draft analyst has argued that former Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota would be a good fit for Chiefs coach Andy Reid’s offense, and when asked about Mariota on Tuesday at the NFL’s annual meeting, Reid said that although Kansas City isn’t in a position to draft Mariota, he had heard plenty of good things about the 6-foot-4, 222 pound Heisman Trophy winner.