Tyler Bray spent the entirety of the 2016 offseason – and the first week or so of training camp – attempting to hold off Aaron Murray for the Chiefs No. 2 quarterback job. Bray achieved that goal ... sort of.
When Nick Foles signed with the Chiefs in late July, he did so to reunite with coach Andy Reid, whom he trusted to help him develop as a quarterback. But a source confirmed to The Kansas City Star on Wednesday that the Chiefs will likely pass on Foles’ option for the 2017 season.
Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid on Monday promoted Brad Childress to assistant head coach, replacing David Culley, who left to become the Buffalo Bills’ quarterback coach. Childress was co-offensive coordinator with Matt Nagy last season. Reid also promoted Nagy on Monday, giving him the sole title of offensive coordinator.
On Thursday, in his first news conference since the end of a season in which the Chiefs went 12-4 and won the AFC West, general manager John Dorsey expressed his happiness in Kansas City. He’s entering the final year of his contract and Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt has said he wants to discuss a long-term extension with Dorsey and coach Andy Reid.
The Chiefs have filled the hole vacated by the loss of assistant special-teams coach Brock Olivo to the Denver Broncos. Rod Wilson has been tabbed as his replacement, a source told The Star on Tuesday.
Mike Adamle, a Kansas City Chiefs running back who went on to a long career as a Chicago and national sportscaster, says he has dementia and likely has CTE. Adamle acknowledged memory lapses and mood swings in an interview with Chicago’s WMAQ-Channel 5 that aired Tuesday.
Kansas City Chiefs general manager John Dorsey, who held a teleconference with reporters on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, said running back Jamaal Charles is working hard to recover from knee issues and Dorsey currently sees him as a member of the team for next season.
Outside of Boston, the whole “Deflategate” thing has long been a snoozer, a non-starter, a topic beaten into the ground so much that even “concussions” were jealous. But one thing that became clear throughout Super Bowl week was that the New England Patriots and their fans have not forgotten.
Nearly nine years ago to the day, New York Giants receiver David Tyree ripped the New England Patriots’ hearts out with what became known as “The Helmet Catch.” But on Sunday, in Super Bowl LI, the Patriots’ Julian Edelman delivered a sweet, soul-clearing, memory-sweeping salve to millions of Patriots’ fans with an absurd catch of his own.