Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith and linebacker Derrick Johnson discussed the importance of Eric Berry, Tamba Hali and Justin Houston, all absent from Tuesday's OTAs for different reasons. VIDEO BY DAVID EULITT email@example.com
For years, Kendall Gammon knew Will Norton, a gregarious kid who aspired to be a filmmaker. Norton died in the storm as he and his dad headed home from the teen’s high school graduation. Gammon never knew the effect he had on Norton and now is launching The Will Wall, a social media site where people can post videos saying “thank you.”
The Chiefs have taken another step toward inking all nine of their 2016 draft picks, as the club announced deals with fourth-round cornerback Eric Murray and fifth-round receiver/return man Tyreek Hill on Monday.
Will Norton, a teenager who died in the Joplin tornado, has inspired former Chiefs player Kendall Gammon to launch "Will's Wall," a website where people can leave video messages thanking others for something they have done or the impact they made on their lives.
When you’ve been invited to an NFL team’s rookie camp, being a local guy has its advantages. Just ask former Raytown South and Pitt State receiver Marquise Cushon, who was among the 39 tryout players hoping to catch the Chiefs’ eye this weekend during a three-day tryout.
Akron running back Donnell Alexander, the son of late Chiefs star Derrick Thomas, was among the participants at the club’s three-day rookie minicamp. Alexander played at Grandview and Olathe East before graduating from Blue Spring South.
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid wrapped up the three-day rookie minicamp on Monday afternoon, discussing Donnell Alexander (the son of Derrick Thomas), quarterback Kevin Hogan and the play of the team's three cornerbacks selected in last month's NFL Draft.
Here are some observations at the conclusion of the Chiefs’ annual three-day rookie minicamp on Monday. I watched all three practices over the weekend, and took away some general thoughts. Just a reminder — I don’t see everything, and these are just my opinions. But I hope they help you set your initial expectations for this crop of rookies.
Running back Donnell Alexander landed a tryout with his father's old team. Alexander, a son of Hall of Fame linebacker Derrick Thomas, spent the past three days at the Kansas City Chiefs rookie minicamp. Video by David Eulitt, firstname.lastname@example.org