In the days that followed Jamaal Charles’ season-ending anterior cruciate ligament injury in early October, the Chiefs brought in a handful of running backs on a tryout basis. Chiefs coach Andy Reid went out of his way to mention Spencer Ware — a second-year pro who was grinding away on the practice squad at the time.
Two former Chiefs and three first-year eligible candidates are among the 25 semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2016. Nominated again this year are kicker Morten Andersen, who played for the Chiefs in 2002-03, and cornerback Ty Law, a Chief in 2006-07.
Red Coaters become a family while representing Chiefs, helping Kansas City with thousands of hours of community service. They also are part of the pregame festivities on the field at Arrowhead Stadium, and they welcome fans and players alike to game day.