<![CDATA[Kansas City Chiefs NFL Football News | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/ en-us Mon, 11 May 2015 21:58:46 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Mon, 11 May 2015 21:58:46 CDT Chiefs 60 Chiefs second-year quarterback Aaron Murray ready to absorb pro game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article26030920.html#storylink=rss Aaron Murray went from the big name on the University of Georgia campus in Athens to a backup with the Kansas City Chiefs. Heading into his second NFL season, Murray’s focus is all about progressing as a quarterback under coach Andy Reid while playing in the shadow of starter Alex Smith.

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Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:15:48 CDT

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More than 20 NFL players join Chiefs linebacker Justin Houston at charity weekend in Georgia http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article25734136.html#storylink=rss The 2015 NFL season is right around the corner, but Chiefs outside linebacker Justin Houston is putting his month off to good use. Over the weekend, he hosted the Justin Houston Charity Weekend in his hometown of Statesboro, Ga.

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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 21:07:20 CDT

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Chiefs have some work to do concerning salary cap http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article25672558.html#storylink=rss One way or another, the Chiefs will be making some moves between now and their Sept. 13 opener against the Houston Texans. Not only do they have to pare their roster down from the offseason max of 90 to the league-mandated 53 by then, but according to salary cap expert and former NFL agent Joel Corry, they will likely have to do so with an eye toward creating a little more cap room for the 2015 season.

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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 16:32:56 CDT

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Three Chiefs have contract situations to keep an eye on for the future http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article25673926.html#storylink=rss Salary cap expert and former NFL agent Joel Corry identified three players on the Chiefs’ roster whose contract situations are worth keeping an eye on for 2015 and beyond.

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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 16:48:19 CDT

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Analyzing the Chiefs’ 2015 salary cap by position http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article25611421.html#storylink=rss Here’s how the Chiefs’ salary-cap spending breaks down by position heading into 2015 training camp.

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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 11:00:00 CDT

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ESPN will premiere ‘30 for 30’ digital short about Joe Delaney on Aug. 19 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/gregorian-chants/article25832185.html#storylink=rss contains illegal HTML markup:

Here are some details about the Joe Delaney “30 for 30” special referenced in this column about the police diver who tried to save the Chiefs star running back from drowning 32 years ago.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 11:23:30 CDT

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Drowning of Chiefs’ Joe Delaney still haunts former Louisiana police diver http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/vahe-gregorian/article25675738.html#storylink=rss When the call came over his radio about possible drownings in Chennault Park the afternoon of June 29, 1983, Marvin Dearman of the Monroe Police headed to dive into the fateful Louisiana pond where Chiefs running back Joe Delaney lost his life trying to save drowning children he didn’t know.

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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 17:10:18 CDT

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2015 Chiefs salary cap numbers for each player, plus cap space http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article25476997.html#storylink=rss Here’s how the Kansas City Chiefs’ 2015 salary cap breaks down heading into training camp, including cap numbers for each player on the roster plus the amount of cap space the team currently holds.

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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 09:55:15 CDT

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Offseason practices show Chiefs’ passing game ready to reach new heights http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article25095634.html#storylink=rss Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith is encouraged by the improved efficiency of the Chiefs’ passing game, especially compared to 2013, coach Andy Reid’s first offseason with the team.

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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 21:08:52 CDT

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KC Chiefs Hall of Famer Len Dawson celebrates 80th birthday http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article25061953.html#storylink=rss Len Dawson turned 80 on Saturday, and the Chiefs and others sent him birthday wishes.

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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 11:40:30 CDT

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Chiefs sign receiver Jeret Smith http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article25061215.html#storylink=rss The Chiefs signed receiver Jeret Smith on Friday, the team announced.

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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 11:09:18 CDT

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Chiefs center Eric Kush enthusiastically prepares for potential starting role http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article24937123.html#storylink=rss Throughout offseason practices, there was a fairly common sight in the middle of the Chiefs’ offensive line — Eric Kush constantly clapping his hands, repeating words of encouragement, trying to get his guys to push through the simmering Kansas City heat.

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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 21:10:27 CDT

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Chiefs announce training camp schedule, first open practice is Aug. 1 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article24919642.html#storylink=rss The KC Chiefs will begin preparations for the 2015 NFL season on July 29 at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph. The first practice open to the public is scheduled for Aug. 1.

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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 18:09:52 CDT

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Chiefs’ Sanders Commings is relative of pastor killed in Charleston church shooting http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article24869995.html#storylink=rss Chiefs safety Sanders Commings expressed his grief about the mass shooting at a historic black church in Charleston, S.C., which took the life of nine people, including the pastor, a state senator who is also Commings’ cousin.

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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 11:47:54 CDT

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Chiefs coach Andy Reid trusts a deal will get done with Justin Houston http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article24892618.html#storylink=rss KC Chiefs coach Andy Reid said Thursday that when it comes to the training camp availability of Justin Houston, who is dissatisfied with his lack of a long-term deal, Reid and his staff will just have to play it by ear.

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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 14:53:12 CDT

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Photo gallery: Chiefs minicamp June 18 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article24886687.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 18 Jun 2015 14:09:07 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article24886687.html Chiefs fan approaches cancer treatment with a game plan http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article25406599.html#storylink=rss Jim Weber of Stilwell is fighting multiple myeloma, and he’s using his fandom of the Chiefs to deal with the diagnosis. He wears the jersey of his favorite Chief to every treatment and is approaching the schedule like a football season. The Chiefs’ home opener is his Super Bowl. “I can only control what I can control,” he says. “Everything else is out of my hands.”

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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 11:04:19 CDT

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Photo gallery: Chiefs minicamp June 17 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article24829165.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 17 Jun 2015 20:47:14 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article24829165.html Chiefs guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif continues to make strides http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article24790255.html#storylink=rss Kansas City offensive guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif didn’t play a snap in 2014, but he was on the roster the whole season. That’s a sign that the Chiefs expect good things from Duvernay-Tardif, and they haven’t been disappointed this offseason.

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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 13:59:36 CDT

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Chiefs release receiver Da’Rick Rogers, tackle Kelvin Palmer http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article24626596.html#storylink=rss Wide receiver Da’Rick Rogers’ short tenure as a Chief has come to an end, as the team announced Tuesday that it has released Rogers and offensive tackle Kelvin Palmer.

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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 11:01:13 CDT

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Chiefs LB Tamba Hali update on Justin Houston http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article24658528.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 16 Jun 2015 16:33:54 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article24658528.html Chiefs rookie cornerbacks Steven Nelson, Marcus Peters flash ability after three-week hiatus http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article24673687.html#storylink=rss After missing all 10 of the Chiefs’ voluntary practices over the past three weeks, cornerback Steven Nelson was finally back in Kansas City on Tuesday for the start of the Chiefs’ mandatory three-day minicamp. He wasn’t the only newcomer, either, as ex-Washington cornerback Marcus Peters — the team’s first-round pick — also had his first practice with the team in three weeks.

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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 18:44:51 CDT

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Marcus Peters and Steven Nelson at Chiefs minicamp http://www.kansascity.com/incoming/article24655234.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 16 Jun 2015 16:43:41 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/incoming/article24655234.html Photo gallery: Chiefs minicamp June 16 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article24674725.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 16 Jun 2015 18:53:06 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article24674725.html Justin Houston absent on first day of Chiefs’ mandatory minicamp http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article24656734.html#storylink=rss It wasn’t much a surprise, but Chiefs outside linebacker Justin Houston was absent Tuesday for the start of the Chiefs’ mandatory minicamp.

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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 16:12:12 CDT

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Chiefs claim guard Marcus Reed off waivers http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article24661999.html#storylink=rss The Chiefs are now back at the offseason roster maximum of 90. On Tuesday, just hours after they waived receiver Da’Rick Rogers and tackle Kelvin Palmer, they claimed guard Marcus Reed off waivers from Green Bay, according to the NFL’s transaction report.

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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 16:59:20 CDT

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Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles on his offseason conditioning http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article24659644.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 16 Jun 2015 16:46:20 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article24659644.html Chiefs sign former K-State tackle Tavon Rooks http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article24526171.html#storylink=rss The Chiefs have signed former Kansas State offensive tackle Tavon Rooks, who is 6 feet 5 and 290 pounds.

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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 19:23:27 CDT

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Chiefs’ Jamaal Charles roasted and toasted in Texas http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/gregorian-chants/article24147355.html#storylink=rss Chiefs star running back Jamaal Charles heads home for camp, tongue-in-cheek event and day in his honor.

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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 23:56:15 CDT

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At 28 years old, Chiefs’ Jamaal Charles isn’t close to calling it quits http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article23976586.html#storylink=rss History says running back Jamaal Charles is approaching the tail end of his prime, but don’t tell that to the Chiefs’ star, who is eager to bounce back from an injury-riddled 2014 and play at least six more seasons.

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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 12:56:12 CDT

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