<![CDATA[Red Zone: Sports Columns & Blogs | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/ en-us Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:20:26 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:20:26 CDT Red Zone 60 Chiefs defensive end Mike Catapano returns to field with ‘vigor’ http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article22464375.html#storylink=rss After not playing a single snap last season, Chiefs defensive end Mike Catapano said Wednesday he is ready to make an impact this year.

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Wed, 27 May 2015 17:13:06 CDT

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Playbook, and NFL life, becomes clearer for Chiefs’ second-year players http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article22463958.html#storylink=rss Two Chiefs second-year players, linebacker Dee Ford and offensive lineman Zach Fulton, both used their first full NFL offseason to reach the next level.

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Wed, 27 May 2015 17:09:15 CDT

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First look: Practice video of Chiefs receiver Chris Conley http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article22414710.html#storylink=rss Watch video of Chiefs rookie receiver Chris Conley fielding punts, working on his one-handed catches and working on his route running, all in less than a minute.

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Wed, 27 May 2015 09:24:27 CDT

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Ask Terez: Chiefs rookie camp, offensive line questions and more http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article21582834.html#storylink=rss Let’s jump right into this week’s “People’s Mailbag” with a little mood-setting music.

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Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 CDT

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Raw video from day three of the Chiefs’ rookie minicamp http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article21307671.html#storylink=rss The Chiefs’ annual rookie minicamp concluded on Monday, as 69 players from all over the nation tried to catch the eye of the team’s coaching staff on the field.

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Mon, 18 May 2015 15:34:53 CDT

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Raw video: Day two of the Chiefs’ rookie minicamp http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article21248325.html#storylink=rss The Chiefs’ annual rookie minicamp continued Sunday as 69 players from across the nation tried to catch the eye of the team’s coaching staff on the field. Linebackers and defensive linemen worked on their footwork.

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Sun, 17 May 2015 17:15:35 CDT

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Raw video: Day one of the Chiefs’ rookie minicamp http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article21186237.html#storylink=rss The Chiefs only let the media shoot video from the first 20 minutes of practice, which mainly involves stretching and warmups. But in this video, you catch raw footage of the Chiefs quarterbacks warming up, their receivers practicing one-handed catches and their defensive backs working on their backpedaling.

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Sat, 16 May 2015 16:42:44 CDT

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Ask Terez: Chiefs’ answers on rookie minicamp, Justin Houston’s contract situation and more http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article21078492.html#storylink=rss So I’ve decided to revive my Chiefs’ mailbag for a few reasons. One, I get bombarded with many of the same questions, so it makes sense to answer them in one spot.

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Fri, 15 May 2015 00:50:00 CDT

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Updated list of Chiefs’ undrafted free-agent signings and rookie minicamp invites http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article20367168.html#storylink=rss The Chiefs have signed 12 undrafted free agents to contracts and invited several players to the Chiefs’ rookie minicamp, which takes place May 16-18.

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Wed, 06 May 2015 15:47:07 CDT

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NFL releases kickoff times for Chiefs’ 2015 preseason games http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article20281455.html#storylink=rss The NFL announced the dates and times for its preseason schedule on Tuesday.

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Tue, 05 May 2015 15:01:44 CDT

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Chiefs GM John Dorsey: ‘Too many uncertainties’ surrounding La’el Collins http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article20209395.html#storylink=rss Chiefs general manager John Dorsey said Monday that the Chiefs don’t have enough information on the situation to pursue LSU offensive lineman La’el Collins.

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Mon, 04 May 2015 16:25:51 CDT

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Video: The Star’s Terez Paylor grades the Chiefs’ draft http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article20181417.html#storylink=rss The Star’s Terez Paylor joins CineSport’s Brian Clark to break down what the Chiefs did in the NFL Draft, and looks at Kansas City’s offseason moves.

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Grading the teams in the NFL Draft http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article20112057.html#storylink=rss Terez A. Paylor hands out grades to all 32 teams in the NFL Draft, and gives the Chiefs just a C+.

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Sat, 02 May 2015 19:35:37 CDT

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Top available prospects for the Chiefs on the final day of the NFL Draft http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article20082717.html#storylink=rss With the first three rounds over, here's my updated big board of draft-eligible prospects as the NFL Draft concludes Saturday (11 a.m. on NFL Network and ESPN). Rankings are determined by a combination of the Chiefs’ needs and the players’ talent.

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Sat, 02 May 2015 09:57:38 CDT

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Big board of prospects for Chiefs on day two of NFL Draft http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article20024229.html#storylink=rss With the first round over, here’s Terez A. Paylor’s updated big board of draft-eligible prospects. Rankings are determined by a combination of the Chiefs’ needs and the players’ talent.

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Fri, 01 May 2015 13:03:34 CDT

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The Star’s final 2015 NFL Draft big board http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article19931460.html#storylink=rss Here’s The Star’s final big board of draft-eligible prospects. Rankings are determined by a combination of the Chiefs’ needs and the players’ talent.

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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 09:42:36 CDT

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Complete list of players present at the Chiefs' rookie minicamp http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article21170919.html#storylink=rss The Chiefs' three-day rookie minicamp begins Saturday at their Arrowhead Stadium practice facility. Here’s a complete list of players present, with jersey numbers and team status (draft pick, priority free agent, reserve-futures or tryout).

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Sat, 16 May 2015 12:54:43 CDT

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The Star’s 2015 All-Juice Team for the NFL Draft http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article19929486.html#storylink=rss This team is meant to recognize 22 prospects who stood out for various reasons, whether it be their effort, feistiness or intelligence.

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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 09:08:00 CDT

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The Star’s NFL mock draft, version 8.0 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article19871226.html#storylink=rss This is the eighth and final installment of The Star’s series of first-round NFL Draft projections. Each mock draft is based on individual film work, research and recent transactions.

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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:52:16 CDT

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Video: The Star’s Terez A. Paylor’s NFL Draft All-Juice Team http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article19903014.html#storylink=rss The Kansas City Star’s Terez A. Paylor tells CineSport’s Brian Clark what makes a player eligible for his “All-Juice Team.” One such player who shows up ready to play is Miami offensive lineman Ereck Flowers (pictured). Paylor also discusses what the Kansas City Chiefs will do in Thursday’s NFL Draft.

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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 17:59:52 CDT

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Replay: NFL Draft chat with The Star's Terez A. Paylor http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article19871730.html#storylink=rss The Star’s Terez A. Paylor answered NFL Draft questions Wednesday afternoon.

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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:57:59 CDT The Kansas City Star

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The Star’s NFL mock draft, version 7.0 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article19491306.html#storylink=rss This is the seventh in The Star’s series of NFL first-round draft projections. The Star will release its final mock draft April 30, the first day of the draft. Each mock is based on individual film work, research and recent transactions.

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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:00:37 CDT

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Chiefs exercise fifth-year option on Dontari Poe http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article19434375.html#storylink=rss The Chiefs have exercised a fifth-year option on defensive tackle Dontari Poe, a source confirmed to The Star on Friday. Poe had one year left on his original rookie deal, and will have a 2015 salary cap number of $3.6 million.

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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:29:48 CDT

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John Dorsey says Chiefs have been in contact with Justin Houston’s camp http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article19395750.html#storylink=rss Chiefs general manager John Dorsey said Friday during a news conference that the club has recently spoken with representatives of outside linebacker Justin Houston.

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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:19:28 CDT

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Chiefs’ De’Anthony Thomas starts his own clothing line http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article19340868.html#storylink=rss De’Anthony Thomas says he’s wanted to have his own clothing line since he was a kid, and he’s now made it a reality. He recently wore a black baseball cap adorned with his new, neon-green logo, which fittingly looks like the face of a snake — his nickname is black mamba.

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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 01:00:00 CDT

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NFL Network’s Mike Mayock likes two offensive linemen for Chiefs in first round http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article19339434.html#storylink=rss The top three wide receiver options — Alabama’s Amari Cooper, West Virginia’s Kevin White and Louisville’s DeVante Parker — are all expected to be off the board by the time the Chiefs pick 18th overall in the first round, so drafting an offensive lineman would be a better play, NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock says.

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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:19:40 CDT

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Andy Reid explains Chiefs’ decision to release Sean McGrath http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article19265592.html#storylink=rss Tight end Sean McGrath, 27, retired at the start of training camp last season citing a loss of passion for the game, but was reinstated April 15 after he told the Chiefs he wanted to return. He was subsequently released, however, despite catching 26 passes for 302 yards and two touchdowns in 2013.

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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 01:00:00 CDT

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Video: Terez Paylor on possible Chiefs picks beyond first round http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article19252059.html#storylink=rss The KC Star’s Terez A. Paylor shows off his film study as he joins CineSport’s Noah Coslov to identify players the Chiefs should be focused on not just in the first round of the NFL Draft.

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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:06:25 CDT The Kansas City Star

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Chiefs release cornerback Shaquille Richardson http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article19172133.html#storylink=rss The Chiefs released cornerback Shaquille Richardson with a “failure to disclose physical condition” designation.

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:47:36 CDT

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The Star’s NFL mock draft, version 6.0 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article18866343.html#storylink=rss This is the sixth in The Star’s series of NFL first-round draft projections. The pick this week for the Chiefs is Texas defensive end Malcom Brown.

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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 15:31:02 CDT

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