<![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 kicker Cairo Santos welcomes 33-yard extra points http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article29970408.html#storylink=rss The NFL has moved the extra-point line of scrimmage to the 15, but Chiefs kicker Cairo Santos said he believes he and all kickers expect to make kicks from that distance.

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Tue, 04 Aug 2015 15:55:06 CDT

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Colts coach Chuck Pagano honors another cancer survivor, the Chiefs’ Eric Berry http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article29971629.html#storylink=rss Colts coach Chuck Pagano wore a No. 29 Eric Berry shirt to Colts practice Tuesday, paying tribute to the player who last week said he was cancer free a year after being diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma.

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Tue, 04 Aug 2015 16:03:29 CDT

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Chiefs Daily with Terez A. Paylor, Aug. 4 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article29952393.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:07:35 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article29952393.html Chiefs’ defensive coordinator says team has to ‘be smart’ with Eric Berry http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article29993133.html#storylink=rss Eric Berry’s return to football after beating Hodgkin lymphoma continues to be the best story of training camp, but the Chiefs are still going to be careful with him as he get re-accustomed to the physicality of professional football.

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Tue, 04 Aug 2015 19:00:24 CDT

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Derrick Johnson’s Chiefs tackle record will be special, but not NFL official  http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article29930866.html#storylink=rss With 15 more tackles, Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson will have exactly 1,000, surpassing the Chiefs record set by linebacker Gary Spani during 1978-86. Where will 1,000 career tackles rank in NFL history? No telling. Tackles are not an official NFL statistic.

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Tue, 04 Aug 2015 08:57:03 CDT

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Lions claim former Chiefs defensive tackle Jerel Worthy off waivers http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article29978439.html#storylink=rss The Detroit Lions claimed defensive tackle Jerel Worthy off waivers from the Chiefs on Tuesday.

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Tue, 04 Aug 2015 16:57:14 CDT

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Among NFL rules changes this season, trainers can call timeouts http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article29971923.html#storylink=rss Among several rules changes in the NFL this year, trainers can call a timeout if a players appears to be disoriented.

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Tue, 04 Aug 2015 16:05:15 CDT

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Chiefs training camp report, Aug. 4: Defense again wins the day http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article29958471.html#storylink=rss The highlights from the Chiefs’ training camp practice Tuesday in St. Joseph, along with an injury report and Wednesday’s schedule.

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Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:55:50 CDT

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Chiefs sign former Mizzou receiver L’Damian Washington http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article29898724.html#storylink=rss The Chiefs have signed former Missouri receiver L’Damian Washington to replace defensive tackle Jerel Worthy, who was waived Monday.

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Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:02:08 CDT

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Jeremy Maclin draws light-hearted boos from teammates after trick pass fails http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article29889223.html#storylink=rss Monday’s practice was intense, but there was a light-hearted moment. Wide receiver Jeremy Maclin lined up on the right side and took a lateral from Alex Smith, who drifted off to the left.

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Tue, 04 Aug 2015 01:00:00 CDT

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Chiefs training camp report, Aug. 3: Jamaal Charles, Marcus Peters star in pads http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article29884222.html#storylink=rss The highlights from the Chiefs’ training camp practice Monday in St. Joseph, along with an injury report and Tuesday’s schedule.

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Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:56:58 CDT

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Stormy weather forces Chiefs to move practice indoors http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article29848402.html#storylink=rss A line of storms was expected to descend on the Kansas City Chiefs training camp in St. Joseph on Monday morning and the team was forced to move their practices inside.

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Mon, 03 Aug 2015 09:42:33 CDT

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Chiefs’ top draft pick makes positive first impression in pads http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article29872714.html#storylink=rss Cornerback Marcus Peters, who was taken with the No. 18 pick in this year’s NFL Draft, made his presence known Monday at training camp, recording three interceptions during team periods — with at least two coming off quarterback Alex Smith.

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Mon, 03 Aug 2015 14:28:22 CDT

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Chiefs’ Eric Kush has sweet ride: A custom-made Jeep http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article29871910.html#storylink=rss Kansas City Chiefs center Eric Kush’s custom-made Jeep features monster tires and massive American and Chiefs flags that hang off the back, swinging freely through the breeze, while Kush goes from place to place.

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Mon, 03 Aug 2015 14:22:26 CDT

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Chiefs waive defensive tackle Jerel Worthy http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article29844919.html#storylink=rss On Monday, the Kansas City Chiefs announced that they had waived defensive tackle Jerel Worthy, a former second-round pick of the Green Bay Packers.

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Mon, 03 Aug 2015 08:42:09 CDT

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Chiefs release former Raytown running back LaVance Taylor http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article29802424.html#storylink=rss One of the best stories of the Chiefs’ 2015 training camp lasted less than 72 hours. On Sunday, the club announced that it had released former Raytown running back LaVance Taylor — the player who asked the Chiefs for a job via Twitter and got one — to make room for running back Darrin Reaves of Alabama-Birmingham.

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Sun, 02 Aug 2015 14:53:19 CDT

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Carl Peterson at Chiefs training camp for Alumni Day http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article29792263.html#storylink=rss Former general manager Carl Peterson was among those taking part in Alumni Day activities at Chiefs camp on Sunday morning.

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Sun, 02 Aug 2015 10:44:54 CDT

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Chiefs training camp report, Aug. 2: Defense bounces back http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article29800588.html#storylink=rss Highlights from the Chiefs’ training camp practice Sunday in St. Joseph, along with an injury report and Monday’s schedule.

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Sun, 02 Aug 2015 14:03:33 CDT

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Former Chief Eddie Kennison working with team as a training-camp intern http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article29799814.html#storylink=rss Eddie Kennison, who spent 2001-07 as a Chiefs wide receiver, has joined the team as a coaching intern during training camp.

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Sun, 02 Aug 2015 13:42:00 CDT

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Chiefs training camp report, Aug. 1: Offense works heavily on deep and short passes http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article29768215.html#storylink=rss Here are the highlights from the Chiefs’ training camp practice Saturday in St. Joseph, along with an injury report and Sunday’s schedule.

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Sat, 01 Aug 2015 19:36:40 CDT

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Alex Smith felt ‘undeserving’ to be in room with Eric Berry http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article29769382.html#storylink=rss Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith was overcome with emotion earlier this week when he attended the news conference of teammate Eric Berry while the defensive back discussed overcoming Hodgkin lymphoma.

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Sat, 01 Aug 2015 19:50:01 CDT

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Chiefs’ Da’Ron Brown willing to do what it takes to stick around http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article29772724.html#storylink=rss In high school, Da’Ron Brown surrendered his natural wide reciever position to play quarterback, because it is what his team needed. It may have cost him in recruting. But it didn’t stop him becoming an NFL Draft selection, and now he’s hoping to show his stuff with the KC Chiefs.

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Sun, 02 Aug 2015 02:00:00 CDT

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Chiefs’ Jamaal Charles sometimes sees himself like ‘The LeBron (James) of football’ http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article29770531.html#storylink=rss If football fans didn’t fully recognize Jamaal Charles’ all-around game, they certainly did after his 2013 campaign, in which he posted career highs of 1,980 yards from scrimmage and 19 touchdowns.

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Sat, 01 Aug 2015 20:03:06 CDT

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Chiefs’ Derrick Johnson ready to prove he’s fully recovered http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article29694223.html#storylink=rss After nearly a year away from the game, Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson now appears to be totally healthy.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:41:08 CDT

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Chiefs sign Hebron Fangupo, waive Keshawn Hill http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article29695657.html#storylink=rss The Chiefs signed defensive tackle Hebron Fangupo and waived running back Keshawn Hill.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:49:19 CDT

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Chiefs prepared for brutal early-season schedule http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article29690413.html#storylink=rss The Chiefs’ decision to sacrifice a home game this season to play in the NFL’s International Series in London played a big role in their having seven of their first 10 games away from home.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:13:16 CDT

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Chiefs rookie linebacker Ramik Wilson returns to practice http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article29662285.html#storylink=rss The injury bug has bitten the Kansas City Chiefs early in training camp, but one player of note — rookie linebacker Ramik Wilson — returned to practice on Friday as camp continued in St. Joseph.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:50:58 CDT

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Country star Kenny Chesney hangs out with Chiefs at training camp http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article29642701.html#storylink=rss Country music singer Kenny Chesney, in town for a show Saturday at Arrowhead Stadium, made a stop Friday in St. Joseph to visit the Chiefs in training camp.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:15:13 CDT

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Chiefs sign former Raytown High School running back http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article29612539.html#storylink=rss The Chiefs have signed Central Missouri running back LaVance Taylor to boost their thinning running back corps and get back to the offseason roster max of 90.

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:04:22 CDT

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Chiefs are dream destination for rookie tight end James O’Shaughnessy http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article29570872.html#storylink=rss James O’Shaughnessy is a big man from a small school hoping first to make the Chiefs roster, then prove himself in the NFL. But in Kansas City specifically, there are few limits to the heights he can reach as a pass-catching tight end, as evidenced by the season Travis Kelce put together in 2014.

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:47:40 CDT

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