<![CDATA[Red Zone: Sports Columns & Blogs | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 19:02:37 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 19:02:37 CST Red Zone 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Observations on the Chiefs’ nine draft picks, others from rookie camp http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article76583522.html#storylink=rss Cornerbacks KeiVarae Russell, D.J. White are among the standouts

Cornerback Eric Murray has been getting some work at safety

Some undrafted rookies stood out some, as well

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Mon, 09 May 2016 15:44:36 CDT

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Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill addresses the media for the second time http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article76289762.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 07 May 2016 13:31:19 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article76289762.html Getting to know Chris Jones, the Chiefs' top NFL draft pick http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article75702527.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 19:57:20 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article75702527.html Chiefs’ Ron Parker thrives on being a 'jack-of-all-trades' http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article75317062.html#storylink=rss Defensive player has been switched between safety and cornerback

Parker says he likes being able to play more than one position

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Tue, 03 May 2016 11:25:42 CDT

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The Star’s NFL Draft Tracker: Rounds two and three complete, Chiefs make two picks http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article74758032.html#storylink=rss NFL Draft’s second, third rounds are tonight

The final four rounds will take place on Saturday

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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:34:39 CDT

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Chiefs GM says Denver drafting Paxton Lynch did not influence his decision to trade first-round pick http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article74684517.html#storylink=rss Chiefs hosted quarterback on a predraft visit

They also held a formal interview with Lynch at combine

Broncos surrendered a third-round pick to trade up for Lynch

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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:40:02 CDT

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Chiefs’ John Dorsey was surprised Myles Jack wasn’t a first-rounder http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article74678802.html#storylink=rss Dorsey said Jack is a “wonderful player on the field”

Jack has a degenerative knee issue that scared off teams

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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:17:45 CDT

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Chiefs’ Dontari Poe: ‘The best I’ve felt in a couple of years’ http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article74652117.html#storylink=rss Nose tackle met with reporters recently and said there are no lingering effects of back injury

A herniated disk kept him out of training camp a year ago

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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 11:19:19 CDT

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The Star’s NFL Draft Tracker: QBs Goff, Wentz go 1-2; Chiefs trade out of first round http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article74479592.html#storylink=rss NFL Draft’s first round is Thursday night

Rounds 2 and 3 follow on Friday in Chicago

The final four rounds will take place on Saturday

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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:13:10 CDT

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Oregon State’s Kyle Peko enjoyed Chiefs visit http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article74563187.html#storylink=rss Defensive tackle is the cousin of Bengals tackle Domata Peko

Peko is former teammates with current Chiefs Steven Nelson and D.J. Alexander

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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:46:03 CDT

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The Star’s 2016 All-Juice Team for the NFL Draft http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article74395472.html#storylink=rss Terez A. Paylor unveils his second annual All-Juice Team

Juice is a phrase that, in football terms, means having energy, or having the goods

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Thu, 28 Apr 2016 08:53:13 CDT

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Watch: Chiefs’ Dustin Colquitt talks about being only male in his family without a Super Bowl ring http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article74187857.html#storylink=rss The Chiefs punter did a mock Eli Manning imitation as he saw his brother win Super Bowl 50 in February

Colquitt’s father won two Super Bowls with the Steelers

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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 11:28:57 CDT

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Listen to our pre-draft Chiefs podcast with Mel Kiper, Jon Gruden and more http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article73988937.html#storylink=rss The NFL Draft is only a few days away, so this is the perfect time to drop a pre-draft Chiefs podcast.

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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 14:33:27 CDT

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Looking at the Chiefs cornerbacks heading into offseason workouts http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article79354427.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 15:03:29 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article79354427.html Louisburg native Garrett Griffin explains what it meant to tryout for the Chiefs http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article76582147.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 09 May 2016 15:58:52 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article76582147.html Donnell Alexander, a son of Derrick Thomas, lands Chiefs tryout http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article76566677.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 09 May 2016 14:46:45 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article76566677.html Chiefs defensive back Shak Randolph on his versatility, playing with Tyreek Hill http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article76578667.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 09 May 2016 15:36:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article76578667.html John Dorsey and Andy Reid on drafting Tyreek Hill http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article75646802.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 16:57:41 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article75646802.html Tyreek Hill on explaining himself during NFL draft process http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article75369007.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 14:53:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article75369007.html Ten players available for the Chiefs in the second round http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article74679787.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:27:35 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article74679787.html Dontari Poe talks about being stronger http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article73020582.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 11:18:47 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article73020582.html Ten players the Chiefs should target in the NFL Draft http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article74433207.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 12:35:32 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article74433207.html Ron Parker takes pride in his versatility http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article73020902.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 12:52:39 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article73020902.html Chiefs punter Dustin Colquitt discusses his family's Super Bowl rings http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article73095172.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 12:47:44 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article73095172.html NFL beat writers hold live mock draft and here’s Terez Paylor’s Chiefs pick http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article72644567.html#storylink=rss At No. 28, the pick is Clemson DL/OLB Kevin Dodd

Here’s a link to all the writers’ picks

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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 13:09:47 CDT

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Despite being a nervous parent, Emmitt Smith won’t stop son from playing football http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article71552987.html#storylink=rss Former Cowboys star was asked about whether he would stop his son from competing

“Why would I steal his passion from him?” Smith asked

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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 10:43:31 CDT

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Emmitt Smith on son playing football: 'Why would I steal his passion away?' http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article71540347.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 13 Apr 2016 09:40:58 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article71540347.html The Star’s NFL Mock Draft 2.0 has Chiefs taking a defensive tackle at No. 28 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article70593752.html#storylink=rss Mississippi State defensive tackle Chris Jones has plenty of upside

Cornerback, outside linebacker and safety are also options

In this mock, the Titans go for an Ole Miss tackle No. 1 overall

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Thu, 07 Apr 2016 17:31:20 CDT

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Coaches explain why they signed former Chiefs during free-agency http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article68221402.html#storylink=rss Sean Smith, Jeff Allen, Donald Stephenson and Tyvon Branch all left as free agents

Their new coaches explain what they liked in each player

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Fri, 25 Mar 2016 08:54:19 CDT

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Chiefs have approximately $5.7 million in cap room http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article67729827.html#storylink=rss Team will need about half of that to account for its draft picks

Kansas City began the offseason with approximately $32 million in cap room

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Wed, 23 Mar 2016 09:45:07 CDT

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