<![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 Quarterback Aaron Murray preparing for second season in the NFL http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article25981417.html#storylink=rss KC Chiefs quarterback Aaron Murray said he hopes to improve on “everything,” specifically noting the intricacies of the game.

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Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:32:07 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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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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Former Chiefs quarterback Terrelle Pryor moving to receiver http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article25023784.html#storylink=rss Former Chiefs quarterback Terrelle Pryor is ready to try a different position. As first reported by Pro Football Talk on Thursday, Pryor’s agent — Drew Rosenhaus — has been informing teams that his client is switching to receiver.

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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 17:55:24 CDT

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Chiefs’ injury updates on three players http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article24888895.html#storylink=rss Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid addressed the status of the four players recovering from significant injuries: quarterback Tyler Bray, tight end Demetrius Harris and running back Cyrus Gray.

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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 14:19:36 CDT

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Chiefs’ Andy Reid has no update on safety Eric Berry http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article24884593.html#storylink=rss Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid said last Friday that safety Eric Berry, who has completed his treatments for non-Hodgkin lymphoma, is still waiting to hear from doctors about the status of his health. But on Thursday, Reid said he had not received an update yet.

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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 13:56:11 CDT

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Chiefs sign cornerback Kenneth Penny http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article24902506.html#storylink=rss Kansas City waived guard Melvin Meggs and cornerback De’Vante Bausby in addition to signing Kenneth Penny, a cornerback.

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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 16:03:33 CDT

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Andy Reid says Chiefs are not interested in former Eagles guard Evan Mathis http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article24883513.html#storylink=rss Two-time Pro Bowl guard Evan Mathis was released by the Philadelphia Eagles late last week, but KC Chiefs coach Andy Reid says he has no interest in signing Mathis.

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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 13:45:48 CDT

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Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson says he is feeling good these days http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article24791770.html#storylink=rss After missing a few days of organized team activities, KC Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson — who is back to being a full practice participant in Chiefs’ mandatory minicamp this week — made it clear that there’s nothing to be concerned about.

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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 14:22:26 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 players still waiting for an update on Eric Berry’s condition http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article24640105.html#storylink=rss Outside linebacker Tamba Hali and running back Jamaal Charles say they don’t know of any updates on the condition of safety Eric Berry, who is battling Hodgkin lymphoma.

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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 13:41:29 CDT

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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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First look: Practice video of Chiefs defensive tackle Rakeem Nunez-Roches http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article23871682.html#storylink=rss Chiefs’ sixth-round pick Rakeem Nunez-Roches, a defensive tackle, worked on his footwork during Friday’s organized team activities.

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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 15:07:27 CDT

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Chiefs’ Jamaal Charles excused from Friday’s practice http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article23869303.html#storylink=rss Running back Jamaal Charles was excused from organized team activities on Friday so he can hold his youth football camp in Texas.

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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 14:44:09 CDT

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Chiefs linebacker Justin Houston ‘probably’ won’t attend mandatory minicamp, says Andy Reid http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article23866930.html#storylink=rss Justin Houston, who has been offered a one-year, $13.1 million franchise tender by the Chiefs but has skipped organized team activities as he seeks a long-term contract with the team, is not expected to attend the three-day mandatory minicamp, which begins on Tuesday.

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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 14:27:07 CDT

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Chiefs’ Derrick Johnson, Jeremy Maclin return to practice http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article23773294.html#storylink=rss Two key members of the KC Chiefs were back on the field for Thursday’s organized team activites, as inside linebacker Derrick Johnson (knee inflammation) and receiver Jeremy Maclin (foot inflammation) returned to practice.

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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:14:12 CDT

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Chiefs kicker Cairo Santos finding better rhythm http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article23697922.html#storylink=rss Santos is comfortably nestled into the role as Chiefs kicker after going 25 of 30 on field goals and connecting on all 38 extra points as a rookie in 2014.

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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 17:59:09 CDT

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Ask Terez: Chris Conley’s chances of starting, why LDT isn’t playing tackle and more http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article23557324.html#storylink=rss The Chiefs will hold their seventh practice of organized team activities today, followed by three more this week.

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Tue, 09 Jun 2015 02:00:00 CDT

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Chiefs’ Alex Smith building rapport with center Eric Kush http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article23026470.html#storylink=rss Rodney Hudson’s departure has opened up a comptition at center between Eric Kush and Mitch Morse. Quarterback Alex Smith said he and Kush “have a really good rapport together.”

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Wed, 03 Jun 2015 15:04:58 CDT

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First look: Practice video of Chiefs linebacker Ramik Wilson http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article23024031.html#storylink=rss Organized-team activities continued on Wednesday, and while the Chiefs will not allow media to shoot during the portion of practice where plays are run, we are allowed to shoot video of players warming up.

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Wed, 03 Jun 2015 14:42:05 CDT

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Former Chiefs tight end Sean McGrath signs with Colts http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article23022183.html#storylink=rss Former Chiefs tight end Sean McGrath, who retired from football a year ago and announced his return in April, has signed with the Indianapolis Colts, according to the NFL's transaction report.

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Wed, 03 Jun 2015 14:20:07 CDT

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First look: Practice video of Chiefs linebacker D.J. Alexander http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article22931316.html#storylink=rss Watch video from Tuesday’s Chiefs workout to see fifth-round pick D.J. Alexander work on his agility and footwork. He also practices shedding blocks.

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Tue, 02 Jun 2015 14:46:30 CDT

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Chiefs’ Dontari Poe, Derrick Johnson miss practice because of injuries http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article22929363.html#storylink=rss The second week of the Chiefs’ organized team activities kicked off Tuesday with inside linebacker Derrick Johnson sitting out because of knee inflammation and nose tackle Dontari Poe leaving practice because of a back injury.

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Tue, 02 Jun 2015 14:24:59 CDT

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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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