Tag: Kansas City Chiefs

NFL gets dream matchups for conference championships

If there was ever a time to confidently say that the NFL is scripted with predetermined outcomes, this edition of Conference Championship weekend would be it. It seems obvious that the two best teams in their respective conferences would reach the final four of professional football with one game until the Super Bowl. But here… Read more »

We should all understand why the Chiefs fired Kareem Hunt

Kareem Hunt had to go. When I sat down to write about the controversy surrounding the Kansas City Chiefs decision to release running back Kareem Hunt following the release of a video in which Hunt committed violence against a woman, I wondered, “Is this really necessary?” My question was answered when I saw overwhelming support… Read more »

KC Chiefs help student organization raise funds

Imagine an NFL football team reaching out to a student organization at the University of Central Missouri. Michael Waters, seasonal sales representative with the Kansas City Chiefs, reached out to the Office of Student Activities back in May about partnering with a student group to help the students fundraise for 2018. The University of Central… Read more »

Chiefs linebacker Tamba Hali off PUP list, begins practicing

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The Chiefs took pass rusher Tamba Hali off the physically unable to perform list Monday, though the team said he will practice on a limited basis. Hali had surgery in the offseason on his balky knees, which forced him to miss nearly every practice late last season. He was still… Read more »

Chiefs’ Charles off PUP list, makes training camp debut

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo., AP) — Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles has made his training camp debut. Charles had been on the physically-unable-to-perform list the first three weeks of camp. He underwent surgery last season after tearing the ACL in his right knee in Week 5 against Chicago. He was at practice Tuesday. Charles… Read more »

Chiefs reveal first depth chart with plenty of questions

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo., AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs released their initial depth chart ahead of their preseason opener, and it left fans wondering just how good they might be once the games start counting. Assuming all those pieces stay healthy. Or get healthy. Jamaal Charles is the starting running back, even though he has… Read more »

Despite injuries, Chiefs exuding confidence in training camp

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo., AP) — One of the NFL’s top linebackers may not make it back this season, his pass-rushing partner and a dynamic running back have also been on the shelf, and a Pro Bowl safety has yet to arrive for training camp after contract negotiations fell through. Yet the Kansas City Chiefs are… Read more »

Chiefs sign quarterback Nick Foles to 1-year contract

By ROSS MARTIN Associated Press (ST. JOSEPH, Mo., AP) — Fans will have to wait at least a day to see the Kansas City Chiefs’ new presumptive backup quarterback. Rain forced the team into the indoor facility on the campus of Missouri Western State University for practice Friday, which took place hours after Nick Foles… Read more »

Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill eager to shed character questions

By ROSS MARTIN Associated Press (ST. JOSEPH, Mo., AP) — For Tyreek Hill, each burst of speed and every impressive catch offer another chance to change the questions he faces. The Kansas City Chiefs’ rookie will never escape the sordid details of his past, but he’s here now and ready to earn a spot on… Read more »