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Chiefs give Patrick Mahomes reps as No. 2 quarterback

During the Chiefs’ preseason opener on Friday night, Tyler Bray was the second quarterback in the game with first-round pick Patrick Mahomes taking over for him late in the second quarter. The order was reversed during Sunday’s practice. Mahomes worked with the second team after going 7-of-9 for 49 yards and a touchdown in his [more]

Patrick Mahomes throws touchdown in solid debut

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes‘ biggest play from his first preseason game doesn’t show up in the box score. Mahomes came into the game late in the second quarter and hit wide receiver Demarcus Robinson for a 40-yard gain on his first snap, but the play wound up being called back because of a holding penalty [more]

Report: Jaguars release Branden Albert

The Jaguars have released offensive tackle Branden Albert, according to Mike Garofolo of NFL Network. Albert spent only a few days in retirement before deciding he wanted to play again. His intent to return forced the Jaguars to make a decision, and they decided to move on without him. Albert should have plenty of options [more]

Vicis helmet makes its NFL debut

There’s a new helmet in town, in pretty much every town that hosts an NFL team. This year, the Vicis Zero1 will show up throughout the league. On Wednesday night, several Texans wore the $1,500 helmet, which has a flexible outer shell that gives with impact. Those using it included linebacker Brian Cushing, running back Lamar [more]

Patrick Mahomes turning heads in Chiefs camp

Of this year’s three first-round rookie quarterbacks, Kansas City’s Patrick Mahomes will almost certainly have the longest wait before he gets a crack at the starting job, for the simple reason that he has the most established starter ahead of him in Alex Smith. But while it may be a while before we see Mahomes [more]

2017 will be Len Dawson’s last year with Chiefs Radio Network

The Kansas City Chiefs and quarterback Len Dawson have had a relationship that spans 55 years. The team announced on Tuesday that 2017 will be Dawson’s 33rd and final season with the Chiefs Radio Network. “Next to my father, few people have had a more lasting impact on the Kansas City Chiefs than Len Dawson,” [more]

Chiefs add kicker Sam Ficken, think Cairo Santos will be fine soon

The Chiefs found their short-time kicker. Via Terez Paylor of the Kansas City Star, the Chiefs have signed former Penn State kicker Sam Ficken after trying out a few guys earlier in the day. Finken has bounced around a bit, and was in rookie minicamp with the Chiefs in 2015. He’s also been in camp [more]

With Cairo Santos sore, Chiefs kick tires on some kickers

The Chiefs only have one true kicker on the roster at the moment, and since he’s hurting, decided to look at some reinforcements. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Chiefs brought in a few kickers to work out because Cairo Santos is nursing a groin injury and could miss a week or [more]

Fred Taylor’s son gets a chance with the Falcons

With training camps in full swing, players will be coming and going. The son of one of the best NFL running backs of the past 20 years will now be coming to Atlanta. Per a league source, Kelvin Taylor (son of Fred) will sign with the Falcons. Despite having 90 roster spots, the Falcons currently [more]

Branden Albert wants to return to Jaguars

Branden Albert has told the Jaguars he is returning to the team, ESPN’s Adam Caplan first reported. Albert announced his retirement last week after only five days in training camp. Per Mike Garafolo of the NFL Network, Albert met with the Jaguars over the weekend. He did not accompany the team to New England, and [more]

Brandon Flowers to announce retirement

Cornerback Brandon Flowers will announce his retirement Tuesday, according to Steve Wyche of the NFL Network. Flowers visited the Cardinals two weeks ago, but Arizona signed Tramon Williams instead. He has also received interest from the Patriots and had contact with the Steelers early in free agency. Flowers, 31, finished last season on injured reserve [more]

Patrick Mahomes debuts at No. 3 on the Chiefs’ depth chart

The Kansas City Chiefs have removed the sheet from their initial, unofficial depth chart. And the man for whom they gave up a pair of first-round picks and a third-round pick is listed as a third-stringer. Quarterback Patrick Mahomes sits behind Alex Smith and Tyler Bray. It’s not a shock given the significant adjustment Mahomes [more]

Chiefs hoping to refine Tyreek Hill’s role in offense

Tyreek Hill surprised the Chiefs, and a lot of people, with everything he was able to do last year. So this year, they’re going to ask him to do a little less. Via Blair Kerkhoff of the Kansas City Star, the Chiefs are trying to streamline things a bit for Hill, making him more of [more]

Morten Andersen’s induction becomes celebration for specialists

Morten Andersen’s induction into the Hall of Fame was a celebration for specialists. He became the first kicker inducted since Jan Stenerud in 1991. Ray Guy became the first punter enshrined in 2014. “I believe my induction sends a clear message that the position of the specialist is important, relevant and undeniable,” Andersen said. “Hopefully [more]

Travis Kelce misses practice with swelling in his knee

Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce missed practice Friday because of swelling in his knee. Chiefs coach Andy Reid, though, was unconcerned. Reid said Kelce has dealt with swelling and soreness in his right knee since undergoing microfracture surgery as a rookie. But in the past three seasons, Kelce has not missed a game. With the [more]

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