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Denver, Las Vegas among finalists to host 2019, 2020 drafts

The NFL Draft will be in Dallas this year for the first time and there will be two new hosts in 2019 and 2020. The league has announced that it has narrowed the choices to host the next two drafts to five finalists. They are Denver, Las Vegas, Nashville, Cleveland/Canton and Kansas City. None of [more]

Kendall Fuller: Leaving Washington is “a little emotional”

Cornerback Kendall Fuller was taken by surprise about the news that he was included in the proposed trade that will send quarterback Alex Smith to Washington if no one changes their mind before the March 14 start to the new league year. He was a little shaken up by it as well. Fuller grew up [more]

Justin Houston won’t be included in the Kansas City purge

The purge has begun in Kansas City. It’s unclear who will be next after cornerback Darrelle Revis and linebacker Derrick Johnson. It is clear who won’t be. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, linebacker Justin Houston won’t be among those getting a one-way ticket out of town. Yes, he has only 21 total [more]

Derrick Johnson not thinking retirement

Derrick Johnson won’t play for the Chiefs in 2018, but he hopes to play for somebody. The linebacker told Terez Paylor of the Kansas City Star that he expects to continue his playing career in hopes of earning a Super Bowl ring. Johnson, 35, will move on after 13 seasons in Kansas City, becoming a [more]

Derrick Johnson’s time in Kansas City is up

The turnover on Kansas City’s defense is beginning, and starting with a big name. The Chiefs announced that veteran linebacker Derrick Johnson would become a free agent on March 14. There was another year left on the 35-year-old linebacker’s contract, but it will void, setting him free. “Few players in recent history have meant more [more]

Travis Kelce thinks Matt Nagy can be “Doug Pederson 2.0”

The Bears are hopeful that hiring head coach Matt Nagy will put them on the path to winning seasons in the future and one of Nagy’s former charges in Kansas City thinks they made the right hire. Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce told the Bears website that he’s rooting for Nagy “because of how much [more]

Michael Thomas one of three players on Capitol Hill this spring

Dolphins safety Michael Thomas has been willing to be political. Now he’s getting a look at the inner workings of politics. Via Omar Kelly of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Thomas is working this spring as an intern in the office of Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, who is from his hometown of Houston. He has found [more]

Woman files police report, accusing Kareem Hunt of shoving her

Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt has been accused of shoving a woman during an altercation in Cleveland early Saturday morning. The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that the 19-year-old woman, Abigail Ottinger, told police that Hunt pushed and shoved her around 3:45 a.m. Saturday outside his apartment. Hunt grew up in the Cleveland area. Another woman [more]

Alex Smith “jacked” about how things worked out

Neither the trade sending him to Washington nor the four-year extension he’s agreed to can become official for more than a month, but Alex Smith isn’t letting that get in the way of his planning. Smith said on the Murph & Mac podcast last week that he and his wife have already been scouting out [more]

Kansas City purge could be coming, on defense

Not since Ryan returned to Scranton and Creed dyed his hair with toner from the copier has there been more anticipation of a youth movement. As explained by Sam Mellinger of the Kansas City Star, Chiefs G.M. Brett Veach is expected to make dramatic changes to the roster in an effort to make it “younger, [more]

Could Alex Smith trade fall through?

When the information robots began to simultaneously declare that the Chiefs had traded quarterback Alex Smith to Washington, the more accurate characterization was that the two teams and Smith had struck tentative deals both to trade Smith and to extend his contract. Even now, more than a week later, either the trade or the contract [more]

Chiefs release Darrelle Revis

Cornerback Darrelle Revis is a free agent once more. The NFL’s daily transaction wire brings word that the Chiefs have released the veteran cornerback. Revis signed with the Chiefs late in the regular season and had a contract for 2018 that called for him to make an $8.8 million roster bonus and $10 million in [more]

Chiefs weren’t interested in trading Alex Smith to Broncos

Kansas City has agreed to trade quarterback Alex Smith to Washington. But there’s one quarterback-needy place the Chiefs wouldn’t have considered sending Smith to: Denver. Chiefs owner Clark Hunt told Mike Klis of 9 News in Denver that trading Smith to a division rival wouldn’t have served the Chiefs’ interests. “I think it’s pretty typical [more]

Who will the Colts interview?

As PFT reported earlier tonight, the Colts were bracing for the possibility of Josh McDaniels not signing the paperwork that would have made him the next head coach of the team. Three candidates are expected to be interviewed in the next 24-48 hours. For now, it’s not known who they are. Possibilities (in our view, [more]

Report: Brad Childress expected to join Bears staff

The Chiefs announced in late January that assistant head coach Brad Childress informed them that he would not be returning to the team for the 2018 season because he’d opted to retire, but Childress has reportedly reversed course. Adam Caplan of ESPN reports that Childress is expected to take a job with the Bears as [more]

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